The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 51 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.46% 2.17% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.59% 9.03% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 12
Average salary £34,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.88% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
138 144 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.20% 24.08% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 118 108 174
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Merseyside

MCSE
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Liverpool -3 8 £45,000 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) MCITP
2 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
5 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (45.83%) MCP
6 11 (45.83%) Kerberos
6 11 (45.83%) NFS
6 11 (45.83%) DNS
6 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) IPsec
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (45.83%) PKI
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (41.67%) HP SIM
7 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
7 10 (41.67%) IBM
7 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 10 (41.67%) LDAP
7 10 (41.67%) HP
7 10 (41.67%) Dell
7 10 (41.67%) VB.NET
7 10 (41.67%) .NET
7 10 (41.67%) ITIL
7 10 (41.67%) Server Monitoring
8 9 (37.50%) Windows XP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Lync
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Kerberos
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
1 11 (45.83%) IPsec
2 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (41.67%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
General
1 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Server Support
1 9 (37.50%) Technical Support
2 8 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
1 10 (41.67%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 10 (41.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (62.50%) MCITP
3 11 (45.83%) MCP
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) MCTS
5 2 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) NFS
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) HP SIM
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) IBM
3 10 (41.67%) HP
3 10 (41.67%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) Facebook
4 2 (8.33%) Twitter
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) CA