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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 80 96 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.71% 0.63% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.73% 2.04% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 27
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £31,800 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
327 442 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.37% 30.91% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 278 371 372
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,168 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Wales

MCSE
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +21 22 £35,000 -3.44%
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (80.95%) Windows
3 32 (76.19%) VMware
4 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 22 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 21 (50.00%) Cisco
5 21 (50.00%) MCSA
5 21 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (47.62%) ITIL
7 19 (45.24%) Firewall
8 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (40.48%) Dell
9 17 (40.48%) SAN
10 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
12 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
12 11 (26.19%) Office 365
12 11 (26.19%) EqualLogic
12 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
13 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
13 10 (23.81%) Citrix
13 10 (23.81%) MCITP
14 9 (21.43%) HP
14 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (21.43%) NAS
14 9 (21.43%) SolarWinds
15 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (19.05%) Dell Compellent
15 8 (19.05%) MCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.52%) IIS
4 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (7.14%) Commerce Server
4 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) SAN
3 9 (21.43%) NAS
4 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 4 (9.52%) VLAN
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.14%) Internet
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP
5 3 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.76%) Skype
7 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
7 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (9.52%) Power BI
2 4 (9.52%) PowerPivot
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Technician
4 3 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) MDX
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) EqualLogic
2 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.14%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) VLE
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Unix
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.52%) Analytics
2 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
2 4 (9.52%) ETL
2 4 (9.52%) High Availability
2 4 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
2 4 (9.52%) Scrum
3 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Network Design
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (50.00%) MCSA
2 21 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (23.81%) MCITP
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (19.05%) MCP
6 6 (14.29%) CCA
6 6 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (11.90%) CCNA
7 5 (11.90%) CCNP
8 4 (9.52%) A+ Certification
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (9.52%) MCTS
8 4 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
9 3 (7.14%) Degree
10 2 (4.76%) CCEA
11 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
11 1 (2.38%) PMP
11 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (2.38%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) Cisco
4 17 (40.48%) Dell
5 10 (23.81%) Citrix
6 9 (21.43%) HP
6 9 (21.43%) SolarWinds
7 8 (19.05%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (11.90%) Symantec
8 5 (11.90%) Veeam
9 4 (9.52%) Veritas
10 3 (7.14%) Avaya
10 3 (7.14%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.38%) arcserve
11 1 (2.38%) BMC
11 1 (2.38%) Brocade
11 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.38%) Compaq
11 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.38%) Remedy