Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 122 128
Rank change year-on-year +46 +6 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 33 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.30% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.12% 2.50% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 15
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £22,200 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £37,200 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year +3.17% -10.64% +5.22%

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 326 600 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.72% 27.46% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 284 546 652
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £21,260
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,875 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,434
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.23% +1.24%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Newport - 19 £40,000 -
Cardiff +30 9 £26,500 -11.67%
Caerphilly +2 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Bridgend - 1 £18,500 -
MCSE
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (96.97%) Windows
3 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
4 25 (75.76%) VMware
4 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (63.64%) Office 365
7 19 (57.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (57.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (57.58%) Hyper-V
8 18 (54.55%) XenApp
8 18 (54.55%) SAN
8 18 (54.55%) Citrix
8 18 (54.55%) CCA
8 18 (54.55%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (15.15%) CCNA
12 5 (15.15%) MCSA
12 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
13 4 (12.12%) Advertising
13 4 (12.12%) MCITP
13 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
13 4 (12.12%) IIS
13 4 (12.12%) Change Management
14 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification

MCSE
Co-occurring 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 19 (57.58%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Google Drive
3 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) DMZ
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) PBX
4 1 (3.03%) PSTN
4 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Consultant
1 18 (54.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) iSeries
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (57.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (54.55%) CCA
3 18 (54.55%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 5 (15.15%) MCSA
6 4 (12.12%) MCITP
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (6.06%) CCNP
8 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) MCP
9 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
9 1 (3.03%) MCTS
9 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (57.58%) Hyper-V
3 18 (54.55%) XenApp
4 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 25 (75.76%) VMware
3 18 (54.55%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) HP