The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 74 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.69% 1.16% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 4.21% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Median salary £50,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.58% +12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £39,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -5.06% +8.21%  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry.

Academic & Professional Certification
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 123 214 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 21.17% 27.58% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 108 161 164
Median salary £46,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.58% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Coventry

MCSE
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Coventry.

Salary trend for MCSE in Coventry

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Coventry over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Presales
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
4 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) CCA
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCDST
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos