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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 77 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 24 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.84% 1.09% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.94% 3.40% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 25
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £41,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
346 441 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.59% 32.12% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 298 373 386
Median salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +12 24 £35,000 -2.77%
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (81.08%) Windows
3 28 (75.68%) VMware
4 21 (56.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (56.76%) MCSA
5 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
5 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
6 19 (51.35%) Cisco
6 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
7 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (45.95%) Dell
9 16 (43.24%) Firewall
10 15 (40.54%) SAN
10 15 (40.54%) ITIL
11 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
12 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
12 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
12 11 (29.73%) EqualLogic
13 10 (27.03%) Citrix
13 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
14 9 (24.32%) Office 365
14 9 (24.32%) HP
14 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
15 8 (21.62%) MCITP
15 8 (21.62%) MCP
15 8 (21.62%) Dell Compellent
16 7 (18.92%) SQL
16 7 (18.92%) NAS
17 6 (16.22%) XenApp

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 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Commerce Server
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Firewall
2 15 (40.54%) SAN
3 7 (18.92%) NAS
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.11%) VLAN
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.41%) Skype
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (10.81%) Power BI
2 4 (10.81%) PowerPivot
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Support Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Technician
4 3 (8.11%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) MDX
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) EqualLogic
2 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
3 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) VLE
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.81%) Analytics
2 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
2 4 (10.81%) ETL
2 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (10.81%) Scrum
3 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.11%) High Availability
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (56.76%) MCSA
2 21 (56.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (21.62%) MCITP
3 8 (21.62%) MCP
4 6 (16.22%) CCA
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
5 4 (10.81%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) MCTS
5 4 (10.81%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
6 3 (8.11%) Degree
7 2 (5.41%) CCEA
7 2 (5.41%) CCNP
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.70%) ECDL
8 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.22%) XenApp
5 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 17 (45.95%) Dell
4 10 (27.03%) Citrix
5 9 (24.32%) HP
5 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
6 8 (21.62%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (13.51%) Symantec
7 5 (13.51%) Veeam
8 4 (10.81%) Veritas
9 3 (8.11%) Avaya
9 3 (8.11%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.70%) arcserve
10 1 (2.70%) BMC
10 1 (2.70%) Compaq
10 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle
10 1 (2.70%) Remedy