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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 76 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 47 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.46% 1.76% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.61% 7.03% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 38
Median salary £43,500 £37,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.56% -0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,400 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%

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
489 455 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.60% 24.96% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 308 359 534
Median salary £40,500 £40,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
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 17 January 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 49 (63.64%) Windows
4 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
5 35 (45.45%) VMware
5 35 (45.45%) Degree
6 34 (44.16%) MS Excel
7 33 (42.86%) MCSA
8 29 (37.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (36.36%) Data Centre
10 27 (35.06%) Security Cleared
11 26 (33.77%) MCP
11 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
12 25 (32.47%) Project Management
13 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (29.87%) Windows Server
15 21 (27.27%) Presales
15 21 (27.27%) Time Management
16 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
16 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
17 17 (22.08%) Line Management
18 16 (20.78%) Cisco
18 16 (20.78%) Firewall
19 15 (19.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (19.48%) MS Office
19 15 (19.48%) Root Cause Analysis
19 15 (19.48%) Office 365
19 15 (19.48%) SCCM
19 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
20 14 (18.18%) Hyper-V

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 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (12.99%) Skype for Business
4 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.90%) IIS
6 3 (3.90%) JBoss
6 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (44.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 29 (37.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (19.48%) Office 365
3 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) Firewall
2 13 (16.88%) LAN
2 13 (16.88%) WAN
3 12 (15.58%) SAN
4 10 (12.99%) VLAN
5 7 (9.09%) Skype
5 7 (9.09%) VPN
6 6 (7.79%) Network Security
7 5 (6.49%) DHCP
7 5 (6.49%) DNS
7 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications
8 4 (5.19%) Wireless
9 3 (3.90%) BGP
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.90%) IPv4
9 3 (3.90%) NAS
9 3 (3.90%) OSPF
9 3 (3.90%) RIP
9 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) French Language
2 3 (3.90%) German Language
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Architect
2 11 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Lead Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) IT Support
5 7 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 4 (5.19%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.58%) Public Cloud
3 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.79%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.49%) Clustering
5 5 (6.49%) Private Cloud
6 4 (5.19%) Replication
7 3 (3.90%) FMCG
7 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.30%) CESG
8 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (63.64%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Windows Server
3 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
4 12 (15.58%) Windows 10
4 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.79%) Linux
8 3 (3.90%) Unix
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.60%) Android
10 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Project Management
2 21 (27.27%) Presales
2 21 (27.27%) Time Management
3 17 (22.08%) Line Management
4 15 (19.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (15.58%) ITIL
6 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.69%) Business Development
8 8 (10.39%) Migration
9 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.79%) High Availability
10 4 (5.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (5.19%) Service Management
11 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.90%) ITSM
11 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.90%) Validation
12 2 (2.60%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
3 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.49%) VBScript
4 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (45.45%) Degree
3 33 (42.86%) MCSA
4 27 (35.06%) Security Cleared
5 26 (33.77%) MCP
5 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
6 15 (19.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (11.69%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (11.69%) VCAP
7 9 (11.69%) VCDX
8 7 (9.09%) CCNA
9 5 (6.49%) CCNP
9 5 (6.49%) MCITP
10 3 (3.90%) DBS Check
10 3 (3.90%) NCDA
10 3 (3.90%) NCIE
11 2 (2.60%) NCSA
12 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
12 1 (1.30%) MCTS
System Software
1 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.90%) vSphere
8 2 (2.60%) XenApp
9 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.19%) WSUS
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.90%) SCOM
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 55 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 35 (45.45%) VMware
3 16 (20.78%) Cisco
4 12 (15.58%) Citrix
5 11 (14.29%) NetApp
6 6 (7.79%) HP
7 5 (6.49%) Sophos
8 4 (5.19%) Kaspersky
8 4 (5.19%) Symantec
8 4 (5.19%) Veeam
9 3 (3.90%) Juniper
10 2 (2.60%) EMC
11 1 (1.30%) Apple
11 1 (1.30%) Dell
11 1 (1.30%) IBM
11 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.30%) Polycom
11 1 (1.30%) Remedy
11 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
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