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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 48 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.84% 0.28% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 0.86% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £17,000 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,800 £25,000 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%

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
120 116 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.54% 33.05% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 107 73 68
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Lancashire

MCSE
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn 0 2 £17,000 -32.00%
Chorley - 2 £25,500 -
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Burnley - 1 £17,000 -
Preston - 1 £23,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) Solaris
7 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) Wireless
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) XenApp
8 4 (28.57%) Sendmail
8 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 4 (28.57%) Network Security
8 4 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 4 (28.57%) Internet
8 4 (28.57%) Lotus
8 4 (28.57%) SCSA
8 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (28.57%) SCNA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) FTP
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) SMTP
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Server Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 4 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) RHCE
2 4 (28.57%) SCNA
2 4 (28.57%) SCSA
2 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) Sendmail
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 2 (14.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Lotus
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) arcserve
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle