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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 125 127 159
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 47 63 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 1.65% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 7.45% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 27
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
900 846 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 27.41% 22.17% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 726 676 913
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Oldham 0 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Stockport +2 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (83.52%) Windows
3 64 (70.33%) Microsoft
4 57 (62.64%) VMware
5 47 (51.65%) Active Directory
6 40 (43.96%) Citrix
7 37 (40.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (39.56%) MCSA
9 35 (38.46%) ITIL
9 35 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (34.07%) Windows 7
10 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
10 31 (34.07%) DNS
11 29 (31.87%) MCITP
12 28 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (28.57%) PowerShell
14 25 (27.47%) Hyper-V
14 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
14 25 (27.47%) SharePoint
15 23 (25.27%) DHCP
16 21 (23.08%) Firewall
17 20 (21.98%) CCNA
17 20 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (20.88%) SAN
18 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (19.78%) HP
19 18 (19.78%) WAN
19 18 (19.78%) LAN
19 18 (19.78%) MCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.47%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.99%) Lync
4 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.30%) Apache
9 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.10%) Site Server
Applications
1 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.58%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Sage 50
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.07%) DNS
2 23 (25.27%) DHCP
3 21 (23.08%) Firewall
4 19 (20.88%) SAN
5 18 (19.78%) WAN
5 18 (19.78%) LAN
6 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.99%) VLAN
8 8 (8.79%) Wireless
9 7 (7.69%) iSCSI
9 7 (7.69%) Intranet
10 6 (6.59%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (4.40%) SMS
12 3 (3.30%) NAS
12 3 (3.30%) VPN
12 3 (3.30%) Internet
12 3 (3.30%) MPLS
13 2 (2.20%) VoIP
14 1 (1.10%) Network Security
14 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MSI
1 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.99%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (17.58%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Analyst
4 12 (13.19%) IT Support
5 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Head of IT
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Architect
8 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Administrator
9 5 (5.49%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Server Support
10 4 (4.40%) Build Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Active Directory Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.89%) Replication
3 9 (9.89%) Clustering
4 5 (5.49%) Life Science
5 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.20%) iPhone
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.10%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (83.52%) Windows
2 35 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (34.07%) Windows 7
4 28 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
7 10 (10.99%) Linux
8 4 (4.40%) UNIX
8 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.40%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.20%) Android
10 1 (1.10%) AIX
10 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) ITIL
2 16 (17.58%) Migration
3 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 7 (7.69%) Change Management
5 6 (6.59%) Project Management
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.49%) Service Management
7 4 (4.40%) ITSM
7 4 (4.40%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.40%) Document Management
8 3 (3.30%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.30%) Release Management
8 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.30%) CRM
9 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.20%) People Management
9 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.10%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.19%) SQL
3 8 (8.79%) VBScript
4 6 (6.59%) C
5 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (39.56%) MCSA
3 29 (31.87%) MCITP
4 20 (21.98%) CCNA
4 20 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (19.78%) MCP
5 18 (19.78%) Degree
6 17 (18.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (14.29%) CCA
7 13 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (7.69%) CCEE
9 3 (3.30%) MCTS
9 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.20%) MCSD
10 2 (2.20%) CCNP
10 2 (2.20%) MOS
11 1 (1.10%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.10%) VCDX
11 1 (1.10%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) SLA
2 6 (6.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) GMP
3 1 (1.10%) GLP
System Software
1 47 (51.65%) Active Directory
2 37 (40.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (27.47%) Hyper-V
4 17 (18.68%) XenDesktop
5 10 (10.99%) XenApp
6 8 (8.79%) Terminal Services
6 8 (8.79%) XenServer
6 8 (8.79%) vSphere
7 7 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (7.69%) VMware ESX
8 6 (6.59%) NFS
8 6 (6.59%) Xen
9 4 (4.40%) Firmware
10 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) SCCM
2 10 (10.99%) WSUS
3 9 (9.89%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.30%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 64 (70.33%) Microsoft
2 57 (62.64%) VMware
3 40 (43.96%) Citrix
4 18 (19.78%) HP
5 13 (14.29%) Cisco
6 9 (9.89%) 3PAR
6 9 (9.89%) NetApp
6 9 (9.89%) Dell
7 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.79%) Symantec
7 8 (8.79%) Wyse
8 7 (7.69%) Veeam
9 6 (6.59%) Sage
9 6 (6.59%) IBM
10 5 (5.49%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.49%) Trend Micro
11 4 (4.40%) Avaya
11 4 (4.40%) Sun
12 3 (3.30%) Oracle
13 2 (2.20%) Lotus
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