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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 99 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.55% 1.20% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 3.85% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 21
Median salary £38,750 £27,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
350 441 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.28% 31.06% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 308 390 312
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +3 4 £28,750 -23.33% 2
West Wales -18 2 £52,500 +68.00%
Mid Wales - 1 £38,750 -
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UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (72.41%) ITIL
3 19 (65.52%) Windows
4 17 (58.62%) VMware
5 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
6 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (37.93%) Firewall
8 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
9 10 (34.48%) MCSA
9 10 (34.48%) Office 365
10 9 (31.03%) CCNP
11 8 (27.59%) CCNA
11 8 (27.59%) Citrix
11 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (27.59%) MCITP
11 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
12 7 (24.14%) SLA
12 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
12 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (20.69%) SAN
13 6 (20.69%) Cisco
13 6 (20.69%) MCTS
13 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
13 6 (20.69%) Mentoring

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 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) VLAN
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) WLAN
4 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.90%) Skype
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Technician
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.24%) Unix
6 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.90%) Linux
8 2 (6.90%) SUSE
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL V2
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (34.48%) MCSA
4 9 (31.03%) CCNP
5 8 (27.59%) CCNA
5 8 (27.59%) MCITP
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (20.69%) MCTS
8 5 (17.24%) CCA
8 5 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (13.79%) A+ Certification
9 4 (13.79%) MCP
9 4 (13.79%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (10.34%) CCENT
10 3 (10.34%) JNCIP
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (6.90%) CCEA
11 2 (6.90%) MCDST
12 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.24%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) vSphere
6 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
1 2 (6.90%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) Dell
6 4 (13.79%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (10.34%) Brocade
7 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.34%) HP
8 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) Veeam
9 1 (3.45%) arcserve
9 1 (3.45%) BMC
9 1 (3.45%) Compaq
9 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle
9 1 (3.45%) Remedy
9 1 (3.45%) Veritas
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