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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 126 146 154
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 59 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 3.67% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 30
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
947 927 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.31% 22.97% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 730 815 752
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 3 - - 1
Oldham +3 1 - -
Altrincham -2 1 £28,000 -30.00% 1
Salford -5 1 £48,500 +7.77%
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (73.81%) Microsoft
3 91 (72.22%) Windows
4 63 (50.00%) Citrix
5 60 (47.62%) VMware
6 58 (46.03%) MS Exchange
7 50 (39.68%) Active Directory
8 46 (36.51%) ITIL
9 44 (34.92%) MCITP
10 40 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
11 38 (30.16%) CCNA
12 37 (29.37%) MCSA
13 36 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (26.19%) Hyper-V
15 33 (26.19%) MS Excel
16 32 (25.40%) SQL
17 31 (24.60%) SAN
18 30 (23.81%) MCP
19 29 (23.02%) Cisco
20 27 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
20 27 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 24 (19.05%) Firewall
21 24 (19.05%) HP
22 23 (18.25%) SLA
23 22 (17.46%) Problem Management
24 20 (15.87%) XenDesktop
25 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
25 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
25 19 (15.08%) NetApp

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 58 (46.03%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
4 16 (12.70%) Lync
5 14 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (9.52%) IIS
7 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (2.38%) Apache
10 3 (2.38%) TPMS
11 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.79%) Site Server
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) SaaS
2 6 (4.76%) Office 365
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.60%) SAN
2 24 (19.05%) Firewall
3 16 (12.70%) WAN
4 15 (11.90%) iSCSI
5 14 (11.11%) DHCP
5 14 (11.11%) DNS
6 12 (9.52%) LAN
6 12 (9.52%) VLAN
7 11 (8.73%) VPN
8 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.35%) NAS
9 7 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (3.97%) Network Security
10 5 (3.97%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (3.97%) VoIP
10 5 (3.97%) MPLS
11 4 (3.17%) SMTP
11 4 (3.17%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.59%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Analyst
2 15 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (8.73%) Service Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 9 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Consultant
6 9 (7.14%) Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (6.35%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Citrix Support
10 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) HTML
1 12 (9.52%) CSS
2 9 (7.14%) HTML5
2 9 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (7.14%) .NET
2 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (7.14%) XML
2 9 (7.14%) Ajax
2 9 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.97%) Silverlight
4 4 (3.17%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.35%) FlexPod
3 7 (5.56%) CMDB
4 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.97%) EMV
4 5 (3.97%) W3C
4 5 (3.97%) APACS
4 5 (3.97%) Clustering
5 4 (3.17%) Replication
5 4 (3.17%) iPhone
6 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.59%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.79%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.79%) PKI
8 1 (0.79%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.79%) Celerra
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 91 (72.22%) Windows
2 34 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
5 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.32%) Linux
7 7 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.97%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.17%) Android
10 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.38%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.38%) AIX
10 3 (2.38%) zOS
10 3 (2.38%) MVS
10 3 (2.38%) Debian
11 2 (1.59%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.51%) ITIL
2 22 (17.46%) Problem Management
3 17 (13.49%) Change Management
4 14 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 12 (9.52%) Migration
5 12 (9.52%) Change Control
6 11 (8.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (7.94%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.94%) Service Management
8 9 (7.14%) Project Management
8 9 (7.14%) Scrum
8 9 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 9 (7.14%) MVC
8 9 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.35%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.97%) Information Security
12 4 (3.17%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.40%) SQL
2 12 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.73%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.14%) C#
5 5 (3.97%) C
6 4 (3.17%) Perl
7 3 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (34.92%) MCITP
3 40 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (30.16%) CCNA
5 37 (29.37%) MCSA
6 30 (23.81%) MCP
7 27 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (14.29%) Degree
9 15 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (9.52%) MCTS
11 11 (8.73%) CCA
12 6 (4.76%) VCAP
13 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 5 (3.97%) CCNP
13 5 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
15 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (1.59%) CCIE
17 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
17 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) GMP
3 1 (0.79%) GLP
System Software
1 50 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 36 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (26.19%) Hyper-V
4 20 (15.87%) XenDesktop
5 11 (8.73%) XenApp
6 10 (7.94%) vSphere
7 8 (6.35%) XenServer
8 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.17%) UAG
9 4 (3.17%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.38%) vCloud
10 3 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.38%) Squid
10 3 (2.38%) Xen
11 2 (1.59%) NFS
12 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) SCCM
2 11 (8.73%) SCOM
3 10 (7.94%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.38%) WSUS
5 3 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.38%) MOM
5 3 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.79%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 93 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 63 (50.00%) Citrix
3 60 (47.62%) VMware
4 29 (23.02%) Cisco
5 24 (19.05%) HP
6 19 (15.08%) NetApp
7 12 (9.52%) Symantec
8 7 (5.56%) McAfee
8 7 (5.56%) EMC
9 6 (4.76%) Sophos
10 4 (3.17%) Juniper
10 4 (3.17%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.38%) Veeam
11 3 (2.38%) Brocade
11 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.38%) Dell
12 2 (1.59%) Oracle
12 2 (1.59%) Siemens
12 2 (1.59%) Mitel
12 2 (1.59%) Polycom
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR & other b
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago