The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 3 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.28% 5.26% 5.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 13.73% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 21
Median salary £31,000 £39,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.01% +26.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £35,825 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £67,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

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 Cheltenham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 153 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 26.92% 38.35% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 101 387 238
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £36,250 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Cheltenham

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Cheltenham

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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix