Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 78 97
Rank change year-on-year -29 +19 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 30 85 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.92% 3.91% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 8.25% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 62 43
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +21.80%
10th Percentile £29,150 £28,550 £29,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £82,500
South West median annual salary £35,000 £39,375 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.00% +7.14%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 546 1030 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 34.91% 47.40% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 406 770 621
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,375 £26,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Gloucestershire

MCSE
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham 0 9 £31,000 -26.19% 1
Gloucester +3 2 £26,500 -41.11%
Cirencester -13 2 - -
Tewkesbury - 2 £30,000 -
Stroud - 1 £45,000 -
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (90.00%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (46.67%) CCNA
4 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Office 365
7 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Firewall
7 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
8 10 (33.33%) Linux
8 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 10 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
9 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (26.67%) SANS
10 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
10 8 (26.67%) C
10 8 (26.67%) CISSP
10 8 (26.67%) SSCP
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) GIAC
10 8 (26.67%) Network+ Certification

MCSE
Co-occurring 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 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) FCoE
3 6 (20.00%) SNMP
4 5 (16.67%) DHCP
4 5 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (13.33%) SAN
6 3 (10.00%) NAS
6 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.33%) Skype
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Redmine
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) CodeSonar
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) git-flow
3 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (23.33%) Advertising
2 4 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Java EE
1 4 (13.33%) STL
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) Django
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.00%) Unix
8 2 (6.67%) Android
8 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.33%) HPUX
9 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.33%) Solaris
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) User Stories
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) High Availability
5 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (16.67%) Information Management
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 5 (16.67%) ITSM
6 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (13.33%) Coaching
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) C
3 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.00%) Korn
5 4 (13.33%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNA
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (26.67%) CISSP
6 8 (26.67%) GIAC
6 8 (26.67%) Linux+ Certification
6 8 (26.67%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (26.67%) SANS
6 8 (26.67%) SSCP
7 7 (23.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
7 7 (23.33%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (13.33%) MCSA
9 3 (10.00%) MCP
10 2 (6.67%) CCNP
10 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (3.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) NFS
3 6 (20.00%) Samba
3 6 (20.00%) VMware NSX
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 6 (20.00%) Ansible
2 6 (20.00%) Nagios
2 6 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 5 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) EMC
3 6 (20.00%) NetApp
3 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam