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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 172 113 151
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +38
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 28 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 1.93% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 7.35% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 32
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £46,550
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
879 871 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.28% 26.25% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 669 683 922
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCSE
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -9 8 £35,000 +40.00%
Rochdale -10 2 £35,000 +6.06%
Salford - 2 £43,750 -
Wigan - 2 £35,750 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (90.79%) Active Directory
3 63 (82.89%) Windows
4 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
5 45 (59.21%) VMware
6 43 (56.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (47.37%) Windows Server
8 35 (46.05%) Hyper-V
8 35 (46.05%) MS Exchange
9 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (42.11%) ITIL
11 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
12 26 (34.21%) LAN
12 26 (34.21%) WAN
13 25 (32.89%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
15 22 (28.95%) VPN
15 22 (28.95%) MCSA
15 22 (28.95%) MCP
16 21 (27.63%) Cisco
17 20 (26.32%) DHCP
17 20 (26.32%) Office 365
18 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
18 19 (25.00%) CCNA
19 18 (23.68%) DNS
19 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 18 (23.68%) MCITP
20 16 (21.05%) SAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (46.05%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (10.53%) IIS
6 6 (7.89%) Skype for Business
7 4 (5.26%) Confluence
8 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.95%) Site Server
9 2 (2.63%) nginx
10 1 (1.32%) SAS
10 1 (1.32%) Zimbra
Applications
1 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Magento
2 2 (2.63%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.32%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Office 365
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) Mimecast
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) LAN
1 26 (34.21%) WAN
2 22 (28.95%) VPN
3 20 (26.32%) DHCP
4 18 (23.68%) DNS
5 16 (21.05%) SAN
6 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 10 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (11.84%) VoIP
9 7 (9.21%) VLAN
10 6 (7.89%) DDNS
10 6 (7.89%) IPsec
10 6 (7.89%) Skype
11 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.58%) Firewall
11 5 (6.58%) MPLS
12 4 (5.26%) BIG-IP
12 4 (5.26%) Wireless
12 4 (5.26%) WLAN
13 3 (3.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) InstallShield
1 8 (10.53%) MSI
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
1 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 22 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Support Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Support Analyst
5 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (14.47%) IT Support
7 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Server Analyst
9 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (9.21%) IT Manager
10 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
10 6 (7.89%) IT Engineer
10 6 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (7.89%) Server Engineer
11 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (6.58%) CRM Manager
11 5 (6.58%) Systems Manager
12 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) HP StoreVirtual
1 6 (7.89%) RSA SecurID
2 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Life Science
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
3 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.32%) Informatics
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (82.89%) Windows
2 43 (56.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 13 (17.11%) Windows 8
7 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (11.84%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (10.53%) Linux
10 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.95%) CentOS
12 2 (2.63%) Debian
12 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) CRM
2 9 (11.84%) Service Management
3 8 (10.53%) Application Packaging
3 8 (10.53%) Application Virtualisation
4 7 (9.21%) Data Protection
4 7 (9.21%) Document Management
5 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.89%) High Availability
6 5 (6.58%) Time Management
7 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.26%) Migration
8 3 (3.95%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.63%) Business Development
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (2.63%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 6 (7.89%) VB
3 6 (7.89%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (32.89%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (28.95%) MCP
3 22 (28.95%) MCSA
4 19 (25.00%) CCNA
5 18 (23.68%) MCITP
5 18 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (13.16%) MCTS
6 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
7 9 (11.84%) NCIE
8 8 (10.53%) BC Cleared
8 8 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.63%) CCA
9 2 (2.63%) CCIE
9 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.63%) RHCE
9 2 (2.63%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) GPG13
4 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (90.79%) Active Directory
2 35 (46.05%) Hyper-V
3 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (17.11%) vSphere
5 8 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.95%) XenApp
8 2 (2.63%) KVM
8 2 (2.63%) Varnish
8 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 8 (10.53%) SCOrch
3 6 (7.89%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (6.58%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.63%) cPanel
5 2 (2.63%) Plesk
5 2 (2.63%) SCOM
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
2 45 (59.21%) VMware
3 21 (27.63%) Cisco
4 14 (18.42%) HP
5 11 (14.47%) NetApp
6 9 (11.84%) Citrix
7 7 (9.21%) EqualLogic
8 6 (7.89%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.58%) F5
10 4 (5.26%) Apple
10 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
10 4 (5.26%) Meraki
11 3 (3.95%) Dell
11 3 (3.95%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.95%) Juniper
11 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.95%) Veeam
12 2 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (2.63%) Sage
12 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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