The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 52 47 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.51% 2.04% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.11% 6.93% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 1
Median salary £33,000 £33,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +43.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year -3.22% +6.16%  

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 Worcestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 101 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 24.86% 29.45% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 94 56
Median salary £42,500 £37,160 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.37% -7.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Worcestershire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Worcestershire

MCSE
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Worcester -8 9 £33,000 -
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) MCSA
2 8 (88.89%) IIS
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) Backup Exec
2 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Veeam
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) Presales
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 8 (88.89%) IIS
1 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) IT Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IT Manager
3 3 (33.33%) IT Technical Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Line Management
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) E-business
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) MCSA
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Veeam
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) HP