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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 132 128 143
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 61 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 1.43% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 5.70% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57 45 47
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
1044 948 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.82% 25.09% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 890 848 978
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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
Cheadle +12 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Stockport -6 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Altrincham -8 2 £40,000 +3.89%
Wigan - 2 £28,000 - 1
Salford - 1 £48,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (80.67%) Microsoft
3 88 (73.95%) Windows
4 69 (57.98%) VMware
5 64 (53.78%) Citrix
6 60 (50.42%) Active Directory
7 59 (49.58%) MS Exchange
8 57 (47.90%) SAN
9 50 (42.02%) MCITP
10 48 (40.34%) ITIL
11 45 (37.82%) CCNA
11 45 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (37.82%) Hyper-V
12 44 (36.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (36.97%) MS Excel
13 43 (36.13%) MCSA
14 41 (34.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (27.73%) Firewall
17 29 (24.37%) MCP
18 28 (23.53%) HP
19 27 (22.69%) Cisco
19 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (21.85%) Citrix Certification
21 25 (21.01%) Windows 7
21 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (20.17%) SharePoint
23 23 (19.33%) CCA
23 23 (19.33%) DNS
23 23 (19.33%) Backup Exec

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 59 (49.58%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.17%) SharePoint
3 19 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (10.92%) IIS
5 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (5.04%) Lync
9 4 (3.36%) TPMS
10 2 (1.68%) Apache
10 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.84%) Site Server
11 1 (0.84%) Moodle
11 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (36.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Office 365
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (47.90%) SAN
2 33 (27.73%) Firewall
3 23 (19.33%) DNS
4 21 (17.65%) DHCP
5 18 (15.13%) WAN
5 18 (15.13%) NAS
6 14 (11.76%) LAN
7 13 (10.92%) iSCSI
8 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
9 10 (8.40%) VLAN
10 8 (6.72%) VPN
11 7 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (4.20%) NetScaler
12 5 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (4.20%) Unified Communications
12 5 (4.20%) VoIP
12 5 (4.20%) Network Security
13 4 (3.36%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.68%) MPLS
14 2 (1.68%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (18.49%) Support Engineer
1 22 (18.49%) 3rd Line Support
2 20 (16.81%) Analyst
2 20 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 14 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Infrastructure Manager
4 13 (10.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (7.56%) Technical Support
6 8 (6.72%) Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Server Support
7 7 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (5.04%) Storage Support Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) Web Services
2 4 (3.36%) HTML
2 4 (3.36%) CSS
3 3 (2.52%) .NET
3 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.52%) XML
3 3 (2.52%) Ajax
3 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.52%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.52%) HTML5
3 3 (2.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.84%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) FlexPod
2 4 (3.36%) CMDB
2 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.52%) EMV
3 3 (2.52%) W3C
3 3 (2.52%) APACS
3 3 (2.52%) iPhone
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Life Science
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) VLE
5 1 (0.84%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.84%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 88 (73.95%) Windows
2 35 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (21.01%) Windows 7
4 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (13.45%) Linux
6 11 (9.24%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.72%) UNIX
8 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.52%) Android
10 2 (1.68%) HPUX
10 2 (1.68%) Solaris
11 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) ITIL
2 14 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 13 (10.92%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (10.92%) Mentoring
4 12 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (9.24%) Incident Management
5 11 (9.24%) Service Management
5 11 (9.24%) Change Management
6 9 (7.56%) Business Continuity
7 7 (5.88%) Change Control
8 6 (5.04%) Line Management
8 6 (5.04%) Migration
8 6 (5.04%) Project Management
9 4 (3.36%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.36%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.52%) OWASP
10 3 (2.52%) Information Assurance
10 3 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.65%) SQL
2 14 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.04%) C
4 3 (2.52%) C#
4 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 119 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (42.02%) MCITP
3 45 (37.82%) CCNA
3 45 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (36.13%) MCSA
5 41 (34.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (24.37%) MCP
7 26 (21.85%) Citrix Certification
8 23 (19.33%) CCA
9 18 (15.13%) MCTS
10 16 (13.45%) Degree
11 10 (8.40%) VCAP
12 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (3.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
15 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
16 2 (1.68%) CCNP
17 1 (0.84%) HNC
17 1 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) GMP
3 1 (0.84%) GLP
System Software
1 60 (50.42%) Active Directory
2 45 (37.82%) Hyper-V
3 44 (36.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 15 (12.61%) XenApp
6 12 (10.08%) XenServer
7 8 (6.72%) vSphere
8 7 (5.88%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.36%) Xen
9 4 (3.36%) NFS
10 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) Backup Exec
2 13 (10.92%) SCCM
3 11 (9.24%) SCOM
4 6 (5.04%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.20%) WSUS
6 3 (2.52%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.68%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.68%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 96 (80.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (57.98%) VMware
3 64 (53.78%) Citrix
4 28 (23.53%) HP
5 27 (22.69%) Cisco
6 21 (17.65%) Symantec
7 12 (10.08%) 3PAR
8 11 (9.24%) McAfee
8 11 (9.24%) Sophos
8 11 (9.24%) NetApp
9 7 (5.88%) Wyse
9 7 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.52%) Veeam
10 3 (2.52%) Juniper
10 3 (2.52%) Dell
10 3 (2.52%) EMC
11 2 (1.68%) Sun
11 2 (1.68%) StorageTek
11 2 (1.68%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.68%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + car/allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JD Williams Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago