Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 84 85
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.30% 2.60% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 9.33% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 23
Somerset median annual salary £31,250 £41,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.78% -4.65% +104.76%
10th Percentile £27,600 £31,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £37,100 £43,500 £44,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +17.14%

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 272 375 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.41% 27.86% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 212 287 282
Somerset median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,700 £21,775
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Somerset

MCSE
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Somerset

MCSE
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Taunton +17 2 £34,250 +5.38%
Bath -25 1 £31,500 -23.17%
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware