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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 138 127 137
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 49 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 1.55% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 6.26% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 42
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £50,000 £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
1041 927 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.96% 24.77% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 849 825 815
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 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 24 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 -14 3 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Salford - 3 £48,500 -
Stockport -2 2 - -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (76.07%) Windows
3 85 (72.65%) Microsoft
4 66 (56.41%) Citrix
5 63 (53.85%) VMware
6 55 (47.01%) Active Directory
7 52 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 51 (43.59%) ITIL
9 45 (38.46%) CCNA
9 45 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (38.46%) MCITP
10 43 (36.75%) SAN
10 43 (36.75%) MCSA
11 41 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (35.04%) Hyper-V
12 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
13 35 (29.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (23.93%) Cisco
16 27 (23.08%) MCP
17 25 (21.37%) SQL
18 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (19.66%) Firewall
20 21 (17.95%) Citrix Certification
21 20 (17.09%) HP
21 20 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2010
22 19 (16.24%) XenDesktop
22 19 (16.24%) MCTS
22 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
23 18 (15.38%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 52 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.68%) IIS
4 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.98%) Lync
8 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.42%) TPMS
10 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.85%) Moodle
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.85%) Site Server
10 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.75%) SAN
2 23 (19.66%) Firewall
3 14 (11.97%) iSCSI
4 13 (11.11%) NAS
4 13 (11.11%) DNS
5 12 (10.26%) VLAN
5 12 (10.26%) WAN
5 12 (10.26%) DHCP
6 9 (7.69%) VPN
7 8 (6.84%) LAN
8 7 (5.98%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (5.13%) Unified Communications
10 5 (4.27%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.42%) PSTN
11 4 (3.42%) VoIP
11 4 (3.42%) Network Security
12 2 (1.71%) MPLS
12 2 (1.71%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (17.95%) Analyst
2 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (13.68%) Support Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (11.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (11.97%) Service Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 9 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Technical Manager
8 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Citrix Support
10 5 (4.27%) Server Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Technical Services Manager
11 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) CSS
1 4 (3.42%) HTML
2 3 (2.56%) .NET
2 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.56%) Web Services
2 3 (2.56%) XML
2 3 (2.56%) Ajax
2 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.56%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.56%) HTML5
2 3 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) CMDB
2 7 (5.98%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.42%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.56%) iPhone
4 3 (2.56%) EMV
4 3 (2.56%) W3C
4 3 (2.56%) APACS
5 2 (1.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) VLE
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.85%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 89 (76.07%) Windows
2 34 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.40%) Linux
7 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.56%) Android
9 2 (1.71%) UNIX
10 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) zOS
10 1 (0.85%) MVS
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) ITIL
2 17 (14.53%) Problem Management
3 13 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 13 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (10.26%) Change Management
5 11 (9.40%) Service Management
6 10 (8.55%) Business Continuity
6 10 (8.55%) Change Control
7 9 (7.69%) Project Management
8 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.98%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.27%) Line Management
9 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.27%) Migration
10 4 (3.42%) Information Security
11 3 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.56%) Asset Management
11 3 (2.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.37%) SQL
2 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.13%) C
3 3 (2.56%) C#
3 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (38.46%) MCITP
2 45 (38.46%) CCNA
2 45 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (36.75%) MCSA
4 35 (29.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (23.08%) MCP
6 21 (17.95%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (16.24%) MCTS
8 17 (14.53%) CCA
9 16 (13.68%) Degree
10 10 (8.55%) VCAP
11 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
15 1 (0.85%) HP AIS
15 1 (0.85%) HP ASE
15 1 (0.85%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) GMP
3 1 (0.85%) GLP
System Software
1 55 (47.01%) Active Directory
2 41 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (35.04%) Hyper-V
3 19 (16.24%) XenDesktop
4 10 (8.55%) XenApp
5 7 (5.98%) XenServer
5 7 (5.98%) vSphere
6 3 (2.56%) Xen
7 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.71%) vCloud
7 2 (1.71%) NFS
8 1 (0.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) Backup Exec
2 13 (11.11%) SCCM
3 11 (9.40%) SCOM
4 3 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.56%) WSUS
5 2 (1.71%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.71%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (72.65%) Microsoft
2 66 (56.41%) Citrix
3 63 (53.85%) VMware
4 28 (23.93%) Cisco
5 20 (17.09%) HP
6 14 (11.97%) Symantec
7 11 (9.40%) McAfee
7 11 (9.40%) Sophos
7 11 (9.40%) NetApp
8 4 (3.42%) Juniper
9 3 (2.56%) EMC
9 3 (2.56%) Veeam
10 2 (1.71%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.71%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.71%) Polycom
10 2 (1.71%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.71%) Siemens
10 2 (1.71%) Mitel
10 2 (1.71%) Capita
11 1 (0.85%) Brocade
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Altrincham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago