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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 113 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 2.05% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.88% 7.24% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 30
Average salary £34,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
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
555 511 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.73% 28.34% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 420 448 412
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,500
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 6 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 47 (90.38%) Windows
4 31 (59.62%) VMware
5 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
6 27 (51.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (50.00%) MCSA
8 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (42.31%) Cisco
10 20 (38.46%) Citrix
10 20 (38.46%) vSphere
11 19 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (34.62%) CCNA
12 18 (34.62%) VMware ESX
12 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (32.69%) Firewall
13 17 (32.69%) MCITP
14 16 (30.77%) SAN
15 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
16 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
17 9 (17.31%) SQL
17 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
17 9 (17.31%) SLA
17 9 (17.31%) SCOM
18 8 (15.38%) MCTS
19 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
19 7 (13.46%) DNS
19 7 (13.46%) MCP
19 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) Lync
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Firewall
2 16 (30.77%) SAN
3 7 (13.46%) DNS
4 5 (9.62%) HTTPS
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
4 5 (9.62%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.85%) IPsec
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
5 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) IPv4
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (13.46%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Support Technician
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Data Centre Technician
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Support
6 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (5.77%) CRM Architect
6 3 (5.77%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Server Support
7 2 (3.85%) Server Technician
7 2 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Clustering
1 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.62%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) iSeries
3 3 (5.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.92%) UNIX
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Migration
1 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (9.62%) Scrum
2 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.62%) CRM
2 5 (9.62%) ETL
2 5 (9.62%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.85%) Network Design
4 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE
5 1 (1.92%) Service Management
5 1 (1.92%) Web Development
5 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (50.00%) MCSA
2 26 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (34.62%) CCNA
5 17 (32.69%) MCITP
6 8 (15.38%) MCTS
7 7 (13.46%) MCP
8 5 (9.62%) CCA
8 5 (9.62%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (7.69%) CCNP
9 4 (7.69%) VCP4
10 3 (5.77%) CCDP
10 3 (5.77%) Degree
11 2 (3.85%) CCENT
11 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (3.85%) CCDA
11 2 (3.85%) NCIE
11 2 (3.85%) HP ASE
11 2 (3.85%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 27 (51.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (38.46%) vSphere
4 18 (34.62%) VMware ESX
5 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 7 (13.46%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.69%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.92%) XenApp
9 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCOM
2 6 (11.54%) SCCM
3 4 (7.69%) MOM
3 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.69%) WSUS
4 3 (5.77%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.77%) SCDPM
4 3 (5.77%) SCSM
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (59.62%) VMware
3 22 (42.31%) Cisco
4 20 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (9.62%) SonicWALL
5 5 (9.62%) NetApp
6 4 (7.69%) Veeam
6 4 (7.69%) IBM
6 4 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Symantec
9 1 (1.92%) Sophos
9 1 (1.92%) Apple
9 1 (1.92%) AVG
9 1 (1.92%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.92%) EMC
9 1 (1.92%) Juniper
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