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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 118 124 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 106 96 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.09% 1.72% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.87% 4.91% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 77 77 113
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1805 1955 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.58% 35.04% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1282 1427
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -10 42 £37,500 -9.63% 6
Maidenhead +16 15 £62,500 -3.84%
Bracknell +22 13 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Thatcham +1 3 £18,500 -26.00%
Slough -7 3 £23,500 -35.61%
Windsor - 2 £29,250 -
Wokingham - 2 £27,500 -
Newbury -7 1 - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 180 (81.45%) Windows
3 139 (62.90%) Active Directory
4 126 (57.01%) Microsoft
5 91 (41.18%) ITIL
6 86 (38.91%) VMware
7 82 (37.10%) Cisco
8 61 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (27.60%) Windows 7
9 60 (27.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (27.15%) MCP
10 59 (26.70%) HP
11 56 (25.34%) MCITP
12 55 (24.89%) MS Excel
13 54 (24.43%) MS Exchange
14 51 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 51 (23.08%) Hyper-V
15 47 (21.27%) Linux
16 46 (20.81%) TCP/IP
17 43 (19.46%) Security Cleared
18 42 (19.00%) MCSA
19 40 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
20 39 (17.65%) DNS
20 39 (17.65%) SC Cleared
20 39 (17.65%) Lync
21 38 (17.19%) CCNA
21 38 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
22 37 (16.74%) SharePoint
22 37 (16.74%) Capacity Planning
23 34 (15.38%) Data Centre

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 54 (24.43%) MS Exchange
2 39 (17.65%) Lync
3 37 (16.74%) SharePoint
4 33 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (9.05%) IIS
6 19 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.36%) Site Server
8 3 (1.36%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (24.89%) MS Excel
2 34 (15.38%) MS Office
3 26 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.81%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.50%) Office 365
2 15 (6.79%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Yammer
4 1 (0.45%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.81%) TCP/IP
2 39 (17.65%) DNS
3 33 (14.93%) Firewall
4 27 (12.22%) DHCP
5 23 (10.41%) SAN
6 21 (9.50%) WAN
7 20 (9.05%) VPN
7 20 (9.05%) VoIP
8 19 (8.60%) LAN
9 15 (6.79%) NAS
10 14 (6.33%) Unified Communications
11 12 (5.43%) Internet
12 6 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.26%) PuTTY
13 5 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.26%) BIG-IP
13 5 (2.26%) VLAN
13 5 (2.26%) MPLS
13 5 (2.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (4.52%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.07%) Big Data
4 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.45%) QlikView
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.45%) MS Access
9 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (9.95%) Finance
2 17 (7.69%) Automotive
3 12 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.52%) Legal
4 10 (4.52%) Retail
4 10 (4.52%) Billing
5 6 (2.71%) Back Office
6 4 (1.81%) French Language
6 4 (1.81%) German Language
6 4 (1.81%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.81%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.90%) Games
7 2 (0.90%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (22.62%) Architect
2 41 (18.55%) Support Engineer
3 28 (12.67%) Consultant
4 20 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (8.60%) Analyst
6 17 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (7.69%) Storage Architect
7 16 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.88%) Technical Support
9 12 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.98%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.52%) Desktop Support
12 9 (4.07%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (3.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 8 (3.62%) Build Engineer
13 8 (3.62%) Voice Engineer
14 7 (3.17%) IT Support
14 7 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.88%) Regular Expression
2 10 (4.52%) Software Packaging
3 7 (3.17%) ODBC
4 5 (2.26%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.81%) .NET
6 3 (1.36%) COM
7 2 (0.90%) CSS
8 1 (0.45%) WCF
8 1 (0.45%) JSON
8 1 (0.45%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.45%) SAML
8 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.45%) HTML
8 1 (0.45%) SOAP
8 1 (0.45%) XML
8 1 (0.45%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.95%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.88%) Clustering
4 11 (4.98%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.98%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.71%) iPad
6 6 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.71%) iPhone
7 5 (2.26%) Statistics
8 4 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.90%) Xbox
10 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) Social Media
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 180 (81.45%) Windows
2 61 (27.60%) Windows 7
3 60 (27.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (21.27%) Linux
5 40 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.69%) UNIX
7 16 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.52%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.07%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.62%) Solaris
12 7 (3.17%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.17%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.71%) Windows 2000
14 5 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.81%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.36%) AIX
17 2 (0.90%) CentOS
18 1 (0.45%) Android
18 1 (0.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (41.18%) ITIL
2 37 (16.74%) Capacity Planning
3 33 (14.93%) Problem Management
4 26 (11.76%) Migration
5 22 (9.95%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.69%) Project Management
6 17 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 15 (6.79%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.43%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.98%) Incident Management
9 11 (4.98%) SOA
10 10 (4.52%) Validation
10 10 (4.52%) DoDAF
10 10 (4.52%) Project Planning
10 10 (4.52%) Business Development
10 10 (4.52%) SABSA
11 9 (4.07%) SIEM
12 8 (3.62%) Logistics
12 8 (3.62%) Network Management
12 8 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.57%) C
2 29 (13.12%) SQL
3 24 (10.86%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.98%) Java
5 4 (1.81%) C#
6 3 (1.36%) C++
7 2 (0.90%) Python
7 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 221 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (27.15%) MCP
3 56 (25.34%) MCITP
4 43 (19.46%) Security Cleared
5 42 (19.00%) MCSA
6 39 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 38 (17.19%) CCNA
7 38 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (14.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (13.12%) DV Cleared
10 22 (9.95%) Degree
11 17 (7.69%) MCTS
12 14 (6.33%) CISSP
13 11 (4.98%) CISA
14 10 (4.52%) CCNP
14 10 (4.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (4.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (3.62%) VCP5
17 7 (3.17%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 24 (10.86%) SLA
3 15 (6.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (4.52%) COBIT
4 10 (4.52%) PCI DSS
5 8 (3.62%) GPG13
6 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 139 (62.90%) Active Directory
2 61 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 23 (10.41%) vSphere
5 12 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (5.43%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.98%) vCloud
6 11 (4.98%) Terminal Services
7 10 (4.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (3.62%) XenApp
9 7 (3.17%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.36%) Samba
11 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 29 (13.12%) Legato
2 19 (8.60%) SCCM
3 10 (4.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (2.71%) DameWare
4 6 (2.71%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.81%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.90%) AppManager
8 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.90%) vMotion
9 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.45%) SCSM
9 1 (0.45%) SCOM
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 126 (57.01%) Microsoft
2 86 (38.91%) VMware
3 82 (37.10%) Cisco
4 59 (26.70%) HP
5 33 (14.93%) EMC
6 32 (14.48%) NetApp
7 30 (13.57%) Juniper
8 29 (13.12%) CommVault
8 29 (13.12%) Symantec
9 24 (10.86%) Citrix
10 19 (8.60%) Oracle
11 18 (8.14%) Apple
12 15 (6.79%) CheckPoint
13 12 (5.43%) 3PAR
14 11 (4.98%) Brocade
14 11 (4.98%) Red Hat
15 10 (4.52%) Veritas
16 8 (3.62%) Sophos
17 7 (3.17%) Adobe
17 7 (3.17%) McAfee
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