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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 168 123 146
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 25 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 1.60% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 5.80% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 44
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
769 897 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.25% 27.69% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 606 704 869
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton -10 8 £35,000 +40.00%
Rochdale -6 6 £34,500 +4.54% 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 63 (84.00%) Windows
4 49 (65.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
6 43 (57.33%) VMware
7 41 (54.67%) Windows Server
8 38 (50.67%) ITIL
9 37 (49.33%) Hyper-V
10 36 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (48.00%) MS Exchange
11 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (37.33%) MCSA
13 26 (34.67%) DHCP
14 25 (33.33%) LAN
14 25 (33.33%) WAN
14 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
15 24 (32.00%) VPN
15 24 (32.00%) Cisco
16 22 (29.33%) MCP
16 22 (29.33%) MCITP
17 21 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (28.00%) SAN
18 20 (26.67%) DNS
18 20 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
20 18 (24.00%) HP
20 18 (24.00%) Office 365
21 17 (22.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 36 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (14.67%) IIS
5 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.00%) Site Server
8 1 (1.33%) nginx
8 1 (1.33%) SAS
8 1 (1.33%) Zimbra
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.33%) Magento
3 1 (1.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) Office 365
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.33%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) DHCP
2 25 (33.33%) LAN
2 25 (33.33%) WAN
3 24 (32.00%) VPN
4 21 (28.00%) SAN
5 20 (26.67%) DNS
6 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
7 10 (13.33%) DDNS
7 10 (13.33%) IPsec
7 10 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (10.67%) VLAN
9 6 (8.00%) MPLS
10 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.67%) Firewall
11 4 (5.33%) BIG-IP
11 4 (5.33%) VoIP
11 4 (5.33%) Wireless
12 3 (4.00%) Network Security
12 3 (4.00%) Skype
12 3 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) InstallShield
1 8 (10.67%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Analyst
2 21 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (25.33%) Support Engineer
4 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (16.00%) Server Analyst
6 11 (14.67%) Support Analyst
7 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 10 (13.33%) IT Manager
7 10 (13.33%) IT Support
7 10 (13.33%) Server Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (6.67%) CRM Manager
10 5 (6.67%) IT Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) IT Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) Systems Manager
10 5 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
1 1 (1.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) HTML5
1 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) HP StoreVirtual
1 10 (13.33%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (6.67%) PKI
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.33%) APACS
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) EMV
6 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 63 (84.00%) Windows
2 49 (65.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (54.67%) Windows Server
4 36 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
6 14 (18.67%) Windows 8
7 9 (12.00%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.00%) Linux
10 2 (2.67%) CentOS
10 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.33%) Debian
11 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (13.33%) High Availability
3 10 (13.33%) Service Management
4 9 (12.00%) CRM
5 8 (10.67%) Application Packaging
5 8 (10.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 7 (9.33%) Data Protection
6 7 (9.33%) Document Management
6 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.00%) Migration
9 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.67%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (2.67%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (2.67%) Presales
10 2 (2.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.67%) SQL
3 10 (13.33%) VB
3 10 (13.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (37.33%) MCSA
3 22 (29.33%) MCITP
3 22 (29.33%) MCP
4 21 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (22.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (20.00%) CCNA
7 13 (17.33%) Degree
8 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
9 9 (12.00%) MCTS
9 9 (12.00%) NCIE
10 8 (10.67%) BC Cleared
11 4 (5.33%) CCA
11 4 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
13 2 (2.67%) CCIE
13 2 (2.67%) CEH
13 2 (2.67%) CISSP
13 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) GPG13
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.33%) PA-DSS
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 37 (49.33%) Hyper-V
3 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (17.33%) vSphere
5 8 (10.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.33%) XenApp
8 1 (1.33%) KVM
8 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (10.67%) SCOrch
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (6.67%) SCDPM
4 5 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) cPanel
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.33%) MIIS
5 1 (1.33%) Plesk
5 1 (1.33%) SCSM
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (57.33%) VMware
3 24 (32.00%) Cisco
4 18 (24.00%) HP
5 11 (14.67%) Citrix
6 10 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 10 (13.33%) NetApp
7 6 (8.00%) EqualLogic
8 5 (6.67%) Apple
8 5 (6.67%) F5
9 4 (5.33%) Intel Security
9 4 (5.33%) Juniper
9 4 (5.33%) Meraki
9 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.00%) Veeam
11 2 (2.67%) Dell
11 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.67%) Sage
12 1 (1.33%) Adobe
12 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
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