Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 99 104
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.75% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 3.39% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 12
Cardiff median annual salary £27,000 £28,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.09% -23.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,150 £26,250 £32,675
90th Percentile £31,750 £34,500 £45,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +13.64%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 163 354 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.32% 26.14% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 143 324 367
Cardiff median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £21,600 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,375 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,369
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.04% +1.05%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Cardiff

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) PBX

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Google Drive
2 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) PSTN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) HP