Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 85 104
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 31 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.07% 1.77% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.34% 5.14% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 35
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% -12.12% +3.13%
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 489 545 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 32.60% 34.52% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 414 476 617
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,325 £22,130 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -16 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Trowbridge - 7 - -
Swindon +12 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Chippenham +1 3 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Melksham - 1 £42,500 -
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (77.42%) ITIL
3 22 (70.97%) MCSA
4 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
4 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
5 14 (45.16%) V-Model
5 14 (45.16%) OpenUP
5 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
5 14 (45.16%) Waterfall
5 14 (45.16%) Process Improvement
5 14 (45.16%) Manual Testing
5 14 (45.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Stress Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Integration Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Test Management
5 14 (45.16%) Incident Management
5 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
5 14 (45.16%) Release Management
5 14 (45.16%) Test Strategy
5 14 (45.16%) Functional Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (45.16%) DevOps
5 14 (45.16%) Test Planning
5 14 (45.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 14 (45.16%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (45.16%) ISEB
5 14 (45.16%) DSDM
5 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
5 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2

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 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Lead Tester
1 14 (45.16%) Technical Leader
1 14 (45.16%) Technical Tester
1 14 (45.16%) Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) ICT Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) ICT Support
3 5 (16.13%) ICT Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) IT Support
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (9.68%) IT Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) CMDB
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) ITIL
2 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
3 14 (45.16%) DevOps
3 14 (45.16%) Functional Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Integration Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Manual Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (45.16%) OpenUP
3 14 (45.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Process Improvement
3 14 (45.16%) Release Management
3 14 (45.16%) Stress Testing
3 14 (45.16%) System Integration Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
3 14 (45.16%) Test Management
3 14 (45.16%) Test Planning
3 14 (45.16%) Test Strategy
3 14 (45.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (45.16%) V-Model
3 14 (45.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (70.97%) MCSA
3 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
4 14 (45.16%) CEH
4 14 (45.16%) ISEB
4 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (19.35%) CCNA
7 5 (16.13%) HNC
7 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.45%) HND
8 2 (6.45%) MCP
8 2 (6.45%) VCP5
9 1 (3.23%) CCA
9 1 (3.23%) CCNP
9 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (3.23%) Degree
9 1 (3.23%) MCITP
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Lumension
3 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
3 2 (6.45%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix