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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 32 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.01% 2.22% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 5.19% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
62 77 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.35% 42.78% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 54 23
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) Brocade
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) NCIE
3 1 (20.00%) VCP5
3 1 (20.00%) CCEA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
1 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (20.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec