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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 159 153 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 73 68 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 1.28% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.60% 5.19% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 87
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,750 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
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
1586 1310 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.36% 24.66% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1068 1306
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -33 30 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Staffordshire +12 16 £35,000 +0.71% 2
Coventry 0 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Warwickshire 0 7 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £20,000 -
Walsall - 4 £27,000 -
Wolverhampton -4 2 £18,000 -64.00%
Shropshire -8 2 £18,000 -42.85%
Worcestershire +9 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (68.24%) Windows
3 88 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 75 (50.68%) Active Directory
5 70 (47.30%) VMware
6 69 (46.62%) Windows Server
7 64 (43.24%) MCSA
8 49 (33.11%) MS Excel
9 48 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 39 (26.35%) Firewall
11 38 (25.68%) Hyper-V
12 37 (25.00%) HP
13 36 (24.32%) ITIL
14 34 (22.97%) MS Exchange
14 34 (22.97%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (22.30%) SQL Server
15 33 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (21.62%) Office 365
16 32 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (20.95%) CCNA
17 31 (20.95%) Cisco
18 29 (19.59%) LAN
18 29 (19.59%) WAN
18 29 (19.59%) Degree
19 28 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 28 (18.92%) Citrix
19 28 (18.92%) Data Centre
20 25 (16.89%) NetApp
21 23 (15.54%) MS Office
21 23 (15.54%) MCITP

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 34 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (12.84%) Skype for Business
4 17 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.49%) SharePoint
5 13 (8.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.73%) IIS
7 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.70%) JBoss
9 4 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.68%) Moodle
Applications
1 49 (33.11%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 48 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (21.62%) Office 365
3 9 (6.08%) OneDrive
4 8 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.35%) IaaS
6 2 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.35%) Firewall
2 29 (19.59%) LAN
2 29 (19.59%) WAN
3 17 (11.49%) SAN
4 14 (9.46%) DHCP
4 14 (9.46%) DNS
5 12 (8.11%) Network Security
5 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.43%) VPN
7 9 (6.08%) VLAN
8 8 (5.41%) Wireless
9 7 (4.73%) WLAN
10 6 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.38%) IPv4
11 5 (3.38%) Skype
11 5 (3.38%) Unified Communications
11 5 (3.38%) VoIP
12 3 (2.03%) Internet
13 2 (1.35%) Intranet
13 2 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) French Language
2 6 (4.05%) German Language
3 3 (2.03%) Military
4 2 (1.35%) Automotive
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (20.95%) Analyst
2 23 (15.54%) IT Engineer
2 23 (15.54%) Support Engineer
3 21 (14.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (11.49%) Consultant
6 14 (9.46%) Wintel Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (8.11%) IT Support
8 12 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Office 365 Consultant
10 9 (6.08%) Presales Consultant
10 9 (6.08%) Security Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) SharePoint Consultant
11 8 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.08%) Clustering
3 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.38%) Replication
6 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.03%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.35%) Handset
7 2 (1.35%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.68%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 101 (68.24%) Windows
2 69 (46.62%) Windows Server
3 32 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (14.86%) Windows 7
5 19 (12.84%) Windows 8
5 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.14%) Linux
7 10 (6.76%) Windows 10
7 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.73%) Solaris
8 7 (4.73%) Unix
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.32%) ITIL
2 20 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (10.14%) Presales
4 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (6.76%) Mentoring
5 10 (6.76%) Remediation Plan
6 9 (6.08%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (6.08%) Time Management
7 8 (5.41%) Coaching
7 8 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 8 (5.41%) Security Operations
7 8 (5.41%) Service Management
8 7 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.73%) SIEM
8 7 (4.73%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.05%) Migration
9 6 (4.05%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 5 (3.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) SQL
2 15 (10.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (43.24%) MCSA
3 34 (22.97%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (20.95%) CCNA
5 29 (19.59%) Degree
6 28 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (15.54%) MCITP
8 21 (14.19%) MCP
9 16 (10.81%) CCNP
10 15 (10.14%) SC Cleared
10 15 (10.14%) Security Cleared
11 14 (9.46%) CCSA
12 9 (6.08%) CEH
12 9 (6.08%) CISSP
13 8 (5.41%) CISMP
13 8 (5.41%) SSCP
14 7 (4.73%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (4.73%) JNCIA
14 7 (4.73%) JNCIS
15 6 (4.05%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (50.68%) Active Directory
2 38 (25.68%) Hyper-V
3 33 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.78%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (6.08%) vSphere
7 8 (5.41%) Firmware
8 7 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.38%) XenApp
10 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.35%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (12.16%) SCCM
2 10 (6.76%) SCOM
2 10 (6.76%) WSUS
3 9 (6.08%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (4.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 88 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 70 (47.30%) VMware
3 37 (25.00%) HP
4 31 (20.95%) Cisco
5 28 (18.92%) Citrix
6 25 (16.89%) NetApp
7 14 (9.46%) Juniper
8 10 (6.76%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.41%) EMC
9 8 (5.41%) Palo Alto
9 8 (5.41%) SonicWALL
9 8 (5.41%) Sophos
10 7 (4.73%) Qualys
10 7 (4.73%) Symantec
10 7 (4.73%) Veeam
11 6 (4.05%) Kaspersky
12 5 (3.38%) LANDesk
12 5 (3.38%) Remedy
13 4 (2.70%) Intel Security
13 4 (2.70%) WatchGuard
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