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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 143 121 167
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +46
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 37 67 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 1.67% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 7.20% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 61 22
Average salary £33,000 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
836 931 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.38% 23.23% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 683 741 840
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Altrincham +7 2 £38,500 +37.50% 1
Rochdale - 2 £32,000 -
Oldham -3 1 £30,500 - 1
Bury - 1 £27,500 - 2
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (78.72%) Windows
3 60 (63.83%) Microsoft
4 58 (61.70%) VMware
5 42 (44.68%) Citrix
6 40 (42.55%) Active Directory
7 39 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (39.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (39.36%) MS Exchange
9 35 (37.23%) MCITP
10 34 (36.17%) ITIL
11 29 (30.85%) MCSA
12 28 (29.79%) DNS
13 27 (28.72%) Windows 7
14 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (23.40%) Degree
16 21 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (21.28%) MCP
17 20 (21.28%) SQL
18 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
18 19 (20.21%) DHCP
18 19 (20.21%) Migration
18 19 (20.21%) PowerShell
18 19 (20.21%) Hyper-V
19 18 (19.15%) XenDesktop
19 18 (19.15%) XenApp
19 18 (19.15%) CCNA
19 18 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
20 17 (18.09%) SQL Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (39.36%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
3 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (12.77%) Lync
6 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.38%) IIS
8 5 (5.32%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.19%) Apache
11 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.06%) Site Server
12 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.77%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Sage 50
2 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.06%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.79%) DNS
2 19 (20.21%) DHCP
3 17 (18.09%) SAN
4 16 (17.02%) LAN
4 16 (17.02%) Firewall
4 16 (17.02%) WAN
5 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.51%) Wireless
7 6 (6.38%) VLAN
7 6 (6.38%) Intranet
8 5 (5.32%) NAS
9 4 (4.26%) Internet
10 3 (3.19%) VPN
10 3 (3.19%) SMS
11 2 (2.13%) MPLS
11 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.06%) IPsec
12 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MSI
1 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 16 (17.02%) Telecoms
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Publishing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.13%) Law
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (15.96%) Consultant
2 14 (14.89%) IT Support
3 13 (13.83%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (9.57%) Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Head of IT
7 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.32%) Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Active Directory Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) Ajax
3 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) HTML5
3 1 (1.06%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.96%) Clustering
3 13 (13.83%) Client/Server
3 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
4 9 (9.57%) Replication
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.19%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.13%) iPhone
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.06%) EMV
8 1 (1.06%) W3C
8 1 (1.06%) APACS
8 1 (1.06%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.06%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (78.72%) Windows
2 39 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (28.72%) Windows 7
4 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (11.70%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.32%) Windows Vista
7 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.19%) Linux
9 2 (2.13%) NetWare
9 2 (2.13%) Android
9 2 (2.13%) UNIX
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) ITIL
2 19 (20.21%) Migration
3 15 (15.96%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.51%) Project Management
4 8 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.45%) Change Management
5 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.38%) Service Management
6 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (6.38%) Release Management
7 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.32%) CRM
8 4 (4.26%) ITSM
8 4 (4.26%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.26%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.19%) Line Management
9 3 (3.19%) Change Control
9 3 (3.19%) Time Management
9 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) SQL
2 19 (20.21%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.57%) VBScript
4 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (37.23%) MCITP
3 29 (30.85%) MCSA
4 22 (23.40%) Degree
5 20 (21.28%) MCP
6 18 (19.15%) CCNA
6 18 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (17.02%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (15.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (14.89%) CCA
10 10 (10.64%) CCEE
11 3 (3.19%) MCTS
12 2 (2.13%) CCNP
12 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.13%) EMC Certification
12 2 (2.13%) MOS
13 1 (1.06%) HP ASE
13 1 (1.06%) HND
13 1 (1.06%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) GMP
3 1 (1.06%) GLP
System Software
1 40 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 37 (39.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.21%) Hyper-V
4 18 (19.15%) XenApp
4 18 (19.15%) XenDesktop
5 11 (11.70%) XenServer
6 9 (9.57%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.26%) Firmware
8 4 (4.26%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.13%) vSphere
10 2 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.06%) Xen
11 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) WSUS
1 8 (8.51%) SCCM
2 5 (5.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.19%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.13%) MOM
6 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.06%) SCOM
6 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 60 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 58 (61.70%) VMware
3 42 (44.68%) Citrix
4 13 (13.83%) Cisco
5 12 (12.77%) Dell
6 9 (9.57%) Veeam
6 9 (9.57%) IBM
6 9 (9.57%) HP
7 7 (7.45%) Sun
8 6 (6.38%) Sage
8 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.38%) EMC
9 5 (5.32%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.32%) Trend Micro
9 5 (5.32%) Symantec
9 5 (5.32%) Avaya
10 4 (4.26%) NetApp
10 4 (4.26%) Oracle
10 4 (4.26%) SAP
10 4 (4.26%) 3PAR
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