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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 146 136 147
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 46 58 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 1.43% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 6.11% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 29
Average salary £33,000 £32,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
889 950 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.11% 23.39% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 718 731 774
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Rochdale - 3 £32,000 - 2
Altrincham +5 2 £38,500 +32.75%
Bury - 2 £27,500 -
Oldham -2 1 £30,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (77.42%) Windows
3 64 (68.82%) Microsoft
4 61 (65.59%) VMware
5 43 (46.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (43.01%) Active Directory
8 39 (41.94%) Citrix
8 39 (41.94%) MCITP
9 30 (32.26%) ITIL
10 29 (31.18%) MCSA
10 29 (31.18%) MS Exchange
11 26 (27.96%) DNS
11 26 (27.96%) Degree
12 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (22.58%) Finance
14 21 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (21.51%) MCP
15 20 (21.51%) SQL
15 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
16 19 (20.43%) Clustering
17 18 (19.35%) XenApp
17 18 (19.35%) Windows 7
17 18 (19.35%) SAN
18 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
18 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
18 17 (18.28%) DHCP
18 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
19 16 (17.20%) LAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (31.18%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
3 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (11.83%) Lync
6 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (6.45%) IIS
8 5 (5.38%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.23%) Apache
10 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.98%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Sage 50
2 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) IaaS
3 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.96%) DNS
2 18 (19.35%) SAN
3 17 (18.28%) DHCP
4 16 (17.20%) LAN
4 16 (17.20%) WAN
5 13 (13.98%) Firewall
6 9 (9.68%) NAS
7 8 (8.60%) Wireless
8 6 (6.45%) Intranet
8 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.38%) VPN
9 5 (5.38%) Internet
9 5 (5.38%) VLAN
10 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.15%) MPLS
11 2 (2.15%) SSL
11 2 (2.15%) ISDN
11 2 (2.15%) VoIP
11 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.15%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 16 (17.20%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (10.75%) Law
3 10 (10.75%) Publishing
3 10 (10.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (18.28%) Consultant
3 14 (15.05%) IT Support
4 10 (10.75%) Wintel Support
4 10 (10.75%) Architect
4 10 (10.75%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Wintel Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Support Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Head of IT
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Architect
7 5 (5.38%) VMware Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.15%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) Ajax
3 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.08%) HTML5
3 1 (1.08%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (20.43%) Clustering
3 14 (15.05%) Data Centre
4 10 (10.75%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.38%) Replication
6 4 (4.30%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.23%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.15%) iPhone
8 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.15%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.08%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.08%) APACS
9 1 (1.08%) EMV
9 1 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (77.42%) Windows
2 43 (46.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.60%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Vista
6 8 (8.60%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.15%) UNIX
9 2 (2.15%) Linux
9 2 (2.15%) NetWare
9 2 (2.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) ITIL
2 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
3 11 (11.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (11.83%) Line Management
4 10 (10.75%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (10.75%) Migration
5 8 (8.60%) Project Management
6 7 (7.53%) Service Management
6 7 (7.53%) Change Management
6 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.53%) Release Management
7 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (5.38%) CRM
9 4 (4.30%) ITSM
9 4 (4.30%) Change Control
10 3 (3.23%) Time Management
10 3 (3.23%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.23%) VBScript
4 3 (3.23%) VBA
5 2 (2.15%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) C#
6 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 93 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (41.94%) MCITP
3 29 (31.18%) MCSA
4 26 (27.96%) Degree
5 20 (21.51%) MCP
6 16 (17.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (16.13%) CCNA
7 15 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (13.98%) CCA
9 10 (10.75%) CCEE
10 2 (2.15%) CCNP
10 2 (2.15%) MCTS
10 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.15%) EMC Certification
10 2 (2.15%) MOS
11 1 (1.08%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.08%) HND
11 1 (1.08%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (43.01%) Active Directory
3 18 (19.35%) XenApp
4 16 (17.20%) Hyper-V
5 14 (15.05%) XenDesktop
6 11 (11.83%) XenServer
7 4 (4.30%) Firmware
8 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.23%) SCCM
2 3 (3.23%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.15%) MOM
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) WSUS
4 1 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 64 (68.82%) Microsoft
2 61 (65.59%) VMware
3 39 (41.94%) Citrix
4 11 (11.83%) Cisco
5 10 (10.75%) Dell
6 9 (9.68%) IBM
6 9 (9.68%) Veeam
7 7 (7.53%) HP
8 5 (5.38%) EMC
8 5 (5.38%) Avaya
8 5 (5.38%) Sage
8 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.38%) Trend Micro
9 4 (4.30%) Oracle
9 4 (4.30%) SAP
10 3 (3.23%) Sun
10 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.15%) AppSense
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