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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 89 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.05% 0.65% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 2.24% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 26
Median salary £27,500 £35,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% -7.18%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
349 402 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.08% 29.13% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 297 346 330
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 14 £27,500 -24.65%
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (79.07%) Windows
3 32 (74.42%) VMware
4 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
5 23 (53.49%) ITIL
6 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
6 20 (46.51%) Firewall
6 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
7 19 (44.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (44.19%) MCSA
7 19 (44.19%) Cisco
8 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (39.53%) SAN
10 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (34.88%) Dell
12 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
12 13 (30.23%) Office 365
13 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
14 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
15 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
15 10 (23.26%) Citrix
15 10 (23.26%) MCITP
16 9 (20.93%) HP
16 9 (20.93%) EqualLogic
16 9 (20.93%) NAS
17 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
17 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (18.60%) CCNP

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 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.30%) IIS
5 3 (6.98%) CMS
5 3 (6.98%) Commerce Server
5 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) SAN
3 9 (20.93%) NAS
4 5 (11.63%) VLAN
5 4 (9.30%) DNS
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.98%) Internet
6 3 (6.98%) VoIP
6 3 (6.98%) VPN
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
7 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.65%) LAN
7 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security
7 2 (4.65%) Skype
7 2 (4.65%) WAN
7 2 (4.65%) WLAN
8 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (9.30%) Power BI
2 4 (9.30%) PowerPivot
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Data Centre Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Technician
5 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) MDX
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) EqualLogic
2 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
3 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (6.98%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.98%) Replication
5 3 (6.98%) VLE
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Unix
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) Analytics
3 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) ETL
3 4 (9.30%) High Availability
3 4 (9.30%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (9.30%) Scrum
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Network Management
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C#
2 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (44.19%) MCSA
2 19 (44.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (23.26%) MCITP
5 8 (18.60%) CCNP
5 8 (18.60%) MCP
6 6 (13.95%) CCA
6 6 (13.95%) CCNA
6 6 (13.95%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (9.30%) A+ Certification
7 4 (9.30%) MCTS
7 4 (9.30%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
8 3 (6.98%) Degree
9 2 (4.65%) CCEA
9 2 (4.65%) CCENT
9 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.95%) XenApp
5 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.98%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.65%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) VMware
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (44.19%) Cisco
4 15 (34.88%) Dell
5 10 (23.26%) Citrix
6 9 (20.93%) HP
7 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
8 6 (13.95%) Dell Compellent
9 5 (11.63%) Symantec
9 5 (11.63%) Veeam
10 4 (9.30%) Veritas
11 3 (6.98%) Avaya
11 3 (6.98%) SonicWALL
12 2 (4.65%) Brocade
12 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
13 1 (2.33%) arcserve
13 1 (2.33%) BMC
13 1 (2.33%) Compaq
13 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
13 1 (2.33%) Remedy