Period
to 25 September 2018

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 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 41 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.11% 1.37% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.24% 8.51% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Chester median annual salary £31,071 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.98% +25.00% -26.32%
Cheshire median annual salary £42,000 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +52.73% -26.67% +38.89%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Chester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 49 47 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.25% 16.10% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 52
Chester median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £24,016 £22,650 £24,100
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -1.28%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Chester over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Data Security
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) NHS
3 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Skype
5 2 (33.33%) WebEx
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (16.67%) Server Management
6 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Security
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) DNA
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Server Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) VMware