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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 78 81 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -45
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 23 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.70% 1.75% 5.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.60% 6.17% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 48
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £26,050 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
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
393 373 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.35% 28.43% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 322 327 288
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -3 19 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North Wales - 1 £52,500 -
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UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 37 (71.15%) Windows
4 36 (69.23%) VMware
5 32 (61.54%) Cisco
6 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
7 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (40.38%) HP
8 21 (40.38%) CCNA
8 21 (40.38%) ITIL
9 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 20 (38.46%) IIS
9 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
10 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
11 18 (34.62%) MCP
12 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
12 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (30.77%) SQL
14 13 (25.00%) SAN
15 12 (23.08%) DNS
15 12 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (21.15%) Firewall
16 11 (21.15%) Finance
16 11 (21.15%) .NET
16 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
17 9 (17.31%) CMS
17 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (38.46%) IIS
2 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
3 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (17.31%) CMS
4 9 (17.31%) Commerce Server
5 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (7.69%) Site Server
7 4 (7.69%) Apache
7 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
8 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.85%) Lync
9 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.92%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) SAN
2 12 (23.08%) DNS
3 11 (21.15%) Firewall
4 9 (17.31%) Internet
5 8 (15.38%) NAS
6 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.69%) VoIP
8 2 (3.85%) DHCP
8 2 (3.85%) Wireless
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.92%) LAN
9 1 (1.92%) FTP
9 1 (1.92%) WAN
9 1 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.77%) OLAP
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) Star Schema
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
9 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) iSeries
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) Solaris
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.69%) Service Management
4 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.77%) ETL
5 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.77%) Analytics
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.92%) Line Management
7 1 (1.92%) Coaching
7 1 (1.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (40.38%) CCNA
4 18 (34.62%) MCP
5 12 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (17.31%) MCSA
7 8 (15.38%) CCA
7 8 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (13.46%) SAP Certification
9 4 (7.69%) CCIE
9 4 (7.69%) MCSD
10 3 (5.77%) MCITP
11 2 (3.85%) VCP5
11 2 (3.85%) CISSP
11 2 (3.85%) PMP
11 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
11 2 (3.85%) CCNP
12 1 (1.92%) VCP4
12 1 (1.92%) CCENT
12 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (13.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (69.23%) VMware
3 32 (61.54%) Cisco
4 21 (40.38%) HP
5 8 (15.38%) SAP
6 6 (11.54%) Citrix
7 5 (9.62%) Symantec
7 5 (9.62%) Veritas
8 4 (7.69%) Sun
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle
9 3 (5.77%) Cognos
9 3 (5.77%) EMC
9 3 (5.77%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (5.77%) NetApp
10 1 (1.92%) IBM
10 1 (1.92%) Dell
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago