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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 156 162 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 73 69 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.18% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.50% 4.50% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 62 60 94
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1622 1534 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.93% 26.18% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1205 1228
Median salary £42,125 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
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 July 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 July 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 -15 32 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Coventry +21 20 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Staffordshire +5 11 £35,000 +54.69%
Warwickshire +1 8 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Dudley -4 2 £26,000 -48.00%
Worcestershire +12 1 £32,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £30,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £22,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £22,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (64.05%) Windows
3 83 (54.25%) Microsoft
4 77 (50.33%) VMware
5 70 (45.75%) Windows Server
6 69 (45.10%) Active Directory
7 58 (37.91%) MCSA
8 42 (27.45%) MCITP
9 40 (26.14%) Hyper-V
10 37 (24.18%) Citrix
11 36 (23.53%) MS Exchange
11 36 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (22.88%) SQL Server
12 35 (22.88%) ITIL
12 35 (22.88%) HP
13 34 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 30 (19.61%) Firewall
15 29 (18.95%) Cisco
15 29 (18.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (17.65%) LAN
16 27 (17.65%) Office 365
17 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (16.99%) WAN
17 26 (16.99%) SQL
18 25 (16.34%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (16.34%) NetApp
19 23 (15.03%) Skype for Business
20 22 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2013
20 22 (14.38%) CCNA

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 36 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.03%) Skype for Business
3 22 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (13.07%) SharePoint
5 13 (8.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.27%) IIS
8 5 (3.27%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.96%) JBoss
9 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.96%) WordPress
10 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.65%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Exstream
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (17.65%) Office 365
3 10 (6.54%) OneDrive
4 7 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.27%) IaaS
6 2 (1.31%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.31%) PaaS
6 2 (1.31%) Yammer
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.61%) Firewall
2 27 (17.65%) LAN
3 26 (16.99%) WAN
4 21 (13.73%) SAN
5 10 (6.54%) VLAN
6 8 (5.23%) VoIP
7 7 (4.58%) IPsec
7 7 (4.58%) VPN
7 7 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.92%) NetScaler
8 6 (3.92%) Network Security
9 5 (3.27%) DHCP
9 5 (3.27%) DNS
9 5 (3.27%) L2TP
9 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.27%) Wireless
10 3 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.96%) Internet
10 3 (1.96%) Intranet
10 3 (1.96%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 20 (13.07%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) French Language
2 6 (3.92%) German Language
3 2 (1.31%) Automotive
3 2 (1.31%) Legal
3 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.31%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (19.61%) Analyst
2 25 (16.34%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (11.76%) Consultant
5 15 (9.80%) Wintel Engineer
6 14 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (9.15%) IT Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) Office 365 Consultant
9 11 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.19%) Administrator
10 10 (6.54%) IT Support
10 10 (6.54%) Presales Consultant
10 10 (6.54%) SharePoint Consultant
10 10 (6.54%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.84%) Clustering
3 11 (7.19%) Replication
4 7 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.61%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.61%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.96%) Handset
7 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) PDA
8 1 (0.65%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 98 (64.05%) Windows
2 70 (45.75%) Windows Server
3 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.15%) Linux
6 13 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.23%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.27%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.96%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.31%) Solaris
11 2 (1.31%) Unix
11 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.88%) ITIL
2 20 (13.07%) Presales
3 16 (10.46%) Mentoring
4 15 (9.80%) ITIL V3
5 13 (8.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (7.84%) Service Management
7 9 (5.88%) Coaching
8 8 (5.23%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.58%) Time Management
10 6 (3.92%) CRM
10 6 (3.92%) ETL
10 6 (3.92%) Project Management
11 5 (3.27%) Capacity Management
11 5 (3.27%) Migration
11 5 (3.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 5 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.27%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.27%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.27%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 4 (2.61%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.99%) SQL
2 15 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.96%) VBScript
4 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 153 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (37.91%) MCSA
3 42 (27.45%) MCITP
4 29 (18.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (16.34%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (14.38%) CCNA
7 19 (12.42%) Degree
8 14 (9.15%) MCP
9 10 (6.54%) CCNP
10 7 (4.58%) CISSP
10 7 (4.58%) MCTS
11 6 (3.92%) MCDST
11 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.27%) CCSA
12 5 (3.27%) CEH
12 5 (3.27%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (3.27%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.61%) CCA
13 4 (2.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 40 (26.14%) Hyper-V
3 36 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.19%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (7.19%) XenApp
5 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (5.23%) Firmware
7 6 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.61%) vSphere
9 2 (1.31%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.31%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 16 (10.46%) SCCM
3 13 (8.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (7.84%) WSUS
5 9 (5.88%) SCOM
6 5 (3.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (3.27%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 83 (54.25%) Microsoft
2 77 (50.33%) VMware
3 37 (24.18%) Citrix
4 35 (22.88%) HP
5 29 (18.95%) Cisco
6 25 (16.34%) NetApp
7 14 (9.15%) Symantec
8 10 (6.54%) SonicWALL
8 10 (6.54%) Sophos
9 9 (5.88%) EMC
10 8 (5.23%) Kaspersky
10 8 (5.23%) Veeam
11 7 (4.58%) Juniper
12 5 (3.27%) AVG
12 5 (3.27%) Kaseya
12 5 (3.27%) LANDesk
12 5 (3.27%) Remedy
12 5 (3.27%) Ruckus Wireless
13 3 (1.96%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.96%) SolarWinds
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