The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 99 80 66
Rank change year-on-year -19 -14  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 1 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.12% 2.34% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 5.71% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 26
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +16.66%  
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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 328 438 365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 39.23% 41.01% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 249 288 273
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Gloucestershire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (92.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (89.29%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (89.29%) SANS
3 25 (89.29%) CISSP
3 25 (89.29%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (89.29%) CCNA
3 25 (89.29%) C
3 25 (89.29%) Linux
3 25 (89.29%) SSCP
3 25 (89.29%) Network+ Certification
3 25 (89.29%) Linux+ Certification
3 25 (89.29%) GIAC
4 22 (78.57%) Firewall
5 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (75.00%) TCP/IP
6 20 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
6 20 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (71.43%) Security+ Certification
6 20 (71.43%) CompTIA Security+
6 20 (71.43%) DV Cleared
6 20 (71.43%) Reverse Engineering
7 14 (50.00%) Windows
8 13 (46.43%) STL
8 13 (46.43%) C#
8 13 (46.43%) C++
8 13 (46.43%) Java
8 13 (46.43%) Objective-C
8 13 (46.43%) Multithreading
8 13 (46.43%) Java EE

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 9 (32.14%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) FCoE
3 5 (17.86%) SNMP
4 4 (14.29%) HTTP
4 4 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Apache Hive
1 9 (32.14%) Big Data
1 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Redmine
3 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 4 (14.29%) CodeSonar
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) git-flow
3 4 (14.29%) Robot Framework
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 12 (42.86%) Games
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Platform Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Test Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Java EE
1 13 (46.43%) STL
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) Django
2 4 (14.29%) LAMP
2 4 (14.29%) Node.js
2 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (14.29%) REST
2 4 (14.29%) SOAP
2 4 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Android
3 9 (32.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 4 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 20 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
3 20 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (71.43%) Reverse Engineering
4 13 (46.43%) Multithreading
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) Coaching
5 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
6 9 (32.14%) User Stories
7 5 (17.86%) High Availability
7 5 (17.86%) Mobile Development
8 4 (14.29%) API Design
8 4 (14.29%) Kanban
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C
2 13 (46.43%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) C++
2 13 (46.43%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Objective-C
3 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
4 8 (28.57%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) Korn
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 4 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (92.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (89.29%) CCNA
3 25 (89.29%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (89.29%) CISSP
3 25 (89.29%) GIAC
3 25 (89.29%) Linux+ Certification
3 25 (89.29%) Network+ Certification
3 25 (89.29%) SANS
3 25 (89.29%) SSCP
4 20 (71.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 20 (71.43%) DV Cleared
4 20 (71.43%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) NFS
2 5 (17.86%) Samba
2 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.29%) Docker
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 5 (17.86%) Nagios
3 4 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) EMC
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) NetApp
2 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix