MCSE Jobs in the West Midlands

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 194 253 223
Rank change year-on-year +59 -30 -77
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 31 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.42% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.06% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 49
10th Percentile £31,300 - £32,100
25th Percentile £33,313 £25,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £32,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +48.44% -24.71% +6.25%
75th Percentile £53,438 £48,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £63,750 £58,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.90% -11.58% +7.95%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,474 2,924 2,068
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.96% 39.68% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 1,044 1,140
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,771 £28,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% - -
75th Percentile £61,725 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in the West Midlands

MCSE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSE in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for MCSE in the West Midlands

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for MCSE in the West Midlands

MCSE
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Staffordshire +5 11 £50,000 +56.25% 2
Worcestershire -12 4 £34,250 -2.14%
Birmingham +12 3 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Solihull - 2 £62,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (72.73%) Azure
3 13 (59.09%) Entra ID
4 4 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (18.18%) Power Platform
5 2 (9.09%) AWS
5 2 (9.09%) Azure App Service
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) GCP
5 2 (9.09%) PowerApps
6 1 (4.55%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
1 9 (40.91%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security
4 5 (22.73%) VLAN
5 4 (18.18%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) HTTP
7 2 (9.09%) IPv6
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
8 1 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git
1 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (36.36%) Social Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (13.64%) Multimedia
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) IT Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Support
3 3 (13.64%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) EPoS
3 3 (13.64%) CCTV
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) iPad
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Media Streaming
3 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Threat
4 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.64%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Decision-Making
5 4 (18.18%) Server Management
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Email Filtering
6 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Data Science
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) DevSecOps
7 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Presales
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (59.09%) Degree
3 11 (50.00%) CCNA
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.64%) Azure Certification
5 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (13.64%) MCP
5 3 (13.64%) MCSA
6 2 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (4.55%) HNC
7 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Apple
4 3 (13.64%) Meraki
4 3 (13.64%) Sage
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.55%) Ubiquiti