The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 109 130
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 5 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.27% 0.69% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 2.32% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Median salary £28,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £37,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 566 474 587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.53% 29.81% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 434 395 486
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Bristol

MCSE
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Bristol.

Salary trend for MCSE in Bristol

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
5 12 (63.16%) Firewall
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 11 (57.89%) ITIL
6 11 (57.89%) MCP
6 11 (57.89%) Office 365
7 10 (52.63%) MCSA
8 9 (47.37%) LAN
8 9 (47.37%) WAN
9 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (42.11%) SLA
9 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
9 8 (42.11%) SCCM
10 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
11 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
11 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (26.32%) Citrix
12 5 (26.32%) SAN
13 4 (21.05%) CCNA
13 4 (21.05%) Veeam
13 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (21.05%) Degree
14 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) ISMS
2 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Business Development
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.26%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (57.89%) MCP
3 10 (52.63%) MCSA
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (10.53%) LPIC
5 2 (10.53%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) APMP
6 1 (5.26%) CCDA
6 1 (5.26%) CCDP
6 1 (5.26%) CCIE
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) VCAP
6 1 (5.26%) VCDX
6 1 (5.26%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Snort
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 2 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago