Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 147 152
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.26% 0.74% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 2.55% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 31
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,900 £54,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 916 824 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 29.73% 29.08% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 792 672 839
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,375 £71,250 £62,300
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Oxford -7 6 £45,000 +15.38%
Witney - 1 £30,000 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) MCITP
4 5 (62.50%) MCDBA
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Avaya
7 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
7 2 (25.00%) Pegasus
7 2 (25.00%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (25.00%) MCSA
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (25.00%) ERP
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing

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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (25.00%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Business Systems Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Server Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCDBA
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Pegasus
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco