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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 87 74 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 32 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.88% 2.97% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.58% 12.35% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 18
Average salary £33,750 £33,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £42,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
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
373 429 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.94% 24.01% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 269 279 284
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
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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 +14 14 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Knutsford -5 9 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Northwich +5 1 £37,500 +82.92%
Wilmslow -6 1 £39,000 +20.00%
Runcorn -8 1 - - 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (96.92%) Windows
3 52 (80.00%) MCITP
4 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
5 47 (72.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (63.08%) TCP/IP
7 40 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (56.92%) Windows 7
9 35 (53.85%) MCSA
10 34 (52.31%) MCP
11 31 (47.69%) VMware
12 30 (46.15%) MS Exchange
12 30 (46.15%) DNS
13 29 (44.62%) DHCP
13 29 (44.62%) MS Excel
14 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
15 26 (40.00%) VPN
15 26 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
16 25 (38.46%) CCNA
16 25 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (36.92%) ITIL
18 22 (33.85%) SAN
18 22 (33.85%) PowerShell
19 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2013
19 21 (32.31%) Cisco
20 20 (30.77%) MCTS
21 19 (29.23%) MS Office
22 17 (26.15%) Hyper-V
23 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
23 15 (23.08%) Linux

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 25 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.08%) Lync
6 2 (3.08%) IIS
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (44.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (29.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (63.08%) TCP/IP
2 30 (46.15%) DNS
3 29 (44.62%) DHCP
4 26 (40.00%) VPN
5 22 (33.85%) SAN
6 10 (15.38%) VLAN
7 9 (13.85%) VDSL
7 9 (13.85%) ADSL
7 9 (13.85%) LAN
7 9 (13.85%) NAS
8 7 (10.77%) WAN
9 4 (6.15%) Firewall
10 2 (3.08%) Network Security
11 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.54%) Wireless
11 1 (1.54%) Internet
11 1 (1.54%) SSH
11 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
2 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Analyst
1 15 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (16.92%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) IT Manager
5 10 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.69%) IT Support
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Clustering
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) EPoS
4 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.08%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 63 (96.92%) Windows
2 47 (72.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (56.92%) Windows 7
5 15 (23.08%) Linux
6 13 (20.00%) UNIX
7 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
7 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.08%) CentOS
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.08%) AIX
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) ITIL
2 12 (18.46%) Problem Management
3 10 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 9 (13.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (13.85%) Change Management
5 4 (6.15%) Migration
6 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.62%) Network Design
6 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.08%) Change Control
7 2 (3.08%) ERP
8 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.54%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.54%) Data Management
8 1 (1.54%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.54%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.38%) VBScript
2 10 (15.38%) VB
3 5 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (80.00%) MCITP
3 35 (53.85%) MCSA
4 34 (52.31%) MCP
5 26 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (38.46%) CCNA
7 20 (30.77%) MCTS
8 9 (13.85%) JNCIA
9 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (6.15%) Degree
10 4 (6.15%) CCENT
10 4 (6.15%) CCDP
10 4 (6.15%) CCIE
10 4 (6.15%) CCNP
11 3 (4.62%) A+ Certification
11 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.62%) MCDST
12 2 (3.08%) HP ASE
12 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) Hyper-V
3 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.62%) vSphere
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) vCloud
6 1 (1.54%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.54%) WSUS
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 31 (47.69%) VMware
3 21 (32.31%) Cisco
4 15 (23.08%) HP
5 12 (18.46%) EMC
6 10 (15.38%) IBM
7 9 (13.85%) Dell
7 9 (13.85%) Juniper
8 6 (9.23%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Symantec
10 2 (3.08%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.54%) Avaya
11 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.54%) Wyse
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 11 days ago