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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 83 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 38 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.20% 1.83% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.90% 7.46% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 11
Average salary £25,000 £25,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% -14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £23,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,750 £50,000
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
427 469 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.75% 24.54% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 319 340 332
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 18 £23,000 -2.12%
Knutsford 0 5 £37,500 -
Macclesfield +21 3 £29,000 -47.27%
Wilmslow +5 3 £20,000 -50.00%
Runcorn -5 3 - -
Chester -7 1 £47,500 -20.83% 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (94.03%) Windows
3 49 (73.13%) Microsoft
4 47 (70.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (67.16%) MS Exchange
6 43 (64.18%) Active Directory
7 41 (61.19%) Windows 7
8 39 (58.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 39 (58.21%) MCITP
9 38 (56.72%) DNS
10 37 (55.22%) MCSA
10 37 (55.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (53.73%) ITIL
12 34 (50.75%) VMware
13 33 (49.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 32 (47.76%) MCP
14 32 (47.76%) TCP/IP
15 30 (44.78%) DHCP
15 30 (44.78%) CCNA
15 30 (44.78%) Cisco Certification
16 29 (43.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (43.28%) MCTS
17 25 (37.31%) Hyper-V
17 25 (37.31%) Cisco
18 23 (34.33%) VPN
19 20 (29.85%) MS Office
19 20 (29.85%) Windows XP
19 20 (29.85%) PowerShell
20 16 (23.88%) SAN
20 16 (23.88%) MS Excel

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (67.16%) MS Exchange
2 39 (58.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (49.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) MS Office
2 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (56.72%) DNS
2 32 (47.76%) TCP/IP
3 30 (44.78%) DHCP
4 23 (34.33%) VPN
5 16 (23.88%) SAN
6 14 (20.90%) WAN
7 12 (17.91%) LAN
8 11 (16.42%) Firewall
9 10 (14.93%) VLAN
9 10 (14.93%) NAS
10 9 (13.43%) VDSL
10 9 (13.43%) ADSL
11 5 (7.46%) iSCSI
12 3 (4.48%) Wireless
12 3 (4.48%) Internet
13 2 (2.99%) Broadband
14 1 (1.49%) VoIP
14 1 (1.49%) SMTP
14 1 (1.49%) FTP
14 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Support Engineer
2 19 (28.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) IT Support
4 16 (23.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 16 (23.88%) IT Manager
5 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Administrator
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.97%) IT Administrator
10 4 (5.97%) Support Team Leader
11 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
12 2 (2.99%) Help Desk Support
12 2 (2.99%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Thin Client
2 10 (14.93%) Fat Client
3 7 (10.45%) EPoS
4 4 (5.97%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (94.03%) Windows
2 47 (70.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (61.19%) Windows 7
4 37 (55.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (29.85%) Windows XP
6 15 (22.39%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.46%) Linux
8 4 (5.97%) Mac OS
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Change Management
2 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
3 9 (13.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (10.45%) Patch Management
4 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.96%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (8.96%) CRM
6 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.48%) Data Management
8 3 (4.48%) Security Patching
8 3 (4.48%) Server Building
9 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.49%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.49%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (58.21%) MCITP
3 37 (55.22%) MCSA
4 32 (47.76%) MCP
5 30 (44.78%) CCNA
5 30 (44.78%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (43.28%) MCTS
7 15 (22.39%) Degree
8 9 (13.43%) JNCIA
9 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (10.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (10.45%) HND
10 6 (8.96%) CCIE
10 6 (8.96%) CCDP
10 6 (8.96%) CCENT
11 3 (4.48%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (64.18%) Active Directory
2 29 (43.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (37.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.46%) vSphere
6 4 (5.97%) vCloud
7 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.49%) Xen
7 1 (1.49%) XenApp
7 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) WSUS
2 5 (7.46%) SCCM
3 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (50.75%) VMware
3 25 (37.31%) Cisco
4 14 (20.90%) HP
5 9 (13.43%) Dell
5 9 (13.43%) IBM
5 9 (13.43%) Juniper
6 8 (11.94%) Citrix
7 5 (7.46%) Symantec
8 4 (5.97%) EMC
8 4 (5.97%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.49%) Mitel
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago