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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 148 150 163
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 90 102 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.75% 1.70% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 5.69% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 70 86 71
Median salary £39,375 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1577 1794 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.60% 29.93% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1413 1321
Median salary £40,500 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,800 £57,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -4 28 £39,750 +20.45% 6
Somerset +6 23 £40,500 +10.95% 1
Wiltshire +7 21 £32,250 -19.37% 2
Bristol +31 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Devon +1 4 £31,000 -11.42%
Cornwall - 2 £37,500 - 2
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (79.33%) Microsoft
3 110 (73.33%) Windows
4 86 (57.33%) VMware
5 69 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (43.33%) Windows Server
7 64 (42.67%) ITIL
8 58 (38.67%) CCNA
9 55 (36.67%) MS Exchange
10 53 (35.33%) Linux
11 51 (34.00%) Firewall
11 51 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 49 (32.67%) SQL Server
13 46 (30.67%) Active Directory
14 44 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (28.00%) Citrix
16 38 (25.33%) Cisco
17 37 (24.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 36 (24.00%) MCITP
18 36 (24.00%) MCSA
19 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (22.67%) SAN
21 32 (21.33%) MS Excel
22 30 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
23 29 (19.33%) Hyper-V
23 29 (19.33%) Office 365
24 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
25 27 (18.00%) HP
26 26 (17.33%) DNS
26 26 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003

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 55 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 30 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (13.33%) IIS
4 17 (11.33%) SharePoint
5 16 (10.67%) Apache
6 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (5.33%) Drupal
8 8 (5.33%) JBoss
8 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
9 7 (4.67%) Apache Pig
10 6 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (3.33%) Skype for Business
12 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 32 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.33%) Office 365
2 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.00%) IaaS
4 5 (3.33%) PaaS
4 5 (3.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (34.00%) Firewall
2 34 (22.67%) SAN
3 26 (17.33%) DNS
4 21 (14.00%) VPN
5 17 (11.33%) TCP/IP
6 15 (10.00%) DHCP
7 14 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (8.00%) LAN
9 11 (7.33%) WAN
10 7 (4.67%) Internet
10 7 (4.67%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.67%) VoIP
11 4 (2.67%) MPLS
12 3 (2.00%) Network Security
12 3 (2.00%) Skype
13 2 (1.33%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (1.33%) DSL
13 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.33%) Big Data
4 7 (4.67%) Apache Hive
4 7 (4.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.67%) MS Access
5 4 (2.67%) OLAP
5 4 (2.67%) OLTP
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.67%) tSQLt
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (10.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.67%) Advertising
3 8 (5.33%) Games
4 5 (3.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Finance
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (24.67%) Support Engineer
2 30 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 28 (18.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (17.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 23 (15.33%) Analyst
6 17 (11.33%) Team Leader
7 16 (10.67%) IT Manager
8 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (8.67%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (8.67%) IT Support
10 11 (7.33%) IT Engineer
10 11 (7.33%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) Architect
11 8 (5.33%) Development Team Leader
11 8 (5.33%) Senior IT Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) Senior IT Support
12 7 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) Java EE
1 10 (6.67%) STL
2 5 (3.33%) Middleware
3 3 (2.00%) COM
4 2 (1.33%) .NET
4 2 (1.33%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.33%) Web Services
5 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.67%) Clustering
3 7 (4.67%) Cybercrime
3 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.67%) iPad
6 4 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.33%) Replication
8 2 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 110 (73.33%) Windows
2 65 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 53 (35.33%) Linux
4 51 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.33%) Unix
8 10 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 9 (6.00%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.67%) Android
10 7 (4.67%) Windows 7
11 6 (4.00%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.33%) CentOS
14 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.67%) Debian
15 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.67%) ITIL
2 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.33%) Mentoring
4 21 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (9.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (9.33%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (9.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (8.00%) Line Management
6 12 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.33%) DevOps
7 11 (7.33%) Service Delivery
8 10 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 9 (6.00%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.00%) Migration
9 9 (6.00%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.33%) Coaching
10 8 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.33%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) C
2 18 (12.00%) C#
3 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.00%) VB
5 13 (8.67%) Java
6 12 (8.00%) SQL
7 10 (6.67%) C++
7 10 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.33%) PHP
9 5 (3.33%) Perl
9 5 (3.33%) Python
10 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.33%) VBScript
12 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 150 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (38.67%) CCNA
4 37 (24.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (24.00%) MCITP
5 36 (24.00%) MCSA
6 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
7 24 (16.00%) Degree
8 20 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (11.33%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (10.00%) GIAC
10 15 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (10.00%) MCSD
11 14 (9.33%) CISSP
11 14 (9.33%) Linux+ Certification
11 14 (9.33%) MCP
11 14 (9.33%) SANS
11 14 (9.33%) SSCP
12 12 (8.00%) CCNP
13 10 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (30.67%) Active Directory
2 44 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (19.33%) Hyper-V
4 23 (15.33%) XenApp
5 19 (12.67%) vSphere
6 9 (6.00%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.67%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.00%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.33%) NFS
10 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.67%) Firmware
11 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.67%) vCloud
11 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (12.67%) Backup Exec
2 17 (11.33%) WSUS
3 16 (10.67%) NetBackup
3 16 (10.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (6.00%) SCCM
5 6 (4.00%) SCOM
6 5 (3.33%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.67%) Nagios
9 1 (0.67%) OpenView
9 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 119 (79.33%) Microsoft
2 86 (57.33%) VMware
3 42 (28.00%) Citrix
4 38 (25.33%) Cisco
5 27 (18.00%) HP
6 18 (12.00%) Dell
6 18 (12.00%) Symantec
7 13 (8.67%) NetApp
7 13 (8.67%) Sophos
8 12 (8.00%) EMC
9 9 (6.00%) IBM
10 8 (5.33%) Oracle
11 6 (4.00%) Intel Security
12 5 (3.33%) Software AG
12 5 (3.33%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.67%) Avaya
14 3 (2.00%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.33%) Juniper
15 2 (1.33%) Veritas
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