The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 166 125 145
Rank change year-on-year -41 +20  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 36 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.92% 1.63% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 6.63% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 46 28
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +5.40%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 912 829 1113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.40% 24.58% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 692 683 897
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

MCSE
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Manchester

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Manchester

MCSE
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Salford - 5 £35,000 -
Bolton -8 3 £35,000 +40.00%
Wigan - 3 £40,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £24,000 - 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (82.67%) Active Directory
3 55 (73.33%) Windows
4 51 (68.00%) Microsoft
5 40 (53.33%) VMware
6 32 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 29 (38.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (37.33%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (36.00%) ITIL
11 26 (34.67%) WAN
12 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 25 (33.33%) Hyper-V
13 23 (30.67%) LAN
13 23 (30.67%) MCP
14 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
15 21 (28.00%) MCSA
16 20 (26.67%) DNS
16 20 (26.67%) CCNA
17 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (24.00%) Cisco
18 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (24.00%) Office 365
18 18 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (20.00%) DHCP
19 15 (20.00%) VoIP
20 14 (18.67%) VPN
20 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2013
21 13 (17.33%) MCITP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.33%) Skype for Business
5 6 (8.00%) Confluence
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.00%) IIS
7 3 (4.00%) Site Server
8 2 (2.67%) nginx
8 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.33%) Apache
9 1 (1.33%) Zimbra
Applications
1 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Magento
2 2 (2.67%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (24.00%) Office 365
2 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) WAN
2 23 (30.67%) LAN
3 20 (26.67%) DNS
4 15 (20.00%) DHCP
4 15 (20.00%) VoIP
5 14 (18.67%) VPN
6 8 (10.67%) SAN
6 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.33%) Skype
8 6 (8.00%) Unified Communications
8 6 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.67%) Firewall
9 5 (6.67%) Network Security
9 5 (6.67%) VLAN
10 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.33%) MPLS
10 4 (5.33%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
11 3 (4.00%) Wireless
11 3 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) InstallShield
1 8 (10.67%) MSI
2 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) NUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.33%) QUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 9 (12.00%) IT Support
6 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) IT Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) IT Manager
7 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) CRM Manager
8 5 (6.67%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Systems Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Life Science
3 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Biotechnology
5 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 2 (2.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 55 (73.33%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 29 (38.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.67%) Linux
7 10 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (5.33%) CentOS
11 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.67%) Debian
12 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Service Management
3 10 (13.33%) Document Management
4 9 (12.00%) Time Management
5 8 (10.67%) Application Packaging
5 8 (10.67%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (10.67%) CRM
6 7 (9.33%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.00%) IT Strategy
8 5 (6.67%) Migration
9 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.00%) Informatics
10 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.00%) Network Management
10 3 (4.00%) Product Management
10 3 (4.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.00%) Statistics
10 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) VB
3 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (37.33%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (30.67%) MCP
4 21 (28.00%) MCSA
5 20 (26.67%) CCNA
6 18 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (17.33%) MCITP
7 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.67%) BC Cleared
8 8 (10.67%) NCIE
9 7 (9.33%) MCTS
10 5 (6.67%) CCIE
10 5 (6.67%) Degree
10 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.33%) CCNP
12 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
12 3 (4.00%) NCDA
12 3 (4.00%) VCAP
13 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
13 2 (2.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.67%) QA
4 1 (1.33%) GPG13
4 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (82.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (10.67%) vSphere
5 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.67%) KVM
6 2 (2.67%) Varnish
7 1 (1.33%) Postfix
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 8 (10.67%) SCOrch
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (6.67%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.67%) cPanel
4 2 (2.67%) Plesk
5 1 (1.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.33%) Cacti
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.33%) Icinga
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 51 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (53.33%) VMware
3 18 (24.00%) Cisco
4 11 (14.67%) NetApp
5 8 (10.67%) HP
6 7 (9.33%) Citrix
6 7 (9.33%) EqualLogic
6 7 (9.33%) F5
7 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
8 5 (6.67%) Juniper
9 4 (5.33%) Avaya
9 4 (5.33%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.00%) Dell
10 3 (4.00%) Meraki
10 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.67%) Apple
11 2 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (2.67%) EMC
11 2 (2.67%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.67%) Sage
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