The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 115 155 113
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 71 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 0.83% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.83% 3.15% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 53
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,900 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,917 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.54%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
907 1079 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.41% 26.30% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 749 915 711
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 7 £32,500 -
Altrincham +15 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stockport - 4 £50,000 - 1
Rochdale +2 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Cheadle - 2 £23,000 - 3
Wigan +10 1 £20,000 -33.33%
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (72.31%) Microsoft
3 82 (63.08%) VMware
4 77 (59.23%) Windows
5 63 (48.46%) MS Exchange
6 59 (45.38%) Active Directory
7 55 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (40.77%) CCNA
8 53 (40.77%) Cisco
8 53 (40.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (39.23%) MCITP
10 46 (35.38%) ITIL
11 43 (33.08%) MCSA
12 42 (32.31%) Citrix
13 38 (29.23%) SQL
14 36 (27.69%) SAN
15 35 (26.92%) MCP
16 33 (25.38%) Hyper-V
17 30 (23.08%) HP
18 29 (22.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (21.54%) MS Excel
19 28 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2013
20 27 (20.77%) WAN
21 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (18.46%) Firewall
21 24 (18.46%) SLA
21 24 (18.46%) SCCM
21 24 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (17.69%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (48.46%) MS Exchange
2 28 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (16.15%) SharePoint
5 18 (13.85%) Lync
6 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (4.62%) TPMS
9 4 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.31%) Office 365
2 12 (9.23%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.38%) SaaS
4 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.69%) SAN
2 27 (20.77%) WAN
3 24 (18.46%) Firewall
4 23 (17.69%) TCP/IP
4 23 (17.69%) LAN
5 19 (14.62%) DHCP
5 19 (14.62%) DNS
6 12 (9.23%) VoIP
7 8 (6.15%) NAS
8 7 (5.38%) Internet
8 7 (5.38%) VPN
9 4 (3.08%) MPLS
10 3 (2.31%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.31%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.31%) SMTP
10 3 (2.31%) SSL
11 2 (1.54%) Network Security
12 1 (0.77%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.77%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.31%) MySQL
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.69%) Law
3 6 (4.62%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.62%) Advertising
4 1 (0.77%) Legal
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Analyst
2 23 (17.69%) Support Engineer
3 19 (14.62%) Consultant
3 19 (14.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (13.85%) Administrator
5 16 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.23%) Windows Administrator
6 12 (9.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (9.23%) Systems Support
7 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) Cisco Support
9 8 (6.15%) Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Consultant
12 5 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) CSS
1 11 (8.46%) HTML
2 9 (6.92%) .NET
3 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.15%) XML
3 8 (6.15%) Ajax
3 8 (6.15%) HTML5
4 7 (5.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (5.38%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.38%) Web Services
5 4 (3.08%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Replication
2 6 (4.62%) EMC Centera
2 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (4.62%) Celerra
3 5 (3.85%) Clustering
3 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.08%) EMV
4 4 (3.08%) W3C
4 4 (3.08%) APACS
4 4 (3.08%) HP StorageWorks
4 4 (3.08%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.54%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.54%) iPad
5 2 (1.54%) iPhone
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (59.23%) Windows
2 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.62%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.85%) Android
6 5 (3.85%) Linux
7 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.31%) Debian
7 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.54%) zOS
8 2 (1.54%) MVS
8 2 (1.54%) AIX
8 2 (1.54%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.38%) ITIL
2 16 (12.31%) Service Management
3 14 (10.77%) Problem Management
4 13 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 13 (10.00%) Migration
5 12 (9.23%) Configuration Management
5 12 (9.23%) Project Management
6 10 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 10 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.92%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (6.15%) Scrum
8 8 (6.15%) Change Management
9 7 (5.38%) Change Control
9 7 (5.38%) MVC
10 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.62%) Time Management
11 4 (3.08%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.08%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (3.08%) Network Architecture
11 4 (3.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.23%) SQL
2 11 (8.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.15%) C#
4 6 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.08%) Perl
6 3 (2.31%) VBScript
7 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 130 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (40.77%) CCNA
4 51 (39.23%) MCITP
5 43 (33.08%) MCSA
6 35 (26.92%) MCP
7 29 (22.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (16.92%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (15.38%) MCTS
10 17 (13.08%) CCA
11 15 (11.54%) Degree
12 7 (5.38%) CCNP
13 6 (4.62%) SNIA Certification
13 6 (4.62%) CCEE
14 5 (3.85%) HP AIS
14 5 (3.85%) HP ASE
14 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
14 5 (3.85%) JNCIS
15 4 (3.08%) NCIE
16 2 (1.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.46%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (45.38%) Active Directory
2 53 (40.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (25.38%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.62%) vSphere
6 5 (3.85%) VMware Server
6 5 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (3.08%) UAG
8 3 (2.31%) vCloud
8 3 (2.31%) Squid
9 2 (1.54%) XenApp
9 2 (1.54%) XenServer
9 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (18.46%) SCCM
2 19 (14.62%) SCOM
3 13 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.85%) WSUS
6 4 (3.08%) MOM
6 4 (3.08%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.77%) SCSM
8 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 94 (72.31%) Microsoft
2 82 (63.08%) VMware
3 53 (40.77%) Cisco
4 42 (32.31%) Citrix
5 30 (23.08%) HP
6 21 (16.15%) Symantec
7 19 (14.62%) NetApp
8 16 (12.31%) EMC
9 14 (10.77%) Avaya
10 13 (10.00%) McAfee
10 13 (10.00%) ProCurve
11 10 (7.69%) Sophos
12 7 (5.38%) Brocade
13 6 (4.62%) IBM
13 6 (4.62%) Mitel
14 5 (3.85%) Juniper
15 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
15 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.31%) Dell
16 2 (1.54%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 32,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Avecto Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Avecto Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + car allow + bens
Posted: 23 days ago