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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 130 145 145
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 84 67 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.90% 1.34% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.91% 3.99% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 79 41 60
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,579 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1422 1681 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.11% 33.65% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1152 1265
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bracknell +22 36 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Reading +1 18 £28,500 -2.56%
Maidenhead -7 7 £62,500 -
Wokingham -19 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Thatcham - 3 - -
Slough +15 2 £35,250 -29.50% 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (75.36%) Microsoft
3 92 (66.67%) Windows
3 92 (66.67%) VMware
4 83 (60.14%) Active Directory
5 81 (58.70%) Cisco
6 74 (53.62%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (46.38%) CCNA
7 64 (46.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (41.30%) MCITP
9 56 (40.58%) MS Exchange
10 55 (39.86%) LAN
10 55 (39.86%) WAN
11 53 (38.41%) Windows Server
12 50 (36.23%) Office 365
13 49 (35.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 48 (34.78%) Firewall
15 44 (31.88%) Linux
15 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
16 43 (31.16%) DNS
17 41 (29.71%) MCSA
17 41 (29.71%) Finance
17 41 (29.71%) vSphere
18 39 (28.26%) MS Excel
18 39 (28.26%) SQL
19 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
20 37 (26.81%) DHCP
21 36 (26.09%) MCP
22 35 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
23 33 (23.91%) TCP/IP

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 56 (40.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (21.74%) Skype for Business
3 29 (21.01%) IIS
4 25 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (10.14%) SharePoint
7 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.62%) Apache
9 5 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.62%) IBM Notes
9 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.62%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 39 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 50 (36.23%) Office 365
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (39.86%) LAN
1 55 (39.86%) WAN
2 48 (34.78%) Firewall
3 43 (31.16%) DNS
4 37 (26.81%) DHCP
5 33 (23.91%) TCP/IP
6 28 (20.29%) SAN
7 21 (15.22%) Internet
8 18 (13.04%) NAS
9 17 (12.32%) VoIP
9 17 (12.32%) VPN
10 14 (10.14%) Unified Communications
11 13 (9.42%) VLAN
12 12 (8.70%) Skype
13 11 (7.97%) Wireless
14 9 (6.52%) PBX
15 8 (5.80%) iSCSI
16 7 (5.07%) CTI
16 7 (5.07%) Intrusion Detection
17 6 (4.35%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.62%) Big Data
3 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) MS Access
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) ClearCase
1 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.90%) JIRA
1 4 (2.90%) Subversion
1 4 (2.90%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (29.71%) Finance
2 22 (15.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (36.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (28.26%) Support Engineer
3 32 (23.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (15.94%) Administrator
4 22 (15.94%) VMware Engineer
5 19 (13.77%) Technical Engineer
6 17 (12.32%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 17 (12.32%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (12.32%) Technical Support
6 17 (12.32%) Technical Support Engineer
7 14 (10.14%) Architect
7 14 (10.14%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (10.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Support
8 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 11 (7.97%) IT Engineer
9 10 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (7.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (7.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 10 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) Regular Expression
2 8 (5.80%) .NET
3 5 (3.62%) Web Services
3 5 (3.62%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.42%) PKI
3 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.97%) Cryptography
5 10 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.80%) Data Centre
6 8 (5.80%) Replication
7 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.07%) Driving Licence
7 7 (5.07%) IVR
8 6 (4.35%) Clustering
8 6 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.90%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.17%) Statistics
11 2 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (66.67%) Windows
2 53 (38.41%) Windows Server
3 44 (31.88%) Linux
4 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.80%) Unix
9 6 (4.35%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.62%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.62%) Windows NT
10 5 (3.62%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.17%) Android
12 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.17%) Debian
12 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) ITIL
2 17 (12.32%) Presales
3 15 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (10.87%) Project Management
4 13 (9.42%) Mentoring
5 11 (7.97%) Migration
6 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.80%) Change Control
7 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (5.80%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.07%) Analytics
8 7 (5.07%) Product Management
8 7 (5.07%) Security Management
9 6 (4.35%) Information Security
9 6 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.35%) Validation
10 5 (3.62%) Information Security Management
10 5 (3.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.26%) SQL
2 7 (5.07%) C#
3 5 (3.62%) C
4 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.45%) Perl
5 2 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (0.72%) VB
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
6 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (53.62%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (46.38%) CCNA
4 57 (41.30%) MCITP
5 49 (35.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 41 (29.71%) MCSA
7 36 (26.09%) MCP
8 29 (21.01%) CCNP
9 17 (12.32%) Degree
10 12 (8.70%) CISSP
10 12 (8.70%) RHCA
11 11 (7.97%) RHCSA
12 8 (5.80%) MCTS
13 7 (5.07%) CCNP Voice
14 6 (4.35%) CCVP
14 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
15 5 (3.62%) CEH
15 5 (3.62%) CISA
15 5 (3.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) PCI DSS
2 11 (7.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (5.80%) SLA
4 3 (2.17%) GPG13
4 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (60.14%) Active Directory
2 64 (46.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (29.71%) vSphere
4 25 (18.12%) Hyper-V
5 18 (13.04%) XenApp
6 6 (4.35%) vCloud
7 5 (3.62%) Samba
7 5 (3.62%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.45%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.45%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.72%) UAG
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 6 (4.35%) SCOM
2 5 (3.62%) Nessus
2 5 (3.62%) Nmap
2 5 (3.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.90%) SCCM
3 4 (2.90%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.45%) Nagios
4 2 (1.45%) SCSM
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) MOM
5 1 (0.72%) vRealize
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (75.36%) Microsoft
2 92 (66.67%) VMware
3 81 (58.70%) Cisco
4 31 (22.46%) Citrix
5 27 (19.57%) Red Hat
6 22 (15.94%) Oracle
7 13 (9.42%) HP
8 11 (7.97%) Avaya
8 11 (7.97%) Mitel
9 7 (5.07%) Dell
9 7 (5.07%) Sonus
10 5 (3.62%) Lotus
10 5 (3.62%) NEC
10 5 (3.62%) Novell
10 5 (3.62%) Veritas
11 4 (2.90%) Apple
11 4 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (2.90%) CA
12 3 (2.17%) Acronis
12 3 (2.17%) Symantec
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