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 3 months to 29 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 61 66
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.95% 1.37% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 7.38% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 7
Median salary £27,500 £47,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.10% +150.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £33,700 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £51,500 £24,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.84%  

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 Staffordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 122 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 18.68% 18.57% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 53 115 88
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,725 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £27,500 - 1
Tamworth -1 1 £22,000 -51.11%
MCSE
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) Qualys
3 8 (50.00%) CEH
3 8 (50.00%) CISMP
3 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (50.00%) SIEM
3 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (50.00%) SSCP
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) CCSA
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 8 (50.00%) SIEM
1 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ITSM
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
2 8 (50.00%) CCNP
2 8 (50.00%) CCSA
2 8 (50.00%) CEH
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CISMP
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) SSCP
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Qualys
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
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