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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 163 141 155
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 73 104 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 1.81% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 6.13% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 85 80
Median salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
1681 1696 1745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.92% 29.57% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1331 1392
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 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 31 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
Gloucestershire -18 21 £37,000 +17.46% 3
Somerset -1 19 £40,750 +33.60% 1
Bristol +19 17 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Wiltshire -14 13 £32,250 -14.00% 1
Devon - 3 £33,500 - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (77.40%) Microsoft
3 112 (76.71%) Windows
4 71 (48.63%) VMware
5 69 (47.26%) ITIL
6 67 (45.89%) Windows Server
7 57 (39.04%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (38.36%) SQL Server
9 54 (36.99%) Linux
10 50 (34.25%) CCNA
11 48 (32.88%) Active Directory
12 45 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (30.14%) MS Exchange
14 41 (28.08%) MCSA
15 40 (27.40%) Citrix
16 38 (26.03%) Firewall
17 37 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (22.60%) SAN
19 32 (21.92%) Cisco
19 32 (21.92%) MS Excel
19 32 (21.92%) MCITP
19 32 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (19.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 28 (19.18%) IIS
22 26 (17.81%) Security Cleared
23 25 (17.12%) XenApp
24 24 (16.44%) Hyper-V
24 24 (16.44%) C
24 24 (16.44%) SQL
25 23 (15.75%) DNS

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 44 (30.14%) MS Exchange
2 28 (19.18%) IIS
3 19 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (12.33%) SharePoint
5 14 (9.59%) Apache
6 13 (8.90%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (5.48%) Apache Pig
9 8 (5.48%) Drupal
10 6 (4.11%) JBoss
10 6 (4.11%) Tomcat
11 5 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (2.74%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 32 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.07%) Office 365
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.74%) IaaS
4 3 (2.05%) PaaS
4 3 (2.05%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.03%) Firewall
2 33 (22.60%) SAN
3 23 (15.75%) DNS
4 16 (10.96%) TCP/IP
5 15 (10.27%) VPN
6 13 (8.90%) DHCP
6 13 (8.90%) LAN
7 11 (7.53%) Internet
8 9 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (6.16%) WAN
9 6 (4.11%) VoIP
10 5 (3.42%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.74%) MPLS
12 3 (2.05%) Skype
12 3 (2.05%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (1.37%) IPsec
13 2 (1.37%) PBX
14 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.85%) MS Access
3 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.16%) Big Data
4 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.48%) Apache Hive
5 8 (5.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.37%) OLAP
6 2 (1.37%) OLTP
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.37%) tSQLt
General
1 18 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.53%) Advertising
3 7 (4.79%) Games
4 6 (4.11%) Finance
5 3 (2.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (23.29%) Analyst
2 31 (21.23%) Support Engineer
3 22 (15.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 22 (15.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (13.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) Support Analyst
5 17 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (10.96%) IT Support
6 16 (10.96%) Team Leader
7 12 (8.22%) IT Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) IT Manager
8 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (6.85%) Applications Support
10 9 (6.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) IT Analyst
11 8 (5.48%) Senior IT Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Senior Support Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) Java EE
1 11 (7.53%) STL
2 4 (2.74%) XML
3 3 (2.05%) Middleware
4 2 (1.37%) .NET
4 2 (1.37%) COM
4 2 (1.37%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.16%) Clustering
3 8 (5.48%) Cybercrime
4 7 (4.79%) iPad
5 5 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.05%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 112 (76.71%) Windows
2 67 (45.89%) Windows Server
3 54 (36.99%) Linux
4 45 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (10.27%) Apple iOS
8 14 (9.59%) Unix
9 12 (8.22%) Windows 10
10 9 (6.16%) Windows 7
10 9 (6.16%) Windows 8
11 8 (5.48%) Android
12 7 (4.79%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.68%) CentOS
14 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.26%) ITIL
2 18 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.64%) Mentoring
4 14 (9.59%) Ethical Hacking
4 14 (9.59%) ITIL V3
4 14 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (9.59%) Reverse Engineering
4 14 (9.59%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.53%) Multithreading
5 11 (7.53%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.85%) Application Performance Management
6 10 (6.85%) Performance Management
7 9 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.16%) Project Management
8 8 (5.48%) Mobile Development
9 7 (4.79%) Coaching
9 7 (4.79%) DevOps
9 7 (4.79%) Line Management
9 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.44%) C
1 24 (16.44%) SQL
2 21 (14.38%) VB
3 19 (13.01%) C#
4 18 (12.33%) Java
5 17 (11.64%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.53%) C++
6 11 (7.53%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.48%) PHP
8 5 (3.42%) Perl
8 5 (3.42%) Python
9 4 (2.74%) VBA
10 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 146 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (39.04%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (34.25%) CCNA
4 41 (28.08%) MCSA
5 32 (21.92%) MCITP
6 29 (19.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (17.81%) Security Cleared
8 19 (13.01%) Citrix Certification
8 19 (13.01%) Degree
8 19 (13.01%) Network+ Certification
9 16 (10.96%) GIAC
9 16 (10.96%) MCSD
10 14 (9.59%) CISSP
10 14 (9.59%) Linux+ Certification
10 14 (9.59%) SANS
10 14 (9.59%) SSCP
11 10 (6.85%) CCNP
11 10 (6.85%) MCP
12 8 (5.48%) CCA
12 8 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (32.88%) Active Directory
2 32 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (17.12%) XenApp
4 24 (16.44%) Hyper-V
5 17 (11.64%) vSphere
6 9 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.16%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.37%) NFS
7 2 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) vCloud
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) Backup Exec
2 16 (10.96%) WSUS
3 15 (10.27%) NetBackup
3 15 (10.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (6.85%) SCCM
5 7 (4.79%) SCOM
6 3 (2.05%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.68%) Nagios
8 1 (0.68%) OpenView
8 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.68%) vMotion
Vendors
1 113 (77.40%) Microsoft
2 71 (48.63%) VMware
3 40 (27.40%) Citrix
4 32 (21.92%) Cisco
5 22 (15.07%) HP
6 15 (10.27%) Symantec
7 13 (8.90%) NetApp
8 12 (8.22%) Dell
8 12 (8.22%) Sophos
9 10 (6.85%) EMC
10 9 (6.16%) Oracle
11 6 (4.11%) IBM
11 6 (4.11%) Intel Security
12 5 (3.42%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.74%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.05%) Avaya
14 3 (2.05%) Capita
14 3 (2.05%) Software AG
15 2 (1.37%) Intel
15 2 (1.37%) Sourcefire
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