Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 95 114
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 19 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.16% 1.62% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 5.06% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 20
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% +11.54% -10.34%
South West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -9.09% +10.00%

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 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 498 494 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.35% 32.04% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 425 436 585
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,130 £23,462
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Salisbury -19 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Swindon +16 3 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Chippenham +1 2 £60,000 +71.43%
Melksham - 2 £42,500 -
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) MCSA
3 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) RAD
5 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
5 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 9 (47.37%) DSDM
5 9 (47.37%) ISEB
5 9 (47.37%) Quality Management
5 9 (47.37%) Change Management
5 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) Unified Process
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) V-Model
5 9 (47.37%) OpenUP
5 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
5 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Stress Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Test Management
5 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
5 9 (47.37%) CEH
5 9 (47.37%) Penetration Testing

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 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.26%) ADSL
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Lead Tester
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Leader
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Tester
1 9 (47.37%) Tester
2 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Presales Solution Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Presales Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Incident Management
2 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (47.37%) OpenUP
2 9 (47.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Process Improvement
2 9 (47.37%) Stress Testing
2 9 (47.37%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) Test Management
2 9 (47.37%) Test Planning
2 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
2 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) V-Model
2 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (57.89%) MCSA
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) CEH
3 9 (47.37%) ISEB
3 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (26.32%) CCNA
6 3 (15.79%) CCNP
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) MCP
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) MCITP
7 2 (10.53%) VCP5
8 1 (5.26%) CCA
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (5.26%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Lumension
4 2 (10.53%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam