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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 52 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 5 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.03% 2.62% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 13.11% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 6
Average salary £40,500 £26,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.83% -24.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
154 122 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.75% 20.00% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 124 97 121
Average salary £40,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,825 £64,000 £52,500
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 5 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
Liverpool +10 5 £40,500 +22.72% 2
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (66.67%) CCA
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ODBC
5 1 (16.67%) Java

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Telnet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WinDbg
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ODBC
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) OLE DB
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) CCA
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCPD
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Unisys
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Alias
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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