The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 162 152 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -45
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 77 71 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.23% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.77% 4.74% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 63 65 107
Median salary £39,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
MCSE
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1614 1499 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.12% 26.02% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1157 1191
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MCSE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

MCSE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MCSE
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -10 34 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Coventry +30 24 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Staffordshire -4 8 £35,000 +53.84% 3
Warwickshire +6 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Dudley 0 2 £26,000 -5.45%
Worcestershire +5 1 - - 1
Walsall -5 1 £22,000 -38.88%
Shropshire -25 1 £18,000 -43.75%
Brierley Hill - 1 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £22,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (63.52%) Windows
3 89 (55.97%) Microsoft
4 87 (54.72%) VMware
5 80 (50.31%) Windows Server
6 72 (45.28%) Active Directory
7 64 (40.25%) MCSA
8 54 (33.96%) MCITP
9 43 (27.04%) ITIL
10 42 (26.42%) Hyper-V
11 41 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (25.79%) SQL Server
12 40 (25.16%) Citrix
12 40 (25.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 37 (23.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (20.13%) MS Exchange
15 31 (19.50%) HP
15 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (19.50%) Data Centre
16 30 (18.87%) MS Excel
17 28 (17.61%) SQL
18 27 (16.98%) Cisco
19 25 (15.72%) NetApp
19 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (15.72%) Office 365
20 24 (15.09%) Presales
20 24 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
20 24 (15.09%) SharePoint
21 23 (14.47%) Firewall
21 23 (14.47%) LAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 32 (20.13%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.09%) SharePoint
3 21 (13.21%) Skype for Business
4 16 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (5.03%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.77%) IIS
8 6 (3.77%) WordPress
9 4 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.26%) Moodle
10 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Exstream
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (15.72%) Office 365
3 10 (6.29%) OneDrive
4 6 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.14%) IaaS
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.26%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.47%) Firewall
1 23 (14.47%) LAN
2 22 (13.84%) SAN
2 22 (13.84%) WAN
3 8 (5.03%) VoIP
4 7 (4.40%) DHCP
4 7 (4.40%) DNS
4 7 (4.40%) IPsec
4 7 (4.40%) NetScaler
4 7 (4.40%) VLAN
4 7 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.14%) Intranet
5 5 (3.14%) L2TP
5 5 (3.14%) Unified Communications
5 5 (3.14%) VPN
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (2.52%) Internet
6 4 (2.52%) Network Security
6 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (10.69%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Legal
2 4 (2.52%) Marketing
3 3 (1.89%) French Language
3 3 (1.89%) German Language
4 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.26%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (16.35%) Analyst
2 24 (15.09%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.32%) Consultant
3 18 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (8.18%) Administrator
5 13 (8.18%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (7.55%) VMware Engineer
7 11 (6.92%) Office 365 Consultant
7 11 (6.92%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.29%) Presales Consultant
8 10 (6.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) SharePoint Consultant
9 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Lync Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.63%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.63%) CSS
2 1 (0.63%) HTML
2 1 (0.63%) jQuery
2 1 (0.63%) LESS
2 1 (0.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.29%) Clustering
2 10 (6.29%) Replication
3 9 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.52%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.89%) Handset
7 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) PDA
8 1 (0.63%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 101 (63.52%) Windows
2 80 (50.31%) Windows Server
3 37 (23.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (9.43%) Linux
6 11 (6.92%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.03%) Windows 10
7 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.14%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) Android
10 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.63%) Solaris
10 1 (0.63%) Unix
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) Presales
3 21 (13.21%) ITIL V3
4 18 (11.32%) Mentoring
5 16 (10.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (8.18%) Service Management
7 11 (6.92%) Coaching
8 9 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (5.03%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.03%) Project Management
10 7 (4.40%) ETL
10 7 (4.40%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.77%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.77%) CRM
11 6 (3.77%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.14%) Migration
12 5 (3.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 5 (3.14%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.14%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.61%) SQL
2 14 (8.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.89%) VBScript
4 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (40.25%) MCSA
3 54 (33.96%) MCITP
4 40 (25.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (12.58%) Degree
7 19 (11.95%) CCNA
8 13 (8.18%) MCTS
9 12 (7.55%) MCP
10 10 (6.29%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (6.29%) MCDST
11 8 (5.03%) CCA
11 8 (5.03%) CCNP
12 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
13 6 (3.77%) CISSP
14 5 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
15 4 (2.52%) CCIE
16 2 (1.26%) CCDA
16 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 42 (26.42%) Hyper-V
3 41 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (10.06%) XenApp
5 11 (6.92%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (6.92%) vSphere
6 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (5.03%) Firmware
8 7 (4.40%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.77%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.89%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.26%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.26%) XenServer
12 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (14.47%) Backup Exec
2 18 (11.32%) WSUS
3 17 (10.69%) SCCM
4 12 (7.55%) SCOM
5 11 (6.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.77%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 89 (55.97%) Microsoft
2 87 (54.72%) VMware
3 40 (25.16%) Citrix
4 31 (19.50%) HP
5 27 (16.98%) Cisco
6 25 (15.72%) NetApp
7 14 (8.81%) Veeam
8 13 (8.18%) Symantec
9 9 (5.66%) EMC
10 8 (5.03%) SonicWALL
11 7 (4.40%) SolarWinds
11 7 (4.40%) Sophos
12 5 (3.14%) AVG
12 5 (3.14%) Juniper
12 5 (3.14%) Kaseya
12 5 (3.14%) Kaspersky
12 5 (3.14%) LANDesk
12 5 (3.14%) Remedy
12 5 (3.14%) Ruckus Wireless
12 5 (3.14%) SAP
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Posted: Yesterday
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