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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 115 161 184
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 141 90 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.54% 1.52% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.63% 5.05% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 119 77 58
Median salary £40,000 £40,250 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +28.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £31,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £51,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1849 1782 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.27% 30.07% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1400 1290
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 49 £50,000 +23.45% 3
Wiltshire +35 42 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Somerset +16 24 £41,000 -6.28% 1
Bristol +15 8 £22,500 -50.00%
Devon +2 8 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Cornwall - 6 £37,500 - 1
Dorset -11 4 - - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 214 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 148 (69.16%) Microsoft
3 141 (65.89%) Windows
4 128 (59.81%) VMware
5 123 (57.48%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (50.47%) CCNA
7 95 (44.39%) ITIL
7 95 (44.39%) Firewall
8 81 (37.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 79 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 79 (36.92%) Windows Server
10 75 (35.05%) MS Exchange
11 72 (33.64%) Linux
12 67 (31.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 66 (30.84%) Active Directory
14 65 (30.37%) Security Cleared
15 63 (29.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 63 (29.44%) Cisco
16 59 (27.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 50 (23.36%) VPN
18 49 (22.90%) MS Excel
18 49 (22.90%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
19 47 (21.96%) Exchange Server 2007
20 44 (20.56%) SQL Server
21 43 (20.09%) Office 365
21 43 (20.09%) HP
22 42 (19.63%) Mentoring
23 40 (18.69%) Cybersecurity
24 39 (18.22%) MCITP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (35.05%) MS Exchange
2 63 (29.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (21.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (13.55%) IIS
6 18 (8.41%) Apache
7 17 (7.94%) SharePoint
8 14 (6.54%) JBoss
8 14 (6.54%) Tomcat
9 10 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (4.21%) Apache Pig
11 7 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (2.80%) Drupal
12 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (2.34%) Skype for Business
14 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 49 (22.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.09%) Office 365
2 15 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.14%) IaaS
4 10 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.67%) PaaS
4 10 (4.67%) SaaS
5 3 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (44.39%) Firewall
2 50 (23.36%) VPN
3 39 (18.22%) TCP/IP
4 35 (16.36%) DNS
5 31 (14.49%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (14.02%) WAN
7 27 (12.62%) SAN
8 25 (11.68%) DHCP
9 21 (9.81%) VoIP
10 19 (8.88%) SSL
11 18 (8.41%) Ethernet
11 18 (8.41%) MPLS
12 15 (7.01%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (6.54%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (6.54%) DSL
13 14 (6.54%) LAN
14 8 (3.74%) Network Security
15 7 (3.27%) iSCSI
16 5 (2.34%) FCoE
16 5 (2.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.14%) Big Data
4 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.21%) Apache Hive
5 9 (4.21%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.80%) OLAP
7 6 (2.80%) OLTP
7 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.40%) MySQL
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (3.74%) JIRA
2 6 (2.80%) tSQLt
2 6 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.34%) Redmine
4 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.40%) CodeSonar
4 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.40%) git-flow
4 3 (1.40%) Robot Framework
4 3 (1.40%) Selenium
General
1 18 (8.41%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.94%) Games
3 10 (4.67%) Banking
4 5 (2.34%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Billing
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (22.90%) Support Engineer
2 44 (20.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 42 (19.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 40 (18.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 21 (9.81%) Team Leader
6 20 (9.35%) Consultant
7 18 (8.41%) IT Manager
8 17 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (7.01%) Analyst
9 15 (7.01%) Technical Leader
10 14 (6.54%) Architect
10 14 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (6.07%) Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (6.07%) Platform Engineer
11 13 (6.07%) Technical Team Leader
12 12 (5.61%) IT Consultant
12 12 (5.61%) Technical Consultant
13 11 (5.14%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (4.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.94%) Java EE
1 17 (7.94%) STL
2 10 (4.67%) Middleware
3 5 (2.34%) .NET
4 3 (1.40%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.40%) Django
4 3 (1.40%) LAMP
4 3 (1.40%) Node.js
4 3 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.40%) REST
4 3 (1.40%) SOAP
4 3 (1.40%) Spring MVC
5 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.93%) COM
5 2 (0.93%) React
5 2 (0.93%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.62%) Clustering
2 22 (10.28%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.41%) Driving Licence
4 14 (6.54%) Replication
5 10 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (4.67%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.67%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.27%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.80%) Cybercrime
7 6 (2.80%) iPad
8 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.34%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.34%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.34%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.40%) CESG
9 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 141 (65.89%) Windows
2 81 (37.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 79 (36.92%) Windows Server
4 72 (33.64%) Linux
5 59 (27.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (22.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.54%) Unix
8 10 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.21%) Android
9 9 (4.21%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.27%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.80%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.34%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.34%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.40%) Debian
13 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.47%) CentOS
14 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (44.39%) ITIL
2 47 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (19.63%) Mentoring
4 40 (18.69%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (14.02%) Service Delivery
6 27 (12.62%) High Availability
6 27 (12.62%) Software Engineering
7 26 (12.15%) PRINCE2
8 25 (11.68%) Ethical Hacking
8 25 (11.68%) Load Balancing
8 25 (11.68%) Penetration Testing
8 25 (11.68%) Reverse Engineering
9 24 (11.21%) Migration
9 24 (11.21%) Problem Management
10 22 (10.28%) DevOps
11 18 (8.41%) Line Management
12 17 (7.94%) Coaching
12 17 (7.94%) Multithreading
12 17 (7.94%) TOGAF
13 14 (6.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.42%) C
2 32 (14.95%) PowerShell
3 25 (11.68%) C#
4 19 (8.88%) Java
5 17 (7.94%) C++
5 17 (7.94%) Objective-C
6 14 (6.54%) SQL
6 14 (6.54%) VB
7 13 (6.07%) Python
8 10 (4.67%) Perl
9 9 (4.21%) PHP
10 8 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.80%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.34%) Korn
13 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.40%) VBScript
14 2 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 214 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (57.48%) Cisco Certification
3 108 (50.47%) CCNA
4 67 (31.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 65 (30.37%) Security Cleared
6 39 (18.22%) MCITP
7 37 (17.29%) Degree
8 36 (16.82%) MCSA
9 32 (14.95%) MCP
9 32 (14.95%) Network+ Certification
10 30 (14.02%) CISSP
10 30 (14.02%) GIAC
10 30 (14.02%) Linux+ Certification
10 30 (14.02%) SANS
10 30 (14.02%) SC Cleared
10 30 (14.02%) SSCP
11 28 (13.08%) CompTIA Security+
11 28 (13.08%) Security+ Certification
12 27 (12.62%) DV Cleared
13 24 (11.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.75%) SLA
2 9 (4.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (30.84%) Active Directory
3 33 (15.42%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.81%) vSphere
5 18 (8.41%) Terminal Services
6 12 (5.61%) XenApp
7 9 (4.21%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.27%) NFS
10 5 (2.34%) Samba
11 4 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.87%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.40%) Docker
13 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.47%) Firmware
14 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.47%) vCloud
14 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (10.75%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.61%) WSUS
3 10 (4.67%) AirWatch
3 10 (4.67%) SCCM
4 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (3.74%) Puppet
4 8 (3.74%) SCOM
5 7 (3.27%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.80%) Nagios
7 5 (2.34%) Ansible
8 3 (1.40%) Salt
9 2 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.47%) OpenView
10 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 148 (69.16%) Microsoft
2 128 (59.81%) VMware
3 63 (29.44%) Cisco
4 43 (20.09%) HP
5 36 (16.82%) Citrix
6 34 (15.89%) Dell
7 24 (11.21%) Symantec
8 20 (9.35%) EMC
9 17 (7.94%) Veeam
10 14 (6.54%) Draytek
10 14 (6.54%) Juniper
10 14 (6.54%) ProCurve
10 14 (6.54%) SonicWALL
10 14 (6.54%) Veritas
10 14 (6.54%) WatchGuard
10 14 (6.54%) ZyXEL
11 13 (6.07%) IBM
11 13 (6.07%) Oracle
12 11 (5.14%) NetApp
13 10 (4.67%) Software AG
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