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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 62 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 3 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.63% 0.73% 2.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 4.88% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
95 82 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.96% 14.99% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 72 65 134
Average salary £35,000 £27,204 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.65% -16.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 20 October 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
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 5 (55.56%) NAS
4 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) MCSA
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Change Management
6 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
6 3 (33.33%) Life Science
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (33.33%) Degree

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
1 5 (55.56%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) DECT
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) BCP
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (22.22%) MCTS
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) XenServer
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle