Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 73 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.36% 1.21% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 6.47% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 3
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +14.75% -28.24%
North West median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +14.75% -6.15%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 208 170 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.64% 18.70% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 173 147 206
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,300 £23,659 £23,625
90th Percentile £48,600 £46,250 £58,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Lancashire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Lancashire

MCSE
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +10 9 £30,000 +9.09%
Burnley -1 2 £22,750 +5.81%
Preston -8 1 £32,500 +38.30%
MCSE
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) SCCM
3 10 (83.33%) MCSA
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 10 (83.33%) MCP
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (75.00%) CCNP
4 9 (75.00%) CCNA
4 9 (75.00%) A+ Certification
4 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (75.00%) Degree
4 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Skype
7 1 (8.33%) Network Management

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) IT Support
2 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) IT Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MCP
2 10 (83.33%) MCSA
3 9 (75.00%) A+ Certification
3 9 (75.00%) CCNA
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Apple