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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 132 119 147
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 60 59 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 1.59% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 6.68% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 44
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £23,700 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1066 883 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.44% 23.76% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 909 791 963
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Stockport -11 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Cheadle - 4 £40,000 -
Altrincham -5 2 £40,000 +3.89%
Wigan - 2 £28,000 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (79.63%) Windows
2 86 (79.63%) Microsoft
3 69 (63.89%) VMware
4 57 (52.78%) Citrix
5 56 (51.85%) Active Directory
6 55 (50.93%) SAN
7 51 (47.22%) MS Exchange
8 46 (42.59%) ITIL
8 46 (42.59%) MCSA
9 45 (41.67%) Hyper-V
10 43 (39.81%) MCITP
11 42 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (37.96%) MS Excel
13 39 (36.11%) CCNA
13 39 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
14 38 (35.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 32 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (28.70%) Firewall
17 30 (27.78%) SharePoint
17 30 (27.78%) HP
18 28 (25.93%) DNS
19 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (24.07%) DHCP
21 25 (23.15%) MCP
21 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
22 23 (21.30%) Citrix Certification
23 22 (20.37%) CCA
23 22 (20.37%) Backup Exec
23 22 (20.37%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 30 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.26%) IIS
5 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.41%) Lync
7 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.85%) TPMS
8 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.85%) Apache
9 1 (0.93%) Moodle
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
Applications
1 41 (37.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Office 365
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.93%) SAN
2 31 (28.70%) Firewall
3 28 (25.93%) DNS
4 26 (24.07%) DHCP
5 19 (17.59%) WAN
6 18 (16.67%) NAS
7 15 (13.89%) LAN
8 12 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 10 (9.26%) iSCSI
10 7 (6.48%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (6.48%) VPN
11 6 (5.56%) VLAN
12 5 (4.63%) Network Security
12 5 (4.63%) NetScaler
12 5 (4.63%) Unified Communications
13 4 (3.70%) VoIP
14 2 (1.85%) PSTN
14 2 (1.85%) MPLS
14 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
15 1 (0.93%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (26.85%) Support Engineer
2 28 (25.93%) 3rd Line Support
3 20 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 17 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (13.89%) Server Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (9.26%) Analyst
8 9 (8.33%) Service Analyst
8 9 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 8 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) Consultant
9 8 (7.41%) Server Support
9 8 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) Storage Support Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Technical Manager
11 6 (5.56%) IT Support
12 5 (4.63%) Technical Support
13 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) Web Services
2 4 (3.70%) HTML
2 4 (3.70%) CSS
3 3 (2.78%) .NET
3 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.78%) XML
3 3 (2.78%) Ajax
3 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.78%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.78%) HTML5
3 3 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) APACS
3 3 (2.78%) EMV
3 3 (2.78%) W3C
3 3 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) Life Science
3 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 86 (79.63%) Windows
2 32 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
6 16 (14.81%) Linux
7 12 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 10 (9.26%) UNIX
9 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.85%) HPUX
10 2 (1.85%) Solaris
10 2 (1.85%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) ITIL
2 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
3 10 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (8.33%) Service Management
4 9 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 8 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.48%) Change Control
7 6 (5.56%) Line Management
7 6 (5.56%) Change Management
7 6 (5.56%) Migration
8 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.70%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.78%) Coaching
10 3 (2.78%) Software Asset Management
10 3 (2.78%) Scrum
10 3 (2.78%) MVC
10 3 (2.78%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
1 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.63%) C
3 3 (2.78%) C#
3 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (42.59%) MCSA
3 43 (39.81%) MCITP
4 39 (36.11%) CCNA
4 39 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (35.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (23.15%) MCP
7 23 (21.30%) Citrix Certification
8 22 (20.37%) CCA
9 16 (14.81%) MCTS
10 15 (13.89%) Degree
11 11 (10.19%) VCAP
12 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
15 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
15 3 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (1.85%) CCEE
16 2 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (1.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 4 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 45 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 42 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (13.89%) XenDesktop
5 13 (12.04%) XenApp
6 10 (9.26%) XenServer
7 8 (7.41%) Terminal Services
8 7 (6.48%) vSphere
9 4 (3.70%) Xen
9 4 (3.70%) NFS
10 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.78%) vCloud
11 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) Backup Exec
2 17 (15.74%) SCCM
3 9 (8.33%) SCOM
4 8 (7.41%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.63%) WSUS
6 3 (2.78%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.85%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.85%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 86 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 69 (63.89%) VMware
3 57 (52.78%) Citrix
4 30 (27.78%) HP
5 21 (19.44%) Cisco
6 20 (18.52%) Symantec
7 15 (13.89%) 3PAR
8 9 (8.33%) McAfee
8 9 (8.33%) Sophos
9 8 (7.41%) Wyse
9 8 (7.41%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.63%) NetApp
11 3 (2.78%) Dell
11 3 (2.78%) EMC
12 2 (1.85%) Sun
12 2 (1.85%) StorageTek
12 2 (1.85%) Capita
12 2 (1.85%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.85%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.93%) Veeam
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