Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 September 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 > Dorset
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 98 69
Rank change year-on-year +21 -29 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 4 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.59% 0.37% 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.62% 2.33% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 47
Dorset median annual salary £55,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £18,900 - £32,500
90th Percentile £64,500 - £45,250
South West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -

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 Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 249 172 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 28.23% 15.97% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 208 137 233
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,050 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.12% +2.69% +4.00%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Dorset

MCSE
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Dorset

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Dorset

MCSE
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 8 £55,000 -
Bournemouth +19 4 £47,500 - 1
Shaftesbury - 2 £16,000 -
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) Office 365
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (50.00%) CCA
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (50.00%) CCEA
6 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (42.86%) Migration
7 6 (42.86%) DNS
7 6 (42.86%) NetScaler
7 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (42.86%) vSphere
8 5 (35.71%) XenApp
8 5 (35.71%) Internet
9 3 (21.43%) PKI
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) Network Security
9 3 (21.43%) GIAC
9 3 (21.43%) IPsec
9 3 (21.43%) SSCP
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) VPN

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 2 (14.29%) SAN Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Presales
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCA
2 7 (50.00%) CCEA
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) GIAC
3 3 (21.43%) SSCP
4 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) MCDST
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (42.86%) vSphere
4 5 (35.71%) XenApp
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Rapid7
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco