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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 81 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 48 37 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.39% 2.08% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.45% 6.34% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 13
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £60,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
508 584 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.25% 32.79% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 393 508 351
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 79 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (69.62%) Microsoft
3 50 (63.29%) Windows
4 47 (59.49%) VMware
5 38 (48.10%) Windows Server
6 33 (41.77%) Data Centre
6 33 (41.77%) Cisco
7 31 (39.24%) MCSA
8 29 (36.71%) Citrix
9 27 (34.18%) Active Directory
9 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (26.58%) SQL
12 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
13 19 (24.05%) SharePoint
13 19 (24.05%) CCNP
13 19 (24.05%) Office 365
14 18 (22.78%) MCITP
14 18 (22.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (18.99%) HP
15 15 (18.99%) SAN
15 15 (18.99%) ITIL
15 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
15 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (17.72%) Windows 10
17 13 (16.46%) VoIP
17 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
18 12 (15.19%) Microsoft App-V
18 12 (15.19%) Unit4 Business World

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (24.05%) SharePoint
2 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (15.19%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (15.19%) Moodle
4 11 (13.92%) Lync
5 6 (7.59%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.06%) WordPress
7 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Office 365
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (7.59%) IaaS
3 6 (7.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) SAN
2 13 (16.46%) VoIP
3 9 (11.39%) Firewall
3 9 (11.39%) LAN
3 9 (11.39%) WAN
4 8 (10.13%) DNS
4 8 (10.13%) Unified Communications
5 7 (8.86%) DHCP
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (7.59%) IPv4
6 6 (7.59%) NetScaler
6 6 (7.59%) Network Security
6 6 (7.59%) WebEx
7 4 (5.06%) Intranet
8 3 (3.80%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.53%) Extranet
9 2 (2.53%) Skype
10 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.80%) SSDT
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (6.33%) Games
2 3 (3.80%) Legal
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Consultant
2 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Graduate
6 6 (7.59%) Graduate Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Lync Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) DBA
7 5 (6.33%) Graduate IT Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Graduate IT Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (6.33%) IT Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) IT Graduate
7 5 (6.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.77%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
3 11 (13.92%) Clustering
4 9 (11.39%) Replication
5 6 (7.59%) Public Cloud
5 6 (7.59%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (2.53%) FMCG
8 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.27%) CMDB
8 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (63.29%) Windows
2 38 (48.10%) Windows Server
3 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.72%) Windows 10
5 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
3 10 (12.66%) ITIL V3
4 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (7.59%) Project Management
6 5 (6.33%) ETL
6 5 (6.33%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.06%) High Availability
7 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.80%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.80%) Presales
8 3 (3.80%) Release Management
8 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.80%) Software Licensing
9 2 (2.53%) Service Management
9 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.53%) VB
3 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (39.24%) MCSA
3 26 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (24.05%) CCNP
5 18 (22.78%) MCITP
5 18 (22.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (15.19%) CCNA
7 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.13%) MCDST
8 8 (10.13%) MCTS
9 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
10 6 (7.59%) CCA
10 6 (7.59%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (3.80%) CCIE
11 3 (3.80%) CISSP
11 3 (3.80%) Degree
12 2 (2.53%) MCSD
12 2 (2.53%) VCP4
13 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
13 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (34.18%) Active Directory
1 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
3 12 (15.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (10.13%) XenApp
5 6 (7.59%) vSphere
5 6 (7.59%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.59%) XenServer
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.27%) UAG
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) HP Data Protector
2 10 (12.66%) WSUS
3 8 (10.13%) SCOM
4 4 (5.06%) SCCM
5 2 (2.53%) MOM
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (69.62%) Microsoft
2 47 (59.49%) VMware
3 33 (41.77%) Cisco
4 29 (36.71%) Citrix
5 15 (18.99%) HP
6 12 (15.19%) Palo Alto
7 10 (12.66%) NetApp
8 8 (10.13%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.59%) Avaya
9 6 (7.59%) Juniper
10 5 (6.33%) Veeam
11 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.27%) Apple
12 1 (1.27%) EMC
12 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.27%) McAfee
12 1 (1.27%) Nokia
12 1 (1.27%) Remedy
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