The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / North East
Rank 65 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.26% 0.78% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 2.91% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Median salary £41,000 £32,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.15% +10.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £20,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £37,200 £44,450
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.59% +5.47%  

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 the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 138 172 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.66% 26.75% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122 135 196
Median salary £35,425 £32,500 £36,331
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% -10.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

MCSE
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for MCSE in the North East

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in the North East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in the North East

MCSE
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear +7 8 £41,000 +26.15% 3
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (90.48%) ITIL
3 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
4 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
5 15 (71.43%) VMware
6 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (57.14%) DHCP
8 12 (57.14%) DNS
8 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
9 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
11 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
11 8 (38.10%) Skype for Business
11 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (38.10%) Skype
12 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 7 (33.33%) MS Office
13 6 (28.57%) Degree
13 6 (28.57%) XenApp
13 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (28.57%) Office 365
13 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
14 5 (23.81%) SCOM
14 5 (23.81%) PKI
15 4 (19.05%) Computer Science

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (38.10%) Skype for Business
2 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DHCP
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) Skype
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Wintel Support
3 6 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Messaging Support
7 2 (9.52%) Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Collaboration Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) PKI
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.76%) AS400
5 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
3 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.76%) HND
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) XenApp
4 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 3 (14.29%) MobileIron
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.76%) AppSense
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) Qualys
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Tripwire
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