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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 107 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 2.04% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 7.26% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 34
Average salary £35,500 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.45% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £62,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
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
578 537 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.34% 28.06% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 438 475 433
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 28 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
3 41 (77.36%) Windows
4 29 (54.72%) Active Directory
5 27 (50.94%) VMware
6 25 (47.17%) MCSA
7 23 (43.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (39.62%) Cisco
9 20 (37.74%) Citrix
9 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (35.85%) CCNA
11 18 (33.96%) vSphere
11 18 (33.96%) Data Centre
12 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (30.19%) Firewall
13 15 (28.30%) VMware ESX
13 15 (28.30%) SAN
14 14 (26.42%) MCITP
15 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
15 11 (20.75%) SQL
16 10 (18.87%) SLA
17 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
18 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
18 8 (15.09%) MCTS
19 7 (13.21%) Migration
19 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
19 7 (13.21%) SCCM
19 7 (13.21%) SCOM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Lync
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) SAN
3 7 (13.21%) DNS
4 5 (9.43%) Wireshark
4 5 (9.43%) HTTPS
4 5 (9.43%) LAN
4 5 (9.43%) WAN
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) Skype
6 2 (3.77%) IPv4
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 2 (3.77%) DHCP
6 2 (3.77%) VLAN
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) IPsec
7 1 (1.89%) SNA
7 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Consultant
2 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Data Centre Technician
3 6 (11.32%) Support Technician
4 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 5 (9.43%) Support Team Leader
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Desktop Team Leader
4 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) CRM Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (5.66%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Private Cloud
3 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) iSeries
4 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) AIX
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Migration
2 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (9.43%) Scrum
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) CRM
3 5 (9.43%) ETL
3 5 (9.43%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.77%) Network Design
6 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (47.17%) MCSA
3 23 (43.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (35.85%) CCNA
5 14 (26.42%) MCITP
6 8 (15.09%) MCTS
7 6 (11.32%) MCP
8 3 (5.66%) CCNP
8 3 (5.66%) CCDP
8 3 (5.66%) CCA
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.77%) CCDA
9 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.77%) CCENT
9 2 (3.77%) HP ASE
9 2 (3.77%) HP MASE
9 2 (3.77%) Degree
9 2 (3.77%) VCP4
9 2 (3.77%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (54.72%) Active Directory
2 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.96%) vSphere
4 15 (28.30%) VMware ESX
5 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
6 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.77%) Terminal Server
8 2 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
1 7 (13.21%) SCOM
2 3 (5.66%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.66%) SCDPM
2 3 (5.66%) SCSM
3 2 (3.77%) MOM
3 2 (3.77%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) VMware
3 21 (39.62%) Cisco
4 20 (37.74%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) NetApp
6 4 (7.55%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.66%) Veeam
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
7 3 (5.66%) IBM
8 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.89%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) AVG
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