The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 59 81 86
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 27 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.18% 1.61% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 5.41% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 13
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £41,680
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.59% +5.47%  

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 South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 216 370 263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.44% 29.77% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 177 310 224
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in South Wales

MCSE
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for MCSE in South Wales

MCSE
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in South Wales

MCSE
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 16 £35,000 -30.00%
Newport +6 11 £40,000 +17.64% 1
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (92.86%) Windows
3 37 (88.10%) VMware
3 37 (88.10%) Hyper-V
3 37 (88.10%) Office 365
4 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
5 29 (69.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (61.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (61.90%) MS Excel
7 26 (61.90%) SAN
8 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
9 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
10 18 (42.86%) CCA
10 18 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (30.95%) XenApp
13 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (30.95%) Citrix
14 12 (28.57%) CCNA
14 12 (28.57%) LAN
15 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
15 11 (26.19%) Degree
16 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (23.81%) MCSA
16 10 (23.81%) ITIL
16 10 (23.81%) Dell
16 10 (23.81%) WAN
17 9 (21.43%) Linux

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (88.10%) Office 365
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.90%) IaaS
3 5 (11.90%) PaaS
4 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) LAN
3 10 (23.81%) WAN
4 9 (21.43%) Firewall
5 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.90%) DNS
6 5 (11.90%) IPsec
6 5 (11.90%) SSL
6 5 (11.90%) VPN
7 4 (9.52%) Wireless
8 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.76%) ADSL
9 2 (4.76%) DHCP
9 2 (4.76%) VLAN
9 2 (4.76%) VoIP
10 1 (2.38%) NAS
10 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Consultant
1 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Help Desk Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) IT Technical Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior IT Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Technical Support
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
4 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.90%) Unix
8 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.76%) High Availability
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.38%) ERP
4 1 (2.38%) Information Security
4 1 (2.38%) IT Strategy
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Multichannel Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (61.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (42.86%) CCA
3 18 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (28.57%) CCNA
6 11 (26.19%) Degree
7 10 (23.81%) MCSA
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.76%) CCNP
9 2 (4.76%) MCITP
9 2 (4.76%) RHCE
10 1 (2.38%) MCP
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (88.10%) Hyper-V
2 29 (69.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 13 (30.95%) XenApp
5 6 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) VMware
2 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 10 (23.81%) Dell
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) Veeam
6 4 (9.52%) Apple
6 4 (9.52%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Meraki
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago