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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 146 119 141
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 49 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 1.63% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 6.60% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 44 51 45
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1030 924 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.74% 24.72% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 852 828 826
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Altrincham -15 3 £40,000 -10.11%
Salford - 3 £48,500 -
Stockport -5 1 - -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (74.56%) Windows
3 84 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 66 (57.89%) Citrix
5 64 (56.14%) VMware
6 56 (49.12%) Active Directory
7 50 (43.86%) MS Exchange
7 50 (43.86%) ITIL
8 45 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (39.47%) CCNA
9 44 (38.60%) SAN
9 44 (38.60%) MCITP
10 41 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (35.96%) MCSA
11 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
12 37 (32.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (29.82%) MS Excel
14 28 (24.56%) Cisco
15 27 (23.68%) MCP
16 25 (21.93%) SQL
16 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (20.18%) Citrix Certification
17 23 (20.18%) Firewall
18 21 (18.42%) HP
18 21 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (17.54%) XenDesktop
20 19 (16.67%) CCA
20 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
21 18 (15.79%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 50 (43.86%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.04%) IIS
4 13 (11.40%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (4.39%) Lync
9 4 (3.51%) TPMS
10 1 (0.88%) Moodle
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.88%) Site Server
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 34 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Office 365
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (38.60%) SAN
2 23 (20.18%) Firewall
3 14 (12.28%) iSCSI
3 14 (12.28%) NAS
4 12 (10.53%) VLAN
5 11 (9.65%) WAN
5 11 (9.65%) DNS
6 10 (8.77%) DHCP
7 7 (6.14%) LAN
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (6.14%) VPN
8 5 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.51%) Network Security
10 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.63%) VoIP
11 2 (1.75%) PSTN
12 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Analyst
2 18 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Support Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (13.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (12.28%) Service Analyst
6 11 (9.65%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (7.89%) Field Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Technical Support
7 9 (7.89%) Field Service Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Technical Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Server Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Server Support
9 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Citrix Support
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Services Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) CSS
1 4 (3.51%) HTML
2 3 (2.63%) .NET
2 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.63%) Web Services
2 3 (2.63%) XML
2 3 (2.63%) Ajax
2 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.63%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.63%) HTML5
2 3 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) CMDB
3 5 (4.39%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.51%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.63%) iPhone
5 3 (2.63%) EMV
5 3 (2.63%) W3C
5 3 (2.63%) APACS
6 2 (1.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) VLE
7 1 (0.88%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.88%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 85 (74.56%) Windows
2 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.53%) Linux
7 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.63%) UNIX
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.63%) Android
9 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.86%) ITIL
2 16 (14.04%) Problem Management
3 13 (11.40%) Incident Management
3 13 (11.40%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (11.40%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
4 11 (9.65%) Service Management
4 11 (9.65%) Change Management
5 10 (8.77%) Business Continuity
5 10 (8.77%) Change Control
6 9 (7.89%) Project Management
7 6 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.39%) Line Management
9 4 (3.51%) Migration
9 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.51%) Information Security
10 3 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.63%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.26%) C
3 3 (2.63%) C#
3 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 114 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (39.47%) CCNA
2 45 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (38.60%) MCITP
4 41 (35.96%) MCSA
5 37 (32.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (23.68%) MCP
7 23 (20.18%) Citrix Certification
8 19 (16.67%) CCA
9 18 (15.79%) MCTS
10 16 (14.04%) Degree
11 10 (8.77%) VCAP
12 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 7 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
15 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
15 2 (1.75%) CCNP
16 1 (0.88%) HNC
16 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) GMP
3 1 (0.88%) GLP
System Software
1 56 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 41 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
4 20 (17.54%) XenDesktop
5 11 (9.65%) XenApp
6 8 (7.02%) XenServer
7 7 (6.14%) vSphere
8 3 (2.63%) Xen
9 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.75%) NFS
9 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) Backup Exec
2 13 (11.40%) SCCM
3 11 (9.65%) SCOM
4 3 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.63%) WSUS
4 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.75%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.75%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 84 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 66 (57.89%) Citrix
3 64 (56.14%) VMware
4 28 (24.56%) Cisco
5 21 (18.42%) HP
6 14 (12.28%) Symantec
7 11 (9.65%) McAfee
7 11 (9.65%) Sophos
7 11 (9.65%) NetApp
8 4 (3.51%) Juniper
9 3 (2.63%) EMC
9 3 (2.63%) Veeam
9 3 (2.63%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.75%) Capita
10 2 (1.75%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.75%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.88%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.88%) Brocade
11 1 (0.88%) Adobe
11 1 (0.88%) Lotus
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year (+ Bonus, Pension & Benefits)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
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