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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 59 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.17% 1.65% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 8.54% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
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
134 82 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.12% 19.39% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 120 70 107
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram 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 29 May 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 0 4 £42,500 +41.66%
Blackburn - 2 £26,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
5 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
6 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (62.50%) DNS
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (62.50%) NAS
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (56.25%) VMware
8 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
8 7 (43.75%) MS Office
8 7 (43.75%) MCP
9 6 (37.50%) DECT
9 6 (37.50%) VoIP
9 6 (37.50%) DHCP
9 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
9 6 (37.50%) SLA
9 6 (37.50%) Internet
9 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
9 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
9 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
9 6 (37.50%) Resource Management
9 6 (37.50%) Life Science
9 6 (37.50%) MCITP
9 6 (37.50%) Performance Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
1 10 (62.50%) NAS
2 6 (37.50%) DECT
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (37.50%) Operations Manager
1 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) IT Operations Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Life Science
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (37.50%) Resource Management
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
1 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Management
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (37.50%) Software Deployment
2 4 (25.00%) Data Security
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCP
3 6 (37.50%) MCITP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) MCTS
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) MCSA
5 3 (18.75%) HNC
5 3 (18.75%) HND
5 3 (18.75%) GNVQ
5 3 (18.75%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix