Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 89 96
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.66% 0.71% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 3.26% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 15
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,371 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.90% -20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £28,266 £26,250 £18,400
90th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £51,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +14.29%

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 135 215 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.77% 21.92% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 104 156 242
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% -5.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +3 2 £31,089 +13.05%
Lichfield - 1 £33,500 -
Stafford - 1 £40,500 -
MCSE
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SMS
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) Data Security
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) NHS
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Go
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) RHCSA
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) VCP6
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
4 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Go
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) RHCSA
2 2 (33.33%) VCP6
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) CCENT
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco