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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 58 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.23% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 3.23% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £32,500 £23,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.78% -45.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  

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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 93 145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 20.05% 20.39% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 70 68 125
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 1 £32,500 - 1
MCSE
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago