The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 70 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.30% 4.38% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.86% 12.97% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,925 £26,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MCSE
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
247 316 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.79% 33.76% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 221 277 137
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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
Northampton -21 10 £36,250 +9.43%
Kettering - 1 £40,000 -
MCSE
East Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) ITIL
4 11 (64.71%) MCP
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) Law
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (35.29%) SAN
8 5 (29.41%) Retail
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (29.41%) vSphere
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) MobileIron
9 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
9 4 (23.53%) Office 365
9 4 (23.53%) MCDST
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) LANDesk
9 4 (23.53%) Android
9 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco
9 4 (23.53%) CCNP
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) MS Office
10 3 (17.65%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Law
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Team Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) MCP
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (23.53%) MCDST
5 4 (23.53%) CCNP
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (17.65%) VCP5
6 3 (17.65%) MCSA
6 3 (17.65%) MCITP
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) CCNA
8 1 (5.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) LANDesk
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp