Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 84 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -19 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.60% 1.82% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 6.27% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 15
Merseyside median annual salary £75,000 £32,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year +130.77% -9.77% +53.27%
North West median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +11.11% -3.08%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 202 383 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.28% 29.06% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 133 210 155
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £38,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% -4.06% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,278
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £59,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Merseyside

MCSE
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Merseyside

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Merseyside

MCSE
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 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
Liverpool +7 5 £75,000 +130.77%
MCSE
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MCSA
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Line Management
5 2 (33.33%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (16.67%) PKI
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) CCENT
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) CCENT
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HP