The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 76 88 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -45
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 9 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.79% 0.72% 4.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 2.64% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 43
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,917 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.54%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
460 341 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.46% 27.41% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 379 295 308
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +20 20 £32,000 +16.36% 1
West Wales -7 2 £29,250 -26.87%
MCSE
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MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (90.24%) Windows
3 36 (87.80%) VMware
4 34 (82.93%) Cisco
4 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
5 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
6 24 (58.54%) ITIL
7 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
8 22 (53.66%) MCP
8 22 (53.66%) HP
8 22 (53.66%) Hyper-V
9 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
9 20 (48.78%) DNS
10 18 (43.90%) SAN
10 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (43.90%) Firewall
11 17 (41.46%) CCNA
12 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (39.02%) IIS
13 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
13 15 (36.59%) NAS
14 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (34.15%) Internet
15 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
15 13 (31.71%) Commerce Server
15 13 (31.71%) .NET
15 13 (31.71%) CMS
15 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
15 13 (31.71%) Load Balancing
16 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (39.02%) IIS
2 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
3 13 (31.71%) Commerce Server
3 13 (31.71%) CMS
4 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.88%) Lync
8 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.44%) WorkSite
8 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.44%) Site Server
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) DNS
2 18 (43.90%) SAN
2 18 (43.90%) Firewall
3 15 (36.59%) NAS
4 14 (34.15%) Internet
5 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.20%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.32%) VoIP
7 3 (7.32%) FTP
7 3 (7.32%) SNMP
7 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.44%) ADSL
9 1 (2.44%) Broadband
9 1 (2.44%) LAN
9 1 (2.44%) WAN
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Support Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (21.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Server Technician
8 1 (2.44%) IT Support
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (2.44%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
1 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.88%) Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.44%) Network Management
4 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (53.66%) MCP
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (41.46%) CCNA
5 11 (26.83%) MCSA
6 10 (24.39%) SAP Certification
7 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (12.20%) CCNP
9 4 (9.76%) CCA
9 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (9.76%) MCITP
9 4 (9.76%) VCP5
10 3 (7.32%) A+ Certification
11 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (2.44%) Degree
12 1 (2.44%) MOS
12 1 (2.44%) CCIE
12 1 (2.44%) PMP
12 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
12 1 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) ISO 9001
1 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) GxP
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) Hyper-V
3 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.32%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) VMware
2 34 (82.93%) Cisco
2 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) HP
4 12 (29.27%) Citrix
5 10 (24.39%) SAP
5 10 (24.39%) Veritas
5 10 (24.39%) Symantec
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
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