Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 119 125
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.48% 1.02% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 3.75% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 9
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,500 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.16% +23.33% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £54,265 £46,500
Scotland median annual salary £32,658 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.74% -7.50% -4.76%

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 596 720 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.95% 27.17% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 411 509 304
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -4.49% -1.11%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) MCSA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Office 365
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) CCNA
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (16.67%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (16.67%) Skype
8 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) VPN

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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Office 365
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) ICT Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) IT Support
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Unix Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) VMware