Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 43 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.88% 4.21% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.13% 21.52% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +72.22% -52.63%
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +58.18% - +14.58%

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 39 79 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.11% 19.55% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28 66 37
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,175 £19,125 £23,560
90th Percentile £62,625 £55,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) DNA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

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