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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 77 97
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.91% 1.68% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 6.61% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 7
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £17,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £46,250 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

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 250 333 428
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.18% 25.36% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 420 637 755
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,583 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 +1 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
MCSE
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (92.68%) Windows
3 36 (87.80%) VMware
4 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
4 31 (75.61%) Office 365
5 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (65.85%) Hyper-V
7 26 (63.41%) SAN
8 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (56.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
11 17 (41.46%) CCA
11 17 (41.46%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
12 15 (36.59%) CCNA
13 13 (31.71%) Dell
14 12 (29.27%) Citrix
14 12 (29.27%) XenApp
15 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
16 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (21.95%) Firewall
18 8 (19.51%) ITIL
19 7 (17.07%) Cisco
20 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
20 6 (14.63%) Veeam
20 6 (14.63%) HP

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 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (75.61%) Office 365
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
4 2 (4.88%) SaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) iSCSI
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) ADSL
6 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (4.88%) Advertising
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Consultant
2 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Support
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.63%) Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
6 4 (9.76%) Unix
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) ITSM
2 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
2 3 (7.32%) Service Management
3 2 (4.88%) High Availability
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.88%) Project Management
3 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.44%) Information Security
4 1 (2.44%) IT Strategy
4 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Migration
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (56.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (41.46%) CCA
3 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (41.46%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (36.59%) CCNA
5 6 (14.63%) MCSA
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) CCNP
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.44%) MCITP
10 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (65.85%) Hyper-V
2 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (29.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) VMware
2 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Dell
4 12 (29.27%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco
6 6 (14.63%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) Veeam
7 4 (9.76%) Apple
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
8 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) Meraki
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago