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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 13 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.93% 1.48% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 4.68% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 19
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -8.52%
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
421 406 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.27% 31.60% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 376 334 311
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -15 7 £37,500 +13.63% 2
North Wales +5 5 £27,500 -47.61%
West Wales - 1 - - 1
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) VMware
3 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
4 18 (66.67%) Cisco
5 17 (62.96%) SAN
6 15 (55.56%) CCNA
6 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 15 (55.56%) ITIL
6 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (48.15%) MCSA
7 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
8 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 11 (40.74%) Firewall
9 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
9 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
10 10 (37.04%) DNS
10 10 (37.04%) DHCP
10 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (37.04%) Finance
11 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 9 (33.33%) HP
11 9 (33.33%) Veeam
11 9 (33.33%) MCITP
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (25.93%) CCNP
13 6 (22.22%) VPN
13 6 (22.22%) Citrix

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (11.11%) Lync
5 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Apache
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) SAN
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (22.22%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) VoIP
6 5 (18.52%) Internet
7 2 (7.41%) NAS
8 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.70%) LAN
8 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (55.56%) CCNA
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (48.15%) MCSA
4 9 (33.33%) MCITP
5 7 (25.93%) CCNP
6 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 2 (7.41%) SAP Certification
9 1 (3.70%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (18.52%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) VMware
2 18 (66.67%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) Veeam
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) Red Gate
6 5 (18.52%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
8 2 (7.41%) WatchGuard
8 2 (7.41%) SAP
8 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.70%) Teradata
9 1 (3.70%) Informatica
9 1 (3.70%) NetApp
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