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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 65 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.75% 1.05% 3.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.31% 6.76% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 19
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
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
121 74 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.57% 15.55% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 100 67 95
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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
Chorley - 3 £42,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (60.00%) NAS
5 6 (60.00%) MCITP
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (50.00%) SAN
6 5 (50.00%) MCTS
6 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (40.00%) Network Security
7 4 (40.00%) Migration
7 4 (40.00%) NetApp
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (40.00%) Data Security
7 4 (40.00%) MCP
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
7 4 (40.00%) Software Licensing
8 3 (30.00%) MS Office
8 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (20.00%) Linux
9 2 (20.00%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) NAS
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) DECT
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (40.00%) Support Manager
3 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 2 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Security
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCITP
3 5 (50.00%) MCTS
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix