Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 86 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.49% 0.87% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.20% 3.66% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 25
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,371 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.78% -11.43% +8.53%
10th Percentile £26,913 £25,800 £18,000
90th Percentile £41,900 £40,751 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 125 246 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.17% 23.72% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 97 191 238
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,100 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £51,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Staffordshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Staffordshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Staffordshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 £31,089 -12.60%
Stafford +19 1 £40,500 +68.75%
MCSE
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
1 1 (25.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Go
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (25.00%) VCP6
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware