The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.01% - 5.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Average salary £36,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,917
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.19%
MCSE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.23% 23.04% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 46
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MCSE
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

MCSE Salary Trend in the Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) XenServer
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) CCA
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) CCEA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCSD
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCEA
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) NCIE
4 1 (16.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Mitel
5 1 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Dell