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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 53 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.18% 1.51% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 6.29% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 2
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
156 143 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 28.31% 23.99% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 141 108 134
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (80.95%) Windows
4 16 (76.19%) ITIL
5 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 14 (66.67%) IIS
7 13 (61.90%) VMware
8 11 (52.38%) Finance
8 11 (52.38%) MCITP
9 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
10 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
10 9 (42.86%) SQL
11 8 (38.10%) MCSA
11 8 (38.10%) Clustering
12 7 (33.33%) Change Management
12 7 (33.33%) Firewall
13 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
13 6 (28.57%) MS Access
13 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
13 6 (28.57%) VB
13 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
13 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
13 6 (28.57%) Application Performance Management
14 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
15 4 (19.05%) VBA
15 4 (19.05%) XML

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) MS Access
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Server Support
6 2 (9.52%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Application Performance Management
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 3 (14.29%) BCP
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) VB
3 4 (19.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (52.38%) MCITP
3 8 (38.10%) MCSA
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (14.29%) CCA
5 3 (14.29%) CCAA
5 3 (14.29%) CCEE
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Sophos
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec