The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 45 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 35 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.02% 2.62% 2.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.03% 10.69% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 12
Average salary £41,500 £22,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.63% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,400 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
291 159 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.41% 24.50% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 266 141 206
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 £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
East Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
Northampton 0 33 £41,500 +88.63% 2
Brackley - 2 £37,500 - 3
Daventry - 2 - - 1
MCSE
East Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 55 (91.67%) Windows
4 44 (73.33%) ITIL
5 42 (70.00%) MCSA
6 41 (68.33%) MS Exchange
7 39 (65.00%) MCITP
8 38 (63.33%) VMware
9 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
10 31 (51.67%) MCP
11 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
12 24 (40.00%) Hyper-V
13 23 (38.33%) DNS
14 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (33.33%) DHCP
16 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (28.33%) TCP/IP
18 16 (26.67%) MS Office
18 16 (26.67%) Cisco
18 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
19 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
19 15 (25.00%) CCNA
20 14 (23.33%) Firewall
21 12 (20.00%) MCTS
22 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
22 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
22 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 41 (68.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) DNS
2 20 (33.33%) DHCP
3 17 (28.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (23.33%) Firewall
5 5 (8.33%) VLAN
5 5 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.67%) VPN
7 2 (3.33%) WAN
7 2 (3.33%) SAN
8 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (15.00%) Retail
2 5 (8.33%) Legal
3 3 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 11 (18.33%) Exchange Specialist
3 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 9 (15.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 7 (11.67%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (5.00%) Network Support
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Kindle
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (91.67%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (70.00%) MCSA
3 39 (65.00%) MCITP
4 31 (51.67%) MCP
5 21 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (25.00%) CCNA
6 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (20.00%) MCTS
8 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.67%) CCA
9 4 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (5.00%) HNC
10 3 (5.00%) CCEE
11 2 (3.33%) HND
11 2 (3.33%) VCDX
11 2 (3.33%) NCDA
11 2 (3.33%) NCIE
11 2 (3.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.00%) XenApp
4 6 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.33%) vSphere
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) WSUS
1 3 (5.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (63.33%) VMware
3 16 (26.67%) Cisco
4 7 (11.67%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) Dell
5 3 (5.00%) AppSense
5 3 (5.00%) Altiris
6 2 (3.33%) Veeam
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago