The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 82 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.43% 1.38% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 5.28% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Median salary £42,000 £40,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +39.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £40,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £43,000 £36,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.59% +5.47%  

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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 189 341 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 20.19% 26.19% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 127 216 195
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

MCSE
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Glasgow.

Salary trend for MCSE in Glasgow

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Glasgow

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (30.77%) XenApp
8 4 (30.77%) MCSA
8 4 (30.77%) DHCP
8 4 (30.77%) DNS
8 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (30.77%) Skype
8 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
8 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
9 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (23.08%) Citrix
9 3 (23.08%) CCA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Wintel Support
4 4 (30.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCSA
3 3 (23.08%) CCA
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds