Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 125 139
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 21 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.63% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 2.75% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +23.08% +15.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,760 £65,000 £33,750
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% -1.23% +20.90%

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 699 510 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.46% 22.96% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 500 300 489
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (61.90%) MCSA
4 12 (57.14%) AWS Certification
5 11 (52.38%) Office 365
6 10 (47.62%) Application Discovery
6 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
8 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (28.57%) SAN
9 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (28.57%) MCP
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (19.05%) Facilities Management
12 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 2 (9.52%) Linux
13 2 (9.52%) VPN
13 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
13 2 (9.52%) SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (52.38%) Office 365
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Consultant
2 10 (47.62%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Application Discovery
1 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Facilities Management
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) MCSA
3 12 (57.14%) AWS Certification
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas