The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 111 107
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 51 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.64% 1.39% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.32% 4.91% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49 32 26
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 494 672 659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.53% 28.24% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 376 437 519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Birmingham

MCSE
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Birmingham.

Salary trend for MCSE in Birmingham

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (63.95%) Windows
2 55 (63.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (58.14%) Active Directory
4 49 (56.98%) Microsoft
5 47 (54.65%) VMware
6 43 (50.00%) MCSA
7 41 (47.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (40.70%) Data Centre
9 26 (30.23%) ITIL
10 25 (29.07%) PowerShell
11 24 (27.91%) MCP
12 23 (26.74%) Degree
12 23 (26.74%) Hyper-V
13 21 (24.42%) Root Cause Analysis
14 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
15 19 (22.09%) SCCM
16 18 (20.93%) NetApp
17 17 (19.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (18.60%) Public Cloud
19 14 (16.28%) Azure Active Directory
19 14 (16.28%) Windows 10
19 14 (16.28%) Line Management
19 14 (16.28%) Presales
19 14 (16.28%) Time Management
19 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
20 13 (15.12%) VBScript
20 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.98%) IIS
4 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.65%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (63.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (15.12%) Office 365
4 11 (12.79%) IaaS
5 8 (9.30%) PaaS
6 5 (5.81%) G Suite
7 2 (2.33%) SaaS
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Firewall
2 7 (8.14%) SAN
3 5 (5.81%) DHCP
3 5 (5.81%) DNS
4 4 (4.65%) 802.11
4 4 (4.65%) Skype
4 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.65%) VPN
5 2 (2.33%) LAN
5 2 (2.33%) NaaS
6 1 (1.16%) NAS
6 1 (1.16%) PBX
6 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.16%) VLAN
6 1 (1.16%) VoIP
6 1 (1.16%) Wireless
6 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (10.47%) Retail
2 7 (8.14%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Consultant
2 14 (16.28%) Architect
3 12 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) SCCM Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.65%) Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Help Desk Adviser
8 4 (4.65%) PC Support
8 4 (4.65%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (40.70%) Data Centre
2 16 (18.60%) Public Cloud
3 13 (15.12%) Private Cloud
4 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.14%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.49%) CESG
6 3 (3.49%) Online Games
7 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.33%) PKI
8 1 (1.16%) CCTV
8 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (63.95%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.28%) Windows 10
4 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.95%) Linux
7 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.49%) Android
10 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) ITIL
2 21 (24.42%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (16.28%) Line Management
3 14 (16.28%) Presales
3 14 (16.28%) Time Management
4 12 (13.95%) Project Management
5 11 (12.79%) Business Development
5 11 (12.79%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (11.63%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.81%) Operations Management
8 5 (5.81%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.65%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (4.65%) Migration
9 4 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.12%) VBScript
3 9 (10.47%) SQL
4 7 (8.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.65%) VB
6 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) C#
7 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (50.00%) MCSA
3 24 (27.91%) MCP
4 23 (26.74%) Degree
5 17 (19.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
7 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
8 11 (12.79%) MCITP
8 11 (12.79%) VCAP
8 11 (12.79%) VCDX
9 7 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (6.98%) CCNA
10 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (5.81%) RHCE
12 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (4.65%) Master's Degree
12 4 (4.65%) RHCA
12 4 (4.65%) RHCSA
13 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 50 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 41 (47.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (26.74%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.63%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (9.30%) vSphere
6 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.16%) Firmware
8 1 (1.16%) XenApp
8 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (22.09%) SCCM
2 12 (13.95%) SCOM
3 11 (12.79%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.81%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.65%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.65%) SCSM
6 2 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (56.98%) Microsoft
2 47 (54.65%) VMware
3 18 (20.93%) NetApp
4 11 (12.79%) Citrix
4 11 (12.79%) Veeam
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco
6 6 (6.98%) EMC
6 6 (6.98%) HP
6 6 (6.98%) SAP
7 5 (5.81%) Dell
7 5 (5.81%) Google
7 5 (5.81%) New Relic
7 5 (5.81%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle
10 1 (1.16%) Apple
10 1 (1.16%) IBM
10 1 (1.16%) Sage
10 1 (1.16%) Sophos
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