Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 159 148
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.57% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 2.85% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 29
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -32.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £26,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,175 £61,000
South East median annual salary £39,000 £42,253 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.70% +5.63% +3.90%

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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 854 911 936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 30.49% 28.50% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 723 740 700
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,125
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Abingdon +38 7 £32,500 +30.00%
Oxford -9 4 £50,000 +53.85%
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (50.00%) Skype
6 8 (50.00%) Office 365
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
7 7 (43.75%) vSphere
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) Replication
7 7 (43.75%) Veeam
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) Server Patching
7 7 (43.75%) EMC VNX
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
7 7 (43.75%) Terminal Services
7 7 (43.75%) HP
7 7 (43.75%) EMC
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) IIS
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Skype
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) PABX
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Support
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) EMC VNX
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Server Patching
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) Patch Management
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
2 5 (31.25%) Release Management
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Terminal Services
2 7 (43.75%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) EMC
3 7 (43.75%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Veeam
4 5 (31.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Achilles
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago