The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 27 19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 2.33% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category - 13.64% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,875
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
MCSE
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Qualifications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 39.82% 17.05% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 8
Average salary £45,000 £43,437 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.59% +47.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £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 Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

MCSE
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Durham region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Durham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCPD
2 7 (87.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Marketing
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (87.50%) Web Application Development
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Graceful Degradation
2 7 (87.50%) CSS3
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) MCSD
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Head of Technology
2 3 (37.50%) Head of Development
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
1 7 (87.50%) CSS3
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Blog
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Data Management
1 7 (87.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Progressive Enhancement
1 7 (87.50%) Web Application Development
1 7 (87.50%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 7 (87.50%) MCPD
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) VMware