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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 81 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 61 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.72% 1.76% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.77% 6.59% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 41
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
785 546 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.00% 26.75% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 704 491 435
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 28 November 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (90.48%) Microsoft
3 94 (74.60%) VMware
4 91 (72.22%) Windows
5 84 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 75 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (51.59%) MCITP
7 65 (51.59%) Citrix
8 64 (50.79%) Hyper-V
9 51 (40.48%) MS Exchange
10 46 (36.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 45 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
12 44 (34.92%) Cisco
12 44 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 40 (31.75%) vSphere
14 39 (30.95%) CCA
15 38 (30.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 38 (30.16%) XenDesktop
16 37 (29.37%) MCTS
16 37 (29.37%) MCSA
17 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
19 32 (25.40%) SAN
20 30 (23.81%) NetApp
20 30 (23.81%) Lync
21 29 (23.02%) XenApp
21 29 (23.02%) HP
22 26 (20.63%) EMC
23 25 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2003
24 24 (19.05%) SQL Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 51 (40.48%) MS Exchange
2 38 (30.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (23.81%) Lync
4 25 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
8 7 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (4.76%) IIS
10 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.08%) Office 365
2 5 (3.97%) IaaS
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.40%) SAN
2 17 (13.49%) DNS
2 17 (13.49%) DHCP
3 16 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 14 (11.11%) WAN
5 13 (10.32%) NetScaler
6 12 (9.52%) WAAS
6 12 (9.52%) LAN
7 11 (8.73%) Firewall
8 9 (7.14%) NAS
9 8 (6.35%) Network Security
10 6 (4.76%) VPN
11 5 (3.97%) Wireless
11 5 (3.97%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (2.38%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.38%) VLAN
13 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
13 3 (2.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.79%) ProC
1 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (6.35%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Consultant
2 28 (22.22%) Architect
3 19 (15.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
5 16 (12.70%) Virtualisation Architect
5 16 (12.70%) Technical Consultant
5 16 (12.70%) Analyst
6 15 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (10.32%) Support Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) Storage Architect
8 12 (9.52%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (7.14%) Administrator
11 8 (6.35%) Exchange Consultant
11 8 (6.35%) Wintel Support
12 7 (5.56%) IT Administrator
12 7 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (4.76%) Support Analyst
13 6 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) CLARiiON
1 12 (9.52%) Celerra
2 10 (7.94%) Clustering
3 8 (6.35%) GIS
4 4 (3.17%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) iSeries
7 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 91 (72.22%) Windows
2 44 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.35%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.38%) Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.79%) UNIX
9 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.08%) Migration
2 17 (13.49%) ITIL
3 10 (7.94%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (6.35%) PRINCE
4 8 (6.35%) Project Management
5 7 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (3.97%) Operations Management
7 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.38%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.59%) MOF
9 2 (1.59%) Mentoring
10 1 (0.79%) Email Management
10 1 (0.79%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (0.79%) Line Management
10 1 (0.79%) BCP
10 1 (0.79%) Service Delivery
10 1 (0.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (0.79%) Business Continuity
10 1 (0.79%) Information Security
10 1 (0.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) SQL
2 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) VBScript
3 1 (0.79%) VB
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (51.59%) MCITP
3 46 (36.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 45 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
5 39 (30.95%) CCA
6 37 (29.37%) MCSA
6 37 (29.37%) MCTS
7 33 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (16.67%) VTSP
9 19 (15.08%) CCEE
10 18 (14.29%) CCNA
11 17 (13.49%) VCAP
12 16 (12.70%) CCNP
12 16 (12.70%) Degree
13 13 (10.32%) CCIA
14 12 (9.52%) NCDA
14 12 (9.52%) NCIE
14 12 (9.52%) MCP
14 12 (9.52%) CCEA
15 8 (6.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 75 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (50.79%) Hyper-V
4 40 (31.75%) vSphere
5 38 (30.16%) XenDesktop
6 29 (23.02%) XenApp
7 17 (13.49%) vCloud
8 11 (8.73%) VMware ESX
9 8 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (5.56%) XenServer
11 3 (2.38%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) SCCM
1 13 (10.32%) SCOM
2 10 (7.94%) XenMobile
3 8 (6.35%) WSUS
3 8 (6.35%) MOM
4 7 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.76%) SCOrch
6 5 (3.97%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.17%) SCVMM
7 4 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.59%) SCSM
8 2 (1.59%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.79%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 114 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 94 (74.60%) VMware
3 65 (51.59%) Citrix
4 44 (34.92%) Cisco
5 30 (23.81%) NetApp
6 29 (23.02%) HP
7 26 (20.63%) EMC
8 12 (9.52%) 3PAR
9 10 (7.94%) IBM
10 9 (7.14%) Symantec
11 8 (6.35%) Websense
11 8 (6.35%) Juniper
12 6 (4.76%) SonicWALL
13 5 (3.97%) AppSense
14 4 (3.17%) CommVault
14 4 (3.17%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.17%) Open-E
15 3 (2.38%) WatchGuard
16 2 (1.59%) Sophos
16 2 (1.59%) Kaseya
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IT Connections
Salary: £22,000 to £30,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TCNS
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago