The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 67 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.34% 0.83% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 3.59% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £39,200 £39,350
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 157 167 211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 27.07% 23.03% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 474 397 495
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.40% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Northampton +6 2 £42,500 +32.81%
MCSE
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (22.22%) CCNP
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) Service Design
8 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (11.11%) MCDST
8 1 (11.11%) MCITP
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) MCSA
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (11.11%) CCIE
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) MCDST
7 1 (11.11%) MCITP
7 1 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (11.11%) VCAP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco