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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 57 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 3 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.58% 1.79% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 12.77% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 6
Average salary £23,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £28,900 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £56,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
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
122 94 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.60% 14.03% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 92 78 144
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 November 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 +11 2 £22,500 -57.14%
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Hyper-V
3 12 (85.71%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Manufacturing
4 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (57.14%) MCP
6 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
7 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 6 (42.86%) MCITP
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) MCTS
9 4 (28.57%) Degree
10 3 (21.43%) SCCM
10 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (21.43%) Citrix
10 3 (21.43%) XenApp
10 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 3 (21.43%) SAN
10 3 (21.43%) Migration
11 2 (14.29%) Project Management
11 2 (14.29%) MCSA
11 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
11 2 (14.29%) NAS
11 2 (14.29%) Lync
11 2 (14.29%) Office 365

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (71.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Server Support
1 8 (57.14%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) MCP
3 6 (42.86%) MCITP
4 4 (28.57%) MCTS
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.14%) MCPD
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Hyper-V
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
5 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell