The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 69 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 53 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.72% 2.03% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.13% 6.43% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 49
Average salary £42,000 £51,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.04% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
652 638 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.44% 31.54% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 574 569 395
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (90.80%) Microsoft
3 72 (82.76%) Windows
4 53 (60.92%) MCITP
5 50 (57.47%) Active Directory
6 46 (52.87%) VMware
7 40 (45.98%) Hyper-V
8 38 (43.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (43.68%) MS Exchange
9 37 (42.53%) MCTS
10 29 (33.33%) Lync
11 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
12 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (28.74%) Degree
12 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (28.74%) Project Management
12 25 (28.74%) Citrix
13 24 (27.59%) Office 365
14 23 (26.44%) Exchange Server 2003
14 23 (26.44%) Migration
15 22 (25.29%) Citrix Certification
16 21 (24.14%) CCA
16 21 (24.14%) SCCM
17 20 (22.99%) Unified Communications
18 19 (21.84%) XenDesktop
18 19 (21.84%) SAN
19 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
19 18 (20.69%) SCOM
19 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
20 17 (19.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 38 (43.68%) MS Exchange
2 29 (33.33%) Lync
3 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (26.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (16.09%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
7 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (6.90%) IIS
9 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.59%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) IaaS
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.99%) Unified Communications
2 19 (21.84%) SAN
3 15 (17.24%) NAS
4 12 (13.79%) Firewall
5 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.34%) VPN
6 9 (10.34%) DNS
6 9 (10.34%) DHCP
7 5 (5.75%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.60%) Network Security
8 4 (4.60%) WAAS
8 4 (4.60%) Wireless
8 4 (4.60%) LAN
8 4 (4.60%) SSL
8 4 (4.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.45%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.45%) SMTP
9 3 (3.45%) PBX
9 3 (3.45%) MPLS
9 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) RequisitePro
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.15%) Law
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Consultant
2 30 (34.48%) Microsoft Consultant
3 22 (25.29%) Architect
4 13 (14.94%) Exchange Consultant
5 12 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 12 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.60%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Storage Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.45%) IT Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) HTML
2 3 (3.45%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) ADO.NET
2 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.45%) CSS
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (3.45%) XML
2 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.45%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.45%) WCF
2 3 (3.45%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Clustering
2 6 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.60%) Celerra
4 4 (4.60%) CLARiiON
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (82.76%) Windows
2 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
3 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.60%) Android
8 2 (2.30%) Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Project Management
2 23 (26.44%) Migration
3 13 (14.94%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (14.94%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (12.64%) Customer Engagement
4 11 (12.64%) Business Development
5 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.05%) ITIL
7 5 (5.75%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.75%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.60%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.45%) Web Development
9 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.45%) OO
9 3 (3.45%) OOD
9 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.30%) Network Design
11 1 (1.15%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (1.15%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.45%) VB
2 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
2 3 (3.45%) VB6
2 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.45%) C#
2 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) PHP
3 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (60.92%) MCITP
3 37 (42.53%) MCTS
4 25 (28.74%) Degree
5 22 (25.29%) Citrix Certification
6 21 (24.14%) CCA
7 17 (19.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (16.09%) MCSA
10 12 (13.79%) MCP
10 12 (13.79%) CCNA
11 11 (12.64%) CCEE
12 6 (6.90%) CCNP
13 5 (5.75%) VCAP
13 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
13 5 (5.75%) NCDA
14 4 (4.60%) NCIE
14 4 (4.60%) VTSP
14 4 (4.60%) CCIA
14 4 (4.60%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 50 (57.47%) Active Directory
2 40 (45.98%) Hyper-V
3 38 (43.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (21.84%) XenDesktop
5 11 (12.64%) XenApp
6 8 (9.20%) vSphere
7 7 (8.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.60%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (4.60%) UAG
8 4 (4.60%) vCloud
9 3 (3.45%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.45%) XenServer
10 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) SCCM
2 18 (20.69%) SCOM
3 4 (4.60%) MOM
3 4 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.45%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.30%) SCSM
5 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 79 (90.80%) Microsoft
2 46 (52.87%) VMware
3 25 (28.74%) Citrix
4 15 (17.24%) HP
4 15 (17.24%) Cisco
5 9 (10.34%) NetApp
6 6 (6.90%) Symantec
7 5 (5.75%) EMC
8 4 (4.60%) Websense
8 4 (4.60%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.45%) Apple
9 3 (3.45%) AppSense
9 3 (3.45%) WatchGuard
9 3 (3.45%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.30%) Dell
11 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.15%) Avaya
11 1 (1.15%) Mitel
11 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
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