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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 144 122 172
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +50
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 34 63 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 1.58% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 7.17% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21 60 25
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
797 879 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.70% 22.11% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 667 703 907
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 £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 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 1 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (79.07%) Windows
3 53 (61.63%) VMware
4 52 (60.47%) Microsoft
5 41 (47.67%) Citrix
6 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
6 36 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (39.53%) MCITP
8 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (36.05%) ITIL
10 30 (34.88%) MS Exchange
11 28 (32.56%) MCSA
11 28 (32.56%) Windows 7
12 26 (30.23%) DNS
13 24 (27.91%) PowerShell
13 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (24.42%) Migration
16 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
16 20 (23.26%) Hyper-V
17 19 (22.09%) Degree
17 19 (22.09%) CCNA
17 19 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
18 18 (20.93%) DHCP
18 18 (20.93%) SharePoint
18 18 (20.93%) MCP
18 18 (20.93%) XenDesktop
19 16 (18.60%) XenApp
19 16 (18.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 16 (18.60%) Citrix Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 30 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.93%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (9.30%) Lync
6 7 (8.14%) IIS
7 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.49%) Apache
9 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.16%) Site Server
10 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.44%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Sage 50
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) DNS
2 18 (20.93%) DHCP
3 16 (18.60%) Firewall
4 15 (17.44%) WAN
4 15 (17.44%) LAN
5 13 (15.12%) SAN
6 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.30%) Wireless
7 8 (9.30%) VLAN
8 6 (6.98%) Intranet
9 5 (5.81%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.65%) SMS
11 3 (3.49%) VPN
12 2 (2.33%) Internet
12 2 (2.33%) MPLS
12 2 (2.33%) NAS
13 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
13 1 (1.16%) IPsec
13 1 (1.16%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MSI
1 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Publishing
3 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) Consultant
2 12 (13.95%) IT Support
3 11 (12.79%) Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Consultant
4 10 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Head of IT
8 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Build Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Active Directory Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.28%) Client/Server
3 13 (15.12%) Clustering
4 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
5 9 (10.47%) Replication
6 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.49%) Life Science
7 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.33%) iPhone
8 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.16%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 68 (79.07%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (32.56%) Windows 7
4 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.47%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.98%) Linux
8 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.33%) Android
9 2 (2.33%) UNIX
10 1 (1.16%) NetWare
10 1 (1.16%) AIX
10 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) ITIL
2 21 (24.42%) Migration
3 14 (16.28%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.14%) Project Management
5 6 (6.98%) Change Management
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (6.98%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.81%) Release Management
6 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.65%) ITSM
7 4 (4.65%) Service Management
7 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.49%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.49%) Time Management
8 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.49%) CRM
8 3 (3.49%) Document Management
9 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 15 (17.44%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) VBScript
4 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.65%) C
5 2 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (39.53%) MCITP
3 28 (32.56%) MCSA
4 19 (22.09%) CCNA
4 19 (22.09%) Degree
4 19 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (20.93%) MCP
6 16 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (18.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (17.44%) CCA
8 10 (11.63%) CCEE
9 3 (3.49%) MCTS
9 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.33%) CCNP
10 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.33%) MOS
11 1 (1.16%) EMC Certification
11 1 (1.16%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.16%) CCEA
11 1 (1.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) GMP
3 1 (1.16%) GLP
System Software
1 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
1 36 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (23.26%) Hyper-V
3 18 (20.93%) XenDesktop
4 16 (18.60%) XenApp
5 11 (12.79%) XenServer
6 8 (9.30%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (6.98%) Terminal Services
8 5 (5.81%) vSphere
9 4 (4.65%) NFS
9 4 (4.65%) Firmware
9 4 (4.65%) Xen
10 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) WSUS
3 6 (6.98%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.49%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.16%) MOM
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.16%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 53 (61.63%) VMware
2 52 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 41 (47.67%) Citrix
4 12 (13.95%) HP
4 12 (13.95%) Cisco
5 9 (10.47%) IBM
5 9 (10.47%) Dell
5 9 (10.47%) Veeam
6 7 (8.14%) Symantec
6 7 (8.14%) NetApp
7 6 (6.98%) Sun
7 6 (6.98%) Sage
7 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.98%) Wyse
8 5 (5.81%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.81%) Trend Micro
8 5 (5.81%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.65%) Avaya
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle
9 4 (4.65%) SAP
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