Period
to 17 February 2019

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

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 88 89
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 25 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.48% 2.09% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% 6.33% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 29
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -16.42%
10th Percentile £32,750 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,875 £45,000 £40,800
South West median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% +12.50% -0.31%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 632 490 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 37.33% 33.02% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 482 420 480
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £44,829 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.02% +3.75% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Salary histogram for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Salisbury -3 10 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Swindon -13 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Chippenham -15 2 £37,500 +36.36%
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (64.00%) ITIL
4 14 (56.00%) MCSA
5 13 (52.00%) Windows
6 12 (48.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Integration Testing
7 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
7 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (40.00%) ISEB
7 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 10 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 10 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (36.00%) OpenUP
8 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (36.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (36.00%) DSDM
8 9 (36.00%) RAD
8 9 (36.00%) Scrum
8 9 (36.00%) Unified Process
8 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (36.00%) V-Model
9 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
9 7 (28.00%) MCP
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (24.00%) PowerShell

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Skype
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) DSL
3 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) WLAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Legal
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Packager
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Applications Packager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Packager
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 10 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) DSDM
4 9 (36.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (36.00%) OpenUP
4 9 (36.00%) RAD
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Unified Process
4 9 (36.00%) V-Model
4 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (24.00%) Break/Fix
5 6 (24.00%) Business Transformation
5 6 (24.00%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (56.00%) MCSA
3 10 (40.00%) ISEB
3 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (28.00%) MCP
4 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.00%) CCNA
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) CEH
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) MCDST
8 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (8.00%) CCA
9 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (4.00%) CCDP
10 1 (4.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) XenServer
3 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Ivanti
4 2 (8.00%) Wyse
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat