The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 81 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 49 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.43% 1.70% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.80% 6.10% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 36
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
MCSE
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
721 508 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.69% 27.84% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 648 449 435
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MCSE
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Birmingham

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (89.19%) Microsoft
3 82 (73.87%) VMware
4 80 (72.07%) Windows
5 72 (64.86%) Active Directory
6 66 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 54 (48.65%) Citrix
8 49 (44.14%) Hyper-V
9 48 (43.24%) MCITP
9 48 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (39.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 43 (38.74%) Cisco
12 42 (37.84%) vSphere
13 40 (36.04%) MS Exchange
14 38 (34.23%) MCSA
15 32 (28.83%) Citrix Certification
15 32 (28.83%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (26.13%) Cisco Certification
17 27 (24.32%) NetApp
17 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (23.42%) CCA
18 26 (23.42%) SAN
18 26 (23.42%) XenDesktop
19 25 (22.52%) EMC
20 24 (21.62%) HP
21 23 (20.72%) MCTS
21 23 (20.72%) XenApp
22 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
23 20 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2003
23 20 (18.02%) VTSP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (36.04%) MS Exchange
2 32 (28.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (11.71%) Lync
7 6 (5.41%) IIS
8 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Office 365
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.42%) SAN
2 17 (15.32%) DNS
2 17 (15.32%) DHCP
3 15 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (12.61%) WAN
5 12 (10.81%) LAN
5 12 (10.81%) NetScaler
6 11 (9.91%) WAAS
6 11 (9.91%) Firewall
7 7 (6.31%) Unified Communications
8 6 (5.41%) Network Security
8 6 (5.41%) VPN
9 5 (4.50%) Wireless
9 5 (4.50%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.50%) NAS
10 3 (2.70%) VLAN
10 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.80%) Internet
11 2 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.90%) ProC
1 1 (0.90%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.90%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (4.50%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Law
3 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (20.72%) Architect
2 22 (19.82%) Consultant
3 20 (18.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (14.41%) Analyst
5 15 (13.51%) Virtualisation Architect
6 14 (12.61%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (9.91%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (9.91%) Storage Architect
7 11 (9.91%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 10 (9.01%) Wintel Support
8 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Administrator
10 6 (5.41%) Server Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) IT Administrator
10 6 (5.41%) Server Support
10 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) CLARiiON
1 11 (9.91%) Celerra
2 8 (7.21%) GIS
3 7 (6.31%) Clustering
4 4 (3.60%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.90%) iSeries
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (72.07%) Windows
2 48 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.21%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.90%) UNIX
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) ITIL
2 15 (13.51%) Migration
3 8 (7.21%) PRINCE
4 6 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.50%) Operations Management
6 4 (3.60%) Project Management
7 3 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.80%) MOF
8 2 (1.80%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.90%) Email Management
9 1 (0.90%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.90%) Line Management
9 1 (0.90%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (0.90%) Business Continuity
9 1 (0.90%) Information Security
9 1 (0.90%) BCP
9 1 (0.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.90%) VBScript
3 1 (0.90%) VB
3 1 (0.90%) C
3 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (43.24%) MCITP
3 44 (39.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 38 (34.23%) MCSA
5 32 (28.83%) Citrix Certification
6 29 (26.13%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (23.42%) CCA
8 23 (20.72%) MCTS
9 20 (18.02%) VTSP
10 17 (15.32%) CCNA
11 16 (14.41%) VCAP
12 13 (11.71%) CCNP
13 12 (10.81%) Degree
13 12 (10.81%) CCIA
14 11 (9.91%) NCDA
14 11 (9.91%) NCIE
14 11 (9.91%) MCP
14 11 (9.91%) CCEA
15 10 (9.01%) VCP4
15 10 (9.01%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 66 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (44.14%) Hyper-V
4 42 (37.84%) vSphere
5 26 (23.42%) XenDesktop
6 23 (20.72%) XenApp
7 16 (14.41%) VMware ESX
7 16 (14.41%) vCloud
8 7 (6.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.50%) XenServer
10 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) SCOM
2 16 (14.41%) SCCM
3 10 (9.01%) WSUS
3 10 (9.01%) MOM
4 9 (8.11%) XenMobile
5 7 (6.31%) Backup Exec
6 6 (5.41%) SCVMM
6 6 (5.41%) SCOrch
7 5 (4.50%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (3.60%) SCSM
8 4 (3.60%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.90%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 99 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 82 (73.87%) VMware
3 54 (48.65%) Citrix
4 43 (38.74%) Cisco
5 27 (24.32%) NetApp
6 25 (22.52%) EMC
7 24 (21.62%) HP
8 11 (9.91%) 3PAR
9 10 (9.01%) IBM
10 9 (8.11%) Symantec
11 8 (7.21%) Juniper
12 6 (5.41%) Websense
13 5 (4.50%) SonicWALL
14 4 (3.60%) AppSense
14 4 (3.60%) CommVault
14 4 (3.60%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.60%) Open-E
15 2 (1.80%) Kaseya
15 2 (1.80%) Kaspersky
15 2 (1.80%) AVG
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Co-operative Systems
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum Competitive (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TCNS
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago