The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 55 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 11 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.02% 1.03% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.83% 5.45% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Median salary £35,000 £48,250 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.46% +160.81%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%

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

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 110 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.06% 18.93% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 78 102 91
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Lichfield +4 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Tamworth - 2 £21,250 -
Stafford -5 1 - -
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CCNP
2 16 (57.14%) CCNA
3 15 (53.57%) PRINCE2
3 15 (53.57%) SSCP
3 15 (53.57%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) CISSP
3 15 (53.57%) CEH
3 15 (53.57%) CISMP
3 15 (53.57%) Security Operations
4 14 (50.00%) SIEM
4 14 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 14 (50.00%) Qualys
4 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (50.00%) Network Security
4 14 (50.00%) CCSA
5 13 (46.43%) Firewall
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (21.43%) Office 365
8 5 (17.86%) Skype
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
9 4 (14.29%) MCSA
9 4 (14.29%) Service Management
9 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Yammer
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Network Security
2 13 (46.43%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) Skype
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Operations Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Security Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate IT Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate IT Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) PRINCE2
1 15 (53.57%) Security Operations
2 14 (50.00%) SIEM
2 14 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CCNA
2 16 (57.14%) CCNP
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (53.57%) CEH
3 15 (53.57%) CISMP
3 15 (53.57%) CISSP
3 15 (53.57%) SSCP
4 14 (50.00%) CCSA
5 4 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) MCP
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Qualys
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) VMware