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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 107 102 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 33 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.40% 1.44% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.99% 4.37% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 51
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £48,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
661 664 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.02% 33.00% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 434 520 520
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,651
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 78 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
3 46 (58.97%) Windows
4 45 (57.69%) VMware
5 35 (44.87%) Windows Server
6 33 (42.31%) Active Directory
7 32 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (39.74%) MCSA
9 27 (34.62%) Data Centre
10 24 (30.77%) ITIL
11 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (28.21%) MCITP
12 21 (26.92%) Hyper-V
12 21 (26.92%) Citrix
12 21 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
13 20 (25.64%) Cisco
14 18 (23.08%) SQL
14 18 (23.08%) NetApp
15 17 (21.79%) SAN
16 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
16 16 (20.51%) LAN
16 16 (20.51%) WAN
17 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (17.95%) Mentoring
19 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
20 12 (15.38%) Firewall
20 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
20 12 (15.38%) ITIL V3

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.69%) WordPress
5 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.13%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.56%) Moodle
8 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.10%) Office 365
3 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) SAN
2 16 (20.51%) LAN
2 16 (20.51%) WAN
3 12 (15.38%) Firewall
4 6 (7.69%) IPsec
4 6 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 6 (7.69%) VLAN
4 6 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (6.41%) DHCP
5 5 (6.41%) DNS
5 5 (6.41%) VoIP
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (5.13%) L2TP
6 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.13%) WebEx
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.85%) IPv4
7 3 (3.85%) Network Security
7 3 (3.85%) VPN
8 2 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (5.13%) Legal
1 4 (5.13%) Marketing
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) French Language
2 3 (3.85%) German Language
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Support Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Administrator
4 7 (8.97%) Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) DBA
4 7 (8.97%) SQL DBA
4 7 (8.97%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Designer
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.13%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Lync Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.82%) Replication
3 8 (10.26%) Clustering
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.85%) Handset
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.97%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Windows Server
3 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.41%) Linux
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Mentoring
3 12 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 11 (14.10%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (10.26%) Coaching
6 7 (8.97%) ETL
6 7 (8.97%) Patch Management
6 7 (8.97%) Presales
7 6 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
8 5 (6.41%) Project Management
8 5 (6.41%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.13%) Service Management
9 4 (5.13%) Time Management
9 4 (5.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (39.74%) MCSA
3 22 (28.21%) MCITP
4 21 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (14.10%) CCNA
7 7 (8.97%) MCTS
8 6 (7.69%) CCNP
8 6 (7.69%) MCDST
9 5 (6.41%) CISSP
9 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
9 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.13%) CCA
10 4 (5.13%) CCIE
10 4 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (3.85%) Degree
12 2 (2.56%) MCP
12 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.28%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 32 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.10%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (11.54%) XenApp
7 8 (10.26%) Firmware
8 6 (7.69%) XenDesktop
9 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
10 3 (3.85%) vSphere
11 2 (2.56%) XenServer
12 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) SCCM
1 9 (11.54%) WSUS
2 8 (10.26%) SCOM
3 5 (6.41%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 45 (57.69%) VMware
3 21 (26.92%) Citrix
4 20 (25.64%) Cisco
5 18 (23.08%) NetApp
6 9 (11.54%) HP
7 7 (8.97%) EMC
7 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
7 7 (8.97%) Veeam
8 5 (6.41%) SonicWALL
8 5 (6.41%) Symantec
9 4 (5.13%) Avaya
9 4 (5.13%) AVG
9 4 (5.13%) Kaseya
9 4 (5.13%) Kaspersky
9 4 (5.13%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (5.13%) Sophos
10 3 (3.85%) Juniper
11 2 (2.56%) Aruba
12 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 6 days ago