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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 128 124 164
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +40
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 53 66 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.47% 1.64% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.08% 7.46% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 28
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.97%
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
1044 885 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 28.86% 22.04% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 823 730 925
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 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 24 April 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
Stockport +5 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Oldham 0 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheadle +9 1 £40,000 +73.91%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (85.00%) Windows
3 79 (79.00%) Microsoft
4 63 (63.00%) VMware
5 56 (56.00%) Active Directory
6 44 (44.00%) Citrix
7 41 (41.00%) MS Exchange
8 40 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (38.00%) DNS
10 37 (37.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (36.00%) MS Excel
11 36 (36.00%) MCSA
12 35 (35.00%) Windows 7
13 33 (33.00%) PowerShell
13 33 (33.00%) Firewall
14 32 (32.00%) Hyper-V
15 31 (31.00%) MCITP
15 31 (31.00%) SAN
15 31 (31.00%) ITIL
16 30 (30.00%) SharePoint
17 29 (29.00%) DHCP
18 28 (28.00%) HP
18 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (25.00%) CCNA
19 25 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
19 25 (25.00%) WAN
19 25 (25.00%) LAN
20 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (22.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (41.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (9.00%) Lync
4 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.00%) IIS
6 5 (5.00%) Apache
7 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Sage 50
2 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.00%) DNS
2 33 (33.00%) Firewall
3 31 (31.00%) SAN
4 29 (29.00%) DHCP
5 25 (25.00%) LAN
5 25 (25.00%) WAN
6 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.00%) VLAN
8 8 (8.00%) Wireless
8 8 (8.00%) iSCSI
9 7 (7.00%) NAS
9 7 (7.00%) Intranet
9 7 (7.00%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (5.00%) NetScaler
11 4 (4.00%) VPN
11 4 (4.00%) SMS
12 3 (3.00%) Internet
13 2 (2.00%) MPLS
13 2 (2.00%) VoIP
13 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 20 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) Server Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) IT Support
7 8 (8.00%) Consultant
8 7 (7.00%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Head of IT
9 6 (6.00%) Server Support Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Storage Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Architect
9 6 (6.00%) Server Support
9 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Storage Support Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (4.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.00%) Replication
3 8 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 7 (7.00%) Clustering
5 6 (6.00%) Life Science
6 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.00%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.00%) iPhone
8 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.00%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 85 (85.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (35.00%) Windows 7
4 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (16.00%) Linux
7 15 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (9.00%) UNIX
9 3 (3.00%) Solaris
10 2 (2.00%) Android
10 2 (2.00%) HPUX
11 1 (1.00%) AIX
11 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.00%) Migration
3 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.00%) Project Management
4 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (4.00%) Service Management
5 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.00%) Document Management
6 3 (3.00%) ITSM
6 3 (3.00%) CRM
6 3 (3.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.00%) Change Management
7 2 (2.00%) People Management
7 2 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.00%) SQL
3 7 (7.00%) C
3 7 (7.00%) VBScript
4 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (36.00%) MCSA
3 31 (31.00%) MCITP
4 25 (25.00%) CCNA
4 25 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (22.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (17.00%) Degree
7 16 (16.00%) CCA
7 16 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (15.00%) MCP
9 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.00%) CCEE
10 3 (3.00%) MCTS
11 2 (2.00%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.00%) MOS
11 2 (2.00%) MCSD
11 2 (2.00%) CCNP
12 1 (1.00%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 7 (7.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) GMP
3 1 (1.00%) GLP
System Software
1 56 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (19.00%) XenDesktop
5 14 (14.00%) Terminal Services
6 12 (12.00%) XenApp
7 10 (10.00%) XenServer
8 9 (9.00%) vSphere
9 7 (7.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (7.00%) Xen
9 7 (7.00%) NFS
10 6 (6.00%) VMware ESX
11 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.00%) vCloud
12 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) Backup Exec
1 15 (15.00%) SCCM
2 10 (10.00%) WSUS
3 6 (6.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.00%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 79 (79.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (63.00%) VMware
3 44 (44.00%) Citrix
4 28 (28.00%) HP
5 17 (17.00%) 3PAR
6 14 (14.00%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.00%) Symantec
6 14 (14.00%) Wyse
6 14 (14.00%) Cisco
7 11 (11.00%) Dell
8 10 (10.00%) NetApp
9 6 (6.00%) Sun
9 6 (6.00%) Sage
9 6 (6.00%) IBM
9 6 (6.00%) Veeam
10 5 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.00%) Trend Micro
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle
12 2 (2.00%) EMC
12 2 (2.00%) StorageTek
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