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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 126 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 119 82 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.22% 1.39% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.21% 4.66% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 97 69 55
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1651 1760 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.78% 29.77% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1379 1191
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +21 40 £42,000 +27.27% 1
Wiltshire +18 31 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Somerset +1 22 £40,750 -4.11% 3
Bristol +26 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Devon +7 8 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Cornwall - 5 £36,250 -
Dorset -16 4 - - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (73.22%) Microsoft
3 129 (70.49%) Windows
4 107 (58.47%) VMware
5 92 (50.27%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (43.17%) CCNA
7 78 (42.62%) ITIL
8 72 (39.34%) MS Exchange
8 72 (39.34%) Firewall
9 71 (38.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (38.80%) Windows Server
10 59 (32.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 59 (32.24%) Linux
11 54 (29.51%) Active Directory
11 54 (29.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 51 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2010
13 48 (26.23%) Cisco
14 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
15 44 (24.04%) Security Cleared
16 40 (21.86%) MS Excel
16 40 (21.86%) MCITP
17 39 (21.31%) Citrix
18 38 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 38 (20.77%) Office 365
19 37 (20.22%) HP
19 37 (20.22%) MCSA
20 36 (19.67%) VPN
21 35 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2007
22 34 (18.58%) Agile Software Development

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 72 (39.34%) MS Exchange
2 51 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (13.11%) IIS
5 23 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (9.84%) Apache
7 16 (8.74%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.46%) JBoss
8 10 (5.46%) Tomcat
9 8 (4.37%) Drupal
10 7 (3.83%) Apache Pig
10 7 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (2.73%) Skype for Business
13 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 40 (21.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.77%) Office 365
2 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.37%) IaaS
4 7 (3.83%) PaaS
4 7 (3.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (39.34%) Firewall
2 36 (19.67%) VPN
3 34 (18.58%) DNS
4 29 (15.85%) SAN
5 24 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (12.57%) TCP/IP
7 22 (12.02%) DHCP
8 20 (10.93%) WAN
9 16 (8.74%) VoIP
10 12 (6.56%) LAN
11 11 (6.01%) Ethernet
11 11 (6.01%) MPLS
11 11 (6.01%) SSL
12 9 (4.92%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (4.92%) DSL
12 9 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (4.37%) Network Security
14 7 (3.83%) iSCSI
15 6 (3.28%) Internet
16 3 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.37%) Big Data
4 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.83%) Apache Hive
5 7 (3.83%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.28%) OLAP
6 6 (3.28%) OLTP
6 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) MySQL
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.28%) tSQLt
3 4 (2.19%) JIRA
4 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.09%) git-flow
4 2 (1.09%) Redmine
4 2 (1.09%) Robot Framework
4 2 (1.09%) Selenium
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.92%) Games
3 7 (3.83%) Banking
4 6 (3.28%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Billing
5 1 (0.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (23.50%) Support Engineer
2 36 (19.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 34 (18.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 32 (17.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 21 (11.48%) Analyst
5 21 (11.48%) Team Leader
6 17 (9.29%) IT Manager
7 14 (7.65%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (7.10%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (6.56%) Consultant
9 12 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (6.01%) IT Support
10 11 (6.01%) Technical Leader
10 11 (6.01%) Technical Team Leader
11 10 (5.46%) Architect
12 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (4.92%) IT Consultant
12 9 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (4.37%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 8 (4.37%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) Java EE
1 10 (5.46%) STL
2 7 (3.83%) Middleware
3 4 (2.19%) .NET
4 3 (1.64%) COM
5 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.09%) Django
5 2 (1.09%) LAMP
5 2 (1.09%) Node.js
5 2 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.09%) REST
5 2 (1.09%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.09%) SOAP
5 2 (1.09%) Spring MVC
5 2 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) Clustering
2 17 (9.29%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.92%) Replication
4 8 (4.37%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.83%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.83%) iPad
5 7 (3.83%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.73%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.19%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.19%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.19%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 129 (70.49%) Windows
2 71 (38.80%) Windows Server
2 71 (38.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 59 (32.24%) Linux
4 51 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.01%) Unix
7 9 (4.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.83%) Android
8 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.83%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.83%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.19%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.64%) Debian
11 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.62%) ITIL
2 34 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.85%) Mentoring
4 26 (14.21%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (13.11%) Service Delivery
6 18 (9.84%) PRINCE2
7 17 (9.29%) DevOps
7 17 (9.29%) Load Balancing
8 16 (8.74%) High Availability
8 16 (8.74%) Migration
9 15 (8.20%) Ethical Hacking
9 15 (8.20%) Line Management
9 15 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (8.20%) Problem Management
9 15 (8.20%) Reverse Engineering
9 15 (8.20%) Software Engineering
10 14 (7.65%) TOGAF
11 11 (6.01%) ITIL V3
12 10 (5.46%) Multithreading
13 9 (4.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.57%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.02%) C
3 18 (9.84%) C#
4 12 (6.56%) Java
4 12 (6.56%) SQL
5 11 (6.01%) VB
6 10 (5.46%) C++
6 10 (5.46%) Objective-C
6 10 (5.46%) PHP
7 7 (3.83%) Python
8 6 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.73%) Perl
10 4 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.64%) VBScript
12 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 183 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (50.27%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (43.17%) CCNA
4 54 (29.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 44 (24.04%) Security Cleared
6 40 (21.86%) MCITP
7 37 (20.22%) MCSA
8 31 (16.94%) Degree
9 27 (14.75%) MCP
10 23 (12.57%) Network+ Certification
11 21 (11.48%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (11.48%) SC Cleared
12 19 (10.38%) MCSD
13 17 (9.29%) CISSP
13 17 (9.29%) GIAC
13 17 (9.29%) Linux+ Certification
13 17 (9.29%) SANS
13 17 (9.29%) SSCP
14 16 (8.74%) CompTIA Security+
14 16 (8.74%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (32.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (29.51%) Active Directory
3 28 (15.30%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.02%) vSphere
5 16 (8.74%) XenApp
6 12 (6.56%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.19%) NFS
10 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.09%) Docker
11 2 (1.09%) Samba
11 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.55%) Firmware
12 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.55%) vCloud
12 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (12.57%) Backup Exec
2 14 (7.65%) WSUS
3 13 (7.10%) NetBackup
3 13 (7.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (6.01%) SCCM
5 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (4.37%) SCOM
6 7 (3.83%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.19%) Puppet
8 3 (1.64%) Nagios
9 2 (1.09%) Ansible
9 2 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.09%) Salt
10 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.55%) OpenView
10 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 134 (73.22%) Microsoft
2 107 (58.47%) VMware
3 48 (26.23%) Cisco
4 39 (21.31%) Citrix
5 37 (20.22%) HP
6 26 (14.21%) Dell
7 22 (12.02%) Symantec
8 16 (8.74%) EMC
9 11 (6.01%) IBM
9 11 (6.01%) NetApp
10 10 (5.46%) Oracle
10 10 (5.46%) Sophos
11 9 (4.92%) Draytek
11 9 (4.92%) Juniper
11 9 (4.92%) ProCurve
11 9 (4.92%) SonicWALL
11 9 (4.92%) Veeam
11 9 (4.92%) Veritas
11 9 (4.92%) WatchGuard
11 9 (4.92%) ZyXEL
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