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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 64 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.09% 3.31% 4.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 10.19% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 16
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.97%
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
147 206 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 22.93% 32.44% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 133 193 116
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) ITIL
4 12 (66.67%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) MCP
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (38.89%) Lync
7 7 (38.89%) Office 365
8 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
8 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) SAN
9 5 (27.78%) CCNP
9 5 (27.78%) MCSA
9 5 (27.78%) SCCM
9 5 (27.78%) Android
9 5 (27.78%) Mac OS
9 5 (27.78%) Retail
9 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) CMS
9 5 (27.78%) vSphere
9 5 (27.78%) MobileIron
9 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
10 4 (22.22%) VCP5
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
1 7 (38.89%) Lync
2 5 (27.78%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Intranet
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) Extranet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Service Manager
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Android
2 5 (27.78%) Mac OS
2 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) MCP
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (27.78%) MCSA
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) VCP5
6 4 (22.22%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) MCITP
8 2 (11.11%) MCDST
9 1 (5.56%) CCDP
9 1 (5.56%) CCA
9 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp