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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 61 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.26% 0.74% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 3.39% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £50,750 £18,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+174.32% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £17,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £18,675 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
129 118 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.38% 21.93% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 118 99 98
Average salary £41,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.74% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 2 £48,250 +160.81%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 £22,500 +28.57%
Lichfield - 1 £45,000 -
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) MCITP
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) Presales
6 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) CCNA
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) People Management
8 4 (26.67%) XenApp
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) CCA
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (26.67%) CCNP
8 4 (26.67%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) VPN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) WLAN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Presales
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) People Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Energy Management
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) MCITP
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) CCA
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (20.00%) MCSA
7 2 (13.33%) MCTS
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp