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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 68 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% 0.99% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% 4.96% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £22,750 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.80% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £34,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
152 141 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.60% 19.97% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 107 115 161
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Tamworth -9 3 £22,750 -30.00%
Cannock +12 1 £50,000 +21.21%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) MCITP
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) DHCP
4 8 (72.73%) LAN
4 8 (72.73%) MS Office
4 8 (72.73%) CCNA
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (72.73%) MCTS
5 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 7 (63.64%) WAN
5 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (63.64%) VPN
5 7 (63.64%) DNS
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Wireless
6 6 (54.55%) VMware
6 6 (54.55%) Terminal Server
6 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
7 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (27.27%) Project Management
9 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
10 2 (18.18%) SLA
10 2 (18.18%) Cisco
10 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) WebEx
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCITP
3 8 (72.73%) MCTS
3 8 (72.73%) CCNA
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) Terminal Server
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya