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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 68 83 86
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 31 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.85% 1.43% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.51% 4.84% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 295 413 282
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.16% 29.56% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 210 339 235
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 £25,290 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +19 27 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Mid Wales - 3 - -
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
3 41 (77.36%) Office 365
4 40 (75.47%) Windows
5 37 (69.81%) VMware
5 37 (69.81%) Hyper-V
6 35 (66.04%) MS Excel
7 29 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
9 26 (49.06%) SAN
9 26 (49.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (39.62%) Degree
11 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
12 18 (33.96%) CCA
12 18 (33.96%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (24.53%) XenApp
15 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (24.53%) ITIL
15 13 (24.53%) Citrix
16 12 (22.64%) LAN
16 12 (22.64%) CCNA
17 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
18 10 (18.87%) MCSA
18 10 (18.87%) Dell
18 10 (18.87%) WAN
19 9 (16.98%) Linux

MCSE
Top Related 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 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (66.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (77.36%) Office 365
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.32%) IaaS
3 6 (11.32%) PaaS
4 5 (9.43%) SaaS
5 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) SAN
2 12 (22.64%) LAN
3 10 (18.87%) WAN
4 9 (16.98%) Firewall
5 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.43%) DNS
6 5 (9.43%) IPsec
6 5 (9.43%) SSL
6 5 (9.43%) VPN
6 5 (9.43%) Wireless
7 3 (5.66%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.66%) Skype
7 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.77%) ADSL
8 2 (3.77%) DHCP
8 2 (3.77%) VLAN
8 2 (3.77%) VoIP
9 1 (1.89%) NAS
9 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Consultant
1 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) IT Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Help Desk Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) IT Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Active Directory Support
8 1 (1.89%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Support
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Senior IT Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.98%) Linux
6 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.43%) Unix
8 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
8 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) ITSM
2 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
2 9 (16.98%) Service Management
3 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.77%) Coaching
5 2 (3.77%) High Availability
5 2 (3.77%) Migration
5 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.89%) ERP
6 1 (1.89%) Information Security
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (49.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (39.62%) Degree
4 18 (33.96%) CCA
4 18 (33.96%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (22.64%) CCNA
7 10 (18.87%) MCSA
8 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.77%) CCNP
9 2 (3.77%) MCITP
9 2 (3.77%) MCP
9 2 (3.77%) RHCE
10 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) Hyper-V
2 29 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
4 13 (24.53%) XenApp
5 6 (11.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (69.81%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) Citrix
4 10 (18.87%) Dell
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) Veeam
6 4 (7.55%) Apple
6 4 (7.55%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle
7 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.89%) Meraki
Newport, Gwent
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago