Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 74 99
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.35% 0.76% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 3.70% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £27,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.09% -23.33%
10th Percentile £30,600 £21,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £38,000 £31,750 £34,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% -20.00%

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 193 162 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.71% 20.58% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 144 142 325
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,550 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £68,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -

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 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft