Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 82 63
Rank change year-on-year -26 -19 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 40 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.22% 2.58% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.20% 7.30% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 62
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £31,975 £31,250 £29,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £45,250
South West median annual salary £46,000 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +31.43% -9.68% +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 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 687 548 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.17% 35.40% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 560 466 565
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +10.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,313 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,298
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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
Swindon 0 12 £48,000 +47.69% 1
Salisbury -25 5 £60,000 +71.43%
Chippenham -9 3 £26,000 -13.33%
Calne -3 1 £33,500 +59.52%
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 18 (81.82%) ITIL
4 14 (63.64%) Windows
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (40.91%) SCCM
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (40.91%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (40.91%) Break/Fix
7 8 (36.36%) MCP
7 8 (36.36%) MCSA
7 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
8 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Legal
8 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
9 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) DevOps
10 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
10 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
10 5 (22.73%) Office 365
10 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (22.73%) NetScaler

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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) NetScaler
2 4 (18.18%) Skype
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DMZ
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) HDInsight
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MSI
General
1 7 (31.82%) Legal
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Citrix Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 4 (18.18%) Lead Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Packager
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Applications Packager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Packager
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
1 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Break/Fix
3 9 (40.91%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Change Management
6 5 (22.73%) DSDM
6 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
6 5 (22.73%) RAD
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Stress Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Test Management
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) MCP
2 8 (36.36%) MCSA
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) CCA
5 5 (22.73%) CEH
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) ISEB
5 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) MCDST
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.55%) CCDP
8 1 (4.55%) CCNA
8 1 (4.55%) CCNP
8 1 (4.55%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (22.73%) XenApp
2 5 (22.73%) XenServer
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) HDFS
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) SCOM
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
2 5 (22.73%) Ivanti
2 5 (22.73%) Wyse
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) arcserve
6 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat