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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 61 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 33 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.17% 0.73% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.38% 2.48% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 14
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%

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
290 403 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.88% 29.42% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 205 329 264
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +35 27 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Mid Wales - 6 - -
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (82.22%) Microsoft
3 33 (73.33%) Office 365
4 31 (68.89%) Windows
4 31 (68.89%) MS Excel
5 30 (66.67%) Hyper-V
6 29 (64.44%) VMware
7 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
7 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (46.67%) Degree
10 20 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (42.22%) SAN
12 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
13 14 (31.11%) CCA
13 14 (31.11%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (26.67%) Citrix
15 12 (26.67%) ITIL
16 11 (24.44%) LAN
16 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (24.44%) XenApp
16 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (22.22%) Service Management
17 10 (22.22%) WAN
18 9 (20.00%) MCSA
18 9 (20.00%) ITSM
18 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
19 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
19 8 (17.78%) Linux

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 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (68.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (73.33%) Office 365
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.11%) IaaS
3 5 (11.11%) PaaS
4 4 (8.89%) SaaS
5 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) SAN
2 11 (24.44%) LAN
3 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.33%) Firewall
6 5 (11.11%) IPsec
6 5 (11.11%) SSL
6 5 (11.11%) VPN
7 4 (8.89%) DNS
7 4 (8.89%) Wireless
8 3 (6.67%) Skype
8 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.44%) DHCP
9 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.44%) VoIP
10 1 (2.22%) ADSL
10 1 (2.22%) NAS
10 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Consultant
1 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Support
8 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Exchange Support
8 1 (2.22%) IT Technical Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Senior IT Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.78%) Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Unix
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Service Management
3 9 (20.00%) ITSM
3 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.44%) Coaching
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (46.67%) Degree
3 20 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (31.11%) CCA
4 14 (31.11%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (20.00%) MCSA
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (15.56%) CCNA
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (6.67%) MCP
9 2 (4.44%) MCITP
9 2 (4.44%) RHCE
10 1 (2.22%) CCNP
10 1 (2.22%) MCDST
10 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (24.44%) XenApp
4 6 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 29 (64.44%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Citrix
4 6 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (8.89%) Veeam
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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