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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 149 119 144
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 40 69 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 1.85% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 7.52% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 63 38
Average salary £31,625 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.64% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,300 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
1186 918 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 30.23% 24.66% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 988 795 824
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCSE
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Stockport 0 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Oldham - 1 £45,000 - 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 80 (80.00%) Windows
4 65 (65.00%) VMware
5 58 (58.00%) Active Directory
6 53 (53.00%) Citrix
7 49 (49.00%) MS Exchange
8 42 (42.00%) MCSA
8 42 (42.00%) SAN
8 42 (42.00%) Hyper-V
9 40 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (38.00%) MS Excel
11 36 (36.00%) DNS
11 36 (36.00%) MCITP
12 33 (33.00%) ITIL
12 33 (33.00%) Firewall
13 32 (32.00%) HP
13 32 (32.00%) PowerShell
14 30 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 29 (29.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (28.00%) Windows 7
16 28 (28.00%) CCNA
16 28 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
16 28 (28.00%) DHCP
17 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (25.00%) SharePoint
19 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (21.00%) MCP
21 20 (20.00%) Symantec
21 20 (20.00%) Backup Exec

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 49 (49.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.00%) Lync
6 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.00%) IIS
8 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.00%) Apache
8 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.00%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.00%) Site Server
9 1 (1.00%) TPMS
9 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 38 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.00%) SAN
2 36 (36.00%) DNS
3 33 (33.00%) Firewall
4 28 (28.00%) DHCP
5 18 (18.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (18.00%) WAN
5 18 (18.00%) LAN
6 10 (10.00%) VLAN
6 10 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 10 (10.00%) NAS
7 7 (7.00%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (5.00%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.00%) Unified Communications
9 4 (4.00%) SMS
10 2 (2.00%) VoIP
10 2 (2.00%) PSTN
10 2 (2.00%) MPLS
10 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.00%) DSL
11 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Publishing
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 27 (27.00%) Support Engineer
3 21 (21.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 18 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (15.00%) Server Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Analyst
7 11 (11.00%) Consultant
7 11 (11.00%) Service Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Server Support
8 8 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Server Support Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Storage Support Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) IT Support
10 4 (4.00%) Build Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (4.00%) Active Directory Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) Ajax
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.00%) HTML5
3 1 (1.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Life Science
3 4 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.00%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.00%) APACS
5 1 (1.00%) VLE
5 1 (1.00%) EMV
5 1 (1.00%) W3C
5 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) CMDB
5 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.00%) Windows
2 29 (29.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (18.00%) Linux
7 15 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 11 (11.00%) UNIX
9 3 (3.00%) Solaris
10 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.00%) HPUX
11 1 (1.00%) AIX
11 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.00%) Migration
3 5 (5.00%) Service Management
3 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (2.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.00%) Line Management
5 2 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.00%) Change Management
5 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.00%) Document Management
5 2 (2.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (2.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.00%) SQL
3 8 (8.00%) C
4 6 (6.00%) VBScript
5 2 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.00%) C#
6 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (42.00%) MCSA
3 36 (36.00%) MCITP
4 30 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (28.00%) CCNA
6 21 (21.00%) MCP
7 16 (16.00%) CCA
7 16 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (12.00%) MCTS
9 7 (7.00%) Degree
10 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.00%) VCP4
11 3 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (3.00%) VCAP
12 2 (2.00%) CCEE
12 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.00%) MCSD
12 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) GMP
3 1 (1.00%) GLP
System Software
1 58 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (42.00%) Hyper-V
3 40 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (13.00%) Terminal Services
5 12 (12.00%) XenDesktop
6 10 (10.00%) vSphere
7 7 (7.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (7.00%) Xen
7 7 (7.00%) NFS
8 6 (6.00%) XenApp
8 6 (6.00%) XenServer
8 6 (6.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 18 (18.00%) SCCM
3 13 (13.00%) WSUS
4 8 (8.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.00%) SCOM
6 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 84 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (65.00%) VMware
3 53 (53.00%) Citrix
4 32 (32.00%) HP
5 20 (20.00%) Symantec
6 17 (17.00%) 3PAR
7 15 (15.00%) Cisco
8 13 (13.00%) CheckPoint
8 13 (13.00%) Wyse
9 10 (10.00%) NetApp
10 6 (6.00%) Sun
11 5 (5.00%) Dell
12 4 (4.00%) EMC
12 4 (4.00%) McAfee
12 4 (4.00%) Sophos
13 3 (3.00%) Lotus
14 2 (2.00%) StorageTek
14 2 (2.00%) ProCurve
15 1 (1.00%) Veeam
15 1 (1.00%) Capita
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