The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 50 65 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.48% 0.84% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 3.18% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year -3.22% +6.16%  

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 Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 106 157 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 25.24% 26.48% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 93 139 83
Median salary £32,500 £46,150 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.57% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

MCSE
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Swindon

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam