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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 94 101 131
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +30
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 34 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 1.15% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 4.52% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 11
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,250 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
468 442 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.59% 25.49% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 410 341 419
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 27 November 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 November 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 +19 19 £23,500 -27.69%
Chester - 4 £50,000 -
Runcorn +2 3 - -
Wilmslow -17 2 - -
Northwich +1 1 - - 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 69 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (78.26%) Windows
3 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
4 46 (66.67%) MCITP
5 38 (55.07%) MCSA
6 37 (53.62%) MS Excel
7 35 (50.72%) Windows 7
8 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (44.93%) Hyper-V
10 30 (43.48%) MS Exchange
10 30 (43.48%) TCP/IP
11 29 (42.03%) Windows XP
12 27 (39.13%) MCP
13 26 (37.68%) MCTS
14 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (33.33%) VPN
15 23 (33.33%) Linux
15 23 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (33.33%) VMware
16 22 (31.88%) MS Office
17 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
18 20 (28.99%) ITIL
19 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
20 18 (26.09%) DNS
20 18 (26.09%) UNIX
20 18 (26.09%) DHCP
20 18 (26.09%) SAN
21 15 (21.74%) Degree
22 12 (17.39%) VMware ESX

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 30 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 23 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.59%) IIS
5 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (7.25%) Lync
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (53.62%) MS Excel
2 22 (31.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 23 (33.33%) VPN
3 18 (26.09%) DNS
3 18 (26.09%) SAN
3 18 (26.09%) DHCP
4 8 (11.59%) LAN
4 8 (11.59%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.14%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) Firewall
6 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) VLAN
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.45%) WLAN
7 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) IT Support
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) IT Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (4.35%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Clustering
1 7 (10.14%) User Experience
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.35%) EPoS
3 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.45%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Windows 7
3 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (42.03%) Windows XP
6 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (33.33%) Linux
8 18 (26.09%) UNIX
9 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
2 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
2 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
3 5 (7.25%) Change Management
3 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.80%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Information Security
5 3 (4.35%) Information Security Management
5 3 (4.35%) Security Management
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.35%) CRM
5 3 (4.35%) ERP
6 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.45%) Network Design
7 1 (1.45%) Release Management
7 1 (1.45%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.94%) VB
3 8 (11.59%) SQL
4 7 (10.14%) VBScript
5 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (66.67%) MCITP
3 38 (55.07%) MCSA
4 27 (39.13%) MCP
5 26 (37.68%) MCTS
6 15 (21.74%) Degree
7 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
7 7 (10.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (10.14%) MCDST
8 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.35%) CCNA
10 3 (4.35%) HND
10 3 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.90%) CCNP
12 1 (1.45%) RHCE
12 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.45%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (44.93%) Hyper-V
2 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.25%) XenApp
6 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.90%) vSphere
9 1 (1.45%) XenServer
9 1 (1.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Legato
2 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.33%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) EMC
4 11 (15.94%) HP
5 10 (14.49%) Cisco
6 9 (13.04%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) NETGEAR
8 3 (4.35%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Veeam
9 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.45%) NetApp
9 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.45%) Wyse
9 1 (1.45%) SAP
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 10 hours ago