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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 52 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.38% 2.40% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.83% 9.92% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £70,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
120 121 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.72% 24.25% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 102 111 78
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,950
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 22 May 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) MCP
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) MCSA
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) vSphere
7 3 (20.00%) MCITP
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) SCOM
8 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Polycom
8 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (13.33%) XenApp
8 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) WLAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Server Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) BCP
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCP
3 5 (33.33%) MCSA
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCNP
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Polycom
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec