Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 125 135
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.88% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 3.44% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 7
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,000 £56,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.22% -10.00% +92.31%
10th Percentile £34,500 £38,675 £32,750
90th Percentile £39,500 £65,000 £73,000
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.11% +18.75% +5.96%

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 649 640 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.63% 25.59% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 428 389 446
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,998 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,675 £26,850 £25,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16% +4.24%

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCSA
3 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (85.71%) AWS Certification
4 10 (71.43%) Office 365
4 10 (71.43%) Application Discovery
4 10 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
7 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (7.14%) XenApp
8 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (71.43%) Office 365
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Consultant
2 10 (71.43%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Application Discovery
1 10 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCSA
3 12 (85.71%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas