The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 59 74
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.52% 0.93% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 3.73% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.81% -9.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,450 £41,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 113 134 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 29.58% 24.91% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 113 149
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

MCSE
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Northampton

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Northampton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) VCAP
4 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco