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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 23 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.92% 1.47% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.89% 4.55% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
45 66 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 32.85% 32.35% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 55 47
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £24,179
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £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 19 December 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) NCIE
2 1 (25.00%) VCP5
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Dell