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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 84 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 41 50 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.30% 2.31% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.67% 8.98% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 34
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.76%

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
424 557 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.78% 25.72% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 280 419 477
Median salary £42,812 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.93% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 February 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
3 40 (52.63%) Windows
4 38 (50.00%) Degree
5 35 (46.05%) VMware
6 33 (43.42%) Data Centre
7 30 (39.47%) Project Management
8 28 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (34.21%) Presales
10 25 (32.89%) Line Management
10 25 (32.89%) MCP
10 25 (32.89%) MS Excel
11 22 (28.95%) MCSA
11 22 (28.95%) Time Management
12 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
13 20 (26.32%) SC Cleared
14 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
15 17 (22.37%) Public Cloud
16 16 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
17 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (18.42%) VCAP
18 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
18 14 (18.42%) VCDX
18 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
18 14 (18.42%) ITIL
18 14 (18.42%) Business Development
19 13 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 13 (17.11%) Office 365

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 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (32.89%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.11%) Office 365
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) Firewall
3 8 (10.53%) LAN
3 8 (10.53%) WAN
4 7 (9.21%) Skype
5 6 (7.89%) VLAN
6 5 (6.58%) DHCP
6 5 (6.58%) DNS
7 4 (5.26%) NAS
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security
7 4 (5.26%) Wireless
8 3 (3.95%) BGP
8 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.95%) OSPF
8 3 (3.95%) RIP
8 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.95%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.95%) VPN
9 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.63%) DB2
General
1 7 (9.21%) Retail
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Architect
2 14 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (11.84%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Lead Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.63%) Network Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Operations Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (43.42%) Data Centre
2 17 (22.37%) Public Cloud
3 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
4 8 (10.53%) Private Cloud
5 6 (7.89%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.95%) Clustering
6 3 (3.95%) FMCG
6 3 (3.95%) Online Games
6 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.32%) CCTV
7 1 (1.32%) CESG
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Windows
2 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.47%) Linux
6 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
7 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.95%) Unix
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.63%) Android
10 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Project Management
2 26 (34.21%) Presales
3 25 (32.89%) Line Management
4 22 (28.95%) Time Management
5 16 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (18.42%) Business Development
6 14 (18.42%) ITIL
7 12 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.89%) Migration
10 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (6.58%) Operations Management
11 4 (5.26%) High Availability
11 4 (5.26%) Service Management
12 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.95%) ITSM
12 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
12 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.21%) SQL
3 6 (7.89%) VBScript
4 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (50.00%) Degree
3 25 (32.89%) MCP
4 22 (28.95%) MCSA
5 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
6 20 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.42%) VCAP
7 14 (18.42%) VCDX
8 13 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (11.84%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (6.58%) CCNA
11 5 (6.58%) RHCE
12 4 (5.26%) MCITP
12 4 (5.26%) RHCA
12 4 (5.26%) RHCSA
13 3 (3.95%) CCNP
13 3 (3.95%) DBS Check
13 3 (3.95%) NCDA
13 3 (3.95%) NCIE
System Software
1 28 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.63%) vSphere
7 2 (2.63%) XenApp
8 1 (1.32%) Firmware
8 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.95%) WSUS
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.63%) SCOM
5 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 35 (46.05%) VMware
3 12 (15.79%) Cisco
4 9 (11.84%) NetApp
5 7 (9.21%) Citrix
6 5 (6.58%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) New Relic
6 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (1.32%) Apple
9 1 (1.32%) Dell
9 1 (1.32%) EMC
9 1 (1.32%) IBM
9 1 (1.32%) Juniper
9 1 (1.32%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.32%) Remedy
9 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.32%) Sophos
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