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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 116 105 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -35
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 31 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 1.56% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 4.69% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 48
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £28,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
694 682 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.86% 33.27% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 474 542 562
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 July 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 47 (62.67%) Windows
4 41 (54.67%) VMware
5 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
5 31 (41.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (41.33%) Windows Server
6 30 (40.00%) MCSA
7 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 25 (33.33%) Citrix
8 24 (32.00%) Hyper-V
9 22 (29.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (28.00%) MCITP
10 21 (28.00%) Cisco
11 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
11 19 (25.33%) ITIL
12 18 (24.00%) LAN
12 18 (24.00%) WAN
12 18 (24.00%) SAN
12 18 (24.00%) NetApp
12 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
13 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (21.33%) SQL
14 16 (21.33%) Firewall
15 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (18.67%) Mentoring
16 14 (18.67%) Skype for Business
16 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (17.33%) SQL Server

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 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (18.67%) Skype for Business
4 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.00%) IIS
6 3 (4.00%) JBoss
6 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.00%) WordPress
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.33%) Moodle
8 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.33%) Office 365
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) LAN
1 18 (24.00%) SAN
1 18 (24.00%) WAN
2 16 (21.33%) Firewall
3 8 (10.67%) VLAN
4 6 (8.00%) IPsec
4 6 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 5 (6.67%) VPN
6 4 (5.33%) L2TP
6 4 (5.33%) VoIP
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.00%) IPv4
7 3 (4.00%) Network Security
8 2 (2.67%) DHCP
8 2 (2.67%) DNS
8 2 (2.67%) SSL
9 1 (1.33%) Intranet
9 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (8.00%) French Language
1 6 (8.00%) German Language
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Legal
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) IT Support
4 8 (10.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Administrator
6 6 (8.00%) DBA
6 6 (8.00%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.33%) Clustering
2 10 (13.33%) Replication
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.00%) Handset
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 47 (62.67%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.67%) Linux
5 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (10.67%) Coaching
3 8 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL V3
4 7 (9.33%) Presales
4 7 (9.33%) Time Management
5 6 (8.00%) ETL
6 5 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.67%) Migration
6 5 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
7 4 (5.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.00%) Service Management
8 3 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (40.00%) MCSA
3 22 (29.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (28.00%) MCITP
5 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (14.67%) CCNA
7 5 (6.67%) CCNP
7 5 (6.67%) MCP
7 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.33%) CISSP
8 4 (5.33%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (4.00%) CCA
9 3 (4.00%) CCIE
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (4.00%) Degree
10 2 (2.67%) MCTS
10 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.33%) CCDA
11 1 (1.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
1 31 (41.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.67%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (10.67%) Firmware
5 8 (10.67%) XenApp
6 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.00%) vSphere
8 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.67%) SCOM
4 4 (5.33%) WSUS
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (54.67%) VMware
3 25 (33.33%) Citrix
4 21 (28.00%) Cisco
5 18 (24.00%) NetApp
6 9 (12.00%) HP
7 7 (9.33%) EMC
7 7 (9.33%) Symantec
8 6 (8.00%) Kaspersky
8 6 (8.00%) Sophos
9 5 (6.67%) SonicWALL
9 5 (6.67%) Veeam
10 4 (5.33%) AVG
10 4 (5.33%) Kaseya
10 4 (5.33%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (4.00%) Juniper
11 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.67%) Aruba
13 1 (1.33%) arcserve
13 1 (1.33%) Avaya