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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 154 136 133
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 77 79 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.56% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.31% 5.97% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 57
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
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
1450 1324 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.47% 26.17% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1124 929
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 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
Birmingham +6 46 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Wolverhampton - 10 £38,500 -
Staffordshire +5 9 £50,000 +170.27% 1
Worcestershire -1 8 £33,000 +4.76%
Coventry -9 7 £40,000 +19.40% 4
Warwickshire - 5 £30,000 - 1
Dudley -9 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Walsall - 4 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (66.20%) Microsoft
3 86 (60.56%) Windows
4 85 (59.86%) VMware
5 69 (48.59%) Windows Server
6 55 (38.73%) MCSA
6 55 (38.73%) Active Directory
7 53 (37.32%) Cisco
8 50 (35.21%) Citrix
9 47 (33.10%) MCITP
9 47 (33.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (27.46%) Data Centre
10 39 (27.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (26.76%) SQL Server
12 37 (26.06%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (26.06%) Hyper-V
12 37 (26.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (23.24%) SharePoint
14 30 (21.13%) SQL
15 29 (20.42%) ITIL
16 28 (19.72%) MS Excel
17 25 (17.61%) CCNP
18 23 (16.20%) HP
18 23 (16.20%) Management Information System
19 22 (15.49%) SAN
19 22 (15.49%) CCNA
19 22 (15.49%) MS Exchange
19 22 (15.49%) Office 365
20 21 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (23.24%) SharePoint
2 22 (15.49%) MS Exchange
3 21 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (9.86%) Skype for Business
5 13 (9.15%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (9.15%) Moodle
6 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (5.63%) IIS
8 6 (4.23%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.82%) WordPress
10 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.41%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.70%) Confluence
12 1 (0.70%) JBoss
12 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.34%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.49%) Office 365
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.23%) IaaS
3 6 (4.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.49%) SAN
2 19 (13.38%) LAN
2 19 (13.38%) WAN
3 18 (12.68%) VoIP
4 17 (11.97%) Firewall
5 12 (8.45%) DNS
6 11 (7.75%) DHCP
6 11 (7.75%) Wireless
7 8 (5.63%) NetScaler
7 8 (5.63%) Unified Communications
8 7 (4.93%) VPN
9 6 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (4.23%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (4.23%) Intranet
9 6 (4.23%) IPv4
9 6 (4.23%) Network Security
9 6 (4.23%) WebEx
10 4 (2.82%) SNMP
11 3 (2.11%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.11%) SSDT
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (7.04%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Games
2 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.11%) Legal
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
4 3 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (16.20%) Consultant
2 20 (14.08%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.68%) Analyst
4 17 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.75%) IT Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (7.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Senior IT Support
6 10 (7.04%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.34%) Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) IT Manager
8 8 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.63%) DBA
9 7 (4.93%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.93%) Graduate
9 7 (4.93%) Lync Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Communications Support Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Graduate Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.70%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.70%) CSS
2 1 (0.70%) HTML
2 1 (0.70%) jQuery
2 1 (0.70%) LESS
2 1 (0.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.46%) Data Centre
2 23 (16.20%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.86%) Clustering
4 11 (7.75%) Driving Licence
5 10 (7.04%) Replication
6 9 (6.34%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (4.23%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.41%) FMCG
10 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.70%) CMDB
10 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.56%) Windows
2 69 (48.59%) Windows Server
3 39 (27.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.56%) Windows 10
6 12 (8.45%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.63%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.23%) Linux
10 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.70%) Android
11 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.42%) ITIL
2 16 (11.27%) Load Balancing
3 13 (9.15%) Presales
4 12 (8.45%) Project Management
5 11 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.75%) ITIL V3
6 8 (5.63%) ETL
6 8 (5.63%) Service Management
7 7 (4.93%) Business Continuity
7 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.93%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.93%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.23%) People Management
9 5 (3.52%) Coaching
9 5 (3.52%) High Availability
9 5 (3.52%) Patch Management
10 4 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.82%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.13%) SQL
2 4 (2.82%) C#
2 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.11%) VB
4 2 (1.41%) VBScript
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) C++
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (38.73%) MCSA
3 47 (33.10%) MCITP
4 37 (26.06%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (26.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (17.61%) CCNP
6 22 (15.49%) CCNA
7 15 (10.56%) MCTS
8 14 (9.86%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (9.15%) CCA
9 13 (9.15%) Security Cleared
10 11 (7.75%) MCP
11 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
12 8 (5.63%) Degree
12 8 (5.63%) MCDST
13 4 (2.82%) CISMP
14 3 (2.11%) CCIE
14 3 (2.11%) CISSP
15 2 (1.41%) MCDBA
15 2 (1.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (38.73%) Active Directory
2 47 (33.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (26.06%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.27%) XenApp
5 15 (10.56%) vSphere
6 14 (9.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.23%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.23%) XenServer
8 4 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (2.82%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.70%) UAG
10 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (9.15%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (8.45%) Backup Exec
2 12 (8.45%) WSUS
3 9 (6.34%) SCCM
4 8 (5.63%) SCOM
5 4 (2.82%) WMI
6 3 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.41%) MOM
7 2 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 94 (66.20%) Microsoft
2 85 (59.86%) VMware
3 53 (37.32%) Cisco
4 50 (35.21%) Citrix
5 23 (16.20%) HP
6 18 (12.68%) NetApp
7 13 (9.15%) Palo Alto
8 12 (8.45%) Veeam
9 8 (5.63%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.23%) Avaya
10 6 (4.23%) Juniper
10 6 (4.23%) SAP
10 6 (4.23%) Symantec
11 4 (2.82%) Dell
11 4 (2.82%) IronPort
12 2 (1.41%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.41%) Apple
12 2 (1.41%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.70%) Nokia
13 1 (0.70%) Remedy
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits AMAZING
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Car allow + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c£30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
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