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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 96 70 94
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 36 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 2.81% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.21% 8.43% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 33
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
691 664 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.07% 33.35% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 556 583 575
Average salary £47,500 £47,750 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +2.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 34 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 26 (50.00%) MCSA
5 23 (44.23%) VMware
6 22 (42.31%) Hyper-V
7 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 15 (28.85%) SAN
8 15 (28.85%) Firewall
8 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (26.92%) MCITP
9 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 13 (25.00%) Cisco
10 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (25.00%) CCNA
11 12 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (21.15%) SCOM
12 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
12 11 (21.15%) DNS
13 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
13 10 (19.23%) Citrix
13 10 (19.23%) SCCM
14 9 (17.31%) ITIL
14 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (15.38%) Lync
15 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (15.38%) HP
15 8 (15.38%) Finance

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Lync
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Firewall
1 15 (28.85%) SAN
2 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
2 11 (21.15%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) Internet
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
4 5 (9.62%) VoIP
4 5 (9.62%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) Skype
6 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.85%) IPv4
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.85%) Wireless
6 2 (3.85%) IPsec
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.92%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Consultant
1 10 (19.23%) Team Leader
2 8 (15.38%) Support Team Leader
3 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Desktop Team Leader
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Network Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Graduate
7 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.46%) Private Cloud
3 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) iSeries
4 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.62%) Linux
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (3.85%) CRM
6 2 (3.85%) ETL
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Network Design
7 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.92%) Project Management
7 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (50.00%) MCSA
3 14 (26.92%) MCITP
4 13 (25.00%) CCNA
4 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (13.46%) CCNP
7 6 (11.54%) MCP
7 6 (11.54%) MCTS
8 4 (7.69%) Degree
9 3 (5.77%) CCDP
10 2 (3.85%) CCA
10 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.85%) CCDA
10 2 (3.85%) CCENT
10 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.85%) VCP4
11 1 (1.92%) NCIE
11 1 (1.92%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 22 (42.31%) Hyper-V
3 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.46%) vSphere
5 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (7.69%) XenApp
7 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.85%) MetaFrame
8 2 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) SCOM
2 10 (19.23%) SCCM
3 6 (11.54%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 3 (5.77%) WSUS
6 2 (3.85%) MOM
6 2 (3.85%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.85%) SCSM
7 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) VMware
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco
4 10 (19.23%) Citrix
5 8 (15.38%) HP
6 7 (13.46%) Veeam
7 6 (11.54%) NetApp
8 5 (9.62%) Dell
9 4 (7.69%) Red Gate
9 4 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.77%) IBM
10 3 (5.77%) Symantec
11 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.85%) CommVault
11 2 (3.85%) EMC
11 2 (3.85%) Intel
12 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.92%) Remedy
12 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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