The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 133 79 121
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +42
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 80 166 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 3.01% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.93% 8.50% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 148 117
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2038 1953 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.52% 35.44% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1495 1584
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -36 44 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Slough -2 10 £43,250 -21.36% 5
Bracknell -21 10 £37,500 +22.95%
Maidenhead -20 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Newbury -30 3 £31,000 -
Windsor -6 1 £27,500 -36.04%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 156 (77.61%) Microsoft
3 142 (70.65%) Windows
4 111 (55.22%) Active Directory
5 107 (53.23%) MCITP
6 94 (46.77%) MS Exchange
7 88 (43.78%) VMware
8 75 (37.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 70 (34.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 64 (31.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (27.86%) SQL
12 55 (27.36%) SQL Server
12 55 (27.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 55 (27.36%) Hyper-V
13 52 (25.87%) MCSA
14 51 (25.37%) MCTS
15 49 (24.38%) Firewall
16 48 (23.88%) MS Excel
16 48 (23.88%) Cisco
17 47 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
17 47 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2003
17 47 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 46 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (21.89%) CCNA
19 44 (21.89%) HP
20 43 (21.39%) MCP
21 42 (20.90%) ITIL
21 42 (20.90%) TCP/IP
22 40 (19.90%) IIS
23 39 (19.40%) SAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 94 (46.77%) MS Exchange
2 75 (37.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (27.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 40 (19.90%) IIS
6 38 (18.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (17.91%) SharePoint
8 30 (14.93%) Lync
9 9 (4.48%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (3.98%) GroupWise
11 5 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.99%) Documentum
13 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.50%) Apache
14 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 48 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.44%) MS Office
3 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.45%) Office 365
2 6 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.99%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.49%) SaaS
5 3 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (24.38%) Firewall
2 42 (20.90%) TCP/IP
3 39 (19.40%) SAN
4 36 (17.91%) DNS
5 24 (11.94%) DHCP
6 17 (8.46%) VPN
7 16 (7.96%) Internet
8 15 (7.46%) Unified Communications
9 12 (5.97%) WAN
9 12 (5.97%) SMTP
10 10 (4.98%) VLAN
11 9 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (4.48%) LDAP
11 9 (4.48%) LAN
11 9 (4.48%) PBX
12 8 (3.98%) VoIP
12 8 (3.98%) NAS
12 8 (3.98%) IMAP
12 8 (3.98%) DMZ
12 8 (3.98%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.49%) MySQL
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.49%) DB2
6 3 (1.49%) QlikView
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (7.96%) German Language
2 12 (5.97%) Finance
3 11 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.99%) Italian Language
4 4 (1.99%) French Language
5 3 (1.49%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.00%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (22.39%) Consultant
2 41 (20.40%) Support Engineer
3 27 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (9.45%) Technical Support
4 19 (9.45%) Technical Consultant
5 18 (8.96%) Architect
6 17 (8.46%) Technical Engineer
7 16 (7.96%) Technical Support Engineer
7 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Consultant
8 15 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.97%) Analyst
10 11 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (5.47%) Administrator
11 10 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.98%) Citrix Engineer
11 10 (4.98%) Senior Support Engineer
11 10 (4.98%) Citrix Specialist
12 9 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (3.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.48%) Web Services
2 7 (3.48%) .NET
3 6 (2.99%) HTML
4 5 (2.49%) COM
4 5 (2.49%) XML
5 4 (1.99%) XSLT
5 4 (1.99%) ODBC
5 4 (1.99%) Flash
5 4 (1.99%) XHTML
5 4 (1.99%) MAPI
5 4 (1.99%) CGI
5 4 (1.99%) SAML
5 4 (1.99%) Ajax
5 4 (1.99%) Servlets
5 4 (1.99%) J2EE
6 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.49%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Clustering
2 17 (8.46%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.47%) Thin Client
3 11 (5.47%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.98%) iPhone
5 8 (3.98%) EqualLogic
6 6 (2.99%) IPTV
7 4 (1.99%) Celerra
7 4 (1.99%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.99%) PKI
7 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.99%) PMI
7 4 (1.99%) Firmware
7 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.49%) FMCG
9 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.00%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.50%) Open Source
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 142 (70.65%) Windows
2 70 (34.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (31.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (10.45%) Linux
6 20 (9.95%) Windows 7
7 19 (9.45%) Windows XP
8 11 (5.47%) Android
9 10 (4.98%) SUSE
10 9 (4.48%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.98%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.99%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.49%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.49%) UNIX
13 5 (2.49%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.49%) Solaris
15 1 (0.50%) VMS
15 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.90%) ITIL
2 19 (9.45%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.96%) Configuration Management
3 18 (8.96%) Migration
4 11 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (4.48%) PRINCE2
6 9 (4.48%) Service Management
7 8 (3.98%) ITSM
7 8 (3.98%) Identity Management
7 8 (3.98%) CRM
8 7 (3.48%) Project Management
8 7 (3.48%) Time Management
9 6 (2.99%) Security Management
9 6 (2.99%) Validation
9 6 (2.99%) Change Management
10 5 (2.49%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.49%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.86%) SQL
2 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.49%) C#
5 3 (1.49%) Perl
5 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.00%) VBScript
7 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.50%) Java
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 201 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (53.23%) MCITP
3 52 (25.87%) MCSA
4 51 (25.37%) MCTS
5 47 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (21.89%) CCNA
7 43 (21.39%) MCP
8 36 (17.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (13.93%) Degree
10 20 (9.95%) Security Cleared
11 19 (9.45%) CCA
11 19 (9.45%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (8.96%) CCNP
13 17 (8.46%) SC Cleared
14 16 (7.96%) DV Cleared
15 13 (6.47%) CCEE
16 10 (4.98%) VCAP
16 10 (4.98%) NCDA
16 10 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (4.98%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 111 (55.22%) Active Directory
2 55 (27.36%) Hyper-V
3 46 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (13.43%) vSphere
5 21 (10.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (6.47%) VMware ESX
6 13 (6.47%) UAG
7 12 (5.97%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.98%) XenApp
8 10 (4.98%) IAG
9 9 (4.48%) Terminal Server
10 6 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (2.49%) XenServer
12 4 (1.99%) vCloud
12 4 (1.99%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (1.00%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.00%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.50%) Squid
15 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (17.91%) SCCM
2 20 (9.95%) SCOM
3 12 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 11 (5.47%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.98%) WSUS
6 6 (2.99%) SCSM
6 6 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.49%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.49%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.00%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.00%) MOM
10 1 (0.50%) YUM
10 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 156 (77.61%) Microsoft
2 88 (43.78%) VMware
3 48 (23.88%) Cisco
4 44 (21.89%) HP
5 35 (17.41%) Citrix
6 23 (11.44%) Symantec
7 20 (9.95%) EMC
8 15 (7.46%) Dell
9 14 (6.97%) AppSense
10 13 (6.47%) NetApp
11 12 (5.97%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.48%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.98%) Oracle
14 6 (2.99%) Veeam
14 6 (2.99%) Apple
14 6 (2.99%) Acronis
15 5 (2.49%) F5
15 5 (2.49%) Lotus
15 5 (2.49%) PlateSpin
16 4 (1.99%) Mitel
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