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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.06% 1.02% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 4.81% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% -10.49%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.84%  

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 Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 136 104 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 24.03% 21.14% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 92 68 109
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
Liverpool +7 6 £35,000 +7.69% 2
MCSE
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (60.00%) EMC
6 8 (53.33%) SAN
6 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (46.67%) CCNA
7 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
8 6 (40.00%) Banking
8 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (40.00%) Middleware
8 6 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (40.00%) Degree
8 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (40.00%) Wealth Management
8 6 (40.00%) IBM
8 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
1 6 (40.00%) JBoss
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (40.00%) IaaS
3 6 (40.00%) PaaS
3 6 (40.00%) SaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (40.00%) Public Cloud
1 6 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (40.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (40.00%) Line Management
2 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (40.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) EMC Certification
4 5 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (13.33%) MCSD
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.67%) CCA
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) EMC
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) Software AG
6 3 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) NetApp
8 1 (6.67%) Dell
8 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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