The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 84 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 42 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.44% 2.18% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.69% 8.72% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 10
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,500 £27,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MCSE
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
393 447 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.88% 24.93% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 286 319 329
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Cheshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 14 £23,000 -2.12% 3
Knutsford 0 8 £37,500 - 1
Runcorn -3 7 - - 1
Macclesfield +18 3 £29,000 -47.27%
Wilmslow +3 3 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Widnes - 1 £21,000 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 72 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (97.22%) Windows
3 51 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 48 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (63.89%) MCITP
5 46 (63.89%) MS Exchange
6 45 (62.50%) Windows 7
7 43 (59.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (58.33%) DNS
9 41 (56.94%) Active Directory
10 40 (55.56%) MCSA
10 40 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 38 (52.78%) ITIL
12 36 (50.00%) MCP
12 36 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (50.00%) CCNA
12 36 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 35 (48.61%) TCP/IP
13 35 (48.61%) VMware
14 34 (47.22%) DHCP
15 31 (43.06%) MCTS
16 29 (40.28%) Cisco
17 28 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (37.50%) VPN
19 26 (36.11%) Hyper-V
20 23 (31.94%) MS Office
21 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
21 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
22 19 (26.39%) HP
22 19 (26.39%) PowerShell

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (63.89%) MS Exchange
2 40 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (31.94%) MS Office
2 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (58.33%) DNS
2 35 (48.61%) TCP/IP
3 34 (47.22%) DHCP
4 27 (37.50%) VPN
5 18 (25.00%) SAN
6 15 (20.83%) WAN
7 14 (19.44%) LAN
8 12 (16.67%) VLAN
8 12 (16.67%) NAS
9 11 (15.28%) VDSL
9 11 (15.28%) ADSL
10 9 (12.50%) Firewall
11 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
12 3 (4.17%) Internet
13 2 (2.78%) Broadband
13 2 (2.78%) Network Security
14 1 (1.39%) SSH
14 1 (1.39%) VoIP
14 1 (1.39%) SMTP
14 1 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (9.72%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Support Engineer
1 19 (26.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) IT Manager
3 14 (19.44%) IT Support
4 13 (18.06%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (11.11%) Administrator
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.72%) Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) IT Administrator
9 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Thin Client
2 10 (13.89%) Fat Client
3 7 (9.72%) EPoS
4 5 (6.94%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (97.22%) Windows
2 48 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 43 (59.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 17 (23.61%) Windows 8
7 11 (15.28%) Linux
8 5 (6.94%) UNIX
9 4 (5.56%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.78%) CentOS
11 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) ITIL
2 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
3 13 (18.06%) Change Management
4 11 (15.28%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 8 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 7 (9.72%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.94%) CRM
8 5 (6.94%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.17%) Server Building
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.17%) Data Management
10 2 (2.78%) Network Design
10 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.78%) ITIL V2
10 2 (2.78%) ERP
11 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.39%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 72 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (63.89%) MCITP
3 40 (55.56%) MCSA
4 36 (50.00%) MCP
4 36 (50.00%) CCNA
4 36 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (43.06%) MCTS
6 14 (19.44%) Degree
7 11 (15.28%) JNCIA
8 10 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (9.72%) CCENT
9 7 (9.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (9.72%) CCDP
9 7 (9.72%) CCIE
9 7 (9.72%) HND
10 3 (4.17%) A+ Certification
10 3 (4.17%) CCNP
11 2 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (56.94%) Active Directory
2 28 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (36.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.33%) vSphere
4 6 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.94%) vCloud
6 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.39%) Xen
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) WSUS
1 6 (8.33%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) VMware
3 29 (40.28%) Cisco
4 19 (26.39%) HP
5 12 (16.67%) IBM
6 11 (15.28%) Citrix
6 11 (15.28%) Juniper
6 11 (15.28%) Dell
7 6 (8.33%) Symantec
7 6 (8.33%) ProCurve
8 5 (6.94%) EMC
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.39%) Mitel
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago