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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 35 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 0.80% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.46% 3.05% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 30
Average salary £25,750 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £17,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
469 426 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.55% 26.18% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 340 337 517
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,990 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -9 15 £23,500 - 1
Runcorn - 4 £24,000 -
Knutsford -4 3 - -
Macclesfield +4 1 £55,000 +223.52%
Chester -2 1 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Wilmslow -8 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (77.38%) Windows
3 57 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 48 (57.14%) MCITP
5 36 (42.86%) MCSA
6 33 (39.29%) Windows 7
7 31 (36.90%) VMware
8 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
9 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
9 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
9 29 (34.52%) MCP
9 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
10 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (28.57%) ITIL
12 21 (25.00%) Windows XP
12 21 (25.00%) Citrix
12 21 (25.00%) VPN
12 21 (25.00%) MCTS
13 20 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
14 19 (22.62%) DNS
15 18 (21.43%) MS Office
16 17 (20.24%) UNIX
16 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (19.05%) DHCP
18 15 (17.86%) Cisco
18 15 (17.86%) SQL
18 15 (17.86%) Linux

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 20 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.71%) IIS
5 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.76%) Apache
6 4 (4.76%) Lync
7 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) VPN
2 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 19 (22.62%) DNS
4 16 (19.05%) DHCP
5 13 (15.48%) SAN
6 12 (14.29%) LAN
6 12 (14.29%) WAN
7 5 (5.95%) Firewall
8 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.76%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.76%) SMS
9 3 (3.57%) VoIP
9 3 (3.57%) PBX
10 2 (2.38%) DSL
11 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.19%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (2.38%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.33%) Games
4 4 (4.76%) Back Office
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) IT Support
4 9 (10.71%) Coordinator
5 8 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Administrator
8 5 (5.95%) Operations Manager
8 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.57%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Application Packaging
2 5 (5.95%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.76%) Firmware
1 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (77.38%) Windows
2 33 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 17 (20.24%) UNIX
7 15 (17.86%) Linux
8 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.76%) AIX
10 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.57%) Windows NT
10 3 (3.57%) zOS
10 3 (3.57%) MVS
10 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 15 (17.86%) Migration
3 6 (7.14%) Change Management
4 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.57%) Information Security
6 3 (3.57%) Information Security Management
6 3 (3.57%) Security Management
6 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.57%) CRM
6 3 (3.57%) ERP
6 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.19%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.57%) VBScript
5 1 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
5 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (57.14%) MCITP
3 36 (42.86%) MCSA
4 29 (34.52%) MCP
5 21 (25.00%) MCTS
6 15 (17.86%) Degree
7 12 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (13.10%) CCNA
9 6 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (5.95%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (4.76%) CCNP
12 3 (3.57%) MCDST
12 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.19%) CCA
13 1 (1.19%) RHCE
13 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
3 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.14%) XenApp
6 5 (5.95%) vSphere
7 4 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.38%) XenServer
8 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.19%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.19%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
1 7 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.57%) SCOM
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.19%) Legato
Vendors
1 57 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.90%) VMware
3 21 (25.00%) Citrix
4 15 (17.86%) Cisco
5 7 (8.33%) McAfee
6 5 (5.95%) HP
7 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 3 (3.57%) Symantec
8 2 (2.38%) CA
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp
9 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.19%) Veeam
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) Dell
9 1 (1.19%) EMC
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 26 days ago