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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 74 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 3 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.41% 1.41% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 5.81% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +72.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
MCSE
West Midlands

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
152 155 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.02% 24.22% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 127 137 112
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock -4 2 £41,250 -0.60%
Tamworth -4 1 £36,000 +63.63%
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) MCSA
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) B2B
6 2 (25.00%) WLAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WLAN
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DMZ
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) B2B
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Google