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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 86 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 35 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 1.80% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.86% 6.61% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 34
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
597 439 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.62% 27.30% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 526 389 424
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 23 January 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (89.52%) Microsoft
3 78 (74.29%) Windows
4 76 (72.38%) VMware
5 67 (63.81%) Active Directory
6 61 (58.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 51 (48.57%) Citrix
8 47 (44.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (41.90%) Cisco
10 43 (40.95%) Hyper-V
11 42 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 41 (39.05%) vSphere
13 40 (38.10%) MCSA
14 39 (37.14%) MCITP
15 33 (31.43%) MS Exchange
16 31 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
17 27 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (24.76%) SAN
18 26 (24.76%) Citrix Certification
19 23 (21.90%) NetApp
20 22 (20.95%) EMC
21 20 (19.05%) VMware ESX
21 20 (19.05%) CCA
21 20 (19.05%) HP
22 19 (18.10%) CCNA
22 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
22 19 (18.10%) XenDesktop
23 18 (17.14%) XenApp
23 18 (17.14%) SCOM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 27 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (10.48%) Lync
7 5 (4.76%) IIS
8 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Office 365
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.76%) SAN
2 18 (17.14%) DNS
3 16 (15.24%) DHCP
4 14 (13.33%) WAN
5 13 (12.38%) Firewall
6 12 (11.43%) LAN
6 12 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (9.52%) NetScaler
8 8 (7.62%) WAAS
9 6 (5.71%) Unified Communications
10 5 (4.76%) VPN
10 5 (4.76%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.76%) Wireless
11 4 (3.81%) VLAN
11 4 (3.81%) Network Security
11 4 (3.81%) NAS
12 2 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.90%) Internet
12 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.95%) ProC
2 1 (0.95%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.95%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (20.00%) Architect
2 18 (17.14%) Consultant
2 18 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (14.29%) Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Virtualisation Architect
5 10 (9.52%) Wintel Support
5 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (7.62%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.62%) Storage Architect
7 8 (7.62%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Server Support
9 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) GIS
1 8 (7.62%) CLARiiON
1 8 (7.62%) Clustering
1 8 (7.62%) Celerra
2 4 (3.81%) FlexPod
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.95%) iSeries
4 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (74.29%) Windows
2 47 (44.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.38%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.90%) UNIX
8 2 (1.90%) Linux
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.95%) AIX
9 1 (0.95%) Solaris
9 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) ITIL
2 15 (14.29%) Migration
3 8 (7.62%) PRINCE
4 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.76%) Operations Management
6 5 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (3.81%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.86%) Project Management
9 2 (1.90%) MOF
9 2 (1.90%) CRM
9 2 (1.90%) ETL
9 2 (1.90%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.90%) Scrum
9 2 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (1.90%) Mentoring
10 1 (0.95%) Email Management
10 1 (0.95%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (0.95%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.95%) VBScript
3 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 40 (38.10%) MCSA
4 39 (37.14%) MCITP
5 31 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (24.76%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (19.05%) CCA
8 19 (18.10%) CCNA
9 18 (17.14%) MCTS
10 17 (16.19%) VTSP
11 13 (12.38%) VCAP
11 13 (12.38%) CCNP
12 12 (11.43%) Degree
13 10 (9.52%) VCP4
14 9 (8.57%) CCIA
14 9 (8.57%) MCP
14 9 (8.57%) CCEA
15 8 (7.62%) CCEE
15 8 (7.62%) NCDA
15 8 (7.62%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (63.81%) Active Directory
2 61 (58.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (40.95%) Hyper-V
4 41 (39.05%) vSphere
5 20 (19.05%) VMware ESX
6 19 (18.10%) XenDesktop
7 18 (17.14%) XenApp
8 13 (12.38%) vCloud
9 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.81%) XenServer
10 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) SCOM
2 16 (15.24%) SCCM
3 10 (9.52%) WSUS
3 10 (9.52%) MOM
4 7 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 7 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 7 (6.67%) XenMobile
5 6 (5.71%) SCOrch
6 5 (4.76%) SCDPM
6 5 (4.76%) SCSM
7 4 (3.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (3.81%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.90%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.95%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 94 (89.52%) Microsoft
2 76 (72.38%) VMware
3 51 (48.57%) Citrix
4 44 (41.90%) Cisco
5 23 (21.90%) NetApp
6 22 (20.95%) EMC
7 20 (19.05%) HP
8 10 (9.52%) IBM
9 8 (7.62%) Juniper
9 8 (7.62%) Symantec
9 8 (7.62%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.81%) Open-E
10 4 (3.81%) Websense
10 4 (3.81%) SonicWALL
10 4 (3.81%) CommVault
11 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.90%) Kaseya
12 2 (1.90%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.90%) AVG
12 2 (1.90%) AppSense
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