The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 62 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.03% 3.19% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.08% 9.68% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 6
Average salary £21,500 £34,000 £27,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.76% +21.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,600 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,834 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% +2.31%
Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
118 186 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.24% 32.98% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 104 161 123
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Staffordshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +7 5 £21,000 -40.00%
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (72.73%) CCNA
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 8 (72.73%) LAN
4 8 (72.73%) WAN
4 8 (72.73%) MCITP
5 7 (63.64%) MCTS
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Wireless
5 7 (63.64%) DHCP
5 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (63.64%) VPN
5 7 (63.64%) DNS
5 7 (63.64%) MS Office
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) Terminal Server
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
9 2 (18.18%) SLA
9 2 (18.18%) SAN
9 2 (18.18%) NetApp
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (9.09%) NAS
10 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
2 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Help Desk Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
1 1 (9.09%) CCTV
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) High Availability
1 1 (9.09%) Email Management
1 1 (9.09%) CAD
1 1 (9.09%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 8 (72.73%) MCITP
3 7 (63.64%) MCTS
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (9.09%) NCIE
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Terminal Server
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Acronis
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco