The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 158 129 122
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 24 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 1.42% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 5.24% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 59
Median salary £40,000 £39,212 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +20.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
869 897 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.44% 27.03% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 759 726 691
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCSE
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Manchester

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCSE
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Altrincham - 4 £32,000 -
Stockport +15 1 £52,500 +31.25%
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 92 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (68.48%) Microsoft
2 63 (68.48%) Windows
3 57 (61.96%) MCSA
3 57 (61.96%) Active Directory
4 44 (47.83%) VMware
5 42 (45.65%) Windows Server
6 41 (44.57%) ITIL
7 34 (36.96%) MS Exchange
7 34 (36.96%) DHCP
7 34 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (34.78%) MCITP
9 32 (34.78%) MCP
10 30 (32.61%) HP
11 28 (30.43%) DNS
11 28 (30.43%) Hyper-V
12 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (27.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (27.17%) CCNA
12 25 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (26.09%) Citrix
14 23 (25.00%) Cisco
14 23 (25.00%) LAN
15 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
16 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (21.74%) MCTS
17 20 (21.74%) SQL
18 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
19 18 (19.57%) NetApp

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 34 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (19.57%) Skype for Business
4 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
6 8 (8.70%) IIS
6 8 (8.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 7 (7.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.09%) Drupal
9 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.09%) Moodle
9 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.52%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.96%) DHCP
2 28 (30.43%) DNS
3 23 (25.00%) LAN
4 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
5 18 (19.57%) WAN
6 16 (17.39%) SAN
7 13 (14.13%) Network Security
8 11 (11.96%) VPN
9 10 (10.87%) VLAN
10 8 (8.70%) Firewall
11 6 (6.52%) DDNS
11 6 (6.52%) IPsec
12 4 (4.35%) NAS
13 2 (2.17%) Junos
13 2 (2.17%) MPLS
14 1 (1.09%) Internet
14 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
14 1 (1.09%) SSL
14 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) Datazen
6 2 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (2.17%) Power BI
6 2 (2.17%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.09%) MSI
1 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Legal
3 7 (7.61%) Back Office
3 7 (7.61%) Law
4 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.35%) Banking
6 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.26%) Retail
7 2 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 15 (16.30%) Storage Specialist
4 14 (15.22%) Analyst
5 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Support
6 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
7 11 (11.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (11.96%) IT Engineer
7 11 (11.96%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (11.96%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (9.78%) Consultant
9 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 8 (8.70%) Support Specialist
9 8 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (7.61%) Network Engineer
10 7 (7.61%) Server Analyst
10 7 (7.61%) Server Specialist
10 7 (7.61%) Server Support
11 6 (6.52%) Server Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
1 2 (2.17%) COM
1 2 (2.17%) MDX
1 2 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.09%) jQuery
2 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.52%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 42 (45.65%) Windows Server
3 34 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (14.13%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.87%) Linux
8 8 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.61%) AIX
9 7 (7.61%) CentOS
10 6 (6.52%) Windows 8
11 5 (5.43%) Windows 10
12 4 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.87%) High Availability
4 9 (9.78%) Migration
4 9 (9.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (7.61%) ITIL V2
5 7 (7.61%) Patch Management
6 6 (6.52%) Change Management
6 6 (6.52%) Data Management
6 6 (6.52%) Identity Management
7 5 (5.43%) Service Management
8 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.35%) Project Management
8 4 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.17%) CRM
10 2 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (2.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) VB
2 6 (6.52%) VBScript
3 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.35%) C
4 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (61.96%) MCSA
3 32 (34.78%) MCITP
3 32 (34.78%) MCP
4 25 (27.17%) CCNA
4 25 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (27.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (21.74%) MCTS
6 16 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (15.22%) CCA
8 12 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (10.87%) Degree
10 9 (9.78%) CISSP
11 8 (8.70%) CCNP
12 7 (7.61%) A+ Certification
12 7 (7.61%) HP ASE
12 7 (7.61%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (7.61%) RHCE
12 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.61%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (61.96%) Active Directory
2 33 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.96%) XenServer
5 9 (9.78%) vSphere
6 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.35%) XenApp
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (7.61%) HP SIM
3 7 (7.61%) WSUS
4 6 (6.52%) SCCM
4 6 (6.52%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (4.35%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 63 (68.48%) Microsoft
2 44 (47.83%) VMware
3 30 (32.61%) HP
4 24 (26.09%) Citrix
5 23 (25.00%) Cisco
6 18 (19.57%) NetApp
7 16 (17.39%) Dell
8 15 (16.30%) IBM
8 15 (16.30%) Symantec
9 10 (10.87%) Oracle
10 9 (9.78%) Veeam
11 7 (7.61%) GFI Software
11 7 (7.61%) ProCurve
11 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds
11 7 (7.61%) Sophos
12 6 (6.52%) 3PAR
12 6 (6.52%) Proofpoint
13 4 (4.35%) SAP
13 4 (4.35%) Sun
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