Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 65 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.68% 3.28% 5.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% 7.80% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 35
Cheltenham median annual salary £31,000 £54,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.12% -16.15% +116.67%
10th Percentile £29,200 £33,375 £29,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £67,500 £82,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.61% +44.17%

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 114 346 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 23.95% 42.04% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 95 303 182
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £77,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -

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

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Advertising
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) MCSA
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix

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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (75.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Field Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
1 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Presales
1 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) SANS
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SSCP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Nimble Storage