The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 52 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.50% 4.02% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.93% 13.61% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 17
Median salary £32,500 £22,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -51.11%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 147 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.13% 29.52% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 102 88 117
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,617 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MCSE
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Merseyside region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Merseyside

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Merseyside

MCSE
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -13 14 £32,500 +47.72%
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 13 (68.42%) ITIL
6 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
6 12 (63.16%) Citrix
7 10 (52.63%) HP
7 10 (52.63%) DHCP
7 10 (52.63%) VPN
7 10 (52.63%) DNS
7 10 (52.63%) IIS
7 10 (52.63%) EMC
7 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (47.37%) Avaya
8 9 (47.37%) Firewall
8 9 (47.37%) Cisco
9 8 (42.11%) SAN
9 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
9 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (36.84%) SaaS
10 7 (36.84%) PaaS
10 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
10 7 (36.84%) Video Conferencing

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 7 (36.84%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (36.84%) JBoss
2 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (36.84%) IaaS
2 7 (36.84%) PaaS
2 7 (36.84%) SaaS
3 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DHCP
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
1 10 (52.63%) VPN
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) DSL
4 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (15.79%) IP Telephony
4 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
4 3 (15.79%) VPLS
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Cloud Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (36.84%) IT Support
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) ICT Support
2 6 (31.58%) Network Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Network Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Assistant IT Manager
3 3 (15.79%) ICT Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) ICT Assistant
3 3 (15.79%) ICT Manager
3 3 (15.79%) ICT Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) ICT Technician
3 3 (15.79%) IT Assistant
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Assistant
3 3 (15.79%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (36.84%) Public Cloud
2 7 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (31.58%) Replication
4 3 (15.79%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (15.79%) iPad
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
1 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Identity Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
2 7 (36.84%) Line Management
2 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
2 7 (36.84%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
2 7 (36.84%) Wealth Management
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Email Filtering
4 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) EMC Certification
3 6 (31.58%) MCITP
3 6 (31.58%) MCSA
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (26.32%) XenApp
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Citrix
4 10 (52.63%) EMC
4 10 (52.63%) HP
5 9 (47.37%) Avaya
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco
6 7 (36.84%) IBM
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Software AG
7 6 (31.58%) Dell
7 6 (31.58%) SonicWALL
7 6 (31.58%) Sophos