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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / South West
Rank 190 165 144
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 42 89 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 1.53% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 4.65% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 86 85
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
1513 1914 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.92% 33.01% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1511 1472
Median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol -2 12 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Wiltshire +9 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Cornwall - 8 - -
Dorset +23 6 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Somerset -12 5 £32,500 -24.41%
Gloucestershire -39 3 £45,000 +28.57%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (67.65%) Windows
3 88 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (61.76%) Microsoft
5 81 (59.56%) CCNA
6 69 (50.74%) Firewall
7 68 (50.00%) VMware
8 60 (44.12%) Security Cleared
8 60 (44.12%) Linux
9 52 (38.24%) ITIL
10 48 (35.29%) Active Directory
11 47 (34.56%) MS Excel
12 46 (33.82%) CISSP
13 45 (33.09%) TCP/IP
13 45 (33.09%) Windows Server
14 44 (32.35%) MCSA
15 41 (30.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
17 39 (28.68%) DV Cleared
17 39 (28.68%) C
17 39 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (27.94%) Network+ Certification
18 38 (27.94%) Linux+ Certification
18 38 (27.94%) GIAC
18 38 (27.94%) Ethical Hacking
18 38 (27.94%) SSCP
18 38 (27.94%) SANS
19 36 (26.47%) Cisco
20 34 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
20 34 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+

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 31 (22.79%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (8.82%) Apache Pig
4 12 (8.82%) IIS
5 10 (7.35%) Apache
5 10 (7.35%) JBoss
5 10 (7.35%) Tomcat
6 9 (6.62%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.88%) Skype for Business
8 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (34.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.44%) Office 365
2 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.82%) IaaS
4 9 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.62%) PaaS
4 9 (6.62%) SaaS
5 3 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (50.74%) Firewall
2 45 (33.09%) TCP/IP
3 29 (21.32%) DNS
4 28 (20.59%) DHCP
5 22 (16.18%) VPN
6 18 (13.24%) SAN
7 16 (11.76%) WAN
8 14 (10.29%) HTTP
9 13 (9.56%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (8.82%) LAN
10 12 (8.82%) Network Security
11 10 (7.35%) SSL
12 8 (5.88%) DMZ
12 8 (5.88%) FCoE
12 8 (5.88%) FTP
12 8 (5.88%) SMTP
12 8 (5.88%) SNMP
12 8 (5.88%) X.400
13 7 (5.15%) Skype
14 6 (4.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.82%) Apache Hive
2 12 (8.82%) Big Data
2 12 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.88%) MySQL
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) JIRA
2 8 (5.88%) Redmine
3 5 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.68%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.68%) CodeSonar
3 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.68%) git-flow
3 5 (3.68%) Robot Framework
3 5 (3.68%) Selenium
General
1 19 (13.97%) Games
2 9 (6.62%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.94%) Advertising
5 3 (2.21%) Finance
6 2 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Support Engineer
2 19 (13.97%) 3rd Line Support
3 17 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 17 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
4 16 (11.76%) Consultant
5 12 (8.82%) Architect
5 12 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Software Consultant
8 9 (6.62%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Test Consultant
8 9 (6.62%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Administrator
10 7 (5.15%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.44%) Java EE
1 21 (15.44%) STL
2 9 (6.62%) Middleware
3 5 (3.68%) .NET
3 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.68%) Django
3 5 (3.68%) LAMP
3 5 (3.68%) Node.js
3 5 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (3.68%) REST
3 5 (3.68%) SOAP
3 5 (3.68%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.47%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.09%) Driving Licence
2 11 (8.09%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.62%) CESG
4 9 (6.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (6.62%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.15%) Cybercrime
6 7 (5.15%) Replication
7 6 (4.41%) Clustering
8 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.47%) User Experience
10 1 (0.74%) CMDB
10 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 92 (67.65%) Windows
2 60 (44.12%) Linux
3 45 (33.09%) Windows Server
4 41 (30.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.82%) Android
7 12 (8.82%) Apple iOS
8 11 (8.09%) Unix
9 9 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
11 6 (4.41%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
13 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
14 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
14 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.24%) ITIL
2 40 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (27.94%) Ethical Hacking
4 31 (22.79%) Mentoring
4 31 (22.79%) Software Engineering
5 30 (22.06%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (22.06%) Reverse Engineering
6 23 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (15.44%) Coaching
7 21 (15.44%) Multithreading
8 16 (11.76%) High Availability
9 14 (10.29%) Load Balancing
9 14 (10.29%) Service Management
10 13 (9.56%) Problem Management
10 13 (9.56%) User Stories
11 12 (8.82%) TOGAF
12 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.09%) Protective Monitoring
13 10 (7.35%) DevOps
13 10 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.68%) C
2 21 (15.44%) C#
2 21 (15.44%) C++
2 21 (15.44%) Java
2 21 (15.44%) Objective-C
3 17 (12.50%) Python
4 16 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 14 (10.29%) SQL
6 13 (9.56%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.82%) Perl
8 9 (6.62%) VB
9 8 (5.88%) Korn
10 7 (5.15%) PHP
11 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 136 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (59.56%) CCNA
4 60 (44.12%) Security Cleared
5 46 (33.82%) CISSP
6 44 (32.35%) MCSA
7 39 (28.68%) DV Cleared
8 38 (27.94%) GIAC
8 38 (27.94%) Linux+ Certification
8 38 (27.94%) Network+ Certification
8 38 (27.94%) SANS
8 38 (27.94%) SSCP
9 34 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 34 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
10 27 (19.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (17.65%) MCP
12 22 (16.18%) Degree
13 18 (13.24%) SC Cleared
14 13 (9.56%) CCNP
15 9 (6.62%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 39 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.35%) XenApp
5 9 (6.62%) VMware ESX
5 9 (6.62%) vSphere
6 8 (5.88%) NFS
6 8 (5.88%) Samba
7 5 (3.68%) Docker
8 3 (2.21%) Snort
8 3 (2.21%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.47%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.74%) Postfix
10 1 (0.74%) Squid
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) Puppet
2 9 (6.62%) AirWatch
3 8 (5.88%) Ansible
3 8 (5.88%) Nagios
4 7 (5.15%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.15%) SCCM
5 5 (3.68%) Salt
6 4 (2.94%) SCOM
7 3 (2.21%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 3 (2.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.21%) WSUS
8 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.74%) vMotion
Vendors
1 84 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 68 (50.00%) VMware
3 36 (26.47%) Cisco
4 26 (19.12%) Citrix
5 22 (16.18%) EMC
6 13 (9.56%) HP
7 11 (8.09%) IBM
8 10 (7.35%) SolarWinds
9 9 (6.62%) NetApp
9 9 (6.62%) Oracle
9 9 (6.62%) Software AG
10 7 (5.15%) Dell
10 7 (5.15%) Juniper
11 6 (4.41%) Draytek
11 6 (4.41%) Symantec
11 6 (4.41%) Veeam
12 4 (2.94%) AppSense
12 4 (2.94%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.94%) Veritas
13 3 (2.21%) Sophos
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