The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 59 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.40% 0.60% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 4.17% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 14
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +50.00%
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 Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
119 72 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.75% 14.46% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 84 64 81
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £20,200 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Lancashire

MCSE
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Lancashire 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
Preston +6 1 £27,500 -15.38%
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) MCITP
4 5 (62.50%) MCTS
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) MCP
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (50.00%) Data Security
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Software Licensing
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (50.00%) NAS
5 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (50.00%) Support Manager
3 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Security
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) MCTS
3 5 (62.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Google