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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 89 69 97
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 34 65 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.74% 3.05% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 8.87% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 56 25
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
646 733 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.01% 34.41% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 531 635 592
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (64.29%) Windows
3 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 31 (55.36%) Active Directory
5 27 (48.21%) MCSA
6 26 (46.43%) VMware
7 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
8 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
9 17 (30.36%) Cisco
9 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (23.21%) CCNA
12 13 (23.21%) MCITP
13 12 (21.43%) SCOM
13 12 (21.43%) Firewall
13 12 (21.43%) SAN
14 11 (19.64%) Citrix
14 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
14 11 (19.64%) SCCM
15 10 (17.86%) DNS
15 10 (17.86%) ITIL
15 10 (17.86%) HP
16 9 (16.07%) CCNP
16 9 (16.07%) VoIP
16 9 (16.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (16.07%) Lync
17 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.07%) Lync
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Moodle
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Agresso
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Firewall
1 12 (21.43%) SAN
2 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
4 9 (16.07%) VoIP
5 6 (10.71%) DHCP
5 6 (10.71%) Internet
6 5 (8.93%) LAN
6 5 (8.93%) WAN
7 4 (7.14%) Skype
8 2 (3.57%) Wireless
8 2 (3.57%) IPsec
8 2 (3.57%) IPv4
8 2 (3.57%) VPN
9 1 (1.79%) SNA
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Consultant
2 10 (17.86%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
4 7 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.71%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Desktop Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) IT Support
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Graduate
7 4 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) IT Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Replication
4 5 (8.93%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) iSeries
6 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.57%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.93%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.36%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Network Design
6 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.79%) Change Control
7 1 (1.79%) Web Development
7 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (48.21%) MCSA
3 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (23.21%) CCNA
4 13 (23.21%) MCITP
5 9 (16.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (16.07%) CCNP
6 6 (10.71%) MCP
6 6 (10.71%) MCTS
7 5 (8.93%) Degree
8 3 (5.36%) CCDP
9 2 (3.57%) CCA
9 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.57%) CCDA
9 2 (3.57%) CCENT
9 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) VCP4
10 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.79%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (55.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
3 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.93%) XenApp
4 5 (8.93%) vSphere
5 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.57%) MetaFrame
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCOM
2 11 (19.64%) SCCM
3 5 (8.93%) SCVMM
3 5 (8.93%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.36%) WSUS
4 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.57%) MOM
5 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.57%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.57%) SCSM
6 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) VMware
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco
4 11 (19.64%) Citrix
5 10 (17.86%) HP
6 6 (10.71%) NetApp
6 6 (10.71%) Veeam
7 5 (8.93%) Dell
8 4 (7.14%) Red Gate
8 4 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (5.36%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.36%) Symantec
9 3 (5.36%) McAfee
10 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.57%) EMC
10 2 (3.57%) Intel
10 2 (3.57%) CommVault
10 2 (3.57%) IBM
11 1 (1.79%) Remedy
11 1 (1.79%) Sophos
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