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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 88 84 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.25% 2.02% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.15% 5.57% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 31
Average salary £38,400 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.16% -21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,250 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,650 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
386 485 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.06% 36.36% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 337 421 251
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 -1 16 £38,400 +30.16% 4
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (83.33%) VMware
3 29 (80.56%) Windows
4 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 25 (69.44%) Cisco
5 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
6 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
7 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (44.44%) CCNA
8 14 (38.89%) IIS
8 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
9 13 (36.11%) MCP
9 13 (36.11%) SQL
10 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
11 11 (30.56%) SAN
11 11 (30.56%) HP
11 11 (30.56%) ITIL
12 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (27.78%) Finance
13 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (22.22%) .NET
15 7 (19.44%) MCSA
15 7 (19.44%) Firewall
15 7 (19.44%) DNS
15 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (16.67%) NAS
16 6 (16.67%) CCA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (38.89%) IIS
1 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Commerce Server
4 5 (13.89%) CMS
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.56%) Lync
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) NAS
4 5 (13.89%) Internet
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) VoIP
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) FTP
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.78%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.33%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCNA
3 13 (36.11%) MCP
4 7 (19.44%) MCSA
5 6 (16.67%) CCA
5 6 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (13.89%) SAP Certification
7 2 (5.56%) MCITP
8 1 (2.78%) CCENT
8 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO 9001
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.56%) Xen
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (8.33%) Veritas
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
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