The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 57 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% 0.42% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 1.21% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 9
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £45,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
MCSE
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 165 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.73% 34.30% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 108 143 129
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCSE
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Swindon region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Swindon

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) Cisco
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) Firewall
6 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (40.74%) MCP
8 10 (37.04%) MCSA
8 10 (37.04%) CCNA
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
10 8 (29.63%) ITIL
11 7 (25.93%) Juniper
12 6 (22.22%) VoIP
12 6 (22.22%) SCCM
12 6 (22.22%) SCOM
13 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
13 5 (18.52%) HP
13 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
13 5 (18.52%) Finance
13 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
13 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (14.81%) Sophos
14 4 (14.81%) BCP
14 4 (14.81%) Symantec
14 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) VoIP
3 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) WLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) IT Support
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) BCP
3 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) MOF
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) SIEM
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (40.74%) MCP
3 10 (37.04%) MCSA
3 10 (37.04%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) MCDST
5 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.70%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (3.70%) CCVP
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) HND
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) Nmap
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
1 6 (22.22%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (7.41%) SCSM
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Intune
3 2 (7.41%) Nessus
3 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Juniper
4 5 (18.52%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Sophos
5 4 (14.81%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) McAfee
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Polycom
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) BMC