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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 65 90 63
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 58 39 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.88% 1.91% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.57% 6.06% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 44
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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
677 644 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.63% 31.46% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 593 574 401
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,325 £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 31 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 93 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (91.40%) Microsoft
3 77 (82.80%) Windows
4 55 (59.14%) Active Directory
5 54 (58.06%) MCITP
6 49 (52.69%) VMware
7 43 (46.24%) Hyper-V
8 40 (43.01%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (40.86%) MS Exchange
10 37 (39.78%) MCTS
11 30 (32.26%) Lync
12 29 (31.18%) Citrix
13 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (27.96%) Windows 7
14 26 (27.96%) Project Management
15 25 (26.88%) Citrix Certification
15 25 (26.88%) Exchange Server 2010
15 25 (26.88%) Office 365
15 25 (26.88%) Degree
16 24 (25.81%) CCA
17 23 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2003
18 22 (23.66%) XenDesktop
18 22 (23.66%) SCCM
18 22 (23.66%) Migration
19 21 (22.58%) Unified Communications
20 20 (21.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 19 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2013
21 19 (20.43%) SAN
22 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
22 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (40.86%) MS Exchange
2 30 (32.26%) Lync
3 25 (26.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (15.05%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
7 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (7.53%) IIS
9 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.88%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.58%) Unified Communications
2 19 (20.43%) SAN
3 15 (16.13%) NAS
4 13 (13.98%) Firewall
5 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.75%) VPN
6 9 (9.68%) DNS
6 9 (9.68%) DHCP
7 6 (6.45%) Network Security
8 5 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (5.38%) WAAS
8 5 (5.38%) IP Telephony
9 4 (4.30%) SSL
9 4 (4.30%) LAN
9 4 (4.30%) Wireless
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.23%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.23%) PBX
10 3 (3.23%) SMTP
10 3 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) RequisitePro
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Back Office
2 2 (2.15%) Law
3 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (48.39%) Consultant
2 29 (31.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 23 (24.73%) Architect
4 13 (13.98%) Exchange Consultant
5 12 (12.90%) Technical Architect
6 11 (11.83%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.53%) Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Storage Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Virtualisation Architect
9 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) IT Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Architect
11 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) HTML
2 3 (3.23%) .NET Compact Framework
2 3 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.23%) WCF
2 3 (3.23%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) ADO.NET
2 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.23%) CSS
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Clustering
2 6 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.38%) Celerra
3 5 (5.38%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) iPhone
7 1 (1.08%) CMDB
7 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 77 (82.80%) Windows
2 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (27.96%) Windows 7
4 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.30%) Android
8 2 (2.15%) Linux
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Project Management
2 22 (23.66%) Migration
3 13 (13.98%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (13.98%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (11.83%) Business Development
4 11 (11.83%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.53%) ITIL
7 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.23%) Web Development
9 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.23%) OOD
9 3 (3.23%) OO
9 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.15%) Network Design
11 1 (1.08%) Information Governance
11 1 (1.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) SQL
2 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) VB6
2 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.23%) C#
2 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.23%) VB
2 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.08%) C
3 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 93 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (58.06%) MCITP
3 37 (39.78%) MCTS
4 25 (26.88%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (26.88%) Degree
5 24 (25.81%) CCA
6 20 (21.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (16.13%) MCSA
9 14 (15.05%) MCP
10 13 (13.98%) CCNA
11 11 (11.83%) CCEE
12 6 (6.45%) CCNP
12 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
12 6 (6.45%) NCDA
12 6 (6.45%) VCAP
13 5 (5.38%) VTSP
13 5 (5.38%) CCIA
13 5 (5.38%) NCIE
13 5 (5.38%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 55 (59.14%) Active Directory
2 43 (46.24%) Hyper-V
3 40 (43.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (23.66%) XenDesktop
5 13 (13.98%) XenApp
6 10 (10.75%) vSphere
7 6 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (5.38%) vCloud
9 3 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (3.23%) UAG
9 3 (3.23%) XenServer
9 3 (3.23%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (23.66%) SCCM
2 18 (19.35%) SCOM
3 4 (4.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.23%) XenMobile
4 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.23%) MOM
4 3 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.15%) SCSM
6 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 85 (91.40%) Microsoft
2 49 (52.69%) VMware
3 29 (31.18%) Citrix
4 17 (18.28%) Cisco
5 16 (17.20%) HP
6 10 (10.75%) NetApp
7 6 (6.45%) EMC
7 6 (6.45%) Websense
8 5 (5.38%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.38%) Symantec
9 3 (3.23%) WatchGuard
9 3 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.23%) AppSense
9 3 (3.23%) Apple
10 2 (2.15%) Dell
10 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.08%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.08%) Mitel
11 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
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The Metropolitan Police Service
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Jumar Solutions
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