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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 148 142 144
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 47 44 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 1.25% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.85% 4.61% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 59
Median salary £35,000 £29,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
804 955 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.54% 27.09% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 676 711 902
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,550 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Rochdale - 7 £34,000 - 1
Bolton -9 2 £35,000 +33.33% 1
Wigan - 1 - -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 80 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 60 (75.00%) Windows
3 52 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 47 (58.75%) VMware
6 42 (52.50%) Windows Server
7 40 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (46.25%) Hyper-V
9 35 (43.75%) ITIL
9 35 (43.75%) MS Exchange
10 30 (37.50%) MCSA
11 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (32.50%) WAN
12 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
13 25 (31.25%) LAN
14 24 (30.00%) VPN
14 24 (30.00%) SAN
15 23 (28.75%) Cisco
16 22 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (27.50%) DHCP
16 22 (27.50%) MCITP
17 19 (23.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
17 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
19 17 (21.25%) Office 365
19 17 (21.25%) HP
19 17 (21.25%) MCP

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 35 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 19 (23.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (13.75%) IIS
5 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.75%) Site Server
7 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.25%) nginx
8 1 (1.25%) SAS
8 1 (1.25%) Zimbra
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.50%) WAN
2 25 (31.25%) LAN
3 24 (30.00%) SAN
3 24 (30.00%) VPN
4 22 (27.50%) DHCP
5 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
6 16 (20.00%) DNS
7 10 (12.50%) DDNS
7 10 (12.50%) IPsec
8 9 (11.25%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (10.00%) VLAN
10 6 (7.50%) Firewall
11 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (6.25%) MPLS
12 4 (5.00%) BIG-IP
12 4 (5.00%) VoIP
12 4 (5.00%) Wireless
13 3 (3.75%) WLAN
14 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.50%) MSI
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) Support Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 13 (16.25%) IT Manager
5 13 (16.25%) IT Support
5 13 (16.25%) Support Analyst
6 12 (15.00%) Server Analyst
7 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 10 (12.50%) Server Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) IT Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.25%) Information Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.25%) CSS
1 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.25%) Flash
1 1 (1.25%) HTML
1 1 (1.25%) HTML5
1 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
1 10 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (6.25%) PKI
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Biotechnology
4 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) APACS
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.25%) EMV
5 1 (1.25%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (75.00%) Windows
2 52 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (52.50%) Windows Server
4 40 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (17.50%) Windows 7
6 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.75%) Linux
10 2 (2.50%) CentOS
10 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.25%) Debian
11 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (12.50%) High Availability
4 9 (11.25%) CRM
5 7 (8.75%) Data Protection
5 7 (8.75%) Document Management
5 7 (8.75%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (7.50%) Information Security
7 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.00%) Line Management
8 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.00%) Service Management
9 3 (3.75%) Migration
10 2 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) VB
2 10 (12.50%) VBScript
3 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (37.50%) MCSA
3 22 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (27.50%) MCITP
4 18 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (21.25%) MCP
6 16 (20.00%) CCNA
7 12 (15.00%) Degree
8 10 (12.50%) NCIE
9 9 (11.25%) MCTS
10 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (8.75%) CISSP
12 6 (7.50%) CISM
12 6 (7.50%) ISACA
13 4 (5.00%) CCA
13 4 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
15 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
15 2 (2.50%) CCIE
15 2 (2.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) QA
4 1 (1.25%) GPG13
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.25%) PA-DSS
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 37 (46.25%) Hyper-V
3 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (15.00%) vSphere
5 5 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.00%) XenApp
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.25%) KVM
8 1 (1.25%) NFS
8 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
2 7 (8.75%) SCCM
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (6.25%) SCDPM
3 5 (6.25%) SCOM
4 2 (2.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.25%) cPanel
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.25%) MIIS
5 1 (1.25%) Plesk
5 1 (1.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (58.75%) VMware
3 23 (28.75%) Cisco
4 17 (21.25%) HP
5 14 (17.50%) Citrix
6 10 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 10 (12.50%) NetApp
7 6 (7.50%) EqualLogic
8 5 (6.25%) Apple
8 5 (6.25%) F5
9 4 (5.00%) Intel Security
9 4 (5.00%) Juniper
9 4 (5.00%) Meraki
9 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.75%) Veeam
11 2 (2.50%) Dell
11 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.50%) Sage
12 1 (1.25%) Adobe
12 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
Bolton, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + 5% flex
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £30,000 DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits + Training & Development
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car or allowance + good package
Posted: 18 days ago