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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 114 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 33 34 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.36% 1.77% 3.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 5.35% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 56
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,359 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £54,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
725 635 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.98% 33.11% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 465 521 640
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 August 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 49 (72.06%) Windows
4 38 (55.88%) VMware
5 35 (51.47%) MCSA
6 34 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 33 (48.53%) MS Excel
8 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
10 23 (33.82%) Hyper-V
10 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (32.35%) Data Centre
11 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
11 22 (32.35%) Citrix
12 20 (29.41%) NetApp
13 19 (27.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (26.47%) Firewall
14 18 (26.47%) ITIL
15 17 (25.00%) Cisco
15 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (25.00%) MCITP
16 15 (22.06%) LAN
16 15 (22.06%) WAN
16 15 (22.06%) SAN
17 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
17 14 (20.59%) SCCM
18 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
18 13 (19.12%) Skype for Business
19 12 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
19 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012

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 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (19.12%) Skype for Business
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.88%) IIS
6 4 (5.88%) JBoss
6 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.47%) Moodle
7 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (48.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.18%) Office 365
3 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.94%) IaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) Firewall
2 15 (22.06%) LAN
2 15 (22.06%) SAN
2 15 (22.06%) WAN
3 11 (16.18%) VLAN
4 7 (10.29%) VPN
5 5 (7.35%) IPsec
5 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
5 5 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.88%) IPv4
6 4 (5.88%) L2TP
6 4 (5.88%) Network Security
7 3 (4.41%) VoIP
8 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.47%) DHCP
9 1 (1.47%) DNS
9 1 (1.47%) Skype
9 1 (1.47%) SSL
9 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (10.29%) French Language
1 7 (10.29%) German Language
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) IT Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) IT Support
4 12 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 5 (7.35%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) Clustering
2 7 (10.29%) Replication
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Handset
5 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 49 (72.06%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.24%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.35%) Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
3 12 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (13.24%) Time Management
5 8 (11.76%) Coaching
5 8 (11.76%) Remediation Plan
6 7 (10.29%) Migration
7 6 (8.82%) Presales
8 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (5.88%) Validation
10 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.24%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (51.47%) MCSA
3 19 (27.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (25.00%) MCITP
5 11 (16.18%) CCNA
5 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (16.18%) MCP
6 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.82%) Degree
8 5 (7.35%) CCNP
9 4 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.94%) CCA
10 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.47%) CEH
11 1 (1.47%) CISM
11 1 (1.47%) CISSP
11 1 (1.47%) GCFA
11 1 (1.47%) GCIH
11 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (33.82%) Hyper-V
4 12 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (11.76%) Firmware
7 6 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (8.82%) XenApp
8 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
9 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
9 4 (5.88%) vSphere
10 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) SCCM
2 9 (13.24%) Backup Exec
2 9 (13.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.35%) SCOM
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 38 (55.88%) VMware
3 22 (32.35%) Citrix
4 20 (29.41%) NetApp
5 17 (25.00%) Cisco
6 9 (13.24%) Kaspersky
6 9 (13.24%) Sophos
6 9 (13.24%) Symantec
7 8 (11.76%) EMC
8 7 (10.29%) HP
9 6 (8.82%) Veeam
10 4 (5.88%) AVG
10 4 (5.88%) Juniper
10 4 (5.88%) Kaseya
10 4 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (5.88%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.47%) Aruba
11 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
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