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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 129 116 152
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +36
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 50 75 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.33% 1.89% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 7.76% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 33
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
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
1103 967 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 29.26% 24.36% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 889 805 880
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +15 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Oldham +5 2 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Cheadle +8 1 £40,000 +73.91%
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (84.11%) Windows
3 87 (81.31%) Microsoft
4 67 (62.62%) VMware
5 63 (58.88%) Active Directory
6 51 (47.66%) Citrix
7 47 (43.93%) MS Exchange
8 44 (41.12%) MS Excel
9 42 (39.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (36.45%) MCSA
11 38 (35.51%) DNS
11 38 (35.51%) SAN
11 38 (35.51%) Hyper-V
12 37 (34.58%) Firewall
13 35 (32.71%) Windows 7
13 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (31.78%) MCITP
15 33 (30.84%) PowerShell
16 32 (29.91%) HP
17 31 (28.97%) ITIL
18 30 (28.04%) DHCP
19 29 (27.10%) LAN
19 29 (27.10%) WAN
19 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (26.17%) CCNA
20 28 (26.17%) SharePoint
20 28 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
21 27 (25.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2003
23 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (43.93%) MS Exchange
2 28 (26.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.41%) Lync
5 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.54%) IIS
7 5 (4.67%) Apache
8 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.87%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.93%) Site Server
10 1 (0.93%) Moodle
Applications
1 44 (41.12%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Sage 50
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.51%) DNS
1 38 (35.51%) SAN
2 37 (34.58%) Firewall
3 30 (28.04%) DHCP
4 29 (27.10%) LAN
4 29 (27.10%) WAN
5 19 (17.76%) TCP/IP
6 13 (12.15%) VLAN
7 11 (10.28%) iSCSI
8 9 (8.41%) NAS
9 7 (6.54%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (6.54%) Wireless
10 6 (5.61%) Intranet
11 5 (4.67%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.67%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.74%) SMS
12 4 (3.74%) VPN
13 3 (2.80%) Internet
14 2 (1.87%) MPLS
14 2 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MSI
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.54%) Publishing
4 3 (2.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) 3rd Line Support
2 22 (20.56%) Support Engineer
3 19 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (16.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (14.02%) Server Engineer
5 15 (14.02%) Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Consultant
7 8 (7.48%) Service Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) IT Support
8 7 (6.54%) Server Support Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Server Support
8 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Storage Support Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Head of IT
10 4 (3.74%) Build Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Active Directory Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) Replication
3 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.61%) Clustering
4 6 (5.61%) Life Science
5 3 (2.80%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.87%) iPhone
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.93%) VLE
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 90 (84.11%) Windows
2 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (32.71%) Windows 7
3 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.89%) Linux
6 16 (14.95%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.35%) UNIX
8 3 (2.80%) Solaris
9 2 (1.87%) Android
9 2 (1.87%) HPUX
9 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) ITIL
2 15 (14.02%) Migration
3 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.61%) Project Management
5 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (3.74%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.74%) Document Management
7 3 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.80%) Service Management
7 3 (2.80%) CRM
7 3 (2.80%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.80%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.87%) People Management
8 2 (1.87%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (1.87%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.87%) ITSM
8 2 (1.87%) Risk Management
8 2 (1.87%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (1.87%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.95%) SQL
3 8 (7.48%) C
4 7 (6.54%) VBScript
5 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (36.45%) MCSA
3 34 (31.78%) MCITP
4 28 (26.17%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (26.17%) CCNA
5 27 (25.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (17.76%) Degree
7 16 (14.95%) CCA
7 16 (14.95%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (13.08%) MCP
9 6 (5.61%) MCTS
9 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.74%) CCEE
11 3 (2.80%) CCNP
12 2 (1.87%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.87%) MOS
12 2 (1.87%) MCSD
12 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) GMP
3 1 (0.93%) GLP
System Software
1 63 (58.88%) Active Directory
2 42 (39.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (35.51%) Hyper-V
4 17 (15.89%) XenDesktop
5 14 (13.08%) Terminal Services
6 10 (9.35%) XenApp
6 10 (9.35%) vSphere
7 9 (8.41%) XenServer
8 7 (6.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (6.54%) Xen
8 7 (6.54%) NFS
9 6 (5.61%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (15.89%) Backup Exec
1 17 (15.89%) SCCM
2 13 (12.15%) WSUS
3 7 (6.54%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.87%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.93%) SCOM
6 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (81.31%) Microsoft
2 67 (62.62%) VMware
3 51 (47.66%) Citrix
4 32 (29.91%) HP
5 18 (16.82%) Cisco
5 18 (16.82%) 3PAR
6 16 (14.95%) Symantec
7 14 (13.08%) Wyse
7 14 (13.08%) CheckPoint
8 10 (9.35%) NetApp
8 10 (9.35%) Dell
9 6 (5.61%) Sun
10 5 (4.67%) Sage
10 5 (4.67%) IBM
10 5 (4.67%) Veeam
11 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.74%) Trend Micro
11 4 (3.74%) EMC
12 3 (2.80%) Oracle
12 3 (2.80%) Lotus
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