Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 113 136
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 38 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.43% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 3.37% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% - +41.67%
10th Percentile £32,950 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £46,500 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £51,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.76% - +21.43%

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 705 475 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.53% 21.76% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 476 288 512
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,050 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +1.77%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (81.58%) Windows
3 30 (78.95%) Windows Server
4 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
5 27 (71.05%) VMware
6 26 (68.42%) ITIL
7 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (60.53%) PowerShell
9 21 (55.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (50.00%) Citrix
11 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
11 18 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (47.37%) SCOM
12 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
13 16 (42.11%) Virtual Team
13 16 (42.11%) SAN
14 13 (34.21%) MCSA
14 13 (34.21%) SCCM
15 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (31.58%) CCNA
16 10 (26.32%) DNS
16 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
16 10 (26.32%) DHCP
16 10 (26.32%) MCP
16 10 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
17 9 (23.68%) Change Management
17 9 (23.68%) Cisco
17 9 (23.68%) XenApp

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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.05%) IBM Domino
2 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) Mimecast
3 4 (10.53%) Office 365
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) SAN
2 10 (26.32%) DHCP
2 10 (26.32%) DNS
3 8 (21.05%) Internet
3 8 (21.05%) Skype
3 8 (21.05%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) IT Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) IT Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Virtual Team
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 8 (21.05%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Application Packaging
2 9 (23.68%) Change Management
2 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
3 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Validation
4 6 (15.79%) Facilities Management
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (2.63%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Fund Management
6 1 (2.63%) High Availability
6 1 (2.63%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (2.63%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) VB
3 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (34.21%) MCSA
3 12 (31.58%) CCNA
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (26.32%) MCP
5 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 18 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (23.68%) XenApp
5 9 (23.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) SCOM
2 13 (34.21%) SCCM
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Citrix
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco
5 8 (21.05%) EMC
5 8 (21.05%) Google
5 8 (21.05%) Lotus
5 8 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
5 8 (21.05%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk