The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 44 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.81% 3.21% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 11.93% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 10
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% +36.36%  
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 Liverpool.

Academic & Professional Certification
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 98 109 115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 25.32% 26.91% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 50 86 69
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

MCSE
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) MCSA
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) NAS
6 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) SCOM
6 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) SCDPM
6 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) VB

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) MCSA
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MCSD
5 1 (8.33%) CCENT
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCDPM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
1 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Verint