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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 159 144 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 26 38 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 1.06% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 4.40% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 63
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £27,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,450 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
897 864 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.82% 24.01% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 757 706 733
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 £27,500 £26,000 £22,525
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,450 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 July 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 July 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 +3 2 - -
Stockport - 1 £52,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
3 40 (64.52%) Windows
4 39 (62.90%) MCSA
5 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 29 (46.77%) ITIL
7 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
8 24 (38.71%) MCP
8 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
9 22 (35.48%) VMware
10 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
10 21 (33.87%) DHCP
11 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (30.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (30.65%) DNS
13 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
14 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
15 14 (22.58%) CCNA
15 14 (22.58%) Citrix
15 14 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (19.35%) NetApp
17 12 (19.35%) Cisco
17 12 (19.35%) Finance
18 11 (17.74%) Migration
18 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
19 10 (16.13%) SAN
19 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
19 10 (16.13%) MCTS

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 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
2 19 (30.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.61%) Drupal
7 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.61%) Moodle
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) DHCP
2 19 (30.65%) DNS
3 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
4 10 (16.13%) SAN
5 9 (14.52%) Firewall
5 9 (14.52%) LAN
5 9 (14.52%) WAN
6 6 (9.68%) Network Security
6 6 (9.68%) VLAN
7 5 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.84%) VPN
9 2 (3.23%) DDNS
9 2 (3.23%) Internet
9 2 (3.23%) IPsec
9 2 (3.23%) Junos
9 2 (3.23%) MPLS
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.61%) FCoE
10 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Datazen
3 2 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (3.23%) Power BI
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Law
2 7 (11.29%) Legal
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) IT Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) IT Support
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Information Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.06%) IT Operations Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Operations Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) MDX
2 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.61%) COM
2 1 (1.61%) Flash
2 1 (1.61%) jQuery
2 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (64.52%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
8 5 (8.06%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.23%) VMS
10 1 (1.61%) Linux
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
5 5 (8.06%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (8.06%) Information Security
5 5 (8.06%) Line Management
5 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 4 (6.45%) Data Management
6 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (4.84%) High Availability
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) C
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (3.23%) VB
4 2 (3.23%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (62.90%) MCSA
3 24 (38.71%) MCP
4 14 (22.58%) CCNA
4 14 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (16.13%) MCITP
5 10 (16.13%) MCTS
6 8 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (11.29%) CISSP
8 6 (9.68%) CCA
8 6 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (8.06%) CISM
9 5 (8.06%) ISACA
9 5 (8.06%) NCDA
9 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.84%) Degree
11 3 (4.84%) HNC
11 3 (4.84%) HND
12 2 (3.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
3 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.84%) XenServer
5 2 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.45%) SCVMM
2 4 (6.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.84%) WMI
4 2 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Citrix
4 12 (19.35%) Cisco
4 12 (19.35%) NetApp
5 8 (12.90%) HP
5 8 (12.90%) Symantec
6 6 (9.68%) Proofpoint
7 4 (6.45%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (6.45%) Veeam
8 3 (4.84%) iManage
9 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.23%) Juniper
10 1 (1.61%) AppSense
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Outstanding benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago