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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 133 195 125
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -70
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 63 54 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 0.90% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.79% 2.64% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 74
Median salary £43,750 £46,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £72,650 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
1314 2042 2207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.85% 34.22% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1579 1281
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +33 23 £55,000 +46.66% 6
Bracknell - 5 £55,000 -
Slough +23 4 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Newbury +18 3 £37,000 -22.91% 2
Maidenhead -2 3 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Thatcham - 1 £37,000 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 160 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 132 (82.50%) Windows
3 122 (76.25%) Active Directory
4 115 (71.88%) VMware
5 101 (63.13%) Microsoft
6 98 (61.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 84 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
8 83 (51.88%) CCNA
9 79 (49.38%) Cisco
10 75 (46.88%) MCSA
11 69 (43.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 68 (42.50%) DNS
13 67 (41.88%) LAN
14 66 (41.25%) Windows Server
15 64 (40.00%) MS Exchange
15 64 (40.00%) WAN
16 63 (39.38%) MCITP
16 63 (39.38%) Office 365
17 62 (38.75%) Windows Server 2008
18 60 (37.50%) SQL Server
19 58 (36.25%) DHCP
19 58 (36.25%) Firewall
20 56 (35.00%) Linux
21 54 (33.75%) vSphere
22 48 (30.00%) MCP
23 47 (29.38%) TCP/IP
23 47 (29.38%) Finance
24 46 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
25 44 (27.50%) Citrix
26 43 (26.88%) IIS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 64 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (26.88%) IIS
3 23 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (13.13%) SharePoint
5 18 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (10.00%) Skype for Business
7 11 (6.88%) Apache
7 11 (6.88%) IBM Notes
7 11 (6.88%) Tomcat
7 11 (6.88%) WebLogic
7 11 (6.88%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.88%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.63%) Documentum
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.63%) MS Office
2 9 (5.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (39.38%) Office 365
2 25 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.75%) SaaS
6 5 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (42.50%) DNS
2 67 (41.88%) LAN
3 64 (40.00%) WAN
4 58 (36.25%) DHCP
4 58 (36.25%) Firewall
5 47 (29.38%) TCP/IP
6 26 (16.25%) SAN
7 17 (10.63%) Internet
8 11 (6.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (6.88%) VLAN
9 10 (6.25%) NAS
10 9 (5.63%) Wireless
11 8 (5.00%) VoIP
12 7 (4.38%) CTI
13 6 (3.75%) Network Security
13 6 (3.75%) VPN
13 6 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (3.13%) PBX
14 5 (3.13%) SSL
15 4 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.25%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) JIRA
2 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (29.38%) Finance
2 22 (13.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.00%) French Language
4 5 (3.13%) German Language
4 5 (3.13%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (3.13%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.88%) Advertising
5 3 (1.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (48.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (30.63%) Support Engineer
3 39 (24.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (18.75%) Architect
5 25 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
6 24 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (14.38%) Cloud Architect
8 22 (13.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (13.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (13.13%) Virtualisation Architect
10 20 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 20 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
10 20 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 19 (11.88%) Technical Engineer
12 18 (11.25%) Senior VMware Engineer
12 18 (11.25%) Technical Architect
13 17 (10.63%) IT Engineer
13 17 (10.63%) Technical Support
13 17 (10.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) Web Services
2 10 (6.25%) Regular Expression
3 8 (5.00%) .NET
4 3 (1.88%) ODBC
5 1 (0.63%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.63%) Clustering
4 14 (8.75%) PKI
5 10 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.25%) Cryptography
6 9 (5.63%) N-Tier
7 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.38%) IVR
8 7 (4.38%) Replication
9 6 (3.75%) Statistics
10 5 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
12 2 (1.25%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 132 (82.50%) Windows
2 66 (41.25%) Windows Server
3 62 (38.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (35.00%) Linux
5 46 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (19.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (8.75%) Unix
9 13 (8.13%) Windows 7
10 11 (6.88%) Mac OS
10 11 (6.88%) Windows NT
11 6 (3.75%) CentOS
12 5 (3.13%) Windows 10
12 5 (3.13%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.25%) ITIL
2 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
2 25 (15.63%) Project Management
3 22 (13.75%) Presales
4 16 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 16 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 16 (10.00%) Validation
5 15 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (8.75%) Migration
7 12 (7.50%) Change Control
7 12 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (5.63%) SOA
9 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (4.38%) Product Management
10 7 (4.38%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (4.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (3.75%) OWASP
11 6 (3.75%) SIEM
12 5 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.75%) SQL
2 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.00%) C#
4 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (51.88%) CCNA
4 75 (46.88%) MCSA
5 69 (43.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 63 (39.38%) MCITP
7 48 (30.00%) MCP
8 20 (12.50%) CCNP
9 17 (10.63%) CISSP
10 16 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (6.88%) CEH
11 11 (6.88%) MCTS
11 11 (6.88%) RHCA
12 10 (6.25%) RHCSA
13 9 (5.63%) MCSD
14 7 (4.38%) Degree
15 4 (2.50%) CISA
15 4 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
15 4 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
16 3 (1.88%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) PCI DSS
2 10 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (5.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) GPG13
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (76.25%) Active Directory
2 98 (61.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (33.75%) vSphere
4 43 (26.88%) Hyper-V
5 19 (11.88%) vCloud
5 19 (11.88%) XenApp
6 16 (10.00%) Terminal Services
6 16 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (5.63%) Samba
8 4 (2.50%) Firmware
9 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 12 (7.50%) SCCM
3 7 (4.38%) Nessus
3 7 (4.38%) Nmap
4 4 (2.50%) SCOM
5 3 (1.88%) PowerCLI
5 3 (1.88%) vRealize
6 2 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.25%) Grafana
6 2 (1.25%) Graphite
6 2 (1.25%) Kibana
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.25%) vMotion
6 2 (1.25%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 115 (71.88%) VMware
2 101 (63.13%) Microsoft
3 79 (49.38%) Cisco
4 44 (27.50%) Citrix
5 37 (23.13%) Red Hat
6 22 (13.75%) HP
6 22 (13.75%) Oracle
7 16 (10.00%) Veritas
8 11 (6.88%) Lotus
8 11 (6.88%) Novell
9 9 (5.63%) Avaya
9 9 (5.63%) Dell
10 8 (5.00%) Veeam
11 6 (3.75%) NetApp
11 6 (3.75%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.13%) Mitel
12 5 (3.13%) NEC
13 4 (2.50%) Dell KACE
13 4 (2.50%) LogRhythm
13 4 (2.50%) Splunk
Newbury, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Prospectus
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Create IT LTD
Salary: From £17,500 to £23,000 per annum DoE. Healthcare after 12 months
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury
greywood
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago