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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 158 145 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -49
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 57 82 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.40% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 3.79% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41 65 136
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1696 2161 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.36% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1314 1368
Average salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -11 33 £34,000 -32.00% 8
Windsor +15 5 £47,500 +72.72%
Wokingham - 4 £27,500 -
Maidenhead +10 3 £61,250 -5.76%
Newbury +10 3 - - 2
Slough -13 3 £40,000 +8.10%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (76.22%) Windows
3 92 (56.10%) Active Directory
4 87 (53.05%) Microsoft
5 69 (42.07%) ITIL
6 62 (37.80%) Cisco
7 59 (35.98%) VMware
8 55 (33.54%) MCITP
9 42 (25.61%) Linux
9 42 (25.61%) MS Excel
9 42 (25.61%) Windows 7
10 41 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
12 35 (21.34%) MCP
13 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
14 31 (18.90%) MS Exchange
14 31 (18.90%) SQL
14 31 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (18.90%) Hyper-V
15 29 (17.68%) Capacity Planning
15 29 (17.68%) Firewall
16 28 (17.07%) HP
17 27 (16.46%) CCNA
17 27 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (15.85%) EMC
18 26 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (15.85%) Security Cleared
19 24 (14.63%) Problem Management
20 23 (14.02%) WAN
20 23 (14.02%) SC Cleared

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (18.90%) MS Exchange
2 26 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (13.41%) Lync
4 19 (11.59%) IIS
5 17 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (9.76%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.22%) Site Server
11 1 (0.61%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.98%) MS Visio
3 14 (8.54%) MS Office
4 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.76%) Office 365
2 8 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.61%) Yammer
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
2 29 (17.68%) Firewall
3 23 (14.02%) WAN
4 22 (13.41%) DNS
5 21 (12.80%) LAN
6 19 (11.59%) SAN
7 18 (10.98%) DHCP
8 17 (10.37%) VoIP
9 15 (9.15%) NAS
10 11 (6.71%) VPN
11 10 (6.10%) Unified Communications
11 10 (6.10%) Internet
12 5 (3.05%) MPLS
12 5 (3.05%) BIG-IP
13 4 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (2.44%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (1.83%) VLAN
14 3 (1.83%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.27%) Big Data
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.22%) MySQL
7 2 (1.22%) OLTP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (9.15%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Automotive
3 7 (4.27%) Legal
3 7 (4.27%) Retail
3 7 (4.27%) Billing
4 4 (2.44%) French Language
4 4 (2.44%) German Language
4 4 (2.44%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.44%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (20.73%) Architect
2 33 (20.12%) Support Engineer
3 17 (10.37%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (8.54%) Consultant
6 13 (7.93%) Storage Architect
7 12 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) Administrator
9 10 (6.10%) Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.88%) Voice Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) Build Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.27%) DBA
11 7 (4.27%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.66%) Systems Support
12 6 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) Regular Expression
2 7 (4.27%) Software Packaging
3 5 (3.05%) Application Packaging
3 5 (3.05%) ODBC
4 4 (2.44%) MSMQ
5 3 (1.83%) CSS
6 2 (1.22%) COM
7 1 (0.61%) DCOM
7 1 (0.61%) HTML
7 1 (0.61%) .NET
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.61%) SAML
7 1 (0.61%) JSON
7 1 (0.61%) SOAP
7 1 (0.61%) XML
7 1 (0.61%) WCF
7 1 (0.61%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.93%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.71%) Clustering
4 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.88%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.66%) Statistics
6 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.66%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.44%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.44%) iPad
8 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.83%) Replication
8 3 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.83%) iPhone
9 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Xbox
10 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 125 (76.22%) Windows
2 42 (25.61%) Linux
2 42 (25.61%) Windows 7
3 41 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (7.32%) UNIX
8 8 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.05%) Solaris
10 4 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.83%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.22%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.22%) CentOS
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.07%) ITIL
2 29 (17.68%) Capacity Planning
3 24 (14.63%) Problem Management
4 21 (12.80%) Migration
5 16 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 16 (9.76%) Configuration Management
6 15 (9.15%) Project Management
7 13 (7.93%) TOGAF
8 10 (6.10%) Product Management
9 9 (5.49%) Incident Management
9 9 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.88%) SOA
10 8 (4.88%) Network Management
10 8 (4.88%) Time Management
10 8 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.27%) Cyber Security
11 7 (4.27%) SABSA
11 7 (4.27%) DoDAF
11 7 (4.27%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.27%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.90%) SQL
2 22 (13.41%) C
3 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.27%) Java
5 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 164 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (33.54%) MCITP
3 35 (21.34%) MCP
4 27 (16.46%) CCNA
4 27 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (15.85%) Security Cleared
6 23 (14.02%) SC Cleared
7 22 (13.41%) MCSA
8 20 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (10.98%) DV Cleared
9 18 (10.98%) MCTS
10 16 (9.76%) Degree
11 9 (5.49%) CISSP
12 7 (4.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (3.66%) CISA
13 6 (3.66%) RHCA
13 6 (3.66%) RHCSA
14 5 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (3.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (7.32%) SLA
3 7 (4.27%) COBIT
4 6 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.66%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.66%) GPG13
5 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 92 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (18.90%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.37%) Terminal Services
4 11 (6.71%) VMware ESX
5 10 (6.10%) vSphere
6 8 (4.88%) vCloud
6 8 (4.88%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.05%) XenApp
10 4 (2.44%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (12.80%) Legato
2 14 (8.54%) SCCM
3 7 (4.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (3.66%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.66%) SCOM
5 3 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.83%) DameWare
5 3 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.22%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.22%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.61%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 87 (53.05%) Microsoft
2 62 (37.80%) Cisco
3 59 (35.98%) VMware
4 28 (17.07%) HP
5 26 (15.85%) EMC
6 22 (13.41%) Citrix
6 22 (13.41%) NetApp
7 21 (12.80%) CommVault
8 20 (12.20%) Oracle
9 17 (10.37%) Juniper
10 15 (9.15%) Symantec
11 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
11 12 (7.32%) CheckPoint
12 11 (6.71%) Apple
13 8 (4.88%) Dell
14 7 (4.27%) Adobe
14 7 (4.27%) Veritas
15 6 (3.66%) F5
16 5 (3.05%) LANDesk
16 5 (3.05%) McAfee
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