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 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 90 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 18 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.33% 1.44% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.31% 4.24% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 11
Average salary £37,950 £29,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.86% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
339 354 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.02% 33.97% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 288 296 207
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -11 18 £37,950 +30.86% 4
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
3 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 27 (81.82%) Windows
3 27 (81.82%) VMware
4 21 (63.64%) Cisco
5 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
6 14 (42.42%) IIS
6 14 (42.42%) MCP
7 13 (39.39%) SQL
7 13 (39.39%) CCNA
7 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (36.36%) HP
8 12 (36.36%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) .NET
9 11 (33.33%) Finance
9 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
11 8 (24.24%) MCSA
11 8 (24.24%) CMS
11 8 (24.24%) Firewall
11 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
11 8 (24.24%) Commerce Server
11 8 (24.24%) Internet
11 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
11 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
12 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (42.42%) IIS
2 8 (24.24%) CMS
2 8 (24.24%) Commerce Server
3 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Lync
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 6 (18.18%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) NAS
5 4 (12.12%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Server Support
7 1 (3.03%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) COM
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) OS/2
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (42.42%) MCP
3 13 (39.39%) CCNA
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (24.24%) MCSA
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Certification
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) CCA
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.03%) MCITP
7 1 (3.03%) CCENT
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Xen
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 21 (63.64%) Cisco
3 12 (36.36%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
5 4 (12.12%) Veritas
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
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