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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 64 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.17% 1.32% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 5.00% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median salary £41,250 £36,018 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.52% -11.06%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
147 140 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.66% 26.47% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 106 86 94
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +1 7 £41,250 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
3 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (88.24%) Windows
4 14 (82.35%) Citrix
4 14 (82.35%) Cisco
4 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
5 13 (76.47%) CCNA
5 13 (76.47%) ITIL
5 13 (76.47%) Linux
5 13 (76.47%) DHCP
5 13 (76.47%) VPN
5 13 (76.47%) DNS
5 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (76.47%) AirWatch
6 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
6 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (70.59%) EMC
6 12 (70.59%) SAN
7 11 (64.71%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (64.71%) Software AG
7 11 (64.71%) EMC Certification
7 11 (64.71%) IBM
7 11 (64.71%) JBoss
7 11 (64.71%) Apache
7 11 (64.71%) Tomcat
7 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2

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 11 (64.71%) Apache
1 11 (64.71%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (64.71%) IIS
1 11 (64.71%) JBoss
1 11 (64.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (64.71%) IaaS
2 11 (64.71%) PaaS
2 11 (64.71%) SaaS
3 2 (11.76%) G Suite
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) DHCP
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
1 13 (76.47%) VPN
2 12 (70.59%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) 802.11
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Architect
1 12 (70.59%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (64.71%) Cloud Architect
2 11 (64.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) PC Support
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
1 11 (64.71%) Hybrid Cloud
1 11 (64.71%) Public Cloud
1 11 (64.71%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Identity Management
2 11 (64.71%) ITIL V3
2 11 (64.71%) Line Management
2 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
2 11 (64.71%) Mentoring
2 11 (64.71%) Mobile Device Management
2 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
2 11 (64.71%) TOGAF
2 11 (64.71%) Wealth Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Server Hardening
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCNA
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) Degree
3 11 (64.71%) EMC Certification
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (11.76%) MCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CCA
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) AirWatch
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Citrix
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) EMC
4 11 (64.71%) IBM
4 11 (64.71%) Oracle
4 11 (64.71%) Software AG
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Google
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat