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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 143 128 148
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 91 128 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.74% 2.18% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 7.03% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 63 115 103
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £73,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
1649 1822 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.54% 31.07% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1474 1675
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,823 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -2 37 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Wiltshire +18 19 £37,500 -15.27%
Bristol +2 10 £30,250 -28.82% 3
Somerset -12 9 £27,500 -36.04%
Dorset -4 8 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Devon -19 4 £41,000 +53.27% 1
Cornwall - 3 - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (65.07%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (65.07%) Windows
3 142 (62.01%) Microsoft
4 139 (60.70%) CCNA
5 130 (56.77%) VMware
6 122 (53.28%) Firewall
7 104 (45.41%) Security Cleared
8 95 (41.48%) ITIL
9 88 (38.43%) Linux
10 84 (36.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 83 (36.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 81 (35.37%) Windows Server
13 78 (34.06%) Active Directory
14 74 (32.31%) MS Exchange
15 68 (29.69%) TCP/IP
16 67 (29.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 64 (27.95%) MS Excel
17 64 (27.95%) MCSA
17 64 (27.95%) CISSP
18 63 (27.51%) Cybersecurity
19 62 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2010
19 62 (27.07%) Windows Server 2008
20 57 (24.89%) C
20 57 (24.89%) Network+ Certification
21 56 (24.45%) Linux+ Certification
21 56 (24.45%) GIAC
21 56 (24.45%) Cisco
21 56 (24.45%) SSCP
21 56 (24.45%) SANS

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 74 (32.31%) MS Exchange
2 62 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (20.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (13.10%) IIS
5 27 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (8.73%) Apache Pig
7 16 (6.99%) JBoss
7 16 (6.99%) Tomcat
8 14 (6.11%) Apache
9 13 (5.68%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (5.68%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.62%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 64 (27.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.90%) Office 365
2 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.55%) IaaS
4 13 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (5.68%) PaaS
4 13 (5.68%) SaaS
5 6 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 122 (53.28%) Firewall
2 68 (29.69%) TCP/IP
3 51 (22.27%) VPN
4 40 (17.47%) DNS
5 34 (14.85%) DHCP
6 29 (12.66%) WAN
7 28 (12.23%) SSL
8 26 (11.35%) Remote Desktop
9 25 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (9.61%) VoIP
11 21 (9.17%) Ethernet
12 19 (8.30%) HTTP
12 19 (8.30%) MPLS
12 19 (8.30%) SAN
13 17 (7.42%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (7.42%) DSL
14 16 (6.99%) Network Security
15 12 (5.24%) SMTP
16 11 (4.80%) FCoE
16 11 (4.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.17%) Big Data
3 20 (8.73%) Apache Hive
3 20 (8.73%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.93%) MySQL
5 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.75%) OLAP
7 4 (1.75%) OLTP
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.30%) JIRA
2 11 (4.80%) Redmine
3 8 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.49%) Bitbucket
3 8 (3.49%) CodeSonar
3 8 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.49%) git-flow
3 8 (3.49%) Robot Framework
3 8 (3.49%) Selenium
4 4 (1.75%) tSQLt
General
1 25 (10.92%) Games
2 17 (7.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.68%) Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Finance
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (19.65%) Support Engineer
2 40 (17.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 39 (17.03%) 3rd Line Support
4 37 (16.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 30 (13.10%) Consultant
6 24 (10.48%) Platform Engineer
7 20 (8.73%) Software Engineer
8 17 (7.42%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (6.99%) Architect
9 16 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (6.99%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (6.11%) IT Consultant
10 14 (6.11%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (5.68%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (5.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (5.24%) Administrator
12 12 (5.24%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (5.24%) Test Consultant
12 12 (5.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.97%) Java EE
1 32 (13.97%) STL
2 13 (5.68%) Middleware
3 8 (3.49%) .NET
3 8 (3.49%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.49%) Django
3 8 (3.49%) LAMP
3 8 (3.49%) Node.js
3 8 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (3.49%) REST
3 8 (3.49%) SOAP
3 8 (3.49%) Spring MVC
4 2 (0.87%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.87%) React
5 1 (0.44%) COM
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.48%) Clustering
2 23 (10.04%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.04%) Driving Licence
3 20 (8.73%) Replication
4 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.68%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (5.68%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.68%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (5.24%) Cybercrime
7 11 (4.80%) CESG
8 8 (3.49%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.62%) iPad
10 4 (1.75%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.75%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 149 (65.07%) Windows
2 88 (38.43%) Linux
3 84 (36.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (35.37%) Windows Server
5 62 (27.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (22.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (8.73%) Android
7 20 (8.73%) Apple iOS
8 13 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.24%) Unix
10 8 (3.49%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.06%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.06%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.62%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.18%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.31%) Debian
14 3 (1.31%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (41.48%) ITIL
2 63 (27.51%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (23.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 51 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (21.83%) Mentoring
6 47 (20.52%) Software Engineering
7 45 (19.65%) Penetration Testing
7 45 (19.65%) Reverse Engineering
8 37 (16.16%) High Availability
9 32 (13.97%) Multithreading
10 31 (13.54%) Load Balancing
10 31 (13.54%) Service Delivery
11 29 (12.66%) Problem Management
12 27 (11.79%) Coaching
13 24 (10.48%) PRINCE2
14 23 (10.04%) DevOps
15 22 (9.61%) Migration
15 22 (9.61%) TOGAF
16 19 (8.30%) User Stories
17 18 (7.86%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.89%) C
2 39 (17.03%) PowerShell
3 34 (14.85%) C#
3 34 (14.85%) Java
4 32 (13.97%) C++
4 32 (13.97%) Objective-C
5 25 (10.92%) SQL
6 20 (8.73%) Python
7 19 (8.30%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.24%) Perl
8 12 (5.24%) VB
9 11 (4.80%) Korn
10 8 (3.49%) JavaScript
10 8 (3.49%) PHP
11 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.87%) Scala
12 2 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 229 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (65.07%) Cisco Certification
3 139 (60.70%) CCNA
4 104 (45.41%) Security Cleared
5 67 (29.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 64 (27.95%) CISSP
6 64 (27.95%) MCSA
7 57 (24.89%) Network+ Certification
8 56 (24.45%) GIAC
8 56 (24.45%) Linux+ Certification
8 56 (24.45%) SANS
8 56 (24.45%) SSCP
9 54 (23.58%) DV Cleared
10 45 (19.65%) CompTIA Security+
10 45 (19.65%) MCP
10 45 (19.65%) Security+ Certification
11 40 (17.47%) SC Cleared
12 31 (13.54%) Degree
13 27 (11.79%) MCITP
14 19 (8.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (36.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (34.06%) Active Directory
3 28 (12.23%) Hyper-V
4 20 (8.73%) Terminal Services
4 20 (8.73%) vSphere
5 14 (6.11%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.80%) NFS
6 11 (4.80%) Samba
6 11 (4.80%) XenApp
7 8 (3.49%) Docker
7 8 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.44%) Postfix
10 1 (0.44%) Squid
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (9.61%) Backup Exec
2 19 (8.30%) Puppet
3 13 (5.68%) AirWatch
4 11 (4.80%) Ansible
4 11 (4.80%) Nagios
5 8 (3.49%) Salt
5 8 (3.49%) SCCM
5 8 (3.49%) SCOM
6 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (3.06%) WSUS
7 3 (1.31%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 142 (62.01%) Microsoft
2 130 (56.77%) VMware
3 56 (24.45%) Cisco
4 37 (16.16%) HP
5 34 (14.85%) Citrix
6 29 (12.66%) EMC
7 28 (12.23%) Dell
8 23 (10.04%) Symantec
9 21 (9.17%) Veeam
10 20 (8.73%) Juniper
11 19 (8.30%) Draytek
12 18 (7.86%) ProCurve
12 18 (7.86%) Veritas
13 17 (7.42%) SonicWALL
13 17 (7.42%) WatchGuard
13 17 (7.42%) ZyXEL
14 15 (6.55%) IBM
15 13 (5.68%) NetApp
15 13 (5.68%) Oracle
15 13 (5.68%) Software AG
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