The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 157 169 150
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 86 61 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 1.00% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 3.89% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 72 57 55
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £25,200 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MCSE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1729 1569 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.66% 25.69% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1206 1268
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCSE
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the South West region.

MCSE Salary Trend in the South West

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the South West

MCSE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +11 27 £35,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +1 25 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Wiltshire +6 23 £42,500 +29.77%
Somerset +20 7 £42,500 +102.38%
Bristol -25 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Devon - 4 £33,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 202 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 161 (79.70%) Windows
3 144 (71.29%) Microsoft
4 111 (54.95%) Citrix
5 105 (51.98%) VMware
6 99 (49.01%) MCSA
7 86 (42.57%) MS Excel
8 78 (38.61%) Active Directory
9 77 (38.12%) TCP/IP
10 74 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (36.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 72 (35.64%) MS Exchange
13 70 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 64 (31.68%) ITIL
14 64 (31.68%) Cisco
15 62 (30.69%) Firewall
15 62 (30.69%) XenApp
16 56 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 56 (27.72%) Citrix Certification
17 53 (26.24%) VPN
18 50 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
19 49 (24.26%) SAN
19 49 (24.26%) CCA
19 49 (24.26%) CCNA
20 48 (23.76%) MCITP
21 42 (20.79%) DHCP
22 41 (20.30%) DNS
23 36 (17.82%) MCP
24 35 (17.33%) Finance
25 32 (15.84%) Sophos

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (35.64%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (7.43%) Lync
4 10 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.48%) IIS
6 3 (1.49%) Apache
7 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 86 (42.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.91%) Office 365
2 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (38.12%) TCP/IP
2 62 (30.69%) Firewall
3 53 (26.24%) VPN
4 49 (24.26%) SAN
5 42 (20.79%) DHCP
6 41 (20.30%) DNS
7 28 (13.86%) WAN
8 27 (13.37%) LAN
9 21 (10.40%) Wireless
10 17 (8.42%) WLAN
11 16 (7.92%) MPLS
12 14 (6.93%) VoIP
13 8 (3.96%) Internet
13 8 (3.96%) Network Security
13 8 (3.96%) VLAN
14 6 (2.97%) NetScaler
15 5 (2.48%) Unified Communications
15 5 (2.48%) PABX
15 5 (2.48%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.98%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MSI
1 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 35 (17.33%) Finance
2 22 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.97%) Advertising
4 4 (1.98%) Local Government
5 3 (1.49%) Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Back Office
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (24.75%) Consultant
2 40 (19.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 37 (18.32%) Analyst
4 26 (12.87%) Team Leader
5 22 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (8.42%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.92%) Support Analyst
8 16 (7.92%) Network Team Leader
9 15 (7.43%) Network Engineer
9 15 (7.43%) Wintel Support
10 14 (6.93%) Server Analyst
10 14 (6.93%) Support Specialist
11 13 (6.44%) Server Support
11 13 (6.44%) Server Support Analyst
12 10 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (4.95%) Wintel Analyst
13 9 (4.46%) Wintel Specialist
13 9 (4.46%) Support Team Leader
13 9 (4.46%) Senior Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.92%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.99%) Silverlight
2 2 (0.99%) .NET
2 2 (0.99%) COM
2 2 (0.99%) WAP
2 2 (0.99%) Middleware
3 1 (0.50%) LAMP
3 1 (0.50%) WCF
3 1 (0.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) Client/Server
2 19 (9.41%) Thin Client
2 19 (9.41%) Fat Client
3 16 (7.92%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (6.93%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.94%) Clustering
6 5 (2.48%) PDA
7 4 (1.98%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.49%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 161 (79.70%) Windows
2 74 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (15.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (11.39%) Linux
6 16 (7.92%) Windows Vista
7 15 (7.43%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.96%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.96%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.49%) Android
11 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.68%) ITIL
2 23 (11.39%) Project Management
3 18 (8.91%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (4.46%) Mentoring
6 8 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (3.96%) Migration
7 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (2.97%) Time Management
8 5 (2.48%) Incident Management
9 4 (1.98%) Business Continuity
10 3 (1.49%) Asset Management
10 3 (1.49%) Network Design
10 3 (1.49%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (1.49%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.49%) Line Management
10 3 (1.49%) Network Management
10 3 (1.49%) Change Control
11 2 (0.99%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.93%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.94%) SQL
3 8 (3.96%) VBScript
4 5 (2.48%) Java
5 1 (0.50%) C#
5 1 (0.50%) C++
5 1 (0.50%) VB
5 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 202 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (49.01%) MCSA
3 73 (36.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 56 (27.72%) Citrix Certification
5 50 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (24.26%) CCA
6 49 (24.26%) CCNA
7 48 (23.76%) MCITP
8 36 (17.82%) MCP
9 19 (9.41%) CCEA
9 19 (9.41%) CCEE
10 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
11 9 (4.46%) Degree
12 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
13 7 (3.47%) CCNP
14 5 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.99%) MCDST
16 2 (0.99%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (38.61%) Active Directory
2 62 (30.69%) XenApp
3 56 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (15.35%) Hyper-V
5 29 (14.36%) vSphere
6 25 (12.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 21 (10.40%) BitLocker
8 14 (6.93%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (3.47%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.99%) XenServer
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.50%) Xen
11 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (13.37%) Backup Exec
2 26 (12.87%) SCCM
3 23 (11.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 20 (9.90%) WSUS
5 17 (8.42%) NetBackup
6 16 (7.92%) SCOM
7 7 (3.47%) Zenoss
7 7 (3.47%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (2.48%) Windows Intune
8 5 (2.48%) SCVMM
8 5 (2.48%) vMotion
9 2 (0.99%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.99%) SCSM
10 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 144 (71.29%) Microsoft
2 111 (54.95%) Citrix
3 105 (51.98%) VMware
4 64 (31.68%) Cisco
5 32 (15.84%) Sophos
6 25 (12.38%) Remedy
7 23 (11.39%) Symantec
8 19 (9.41%) AppSense
8 19 (9.41%) HP
9 18 (8.91%) EMC
10 17 (8.42%) Juniper
11 11 (5.45%) SonicWALL
12 9 (4.46%) Veeam
13 8 (3.96%) NetApp
14 7 (3.47%) Avaya
15 6 (2.97%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.97%) Websense
16 5 (2.48%) McAfee
16 5 (2.48%) Dell
17 4 (1.98%) Adobe
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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