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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 63 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.33% 4.31% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 14.58% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £20,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,917 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.54%
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 192 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.95% 29.58% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 253 169 288
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 18 £40,750 +12.41% 2
Brackley - 2 £35,000 -
Corby - 1 £70,000 -
Kettering - 1 £70,000 -
MCSE
East Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (95.83%) Microsoft
3 43 (89.58%) ITIL
4 42 (87.50%) Windows
5 31 (64.58%) MCSA
6 30 (62.50%) DNS
7 29 (60.42%) MCP
7 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (60.42%) MCITP
8 28 (58.33%) DHCP
9 27 (56.25%) VMware
10 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
11 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (37.50%) SLA
12 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
12 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
12 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (31.25%) Firewall
13 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (29.17%) Cisco
14 14 (29.17%) VPN
14 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (27.08%) SAN
15 13 (27.08%) Citrix
16 11 (22.92%) Thin Client
16 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
16 11 (22.92%) Fat Client
16 11 (22.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
17 10 (20.83%) XenServer

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.75%) IIS
3 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) DNS
2 28 (58.33%) DHCP
3 15 (31.25%) Firewall
4 14 (29.17%) VPN
5 13 (27.08%) SAN
6 10 (20.83%) LAN
6 10 (20.83%) WAN
7 9 (18.75%) SSL
7 9 (18.75%) VLAN
7 9 (18.75%) NetScaler
8 6 (12.50%) Wireless
8 6 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Senior Support Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix Support
4 9 (18.75%) Senior Citrix Support
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Architect
6 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Network Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (10.42%) IT Support
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Thin Client
1 11 (22.92%) Fat Client
2 8 (16.67%) Clustering
3 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.17%) Kindle
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (89.58%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Time Management
2 9 (18.75%) Change Control
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.58%) Change Management
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.17%) Workflow
7 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (64.58%) MCSA
3 29 (60.42%) MCP
3 29 (60.42%) MCITP
4 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (22.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (20.83%) CCA
6 10 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (18.75%) CCNA
7 9 (18.75%) CCIA
8 7 (14.58%) CCNP
8 7 (14.58%) HP AIS
8 7 (14.58%) HP ASE
9 6 (12.50%) CCDA
9 6 (12.50%) CCDP
10 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (6.25%) Degree
11 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) XenServer
4 9 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 9 (18.75%) XenApp
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.08%) ZENworks
1 1 (2.08%) WSUS
1 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (56.25%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Cisco
4 13 (27.08%) Citrix
5 9 (18.75%) Wyse
6 7 (14.58%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Altiris
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago