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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 141 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 106 88 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.81% 1.48% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.19% 5.15% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 86 79 68
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £22,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
1713 1710 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.32% 28.84% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1376 1445
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Wiltshire +15 33 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +13 32 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Dorset +15 30 £35,000 - 4
Somerset +30 14 £30,500 +3.38% 2
Bristol -28 9 £37,500 -6.25% 2
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 168 (83.58%) Windows
3 145 (72.14%) Microsoft
4 105 (52.24%) Citrix
5 99 (49.25%) MS Excel
5 99 (49.25%) VMware
6 89 (44.28%) MCSA
6 89 (44.28%) TCP/IP
7 88 (43.78%) Active Directory
8 81 (40.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (37.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 69 (34.33%) Firewall
11 67 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 60 (29.85%) Cisco
12 60 (29.85%) MS Exchange
13 55 (27.36%) Citrix Certification
14 54 (26.87%) XenApp
15 53 (26.37%) VPN
16 52 (25.87%) CCA
17 49 (24.38%) Cisco Certification
18 48 (23.88%) CCNA
18 48 (23.88%) SAN
18 48 (23.88%) ITIL
19 47 (23.38%) MCITP
20 46 (22.89%) DNS
20 46 (22.89%) DHCP
21 38 (18.91%) Hyper-V
22 34 (16.92%) WAN
23 33 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 60 (29.85%) MS Exchange
2 28 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (10.45%) IIS
4 16 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (7.46%) Lync
6 13 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.48%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (49.25%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.96%) Office 365
2 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (44.28%) TCP/IP
2 69 (34.33%) Firewall
3 53 (26.37%) VPN
4 48 (23.88%) SAN
5 46 (22.89%) DNS
5 46 (22.89%) DHCP
6 34 (16.92%) WAN
7 32 (15.92%) LAN
8 24 (11.94%) Wireless
9 18 (8.96%) WLAN
10 17 (8.46%) MPLS
11 12 (5.97%) VoIP
11 12 (5.97%) VLAN
12 11 (5.47%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.99%) Network Security
14 5 (2.49%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.49%) Internet
15 4 (1.99%) FTP
15 4 (1.99%) IP Telephony
16 3 (1.49%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MSI
General
1 29 (14.43%) Finance
2 20 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.49%) Advertising
4 2 (1.00%) Local Government
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (27.86%) Consultant
2 41 (20.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 38 (18.91%) Analyst
4 24 (11.94%) Support Analyst
5 23 (11.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (9.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (9.45%) Support Specialist
8 17 (8.46%) Team Leader
9 16 (7.96%) Wintel Support
9 16 (7.96%) Network Engineer
10 15 (7.46%) Network Team Leader
11 14 (6.97%) Wintel Specialist
12 12 (5.97%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.48%) Help Desk Engineer
13 9 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (4.48%) Applications Support
13 9 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 7 (3.48%) Architect
14 7 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (3.48%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.95%) Software Packaging
2 16 (7.96%) .NET
2 16 (7.96%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.00%) COM
3 2 (1.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.94%) Thin Client
1 24 (11.94%) Fat Client
2 20 (9.95%) Client/Server
3 17 (8.46%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (7.96%) Clustering
4 16 (7.96%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.48%) PDA
6 4 (1.99%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.50%) PKI
8 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 168 (83.58%) Windows
2 81 (40.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (37.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (10.95%) Windows Vista
6 15 (7.46%) Linux
7 13 (6.47%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.48%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.49%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.50%) AIX
12 1 (0.50%) Solaris
12 1 (0.50%) UNIX
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.88%) ITIL
2 17 (8.46%) Project Management
2 17 (8.46%) Service Delivery
3 9 (4.48%) Mentoring
4 7 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (3.48%) Migration
5 5 (2.49%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (2.49%) Load Balancing
6 3 (1.49%) Data Protection
6 3 (1.49%) Network Management
6 3 (1.49%) Incident Management
6 3 (1.49%) Line Management
6 3 (1.49%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.00%) Email Management
7 2 (1.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.00%) Server Building
7 2 (1.00%) ITSM
7 2 (1.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.92%) SQL
2 16 (7.96%) C#
3 12 (5.97%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.49%) Java
5 2 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 201 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (44.28%) MCSA
3 67 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 55 (27.36%) Citrix Certification
5 52 (25.87%) CCA
6 49 (24.38%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (23.88%) CCNA
8 47 (23.38%) MCITP
9 29 (14.43%) MCP
10 15 (7.46%) CCEA
11 14 (6.97%) CCEE
12 11 (5.47%) Security Cleared
13 9 (4.48%) SC Cleared
14 7 (3.48%) Degree
15 6 (2.99%) MCTS
16 5 (2.49%) CCNP
17 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
18 2 (1.00%) VCP4
18 2 (1.00%) VCP5
19 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (43.78%) Active Directory
2 69 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (26.87%) XenApp
4 38 (18.91%) Hyper-V
5 25 (12.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 21 (10.45%) vSphere
7 20 (9.95%) BitLocker
8 18 (8.96%) XenDesktop
9 12 (5.97%) VMware ESX
10 11 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.00%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (14.93%) SCCM
2 19 (9.45%) SCOM
3 17 (8.46%) Backup Exec
4 14 (6.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (5.47%) SCVMM
6 9 (4.48%) WSUS
7 5 (2.49%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.49%) Windows Intune
7 5 (2.49%) vMotion
8 3 (1.49%) SCSM
8 3 (1.49%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.00%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.00%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 145 (72.14%) Microsoft
2 105 (52.24%) Citrix
3 99 (49.25%) VMware
4 60 (29.85%) Cisco
5 25 (12.44%) Remedy
5 25 (12.44%) Sophos
6 17 (8.46%) Juniper
7 15 (7.46%) HP
7 15 (7.46%) AppSense
8 14 (6.97%) Symantec
9 13 (6.47%) EMC
10 10 (4.98%) SonicWALL
10 10 (4.98%) Veeam
11 9 (4.48%) Websense
12 8 (3.98%) McAfee
13 6 (2.99%) Avaya
14 4 (1.99%) Adobe
14 4 (1.99%) Riverbed
15 3 (1.49%) 3PAR
15 3 (1.49%) Polycom
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Explore Group
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago