The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.32% 0.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 2.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £43,750 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 38 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 15.79% 21.35% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 17
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,200 £23,208
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Chester

MCSE
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft