Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 85 96
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% 2.07% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 9.89% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 13
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% -11.11%
10th Percentile £24,800 £18,000 £20,850
90th Percentile £40,751 £43,500 £45,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%

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 278 263 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.32% 20.96% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 219 228 198
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,463
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +24 4 £30,785 +53.93% 1
Cannock +3 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Stafford -10 1 £24,000 +33.33%
Lichfield -12 1 £27,500 -21.43%
MCSE
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (33.33%) CCSA
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) CommVault
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

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 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Compliance Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Handset
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Data Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Software Audit
3 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCSA
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCENT
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) CITP
4 1 (11.11%) CNE
4 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) HNC
4 1 (11.11%) HND
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) Novell Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (11.11%) HIPAA
3 1 (11.11%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat