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 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 137 128 88
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -40
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 81 93 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.62% 1.67% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 4.54% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 58 72 147
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
1753 2049 1947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.12% 36.75% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1319 1488
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 -18 32 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Bracknell +16 13 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Maidenhead +7 7 £75,000 +15.38%
Wokingham - 5 £27,500 -
Windsor - 3 £47,500 - 1
Thatcham 0 2 £18,500 -26.00%
Slough -8 1 £60,000 +64.38%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 170 (79.07%) Windows
3 133 (61.86%) Active Directory
4 121 (56.28%) Microsoft
5 88 (40.93%) ITIL
6 81 (37.67%) VMware
7 76 (35.35%) Cisco
8 61 (28.37%) Windows 7
9 60 (27.91%) MCP
10 59 (27.44%) MCITP
11 58 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (25.58%) MS Excel
13 54 (25.12%) HP
14 51 (23.72%) MS Exchange
15 50 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (22.79%) SQL Server
17 48 (22.33%) Linux
18 45 (20.93%) Hyper-V
19 42 (19.53%) Security Cleared
19 42 (19.53%) TCP/IP
20 39 (18.14%) SC Cleared
21 37 (17.21%) Capacity Planning
21 37 (17.21%) Exchange Server 2010
22 36 (16.74%) Lync
22 36 (16.74%) MCSA
23 34 (15.81%) CCNA
23 34 (15.81%) Cisco Certification
24 33 (15.35%) DNS
25 32 (14.88%) SharePoint
25 32 (14.88%) NetApp

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 51 (23.72%) MS Exchange
2 37 (17.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (16.74%) Lync
4 32 (14.88%) SharePoint
5 22 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (9.30%) IIS
7 18 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.40%) Site Server
8 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 55 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 31 (14.42%) MS Office
3 26 (12.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.77%) Office 365
2 13 (6.05%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.47%) Yammer
4 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.53%) TCP/IP
2 33 (15.35%) DNS
3 32 (14.88%) Firewall
4 25 (11.63%) DHCP
5 23 (10.70%) SAN
6 20 (9.30%) LAN
7 19 (8.84%) VPN
7 19 (8.84%) WAN
8 16 (7.44%) NAS
9 14 (6.51%) VoIP
10 13 (6.05%) Internet
11 11 (5.12%) Unified Communications
12 6 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.33%) SSH
13 5 (2.33%) MPLS
13 5 (2.33%) BIG-IP
13 5 (2.33%) Broadband
13 5 (2.33%) SNMP
13 5 (2.33%) PuTTY
14 4 (1.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.19%) Big Data
4 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) QlikView
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (9.77%) Finance
2 17 (7.91%) Automotive
3 10 (4.65%) Legal
3 10 (4.65%) Retail
3 10 (4.65%) Billing
4 7 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.79%) Back Office
6 4 (1.86%) French Language
6 4 (1.86%) German Language
6 4 (1.86%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.86%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (22.33%) Architect
2 42 (19.53%) Support Engineer
3 25 (11.63%) Consultant
4 19 (8.84%) Analyst
5 17 (7.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (7.91%) Storage Architect
6 16 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.58%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.12%) Technical Support
10 11 (5.12%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (4.65%) Technical Architect
12 9 (4.19%) Administrator
13 8 (3.72%) Build Engineer
13 8 (3.72%) Voice Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) IT Support
14 7 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (3.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.58%) Regular Expression
2 10 (4.65%) Software Packaging
3 7 (3.26%) ODBC
4 5 (2.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.40%) CSS
5 3 (1.40%) COM
6 1 (0.47%) DCOM
6 1 (0.47%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) .NET
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) XML
6 1 (0.47%) SAML
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) WCF
6 1 (0.47%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.84%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.05%) Clustering
4 11 (5.12%) N-Tier
4 11 (5.12%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.19%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.79%) iPhone
6 6 (2.79%) iPad
7 5 (2.33%) Statistics
8 4 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.40%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.93%) Xbox
10 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.47%) DTV
11 1 (0.47%) Social Media
11 1 (0.47%) PKI
11 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 170 (79.07%) Windows
2 61 (28.37%) Windows 7
3 58 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (22.33%) Linux
5 32 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.98%) UNIX
8 11 (5.12%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.65%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.26%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.26%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.79%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.79%) Solaris
12 4 (1.86%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.93%) CentOS
14 1 (0.47%) Android
14 1 (0.47%) AIX
14 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (40.93%) ITIL
2 37 (17.21%) Capacity Planning
3 32 (14.88%) Problem Management
4 28 (13.02%) Migration
5 22 (10.23%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.91%) Project Management
6 17 (7.91%) TOGAF
7 16 (7.44%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.12%) SOA
8 11 (5.12%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.12%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.65%) DoDAF
9 10 (4.65%) Project Planning
9 10 (4.65%) Business Development
9 10 (4.65%) Validation
9 10 (4.65%) SABSA
10 9 (4.19%) SIEM
10 9 (4.19%) Time Management
11 8 (3.72%) Network Management
11 8 (3.72%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.95%) C
1 30 (13.95%) SQL
2 21 (9.77%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.72%) Java
4 5 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.47%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 215 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (27.91%) MCP
3 59 (27.44%) MCITP
4 42 (19.53%) Security Cleared
5 39 (18.14%) SC Cleared
6 36 (16.74%) MCSA
7 34 (15.81%) CCNA
7 34 (15.81%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (14.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (13.95%) DV Cleared
10 19 (8.84%) Degree
11 17 (7.91%) MCTS
12 13 (6.05%) CISSP
13 10 (4.65%) CISA
13 10 (4.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (3.72%) VCP5
14 8 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (2.33%) CCSA
16 5 (2.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 20 (9.30%) SLA
3 11 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (4.65%) COBIT
5 9 (4.19%) PCI DSS
6 8 (3.72%) GPG13
7 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 133 (61.86%) Active Directory
2 50 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.77%) vSphere
5 14 (6.51%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.51%) Terminal Services
6 12 (5.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (5.12%) vCloud
8 10 (4.65%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (3.72%) XenApp
10 3 (1.40%) Samba
10 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.47%) UAG
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 29 (13.49%) Legato
2 18 (8.37%) SCCM
3 10 (4.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (2.79%) DameWare
4 6 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.86%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.47%) SCSM
8 1 (0.47%) SCOM
8 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.47%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 121 (56.28%) Microsoft
2 81 (37.67%) VMware
3 76 (35.35%) Cisco
4 54 (25.12%) HP
5 32 (14.88%) EMC
5 32 (14.88%) NetApp
6 29 (13.49%) CommVault
7 28 (13.02%) Juniper
8 23 (10.70%) Citrix
9 22 (10.23%) Symantec
10 17 (7.91%) Apple
10 17 (7.91%) Oracle
11 14 (6.51%) CheckPoint
12 12 (5.58%) Red Hat
13 10 (4.65%) Veritas
14 8 (3.72%) 3PAR
14 8 (3.72%) McAfee
15 7 (3.26%) Sophos
15 7 (3.26%) Brocade
15 7 (3.26%) Adobe
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