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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 73 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 25 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.19% 1.69% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.43% 7.67% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 28
Median salary £26,500 £26,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -19.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
265 313 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.25% 22.07% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 192 276 413
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 9 £38,500 +75.00% 1
Wilmslow - 5 £20,000 -
Macclesfield - 4 £26,500 - 1
Chester - 2 £22,500 -
Crewe - 2 £36,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (93.88%) Windows
2 46 (93.88%) Windows Server
3 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
3 37 (75.51%) MCITP
4 34 (69.39%) MCSA
5 30 (61.22%) MS Exchange
5 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
6 28 (57.14%) Office 365
7 26 (53.06%) VMware
8 23 (46.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (44.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (38.78%) DNS
11 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
12 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (30.61%) SQL
14 14 (28.57%) DHCP
15 13 (26.53%) MCP
15 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
16 12 (24.49%) Windows 8
16 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (22.45%) Firewall
17 11 (22.45%) Mac OS X
17 11 (22.45%) Apple
18 10 (20.41%) VMware Server
19 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
20 8 (16.33%) VPN
20 8 (16.33%) ITIL
20 8 (16.33%) Data Centre

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 30 (61.22%) MS Exchange
2 23 (46.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (44.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (57.14%) Office 365
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) DNS
2 14 (28.57%) DHCP
3 11 (22.45%) Firewall
4 8 (16.33%) VPN
5 6 (12.24%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (6.12%) MPLS
6 3 (6.12%) SAN
6 3 (6.12%) VLAN
7 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
8 1 (2.04%) Skype
8 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Marketing
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) IT Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) IT Support
3 12 (24.49%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (20.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 9 (18.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Server Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (16.33%) Exchange Support
7 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 3 (6.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (93.88%) Windows
1 46 (93.88%) Windows Server
2 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.49%) Windows 8
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 3 (6.12%) Presales
4 2 (4.08%) Migration
4 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.04%) CRM
5 1 (2.04%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (2.04%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Information Management
5 1 (2.04%) Information Security
5 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (75.51%) MCITP
3 34 (69.39%) MCSA
4 13 (26.53%) MCP
5 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.12%) CCA
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.04%) GIAC
7 1 (2.04%) MCTS
7 1 (2.04%) SANS
System Software
1 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
3 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.41%) VMware Server
5 8 (16.33%) vSphere
6 4 (8.16%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.08%) XenApp
7 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) vRealize
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (53.06%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Apple
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Draytek
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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