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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 107 114 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 36 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.54% 1.12% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 3.55% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 39
Median salary £39,500 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £22,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
688 563 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.40% 31.58% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 463 426 458
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,349 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 May 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (67.82%) Microsoft
3 53 (60.92%) Windows
4 49 (56.32%) VMware
5 40 (45.98%) Windows Server
6 37 (42.53%) MCSA
6 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
7 32 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 27 (31.03%) Citrix
10 26 (29.89%) ITIL
11 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
11 25 (28.74%) Hyper-V
12 24 (27.59%) MCITP
12 24 (27.59%) SQL
12 24 (27.59%) Cisco
13 23 (26.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (22.99%) SAN
15 19 (21.84%) NetApp
16 18 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (18.39%) LAN
17 16 (18.39%) WAN
18 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
18 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
18 15 (17.24%) ITIL V3
19 14 (16.09%) Firewall
20 13 (14.94%) Skype for Business
20 13 (14.94%) Replication
21 12 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (14.94%) Skype for Business
2 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.05%) WordPress
5 6 (6.90%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.15%) JBoss
8 1 (1.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.34%) Office 365
3 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.99%) SAN
2 16 (18.39%) LAN
2 16 (18.39%) WAN
3 14 (16.09%) Firewall
4 9 (10.34%) NetScaler
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (6.90%) DHCP
5 6 (6.90%) DNS
5 6 (6.90%) IPsec
5 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
5 6 (6.90%) VLAN
5 6 (6.90%) WebEx
5 6 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.75%) Intranet
6 5 (5.75%) IPv4
6 5 (5.75%) Network Security
6 5 (5.75%) VoIP
7 4 (4.60%) L2TP
8 3 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.45%) SSDT
General
1 5 (5.75%) Retail
2 4 (4.60%) Legal
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) French Language
3 3 (3.45%) German Language
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Support Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Analyst
2 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) DBA
4 7 (8.05%) Administrator
4 7 (8.05%) Consultant
4 7 (8.05%) SQL DBA
5 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Communications Support Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Lync Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.94%) Replication
3 10 (11.49%) Clustering
4 6 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.45%) Handset
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (2.30%) FMCG
7 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.15%) CMDB
8 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (60.92%) Windows
2 40 (45.98%) Windows Server
3 29 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
4 9 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.75%) Linux
6 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) ITIL
2 15 (17.24%) ITIL V3
2 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 12 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (11.49%) ETL
5 8 (9.20%) Coaching
5 8 (9.20%) Patch Management
6 6 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.75%) Presales
7 5 (5.75%) Project Management
8 4 (4.60%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (4.60%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (3.45%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.30%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (42.53%) MCSA
3 24 (27.59%) MCITP
4 23 (26.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (13.79%) CCNA
7 9 (10.34%) MCDST
7 9 (10.34%) MCTS
8 8 (9.20%) CCNP
9 7 (8.05%) CCA
9 7 (8.05%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
10 5 (5.75%) CISSP
10 5 (5.75%) Degree
10 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.60%) CCIE
11 4 (4.60%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (2.30%) MCSD
12 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 32 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (28.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.79%) XenApp
5 9 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 8 (9.20%) Firmware
7 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (5.75%) VMware ESX
8 5 (5.75%) vSphere
8 5 (5.75%) XenServer
9 1 (1.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) WSUS
2 9 (10.34%) SCCM
2 9 (10.34%) SCOM
3 5 (5.75%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (67.82%) Microsoft
2 49 (56.32%) VMware
3 27 (31.03%) Citrix
4 24 (27.59%) Cisco
5 19 (21.84%) NetApp
6 11 (12.64%) SolarWinds
7 8 (9.20%) HP
7 8 (9.20%) Veeam
8 7 (8.05%) EMC
9 6 (6.90%) Avaya
10 5 (5.75%) Juniper
10 5 (5.75%) SonicWALL
10 5 (5.75%) Symantec
11 4 (4.60%) AVG
11 4 (4.60%) Kaseya
11 4 (4.60%) Kaspersky
11 4 (4.60%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (4.60%) Sophos
12 2 (2.30%) Aruba
13 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
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