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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 85 96
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.91% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 3.41% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,750 £33,550
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 340 323 346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 27.44% 26.83% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 205 184 234
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 4 (30.77%) Office 365
8 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
9 3 (23.08%) SCOM
9 3 (23.08%) MCP
9 3 (23.08%) CCNP
10 2 (15.38%) MCSA
10 2 (15.38%) HP
10 2 (15.38%) Unix
10 2 (15.38%) SOA
10 2 (15.38%) LAN
10 2 (15.38%) WAN
10 2 (15.38%) DHCP
10 2 (15.38%) DNS
10 2 (15.38%) SLA

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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNA
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (7.69%) SCSM
4 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
5 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago