The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 118 88 135
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +47
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 112 149 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 2.76% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 8.31% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 88 120 64
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £29,370
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,200 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
MCSE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2178 1793 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.43% 33.22% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1254 1328
Average salary £49,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Berkshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -40 39 £34,000 -16.04% 11
Newbury +17 22 £32,500 -38.67% 2
Slough +9 12 £30,500 -30.28% 1
Maidenhead -15 7 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Thatcham -6 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Bracknell -13 1 £35,000 -8.49% 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 170 (78.34%) Windows
3 152 (70.05%) Microsoft
4 139 (64.06%) Active Directory
5 108 (49.77%) VMware
6 91 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (38.25%) ITIL
8 69 (31.80%) Cisco
9 63 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 62 (28.57%) MCITP
11 61 (28.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 61 (28.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 61 (28.11%) Hyper-V
12 60 (27.65%) MS Exchange
13 57 (26.27%) HP
14 53 (24.42%) MCP
15 52 (23.96%) Citrix
16 51 (23.50%) SQL Server
17 49 (22.58%) DNS
17 49 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
18 45 (20.74%) CCNA
18 45 (20.74%) MCSA
19 44 (20.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 42 (19.35%) SQL
21 41 (18.89%) SharePoint
22 40 (18.43%) MS Office
22 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
23 37 (17.05%) TCP/IP
24 33 (15.21%) SC Cleared
24 33 (15.21%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 60 (27.65%) MS Exchange
2 41 (18.89%) SharePoint
3 32 (14.75%) Lync
4 30 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (12.44%) IIS
6 22 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.84%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.38%) Documentum
11 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.46%) Site Server
12 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 63 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 40 (18.43%) MS Office
3 12 (5.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.84%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.29%) Office 365
2 7 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (22.58%) DNS
2 37 (17.05%) TCP/IP
3 25 (11.52%) Firewall
4 18 (8.29%) SAN
5 17 (7.83%) WAN
6 15 (6.91%) VPN
6 15 (6.91%) DHCP
7 14 (6.45%) LAN
8 13 (5.99%) SMTP
8 13 (5.99%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (5.07%) NetScaler
10 10 (4.61%) Unified Communications
11 9 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (4.15%) PBX
11 9 (4.15%) VoIP
12 7 (3.23%) Ethernet
12 7 (3.23%) NAS
13 6 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.30%) WAAS
14 5 (2.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.23%) Big Data
4 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.84%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.46%) DB2
General
1 25 (11.52%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.84%) Automotive
3 4 (1.84%) French Language
4 3 (1.38%) Retail
4 3 (1.38%) Billing
4 3 (1.38%) Legal
4 3 (1.38%) Back Office
5 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (17.51%) Support Engineer
2 34 (15.67%) Consultant
3 29 (13.36%) Architect
4 25 (11.52%) Analyst
5 21 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (9.22%) Support Analyst
7 19 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.91%) IT Support
10 14 (6.45%) Technical Support
11 13 (5.99%) Desktop Support
12 12 (5.53%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) Senior Support Engineer
14 10 (4.61%) Desktop Engineer
15 9 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
15 9 (4.15%) Security Engineer
15 9 (4.15%) Virtualisation Architect
15 9 (4.15%) Storage Architect
16 8 (3.69%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.53%) Regular Expression
2 7 (3.23%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.84%) .NET
4 3 (1.38%) ODBC
5 2 (0.92%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.99%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.61%) Clustering
4 9 (4.15%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.15%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.30%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.30%) Celerra
7 4 (1.84%) PKI
7 4 (1.84%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.38%) iPhone
8 3 (1.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.46%) Kindle
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) Xbox
9 1 (0.46%) DTV
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 170 (78.34%) Windows
2 61 (28.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 61 (28.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (14.75%) Windows 7
4 30 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (11.52%) Linux
6 15 (6.91%) Windows XP
7 13 (5.99%) Windows 2000
8 12 (5.53%) UNIX
9 10 (4.61%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.84%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.38%) Solaris
12 3 (1.38%) AIX
12 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.46%) Android
14 1 (0.46%) SUSE
14 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.25%) ITIL
2 17 (7.83%) Configuration Management
3 16 (7.37%) Problem Management
4 15 (6.91%) Migration
4 15 (6.91%) Project Management
4 15 (6.91%) SIEM
5 10 (4.61%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 7 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.76%) Information Security
7 6 (2.76%) BCP
7 6 (2.76%) Anomaly Detection
7 6 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.30%) Data Security
8 5 (2.30%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.30%) Operations Management
8 5 (2.30%) Load Balancing
8 5 (2.30%) Time Management
9 4 (1.84%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.35%) SQL
2 18 (8.29%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.23%) C
4 5 (2.30%) C#
4 5 (2.30%) Java
5 4 (1.84%) C++
6 2 (0.92%) VBScript
6 2 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 217 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (28.57%) MCITP
3 53 (24.42%) MCP
4 49 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (20.74%) MCSA
5 45 (20.74%) CCNA
6 44 (20.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
8 33 (15.21%) SC Cleared
9 31 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 19 (8.76%) CCNP
11 18 (8.29%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (8.29%) MCTS
12 17 (7.83%) CISSP
13 14 (6.45%) VTSP
14 13 (5.99%) CCA
15 12 (5.53%) Degree
15 12 (5.53%) VCP5
16 11 (5.07%) HP ASE
17 10 (4.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (9.68%) SLA
3 10 (4.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.23%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.30%) GPG13
6 3 (1.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 139 (64.06%) Active Directory
2 91 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (28.11%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.21%) vSphere
5 19 (8.76%) XenDesktop
6 17 (7.83%) XenApp
7 13 (5.99%) vCloud
8 12 (5.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (5.07%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.84%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.38%) Samba
11 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.46%) UAG
Systems Management
1 33 (15.21%) SCCM
2 14 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.69%) SCVMM
3 8 (3.69%) SCOrch
4 7 (3.23%) SCOM
4 7 (3.23%) XenMobile
5 6 (2.76%) Legato
6 5 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.30%) SCSM
7 4 (1.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.84%) Windows Intune
7 4 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.38%) DameWare
8 3 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.92%) AppManager
9 2 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 152 (70.05%) Microsoft
2 108 (49.77%) VMware
3 69 (31.80%) Cisco
4 57 (26.27%) HP
5 52 (23.96%) Citrix
6 22 (10.14%) NetApp
6 22 (10.14%) Symantec
6 22 (10.14%) EMC
7 18 (8.29%) Juniper
8 16 (7.37%) 3PAR
9 14 (6.45%) Brocade
10 12 (5.53%) Avaya
11 11 (5.07%) Apple
12 10 (4.61%) IBM
13 9 (4.15%) Oracle
14 8 (3.69%) McAfee
15 7 (3.23%) CheckPoint
15 7 (3.23%) Veeam
16 6 (2.76%) Sophos
16 6 (2.76%) CommVault
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + pen,health
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + pen,health
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Home Base + Package
Posted: 25 days ago