Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 43 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.25% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 3.85% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Chester median annual salary £38,371 £43,750 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% +22.38% +19.17%
10th Percentile £23,783 £41,875 £35,075
90th Percentile £55,500 £45,625 £37,025
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +49.12%

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 60 52 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 19.48% 17.75% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 68
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.68% -11.43%
10th Percentile £24,425 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £49,500 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% -6.25%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Office 365
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) C#
6 4 (40.00%) NHS
6 4 (40.00%) Data Security
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
7 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (30.00%) MCSA
8 2 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) HP
8 2 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) VMware
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (20.00%) IaaS
8 2 (20.00%) SaaS
8 2 (20.00%) PaaS
8 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
3 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
1 2 (20.00%) WebEx
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Security
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) DNA
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam