The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 76 83 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -51
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 19 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.72% 1.41% 6.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.95% 4.75% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 60
Average salary £33,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £31,150 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +17.12%
MCSE
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
370 400 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.93% 29.74% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 308 345 316
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MCSE
Salary Trend in Wales

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Wales

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Wales

MCSE
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
South Wales +10 19 £32,500 -15.03% 2
North Wales - 1 £52,500 -
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
3 32 (68.09%) VMware
4 31 (65.96%) Windows
5 28 (59.57%) Cisco
6 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
8 22 (46.81%) CCNA
9 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
10 17 (36.17%) IIS
11 16 (34.04%) ITIL
11 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
13 14 (29.79%) SQL
13 14 (29.79%) HP
13 14 (29.79%) Hyper-V
14 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
14 13 (27.66%) MCP
15 12 (25.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (23.40%) Finance
17 10 (21.28%) SAN
18 9 (19.15%) MCSA
18 9 (19.15%) Firewall
18 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
19 8 (17.02%) .NET
19 8 (17.02%) Project Management
19 8 (17.02%) CCA
19 8 (17.02%) Citrix Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 17 (36.17%) IIS
2 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
3 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) CMS
5 5 (10.64%) Commerce Server
6 4 (8.51%) Site Server
6 4 (8.51%) Apache
6 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (4.26%) Lync
9 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SAN
2 9 (19.15%) Firewall
3 6 (12.77%) DNS
4 5 (10.64%) NAS
4 5 (10.64%) Internet
4 5 (10.64%) VoIP
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) SMTP
7 1 (2.13%) DHCP
7 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) OLAP
2 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.38%) Star Schema
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (8.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Project Management
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
4 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 3 (6.38%) ETL
5 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Line Management
7 1 (2.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (46.81%) CCNA
4 13 (27.66%) MCP
5 12 (25.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (19.15%) MCSA
7 8 (17.02%) CCA
7 8 (17.02%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (10.64%) SAP Certification
9 4 (8.51%) CCIE
9 4 (8.51%) MCSD
10 3 (6.38%) MCITP
11 2 (4.26%) PMP
11 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
11 2 (4.26%) CCNP
11 2 (4.26%) CISSP
11 2 (4.26%) VCP5
12 1 (2.13%) CCENT
12 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
12 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO 9001
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (68.09%) VMware
3 28 (59.57%) Cisco
4 14 (29.79%) HP
5 6 (12.77%) SAP
6 4 (8.51%) Sun
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle
6 4 (8.51%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (6.38%) NetApp
7 3 (6.38%) Veritas
7 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) EMC
7 3 (6.38%) Cognos
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago