Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 134 107
Rank change year-on-year +36 -27 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 23 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.24% 0.30% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.90% 1.45% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 25
Wales median annual salary £31,000 £40,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.93% +27.34% +2.40%
10th Percentile £27,250 £34,000 £21,150
90th Percentile £49,500 £51,857 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 390 414 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.05% 20.42% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 325 283 377
Wales median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,675 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,235 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Wales

MCSE
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Wales

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Wales over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Wales

MCSE
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
South Wales +18 22 £30,000 -29.41% 9
North Wales +5 1 £37,500 -3.85%
MCSE
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) ITIL
3 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (65.22%) CCNA
5 13 (56.52%) SCCM
6 12 (52.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (43.48%) Advertising
8 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
8 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
9 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
9 7 (30.43%) iSeries
9 7 (30.43%) Veeam
9 7 (30.43%) AS400
9 7 (30.43%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco
10 6 (26.09%) MCSA
11 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
11 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
11 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
12 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
12 4 (17.39%) Azure
13 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
13 3 (13.04%) Git (software)

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Azure
2 1 (4.35%) AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (8.70%) Skype
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (43.48%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (30.43%) Desktop Support
2 7 (30.43%) Desktop Support Technician
2 7 (30.43%) Desktop Technician
2 7 (30.43%) Support Technician
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Server Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) AS400
1 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
1 7 (30.43%) iSeries
2 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
2 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Task Automation
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Microservices
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Management
5 1 (4.35%) Technology Roadmap
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNA
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (26.09%) MCSA
4 3 (13.04%) LPIC
5 2 (8.70%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) CCA
6 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Docker
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) UAG
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) Ansible
3 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 3 (13.04%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Veeam
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.35%) arcserve
5 1 (4.35%) Becrypt
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
5 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec