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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 67 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.55% 3.81% 3.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 11.79% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 20
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
176 229 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.80% 32.30% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 162 206 174
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +1 11 £36,000 -40.00%
Kettering -2 1 £29,000 -58.57%
Wellingborough -3 1 £40,000 -
MCSE
East Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (89.29%) Microsoft
3 38 (67.86%) Windows
4 36 (64.29%) ITIL
5 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
6 31 (55.36%) MCITP
7 27 (48.21%) MCP
8 26 (46.43%) MS Excel
9 20 (35.71%) Service Delivery
9 20 (35.71%) Hyper-V
10 19 (33.93%) VMware
10 19 (33.93%) MCSA
10 19 (33.93%) DNS
11 17 (30.36%) Windows 7
11 17 (30.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 14 (25.00%) SLA
13 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (25.00%) MCTS
14 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
15 12 (21.43%) CCNA
15 12 (21.43%) CCA
15 12 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
16 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.93%) CMS
6 4 (7.14%) Lync
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.86%) VPN
4 9 (16.07%) DHCP
5 5 (8.93%) VLAN
5 5 (8.93%) SAN
5 5 (8.93%) Internet
6 3 (5.36%) Extranet
6 3 (5.36%) Intranet
6 3 (5.36%) LAN
6 3 (5.36%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (17.86%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Team Leader
2 9 (16.07%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 6 (10.71%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Android
5 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.93%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) UNIX
8 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) ITIL
2 20 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.71%) Coaching
4 4 (7.14%) Service Management
5 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) MOF
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.57%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.79%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) CRM
7 1 (1.79%) ERP
7 1 (1.79%) Migration
7 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (55.36%) MCITP
3 27 (48.21%) MCP
4 19 (33.93%) MCSA
5 17 (30.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (25.00%) MCTS
7 12 (21.43%) CCNA
7 12 (21.43%) CCA
7 12 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (17.86%) HND
9 3 (5.36%) Degree
9 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.57%) CCEE
11 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.79%) VCDX
11 1 (1.79%) NCDA
11 1 (1.79%) NCIE
11 1 (1.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.57%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.57%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
1 3 (5.36%) SCOM
2 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Intune
2 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.57%) SCSM
2 2 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.93%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) LANDesk
4 5 (8.93%) MobileIron
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) AppSense
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Veeam
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Dell