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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 101 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 32 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.59% 2.64% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.90% 8.49% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 41
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
653 601 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.41% 31.16% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 514 526 533
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,530 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £67,500 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (74.55%) Windows
3 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
4 34 (61.82%) Active Directory
5 28 (50.91%) MCSA
6 27 (49.09%) VMware
7 21 (38.18%) Firewall
8 19 (34.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (34.55%) SAN
8 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
9 18 (32.73%) Cisco
10 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (30.91%) CCNA
10 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
11 16 (29.09%) Citrix
12 14 (25.45%) DNS
12 14 (25.45%) MCITP
13 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
13 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (21.82%) vSphere
14 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
14 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
15 11 (20.00%) SQL
15 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 11 (20.00%) VMware ESX
15 11 (20.00%) Finance
16 9 (16.36%) ITIL
17 8 (14.55%) HP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Lync
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) Firewall
2 19 (34.55%) SAN
3 14 (25.45%) DNS
4 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.91%) Internet
6 5 (9.09%) Wireshark
6 5 (9.09%) HTTPS
6 5 (9.09%) LAN
6 5 (9.09%) WAN
6 5 (9.09%) DHCP
7 4 (7.27%) VoIP
8 3 (5.45%) Skype
9 2 (3.64%) IPv4
9 2 (3.64%) VPN
9 2 (3.64%) Wireless
9 2 (3.64%) IPsec
9 2 (3.64%) VLAN
10 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.82%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 8 (14.55%) Support Team Leader
2 8 (14.55%) Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Desktop Support
3 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 6 (10.91%) Desktop Team Leader
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Network Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Support Technician
5 4 (7.27%) Data Centre Technician
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (5.45%) CRM Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.45%) iSeries
5 2 (3.64%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.27%) Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.64%) UNIX
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (9.09%) Migration
3 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (9.09%) CRM
3 5 (9.09%) ETL
3 5 (9.09%) Scrum
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.64%) Network Design
5 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.64%) Service Management
5 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.82%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.82%) Web Development
6 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (50.91%) MCSA
3 19 (34.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (30.91%) CCNA
4 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (25.45%) MCITP
6 7 (12.73%) CCNP
6 7 (12.73%) MCP
7 6 (10.91%) Degree
8 5 (9.09%) MCTS
9 3 (5.45%) CCDP
9 3 (5.45%) CCA
9 3 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.64%) CCDA
10 2 (3.64%) CCENT
10 2 (3.64%) HP ASE
10 2 (3.64%) HP MASE
10 2 (3.64%) VCP4
10 2 (3.64%) NCIE
11 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (61.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
4 12 (21.82%) vSphere
5 11 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.45%) XenApp
8 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.64%) MetaFrame
8 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCOM
2 6 (10.91%) SCCM
3 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.64%) WSUS
5 2 (3.64%) MOM
6 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.82%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 18 (32.73%) Cisco
4 16 (29.09%) Citrix
5 8 (14.55%) HP
6 7 (12.73%) Veeam
7 6 (10.91%) NetApp
8 5 (9.09%) Dell
9 4 (7.27%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (7.27%) Red Gate
10 3 (5.45%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.45%) Symantec
10 3 (5.45%) IBM
11 2 (3.64%) CommVault
11 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.64%) Intel
12 1 (1.82%) AVG
12 1 (1.82%) Sophos
12 1 (1.82%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.82%) EMC
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