Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 122 131
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 47 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.74% 0.69% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.53% 2.88% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 10
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +53.85% +6.56%
10th Percentile £37,100 £35,750 £27,125
90th Percentile £61,250 £72,750 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £45,500 £42,116
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.03% +29.59%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 720 556 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.70% 24.01% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 448 339 603
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,750 £64,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Edinburgh

MCSE
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Edinburgh

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (78.72%) Windows
3 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
3 36 (76.60%) Windows Server
4 34 (72.34%) PowerShell
5 33 (70.21%) ITIL
5 33 (70.21%) VMware
6 31 (65.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (57.45%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (57.45%) SCOM
8 25 (53.19%) Virtual Team
8 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
9 21 (44.68%) SCCM
10 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (40.43%) Citrix
12 16 (34.04%) DHCP
12 16 (34.04%) DNS
12 16 (34.04%) MCSA
12 16 (34.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
13 15 (31.91%) SAN
14 14 (29.79%) Cisco
14 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
14 14 (29.79%) XenApp
14 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
14 14 (29.79%) Application Packaging
15 13 (27.66%) Performance Management
15 13 (27.66%) Google
15 13 (27.66%) SolarWinds

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (25.53%) IBM Domino
2 12 (25.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (25.53%) Mimecast
3 6 (12.77%) Office 365
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) DHCP
1 16 (34.04%) DNS
2 15 (31.91%) SAN
3 13 (27.66%) Internet
4 12 (25.53%) Skype
4 12 (25.53%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.13%) Firewall
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) IT Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) IT Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Virtual Team
2 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (25.53%) Blackberry
2 12 (25.53%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 36 (76.60%) Windows Server
3 31 (65.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) ITIL
2 14 (29.79%) Application Packaging
3 13 (27.66%) Change Management
3 13 (27.66%) Performance Management
3 13 (27.66%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
3 13 (27.66%) Validation
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) ITIL V3
4 12 (25.53%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.26%) Disruptive Innovation
6 2 (4.26%) Facilities Management
6 2 (4.26%) SOA
7 1 (2.13%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) VB
3 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (34.04%) MCSA
3 11 (23.40%) CCNA
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.15%) MCP
5 7 (14.89%) CCNP
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
2 27 (57.45%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
3 16 (34.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (29.79%) XenApp
4 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (57.45%) SCOM
2 21 (44.68%) SCCM
3 12 (25.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (25.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) VMware
2 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 19 (40.43%) Citrix
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco
5 13 (27.66%) Google
5 13 (27.66%) SolarWinds
6 12 (25.53%) EMC
6 12 (25.53%) Lotus
6 12 (25.53%) ServiceNow
6 12 (25.53%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk