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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 85 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 17 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.24% 0.99% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 2.86% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 4
Average salary £36,000 £32,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £26,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £42,000 £29,550
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
351 350 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.62% 34.62% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 303 290 228
Average salary £38,400 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -14 17 £36,000 +12.50% 3
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
3 30 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 30 (83.33%) Windows
4 29 (80.56%) VMware
5 24 (66.67%) Cisco
6 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
7 15 (41.67%) ITIL
8 14 (38.89%) MCP
8 14 (38.89%) IIS
9 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 13 (36.11%) CCNA
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (33.33%) HP
10 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 11 (30.56%) MCSA
11 11 (30.56%) .NET
12 10 (27.78%) DNS
12 10 (27.78%) Finance
13 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (25.00%) Citrix
13 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 8 (22.22%) Commerce Server
14 8 (22.22%) Internet
14 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
14 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
14 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
14 8 (22.22%) CMS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (38.89%) IIS
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Commerce Server
2 8 (22.22%) CMS
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.11%) Lync
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) Internet
3 7 (19.44%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) SAN
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) NAS
5 4 (11.11%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) FTP
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) COM
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Coaching
6 1 (2.78%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (38.89%) MCP
3 13 (36.11%) CCNA
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (30.56%) MCSA
5 4 (11.11%) SAP Certification
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.33%) MCITP
7 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) VCP4
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.56%) MCTS
7 2 (5.56%) CCNP
7 2 (5.56%) CCA
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Xen
4 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.33%) WSUS
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (80.56%) VMware
3 24 (66.67%) Cisco
4 12 (33.33%) HP
5 9 (25.00%) Citrix
6 6 (16.67%) Symantec
7 4 (11.11%) SAP
7 4 (11.11%) Veritas
8 3 (8.33%) McAfee
9 2 (5.56%) BT
9 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
9 2 (5.56%) Lotus
9 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.78%) NetApp
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