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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 96 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 2.00% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 6.41% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 24
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
400 421 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.07% 31.25% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 347 337 296
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,785 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 30 July 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 -18 7 £36,500 -4.57% 3
North Wales +1 2 £27,500 -42.10% 1
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (96.15%) Windows
3 23 (88.46%) VMware
4 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
5 18 (69.23%) Cisco
6 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
7 15 (57.69%) CCNA
7 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (50.00%) ITIL
8 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (46.15%) MCSA
9 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
10 10 (38.46%) DHCP
10 10 (38.46%) SAN
11 9 (34.62%) Citrix
12 8 (30.77%) Firewall
12 8 (30.77%) MCITP
12 8 (30.77%) DNS
12 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
13 7 (26.92%) CCNP
13 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (26.92%) Finance
14 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (23.08%) Project Management
14 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 6 (23.08%) MS Office
14 6 (23.08%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (15.38%) Lync
5 3 (11.54%) IIS
6 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
6 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DHCP
1 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Advertising
2 5 (19.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) People Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNA
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (46.15%) MCSA
4 8 (30.77%) MCITP
5 7 (26.92%) CCNP
6 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.69%) MCTS
7 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) ISA Server
3 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) WSUS
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) WatchGuard
5 5 (19.23%) Veeam
6 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.54%) McAfee
8 2 (7.69%) BT
8 2 (7.69%) Symantec
8 2 (7.69%) Lotus
8 2 (7.69%) Red Gate
8 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (3.85%) Teradata
9 1 (3.85%) Informatica
9 1 (3.85%) NetApp
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