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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 112 145 127
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 63 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 1.19% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.22% 4.36% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 58
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,200 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
873 1101 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.74% 27.37% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 674 932 821
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
Bolton - 4 £25,000 -
Stockport -8 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 £33,000 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 78 (67.24%) Windows
4 72 (62.07%) Active Directory
5 59 (50.86%) VMware
6 51 (43.97%) Windows Server
7 48 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (37.07%) MCSA
9 42 (36.21%) DNS
9 42 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (33.62%) MCITP
11 36 (31.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (29.31%) HP
13 33 (28.45%) ITIL
13 33 (28.45%) Citrix
14 32 (27.59%) DHCP
14 32 (27.59%) MS Exchange
15 30 (25.86%) MCP
16 29 (25.00%) LAN
16 29 (25.00%) Skype for Business
17 28 (24.14%) Degree
18 26 (22.41%) Hyper-V
19 24 (20.69%) WAN
20 22 (18.97%) SQL
20 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
20 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (18.10%) Dell
21 21 (18.10%) Data Centre
22 20 (17.24%) CCNA
22 20 (17.24%) Cisco Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 29 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.34%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.03%) IIS
6 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.17%) IaaS
3 6 (5.17%) Office 365
3 6 (5.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.21%) DNS
2 32 (27.59%) DHCP
3 29 (25.00%) LAN
4 24 (20.69%) WAN
5 19 (16.38%) SAN
6 15 (12.93%) VPN
7 12 (10.34%) NAS
8 10 (8.62%) Network Security
9 9 (7.76%) Firewall
9 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
9 9 (7.76%) VoIP
10 8 (6.90%) ISDN
11 7 (6.03%) SSL
11 7 (6.03%) VLAN
12 6 (5.17%) iSCSI
12 6 (5.17%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (4.31%) DDNS
13 5 (4.31%) IPsec
14 3 (2.59%) Internet
15 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.86%) Datazen
7 1 (0.86%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.86%) Power BI
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Subversion
2 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.59%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.86%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.86%) MSI
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Law
3 10 (8.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (8.62%) Retail
4 7 (6.03%) Back Office
5 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (19.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 19 (16.38%) Consultant
4 18 (15.52%) IT Engineer
4 18 (15.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (15.52%) Storage Specialist
5 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 16 (13.79%) Support Specialist
6 13 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (10.34%) Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) Server Specialist
8 11 (9.48%) Server Support
8 11 (9.48%) Support Consultant
9 10 (8.62%) Storage Engineer
9 10 (8.62%) Wintel Consultant
9 10 (8.62%) Wintel Support
10 8 (6.90%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) Graduate IT Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) Web Services
2 6 (5.17%) XML
3 4 (3.45%) Ajax
3 4 (3.45%) CSS
3 4 (3.45%) HTML
3 4 (3.45%) HTML5
4 3 (2.59%) GWT
4 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.59%) Java EE
4 3 (2.59%) jQuery
4 3 (2.59%) JSP
4 3 (2.59%) SOAP
4 3 (2.59%) Spring
4 3 (2.59%) Struts
4 3 (2.59%) XSLT
5 2 (1.72%) .NET
5 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.86%) MDX
6 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.48%) HP StoreVirtual
3 6 (5.17%) Clustering
4 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.45%) APACS
5 4 (3.45%) EMV
6 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.59%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.59%) W3C
7 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.86%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.86%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) Statistics
8 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (67.24%) Windows
2 51 (43.97%) Windows Server
3 42 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.07%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.76%) Linux
8 7 (6.03%) AIX
8 7 (6.03%) CentOS
8 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.59%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.45%) ITIL
2 13 (11.21%) Line Management
3 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (7.76%) High Availability
5 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.03%) ITIL V2
6 7 (6.03%) Patch Management
6 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (5.17%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.31%) Data Management
8 5 (4.31%) Presales
8 5 (4.31%) Service Management
8 5 (4.31%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.45%) OWASP
9 4 (3.45%) Scrum
9 4 (3.45%) SDLC
9 4 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.97%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.31%) VB
3 5 (4.31%) VBScript
4 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.59%) C
5 3 (2.59%) Java
5 3 (2.59%) VBA
6 1 (0.86%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (37.07%) MCSA
3 39 (33.62%) MCITP
4 36 (31.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (25.86%) MCP
6 28 (24.14%) Degree
7 20 (17.24%) CCNA
7 20 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (13.79%) MCTS
9 14 (12.07%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (10.34%) CCA
11 10 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (6.90%) A+ Certification
12 8 (6.90%) CCNP
13 7 (6.03%) CISSP
13 7 (6.03%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (6.03%) HP ASE
13 7 (6.03%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (6.03%) RHCE
13 7 (6.03%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 72 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 48 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (22.41%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.62%) XenServer
5 9 (7.76%) vSphere
6 7 (6.03%) Terminal Services
7 6 (5.17%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.45%) XenApp
9 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (6.03%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.03%) HP SIM
3 7 (6.03%) WSUS
4 5 (4.31%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.72%) SCCM
5 2 (1.72%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 87 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 59 (50.86%) VMware
3 34 (29.31%) HP
4 33 (28.45%) Citrix
5 21 (18.10%) Dell
6 19 (16.38%) Cisco
6 19 (16.38%) IBM
7 13 (11.21%) NetApp
7 13 (11.21%) Oracle
8 11 (9.48%) Symantec
8 11 (9.48%) Veeam
9 7 (6.03%) GFI Software
9 7 (6.03%) ProCurve
9 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.03%) SAP
9 7 (6.03%) SolarWinds
9 7 (6.03%) Sophos
10 6 (5.17%) Sun
11 5 (4.31%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.72%) Apple
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Posted: Yesterday
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