The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 42 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 30 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.45% 4.00% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.55% 15.31% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £58,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +9.31%
MCSE
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
239 98 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 35.46% 26.13% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 219 93 189
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MCSE
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Northampton

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (93.55%) Microsoft
3 54 (87.10%) Windows
4 45 (72.58%) MCSA
5 43 (69.35%) ITIL
6 42 (67.74%) MS Exchange
7 40 (64.52%) VMware
8 38 (61.29%) MCITP
9 32 (51.61%) Active Directory
10 29 (46.77%) MCP
11 24 (38.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (37.10%) MS Excel
13 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (35.48%) Hyper-V
14 21 (33.87%) DNS
15 20 (32.26%) TCP/IP
16 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
17 17 (27.42%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (27.42%) MCTS
17 17 (27.42%) CCNA
17 17 (27.42%) MS Office
17 17 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (25.81%) Cisco
19 15 (24.19%) DHCP
20 14 (22.58%) Firewall
20 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
21 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
21 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
22 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 42 (67.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (27.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.84%) Lync
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (37.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) DNS
2 20 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 15 (24.19%) DHCP
4 14 (22.58%) Firewall
5 7 (11.29%) VPN
6 5 (8.06%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.23%) WAN
8 1 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (14.52%) Retail
2 8 (12.90%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 12 (19.35%) Team Leader
3 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 11 (17.74%) Exchange Specialist
4 10 (16.13%) Network Manager
4 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (16.13%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (14.52%) Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Network Support
7 3 (4.84%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Support
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Kindle
1 3 (4.84%) Replication
2 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (87.10%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Vista
5 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) ITIL V3
3 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Workflow
5 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.61%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (72.58%) MCSA
3 38 (61.29%) MCITP
4 29 (46.77%) MCP
5 24 (38.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (27.42%) MCTS
6 17 (27.42%) CCNA
6 17 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
7 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 6 (9.68%) CCA
8 6 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (8.06%) HND
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.84%) VCAP
11 3 (4.84%) VTSP
11 3 (4.84%) CCEE
11 3 (4.84%) NCDA
11 3 (4.84%) NCIE
11 3 (4.84%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (35.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.68%) XenApp
4 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.06%) vSphere
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) XenMobile
1 3 (4.84%) WSUS
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 40 (64.52%) VMware
3 16 (25.81%) Cisco
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) Veeam
6 3 (4.84%) Altiris
6 3 (4.84%) NetApp
6 3 (4.84%) Dell
6 3 (4.84%) AppSense
7 2 (3.23%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago