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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 63 92 67
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 64 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 1.82% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.64% 5.86% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 55 30 40
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +9.31%
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
741 666 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.13% 31.08% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 643 602 411
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (89.32%) Microsoft
3 85 (82.52%) Windows
4 63 (61.17%) Active Directory
5 60 (58.25%) VMware
6 57 (55.34%) MCITP
7 49 (47.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (44.66%) Hyper-V
9 44 (42.72%) MS Exchange
10 39 (37.86%) MCTS
11 35 (33.98%) Citrix
12 32 (31.07%) Lync
13 29 (28.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 29 (28.16%) Citrix Certification
14 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (26.21%) Exchange Server 2003
15 27 (26.21%) CCA
15 27 (26.21%) Project Management
16 26 (25.24%) Degree
16 26 (25.24%) XenDesktop
16 26 (25.24%) Windows 7
16 26 (25.24%) Office 365
17 25 (24.27%) SAN
18 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (23.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 24 (23.30%) SCCM
19 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2013
20 22 (21.36%) Unified Communications
21 21 (20.39%) MCSA
21 21 (20.39%) Migration

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (42.72%) MS Exchange
2 32 (31.07%) Lync
3 29 (28.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (26.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (14.56%) Office Communications Server
7 13 (12.62%) SharePoint
8 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (7.77%) IIS
10 4 (3.88%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.24%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.27%) SAN
2 22 (21.36%) Unified Communications
3 16 (15.53%) NAS
4 13 (12.62%) Firewall
5 11 (10.68%) DHCP
5 11 (10.68%) DNS
6 10 (9.71%) VPN
7 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (6.80%) WAAS
8 7 (6.80%) Network Security
9 5 (4.85%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.85%) IP Telephony
9 5 (4.85%) Wireless
9 5 (4.85%) LAN
10 4 (3.88%) WAN
10 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.91%) VLAN
11 3 (2.91%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.91%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) ProC
1 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.97%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.97%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Law
3 2 (1.94%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (40.78%) Consultant
2 28 (27.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 25 (24.27%) Architect
4 14 (13.59%) Exchange Consultant
5 12 (11.65%) Technical Architect
6 10 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.74%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.77%) Administrator
9 7 (6.80%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.80%) Virtualisation Architect
9 7 (6.80%) Storage Architect
9 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.83%) IT Administrator
11 5 (4.85%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Network Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.85%) Analyst
12 4 (3.88%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) HTML
1 4 (3.88%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.91%) .NET Compact Framework
2 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.91%) WCF
2 3 (2.91%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) ADO.NET
2 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.91%) CSS
2 3 (2.91%) Web Services
2 3 (2.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Clustering
2 7 (6.80%) Celerra
2 7 (6.80%) CLARiiON
3 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) iPhone
6 1 (0.97%) iPad
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) CMDB
6 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 85 (82.52%) Windows
2 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (25.24%) Windows 7
4 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.88%) Android
8 3 (2.91%) Linux
9 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Project Management
2 21 (20.39%) Migration
3 14 (13.59%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (13.59%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (10.68%) Customer Engagement
4 11 (10.68%) Business Development
5 10 (9.71%) ITIL
6 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.91%) Web Development
7 3 (2.91%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.91%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.91%) OOD
7 3 (2.91%) OO
8 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.94%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (0.97%) SIEM
9 1 (0.97%) Email Management
9 1 (0.97%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) SQL
2 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.88%) VB
4 3 (2.91%) VB6
4 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.91%) C#
4 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.97%) VBScript
5 1 (0.97%) C
5 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (55.34%) MCITP
3 39 (37.86%) MCTS
4 29 (28.16%) Citrix Certification
5 27 (26.21%) CCA
6 26 (25.24%) Degree
7 24 (23.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (20.39%) MCSA
9 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (15.53%) CCNA
11 14 (13.59%) MCP
12 12 (11.65%) CCEE
13 8 (7.77%) NCDA
13 8 (7.77%) VCAP
13 8 (7.77%) CCIA
14 7 (6.80%) VTSP
14 7 (6.80%) NCIE
14 7 (6.80%) CCEA
15 6 (5.83%) CCNP
16 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 63 (61.17%) Active Directory
2 49 (47.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (44.66%) Hyper-V
4 26 (25.24%) XenDesktop
5 15 (14.56%) XenApp
6 14 (13.59%) vSphere
7 7 (6.80%) vCloud
8 6 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.91%) XenServer
10 3 (2.91%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (23.30%) SCCM
2 17 (16.50%) SCOM
3 4 (3.88%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.91%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.91%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.91%) MOM
5 2 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.94%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.97%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.97%) SCSM
6 1 (0.97%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.97%) WSUS
6 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 92 (89.32%) Microsoft
2 60 (58.25%) VMware
3 35 (33.98%) Citrix
4 20 (19.42%) HP
5 18 (17.48%) Cisco
6 14 (13.59%) NetApp
7 8 (7.77%) EMC
7 8 (7.77%) Symantec
8 7 (6.80%) 3PAR
8 7 (6.80%) Websense
9 5 (4.85%) SonicWALL
10 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.91%) WatchGuard
11 3 (2.91%) AppSense
11 3 (2.91%) Apple
12 2 (1.94%) Dell
12 2 (1.94%) Sophos
12 2 (1.94%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.94%) AVG
12 2 (1.94%) Kaseya
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