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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 183 139 144
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 63 114 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 1.87% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% 6.19% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56 89 79
Median salary £40,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.11% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £22,855
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
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
1791 1841 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.14% 30.26% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1452 1407 1357
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Bristol +12 21 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Somerset +2 15 £43,000 +40.98%
Gloucestershire -22 15 £38,000 +17.82% 2
Wiltshire -22 9 £32,000 -10.48% 3
Devon - 2 £33,500 -
Dorset -13 1 £32,500 -7.14%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 139 (82.25%) Windows
3 124 (73.37%) Microsoft
4 82 (48.52%) ITIL
5 80 (47.34%) Windows Server
6 71 (42.01%) SQL Server
7 68 (40.24%) VMware
8 66 (39.05%) Linux
9 51 (30.18%) MCSA
9 51 (30.18%) Active Directory
9 51 (30.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (30.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (29.59%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (27.22%) MS Exchange
12 44 (26.04%) CCNA
13 41 (24.26%) MS Excel
14 39 (23.08%) Citrix
14 39 (23.08%) Firewall
15 34 (20.12%) SAN
15 34 (20.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 33 (19.53%) MCITP
16 33 (19.53%) SQL
17 32 (18.93%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (18.34%) Degree
18 31 (18.34%) IIS
18 31 (18.34%) MCSD
19 29 (17.16%) C#
20 28 (16.57%) Unix
20 28 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (15.98%) VB

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 46 (27.22%) MS Exchange
2 31 (18.34%) IIS
3 21 (12.43%) Apache
4 20 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (10.06%) Drupal
6 16 (9.47%) SharePoint
7 12 (7.10%) Apache Pig
7 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (6.51%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (3.55%) Skype for Business
11 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.37%) JBoss
11 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (24.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.08%) Firewall
2 34 (20.12%) SAN
3 21 (12.43%) DNS
4 14 (8.28%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.69%) Internet
6 12 (7.10%) VPN
7 10 (5.92%) LAN
8 9 (5.33%) DHCP
9 7 (4.14%) WAN
10 5 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.96%) MPLS
10 5 (2.96%) VoIP
11 4 (2.37%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.37%) Network Security
12 3 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.78%) Skype
12 3 (1.78%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (1.18%) IPsec
13 2 (1.18%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (42.01%) SQL Server
2 32 (18.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.10%) Apache Hive
4 12 (7.10%) Big Data
4 12 (7.10%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.92%) MS Access
5 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.06%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (13.61%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.51%) Advertising
3 7 (4.14%) Finance
4 2 (1.18%) Billing
4 2 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (25.44%) Analyst
2 32 (18.93%) Team Leader
3 28 (16.57%) Support Engineer
4 21 (12.43%) Support Analyst
5 20 (11.83%) IT Support
6 17 (10.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (10.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (8.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 15 (8.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 14 (8.28%) Development Team Leader
10 13 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (7.69%) Applications Support
10 13 (7.69%) IT Engineer
10 13 (7.69%) IT Manager
11 12 (7.10%) IT Analyst
12 11 (6.51%) Software Engineer
13 10 (5.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 10 (5.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (5.92%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.10%) Java EE
1 12 (7.10%) STL
2 4 (2.37%) XML
3 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) COM
3 2 (1.18%) Silverlight
3 2 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) CSS
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) HTML5
4 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Cybercrime
2 10 (5.92%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.92%) iPad
3 9 (5.33%) Clustering
4 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.78%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.78%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.78%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.78%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) PKI
8 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 139 (82.25%) Windows
2 80 (47.34%) Windows Server
3 66 (39.05%) Linux
4 51 (30.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (30.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (16.57%) Unix
6 22 (13.02%) Apple iOS
7 15 (8.88%) Windows 10
7 15 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (7.10%) Android
8 12 (7.10%) Windows 7
8 12 (7.10%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.92%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.59%) CentOS
11 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (48.52%) ITIL
2 16 (9.47%) ITIL V3
3 13 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (7.69%) Project Management
4 12 (7.10%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (7.10%) Mobile Development
4 12 (7.10%) Multithreading
4 12 (7.10%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (7.10%) Reverse Engineering
5 11 (6.51%) Service Management
5 11 (6.51%) Software Engineering
6 10 (5.92%) Application Performance Management
6 10 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.92%) Performance Management
7 9 (5.33%) Change Management
7 9 (5.33%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.73%) ITSM
8 8 (4.73%) Migration
9 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.53%) SQL
2 29 (17.16%) C#
3 27 (15.98%) VB
4 25 (14.79%) C
5 22 (13.02%) Java
6 18 (10.65%) PHP
7 16 (9.47%) PowerShell
8 12 (7.10%) C++
8 12 (7.10%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.37%) VBA
10 2 (1.18%) Perl
10 2 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 169 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (30.18%) MCSA
3 50 (29.59%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (26.04%) CCNA
5 34 (20.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 33 (19.53%) MCITP
7 31 (18.34%) Degree
7 31 (18.34%) MCSD
8 23 (13.61%) Citrix Certification
8 23 (13.61%) Security Cleared
9 15 (8.88%) GIAC
10 14 (8.28%) MCP
10 14 (8.28%) Network+ Certification
11 13 (7.69%) CCA
12 12 (7.10%) CISSP
12 12 (7.10%) Linux+ Certification
12 12 (7.10%) SANS
12 12 (7.10%) SSCP
13 10 (5.92%) CCNP
14 9 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (30.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (15.38%) XenApp
4 17 (10.06%) Hyper-V
5 16 (9.47%) vSphere
6 9 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.14%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (10.06%) Backup Exec
2 13 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 13 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (6.51%) WSUS
4 8 (4.73%) SCCM
5 5 (2.96%) SCOM
6 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.59%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 124 (73.37%) Microsoft
2 68 (40.24%) VMware
3 39 (23.08%) Citrix
4 23 (13.61%) Cisco
5 18 (10.65%) HP
6 14 (8.28%) Oracle
7 13 (7.69%) Symantec
8 12 (7.10%) NetApp
9 10 (5.92%) Sophos
10 9 (5.33%) Dell
10 9 (5.33%) EMC
11 6 (3.55%) Intel Security
12 5 (2.96%) Capita
12 5 (2.96%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.37%) IBM
14 3 (1.78%) Apple
14 3 (1.78%) Avaya
14 3 (1.78%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.78%) Intel
15 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
soVision Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Posted: 16 days ago