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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 76 75 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.55% 1.96% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.90% 7.31% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 35
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £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
408 342 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.60% 26.82% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 342 309 274
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 18 £33,000 -17.50% 3
North Wales - 2 £47,500 -
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
3 36 (76.60%) Windows
4 32 (68.09%) VMware
5 30 (63.83%) Cisco
6 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
7 22 (46.81%) ITIL
7 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
8 21 (44.68%) HP
8 21 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (44.68%) Hyper-V
9 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (38.30%) IIS
11 17 (36.17%) MCP
11 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
11 17 (36.17%) CCNA
12 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (31.91%) SQL
14 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
14 14 (29.79%) DNS
14 14 (29.79%) SAN
15 11 (23.40%) Firewall
15 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
15 11 (23.40%) CMS
15 11 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
15 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
15 11 (23.40%) Commerce Server
15 11 (23.40%) Internet
15 11 (23.40%) .NET

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (38.30%) IIS
2 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
3 11 (23.40%) CMS
3 11 (23.40%) Commerce Server
4 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.51%) Apache
6 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
6 4 (8.51%) Site Server
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.26%) Lync
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.13%) WorkSite
8 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) DNS
1 14 (29.79%) SAN
2 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) Internet
3 10 (21.28%) NAS
4 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.38%) VoIP
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
7 1 (2.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) 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 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Support Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (19.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.51%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Design Authority
9 3 (6.38%) Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) iSeries
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 2000
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.51%) Service Management
4 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Analytics
5 3 (6.38%) ETL
5 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (36.17%) MCP
3 17 (36.17%) CCNA
4 11 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (19.15%) SAP Certification
6 6 (12.77%) CCA
6 6 (12.77%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (12.77%) MCSA
7 4 (8.51%) MCSD
7 4 (8.51%) CCIE
8 3 (6.38%) MCITP
9 2 (4.26%) CCNP
9 2 (4.26%) CISSP
9 2 (4.26%) PMP
9 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (4.26%) VCP5
10 1 (2.13%) VCP4
10 1 (2.13%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (19.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (44.68%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (68.09%) VMware
3 30 (63.83%) Cisco
4 21 (44.68%) HP
5 10 (21.28%) SAP
6 7 (14.89%) Symantec
6 7 (14.89%) Veritas
7 6 (12.77%) Citrix
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle
8 4 (8.51%) Sun
9 3 (6.38%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 3 (6.38%) EMC
9 3 (6.38%) Cognos
10 1 (2.13%) Dell
10 1 (2.13%) IBM
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