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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 161 138 129
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 57 86 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 1.70% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% 4.81% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 52 63 80
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £23,579 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1438 1789 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.09% 35.29% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1198 1339
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
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 June 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 June 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 +8 23 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Reading -7 12 £27,500 -11.29%
Wokingham -16 8 £27,500 -
Maidenhead -6 5 £67,500 -10.00%
Slough +10 3 £35,250 -41.25% 2
Thatcham -7 3 - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (81.15%) Microsoft
3 74 (60.66%) VMware
4 71 (58.20%) Windows
5 70 (57.38%) Active Directory
6 63 (51.64%) Cisco
7 52 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (40.98%) MCITP
9 47 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (36.89%) LAN
10 45 (36.89%) WAN
10 45 (36.89%) Windows Server
11 44 (36.07%) MS Exchange
12 43 (35.25%) Firewall
13 42 (34.43%) CCNA
14 40 (32.79%) MS Excel
14 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
15 37 (30.33%) SQL
16 36 (29.51%) Linux
17 33 (27.05%) DNS
17 33 (27.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 32 (26.23%) Office 365
19 30 (24.59%) Skype for Business
19 30 (24.59%) ITIL
20 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
21 28 (22.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 26 (21.31%) DHCP
23 24 (19.67%) SAN
23 24 (19.67%) MCSA
23 24 (19.67%) Finance

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 44 (36.07%) MS Exchange
2 30 (24.59%) Skype for Business
3 18 (14.75%) IIS
4 17 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
8 7 (5.74%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (4.10%) Apache
10 5 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (4.10%) IBM Notes
10 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
10 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
10 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 40 (32.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 32 (26.23%) Office 365
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (36.89%) LAN
1 45 (36.89%) WAN
2 43 (35.25%) Firewall
3 33 (27.05%) DNS
4 26 (21.31%) DHCP
5 24 (19.67%) SAN
6 23 (18.85%) TCP/IP
7 19 (15.57%) Internet
8 17 (13.93%) Unified Communications
9 16 (13.11%) NAS
9 16 (13.11%) VPN
10 13 (10.66%) Skype
11 11 (9.02%) VoIP
12 9 (7.38%) iSCSI
12 9 (7.38%) VLAN
12 9 (7.38%) Wireless
13 7 (5.74%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (4.92%) H.323
15 4 (3.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.10%) Big Data
3 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.82%) MS Access
7 1 (0.82%) Power BI
7 1 (0.82%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
1 4 (3.28%) Subversion
1 4 (3.28%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 18 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Publishing
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.82%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Support Engineer
2 29 (23.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (15.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (14.75%) Administrator
5 17 (13.93%) Technical Engineer
6 16 (13.11%) Technical Support
6 16 (13.11%) Technical Support Engineer
7 14 (11.48%) Architect
7 14 (11.48%) VMware Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (9.02%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 10 (8.20%) IT Engineer
10 10 (8.20%) Lync Engineer
10 10 (8.20%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (6.56%) Consultant
12 8 (6.56%) IT Support
12 8 (6.56%) Junior
13 7 (5.74%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) Regular Expression
2 6 (4.92%) Middleware
3 5 (4.10%) Web Services
3 5 (4.10%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.82%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.20%) PKI
4 9 (7.38%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (6.56%) Cryptography
6 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.92%) Driving Licence
8 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
9 4 (3.28%) EqualLogic
9 4 (3.28%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.46%) Replication
11 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.82%) Clustering
12 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.82%) IVR
12 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (58.20%) Windows
2 45 (36.89%) Windows Server
3 36 (29.51%) Linux
4 33 (27.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (6.56%) Unix
9 6 (4.92%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.10%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.10%) Windows NT
11 4 (3.28%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.46%) Android
12 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.46%) Debian
12 3 (2.46%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.59%) ITIL
2 12 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (9.02%) Presales
4 10 (8.20%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
5 9 (7.38%) Migration
6 8 (6.56%) ITIL V3
6 8 (6.56%) Network Architecture
7 7 (5.74%) Analytics
7 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.74%) Information Security
7 7 (5.74%) Project Management
7 7 (5.74%) Security Management
8 6 (4.92%) Change Control
8 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (4.92%) Open Source
8 6 (4.92%) Quality Management
8 6 (4.92%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.33%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) C
2 5 (4.10%) VBScript
3 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.28%) VB
4 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.64%) Perl
5 2 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (0.82%) C#
6 1 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (40.98%) MCITP
4 42 (34.43%) CCNA
5 28 (22.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (19.67%) MCSA
7 22 (18.03%) CCNP
8 18 (14.75%) MCP
9 17 (13.93%) Degree
10 12 (9.84%) CISSP
11 8 (6.56%) MCTS
11 8 (6.56%) RHCA
11 8 (6.56%) RHCSA
12 7 (5.74%) CCNP Voice
12 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
13 6 (4.92%) CCVP
13 6 (4.92%) MCSD
13 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
14 5 (4.10%) CEH
14 5 (4.10%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.56%) SLA
3 3 (2.46%) GPG13
3 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (57.38%) Active Directory
2 47 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (17.21%) vSphere
5 11 (9.02%) XenApp
6 5 (4.10%) Samba
6 5 (4.10%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.64%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.82%) UAG
10 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) SCOM
2 8 (6.56%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.10%) Nessus
3 5 (4.10%) Nmap
4 4 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.28%) MOM
4 4 (3.28%) SCCM
4 4 (3.28%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.64%) Nagios
5 2 (1.64%) SCSM
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (81.15%) Microsoft
2 74 (60.66%) VMware
3 63 (51.64%) Cisco
4 21 (17.21%) Citrix
4 21 (17.21%) Oracle
5 16 (13.11%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.02%) HP
7 9 (7.38%) Avaya
7 9 (7.38%) Dell
8 7 (5.74%) Sonus
9 6 (4.92%) Mitel
10 5 (4.10%) Lotus
10 5 (4.10%) Novell
11 4 (3.28%) Apple
11 4 (3.28%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (3.28%) CA
11 4 (3.28%) IBM
12 3 (2.46%) Acronis
12 3 (2.46%) Symantec
13 2 (1.64%) 3PAR
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