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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 69 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.94% 2.25% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 7.53% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 21
Median salary £35,000 £32,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.52% -19.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 240 279 383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 32.04% 29.84% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 210 230 296
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Salisbury - 10 £37,500 -
Swindon - 4 £40,000 -
Chippenham -2 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Corsham - 2 £33,000 -
Calne - 1 £21,000 -
Malmesbury - 1 £47,500 -
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (87.88%) Windows
3 24 (72.73%) ITIL
4 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
4 23 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (60.61%) MCSA
6 19 (57.58%) CCNA
7 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
8 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (45.45%) VMware
9 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
10 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
11 11 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 11 (33.33%) SQL
11 11 (33.33%) Firewall
12 10 (30.30%) X.400
12 10 (30.30%) SMTP
12 10 (30.30%) DHCP
12 10 (30.30%) FTP
12 10 (30.30%) HTTP
12 10 (30.30%) DNS
12 10 (30.30%) ArcSight
12 10 (30.30%) Office 365
12 10 (30.30%) DV Cleared
12 10 (30.30%) CESG
12 10 (30.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (30.30%) CISMP

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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (30.30%) DHCP
2 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 10 (30.30%) FTP
2 10 (30.30%) HTTP
2 10 (30.30%) SMTP
2 10 (30.30%) X.400
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MS Access
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (39.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) IT Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (30.30%) CESG
3 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Proactive Monitoring
2 10 (30.30%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.12%) SIEM
5 2 (6.06%) Application Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) ISMS
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (60.61%) MCSA
4 19 (57.58%) CCNA
5 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
7 11 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (30.30%) CISMP
8 10 (30.30%) DV Cleared
8 10 (30.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (12.12%) CCNP
9 4 (12.12%) CISSP
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (9.09%) Degree
11 2 (6.06%) MCP
11 2 (6.06%) MOS
12 1 (3.03%) CCA
12 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) ArcSight
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Veeam