Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 169 147
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 13 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.52% 0.26% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 0.86% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 14
Oxfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% +27.66% -6.00%
10th Percentile £33,450 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £50,000 £45,100
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 698 925 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.07% 29.63% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 611 803 664
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 -2 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bicester - 1 £33,450 - 1
Kidlington - 1 - -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Coaching
4 7 (53.85%) User Experience
4 7 (53.85%) Skype
4 7 (53.85%) BYOD
4 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
4 7 (53.85%) IT Strategy
4 7 (53.85%) Task Automation
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) SCCM
4 7 (53.85%) Polycom
4 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (53.85%) Android
5 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 6 (46.15%) Office 365
6 5 (38.46%) MCSA
6 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) MCP
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) QNAP
8 3 (23.08%) Mimecast
8 3 (23.08%) VLAN

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (53.85%) Skype
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) BYOD
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience
1 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Android
2 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Coaching
2 7 (53.85%) IT Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) Task Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) ISMS
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) MCSA
4 4 (30.77%) MCP
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CEH
6 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (7.69%) CISSP
6 1 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
6 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) pfSense
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Polycom
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) QNAP
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Samsung