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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 149 146 162
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 98 92 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 1.63% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.90% 5.67% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 96 69 62
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
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
2002 1623 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.77% 28.73% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1344 1675
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,603 £52,500 £57,500
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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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
Dorset +20 46 £40,000 - 5
Wiltshire +4 23 £39,250 -3.08% 9
Gloucestershire -3 12 £31,500 +34.04% 5
Somerset -9 8 £21,000 -47.50% 1
Bristol -21 8 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Devon -22 1 £29,500 - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (74.21%) Windows
3 112 (70.44%) Microsoft
4 104 (65.41%) VMware
5 86 (54.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 73 (45.91%) Citrix
7 67 (42.14%) MS Excel
8 64 (40.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (38.99%) MCSA
10 61 (38.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 60 (37.74%) MCP
12 59 (37.11%) Active Directory
13 58 (36.48%) SAN
14 53 (33.33%) MS Exchange
15 51 (32.08%) CCA
15 51 (32.08%) Citrix Certification
16 45 (28.30%) MCITP
17 41 (25.79%) TCP/IP
18 39 (24.53%) Firewall
19 36 (22.64%) Cisco
19 36 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 35 (22.01%) ITIL
21 34 (21.38%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (21.38%) vSphere
22 30 (18.87%) DHCP
23 28 (17.61%) Project Management
23 28 (17.61%) Lync
23 28 (17.61%) XenApp
23 28 (17.61%) XenDesktop
24 27 (16.98%) CCEE

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 53 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 28 (17.61%) Lync
3 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.14%) IIS
4 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.26%) Apache
6 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 67 (42.14%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.84%) MS Office
3 5 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.03%) Office 365
3 2 (1.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (36.48%) SAN
2 41 (25.79%) TCP/IP
3 39 (24.53%) Firewall
4 30 (18.87%) DHCP
5 26 (16.35%) DNS
5 26 (16.35%) NetScaler
6 24 (15.09%) LAN
7 23 (14.47%) WAN
8 12 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (5.66%) VPN
10 5 (3.14%) Multicast
11 4 (2.52%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.52%) VoIP
11 4 (2.52%) Internet
12 3 (1.89%) SSL
12 3 (1.89%) HTTP
12 3 (1.89%) Network Security
13 2 (1.26%) NAS
13 2 (1.26%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.63%) IDOL
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.89%) Advertising
3 2 (1.26%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Billing
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (37.74%) Consultant
2 45 (28.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 25 (15.72%) Analyst
4 24 (15.09%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.06%) Senior Consultant
5 16 (10.06%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 14 (8.81%) IT Support
6 14 (8.81%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) Server Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Architect
9 6 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Windows Support Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.14%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (2.52%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.52%) HTML
2 4 (2.52%) .NET
3 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) COM
4 1 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Thin Client
1 18 (11.32%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.03%) PKI
2 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.03%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.40%) Clustering
4 5 (3.14%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.89%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) DTV
6 1 (0.63%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) CESG
6 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 118 (74.21%) Windows
2 64 (40.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (21.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (13.84%) Windows Vista
5 22 (13.84%) Linux
6 12 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 12 (7.55%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.77%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.89%) CentOS
10 2 (1.26%) Solaris
11 1 (0.63%) UNIX
11 1 (0.63%) HPUX
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.01%) ITIL
2 28 (17.61%) Project Management
3 13 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.29%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (5.66%) Performance Management
5 9 (5.66%) Service Management
5 9 (5.66%) Asset Management
5 9 (5.66%) Network Design
6 7 (4.40%) Load Balancing
6 7 (4.40%) ITIL V3
6 7 (4.40%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.77%) Project Planning
7 6 (3.77%) Time Management
8 5 (3.14%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.14%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.14%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.52%) Capacity Management
10 3 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.21%) SQL
2 4 (2.52%) C#
3 3 (1.89%) C
3 3 (1.89%) VBScript
3 3 (1.89%) VB
4 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.63%) Java
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (38.99%) MCSA
3 61 (38.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 60 (37.74%) MCP
5 51 (32.08%) CCA
5 51 (32.08%) Citrix Certification
6 45 (28.30%) MCITP
7 27 (16.98%) CCEA
7 27 (16.98%) CCEE
8 26 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (14.47%) CCNA
10 14 (8.81%) Security Cleared
11 12 (7.55%) Degree
12 11 (6.92%) SC Cleared
12 11 (6.92%) VCP5
12 11 (6.92%) VCP4
13 8 (5.03%) MCTS
14 6 (3.77%) CCNP
15 5 (3.14%) MCDST
16 4 (2.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (54.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (37.11%) Active Directory
3 34 (21.38%) vSphere
4 28 (17.61%) XenDesktop
4 28 (17.61%) XenApp
5 21 (13.21%) Hyper-V
6 19 (11.95%) VMware ESX
7 18 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (3.14%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.89%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 3 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.26%) NFS
11 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.26%) Nmap
11 2 (1.26%) Xen
12 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (9.43%) SCCM
2 13 (8.18%) SCOM
3 9 (5.66%) SCVMM
3 9 (5.66%) SCOrch
3 9 (5.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (3.14%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.14%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.52%) Netcool
5 4 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.26%) Nessus
6 2 (1.26%) SCSM
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.26%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 112 (70.44%) Microsoft
2 104 (65.41%) VMware
3 73 (45.91%) Citrix
4 36 (22.64%) Cisco
5 27 (16.98%) AppSense
6 26 (16.35%) EMC
7 20 (12.58%) HP
8 12 (7.55%) IBM
9 10 (6.29%) CheckPoint
9 10 (6.29%) Sophos
10 9 (5.66%) Oracle
10 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
11 8 (5.03%) Symantec
12 7 (4.40%) Remedy
12 7 (4.40%) SAP
13 6 (3.77%) Juniper
14 5 (3.14%) NetApp
15 4 (2.52%) Dell
16 2 (1.26%) BMC
17 1 (0.63%) ESRI
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Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Gloucester
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Bath
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Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
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Gloucester
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