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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 135 87 114
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +27
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 93 160 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.57% 2.85% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 8.46% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 61 142 121
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,650 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-9.74% +13.87%
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
2160 1892 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.49% 33.70% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1368 1560
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -11 58 £40,000 -2.43% 9
Windsor - 8 £26,750 -
Slough -5 6 £37,000 -17.77%
Newbury -5 6 £34,000 -24.44%
Maidenhead -24 3 £65,000 +62.50%
Bracknell -35 3 £36,250 -9.37%
Ascot - 2 £40,000 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 148 (76.29%) Microsoft
3 136 (70.10%) Windows
4 102 (52.58%) Active Directory
5 94 (48.45%) VMware
6 88 (45.36%) MCITP
7 74 (38.14%) MS Exchange
8 63 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (31.96%) MS Excel
9 62 (31.96%) SQL Server
10 61 (31.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 55 (28.35%) Cisco
12 55 (28.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 52 (26.80%) Hyper-V
14 50 (25.77%) Citrix
14 50 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
14 50 (25.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 49 (25.26%) MCTS
16 48 (24.74%) SQL
16 48 (24.74%) ITIL
17 45 (23.20%) TCP/IP
18 44 (22.68%) CCNA
19 42 (21.65%) HP
20 40 (20.62%) MCP
21 39 (20.10%) MCSA
21 39 (20.10%) DNS
21 39 (20.10%) Firewall
21 39 (20.10%) SCCM
22 38 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 74 (38.14%) MS Exchange
2 55 (28.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 37 (19.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (14.95%) SharePoint
6 22 (11.34%) IIS
7 21 (10.82%) Lync
8 20 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (4.12%) Lotus Domino
9 8 (4.12%) Documentum
9 8 (4.12%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.03%) Apache
10 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 62 (31.96%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.89%) MS Office
3 8 (4.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.25%) Office 365
2 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.06%) Google Apps
3 4 (2.06%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.20%) TCP/IP
2 39 (20.10%) DNS
2 39 (20.10%) Firewall
3 29 (14.95%) SAN
4 20 (10.31%) VPN
4 20 (10.31%) DHCP
5 17 (8.76%) Internet
6 14 (7.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (6.19%) PBX
7 12 (6.19%) WAN
7 12 (6.19%) SMTP
8 11 (5.67%) WAAS
9 9 (4.64%) LAN
9 9 (4.64%) LDAP
9 9 (4.64%) Unified Communications
10 8 (4.12%) HTTP
10 8 (4.12%) IMAP
10 8 (4.12%) DMZ
11 7 (3.61%) NetScaler
12 6 (3.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.55%) MySQL
6 3 (1.55%) DB2
6 3 (1.55%) QlikView
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (7.73%) Finance
1 15 (7.73%) German Language
2 8 (4.12%) French Language
3 6 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.06%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.55%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (25.77%) Support Engineer
2 39 (20.10%) Consultant
3 26 (13.40%) Architect
4 24 (12.37%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (10.82%) Analyst
6 19 (9.79%) Technical Support
7 16 (8.25%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.25%) Technical Support Engineer
7 16 (8.25%) Technical Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) Virtualisation Architect
9 13 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (6.70%) IT Support
9 13 (6.70%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Consultant
11 11 (5.67%) Storage Architect
11 11 (5.67%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.09%) Web Services
2 5 (2.58%) HTML
2 5 (2.58%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.06%) Servlets
3 4 (2.06%) .NET
3 4 (2.06%) J2EE
3 4 (2.06%) XML
3 4 (2.06%) XSLT
3 4 (2.06%) ODBC
3 4 (2.06%) Flash
3 4 (2.06%) XHTML
3 4 (2.06%) MAPI
3 4 (2.06%) CGI
3 4 (2.06%) SAML
3 4 (2.06%) Ajax
3 4 (2.06%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.03%) COM
5 2 (1.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Clustering
2 13 (6.70%) Fat Client
2 13 (6.70%) Thin Client
2 13 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.67%) Celerra
3 11 (5.67%) CLARiiON
4 10 (5.15%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.09%) iPhone
6 6 (3.09%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.06%) PMI
7 4 (2.06%) Firmware
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.55%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.03%) PKI
10 1 (0.52%) IPTV
10 1 (0.52%) Open Source
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 136 (70.10%) Windows
2 63 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (18.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (13.92%) Windows 7
6 18 (9.28%) Linux
6 18 (9.28%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.15%) SUSE
8 9 (4.64%) Windows 2000
9 8 (4.12%) Android
9 8 (4.12%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.09%) UNIX
10 6 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.55%) Solaris
12 2 (1.03%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.74%) ITIL
2 21 (10.82%) Configuration Management
3 19 (9.79%) Migration
4 13 (6.70%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.67%) Service Management
6 10 (5.15%) ITSM
6 10 (5.15%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (4.64%) Time Management
7 9 (4.64%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (4.12%) Network Management
8 8 (4.12%) Identity Management
8 8 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.61%) Project Management
9 7 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (3.09%) Validation
10 6 (3.09%) Security Management
11 5 (2.58%) CRM
11 5 (2.58%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (2.58%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.74%) SQL
2 8 (4.12%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.06%) C#
5 3 (1.55%) Perl
5 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.52%) C++
6 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 194 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (45.36%) MCITP
3 50 (25.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 50 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (25.26%) MCTS
5 44 (22.68%) CCNA
6 40 (20.62%) MCP
7 39 (20.10%) MCSA
8 28 (14.43%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (12.89%) CCA
10 22 (11.34%) Security Cleared
11 20 (10.31%) Degree
12 19 (9.79%) SC Cleared
12 19 (9.79%) VCAP
13 18 (9.28%) DV Cleared
13 18 (9.28%) CCNP
14 17 (8.76%) VTSP
14 17 (8.76%) CCEE
15 16 (8.25%) NCDA
15 16 (8.25%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.34%) SLA
2 5 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 102 (52.58%) Active Directory
2 61 (31.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (26.80%) Hyper-V
4 30 (15.46%) vSphere
5 23 (11.86%) XenDesktop
6 20 (10.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (9.28%) XenApp
8 14 (7.22%) vCloud
9 13 (6.70%) VMware ESX
10 11 (5.67%) UAG
11 10 (5.15%) IAG
12 9 (4.64%) Terminal Server
13 6 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (2.58%) XenServer
15 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
15 2 (1.03%) Samba
15 2 (1.03%) Nmap
15 2 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.52%) Squid
16 1 (0.52%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 39 (20.10%) SCCM
2 16 (8.25%) SCOM
3 10 (5.15%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (3.61%) XenMobile
5 7 (3.61%) WSUS
6 6 (3.09%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.58%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.06%) SCSM
8 4 (2.06%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.03%) Nessus
10 1 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.52%) YUM
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 148 (76.29%) Microsoft
2 94 (48.45%) VMware
3 55 (28.35%) Cisco
4 50 (25.77%) Citrix
5 42 (21.65%) HP
6 30 (15.46%) EMC
7 26 (13.40%) NetApp
8 18 (9.28%) Dell
9 14 (7.22%) AppSense
9 14 (7.22%) Symantec
10 12 (6.19%) Red Hat
11 11 (5.67%) 3PAR
12 10 (5.15%) Oracle
13 7 (3.61%) Veeam
14 6 (3.09%) Lotus
14 6 (3.09%) IBM
14 6 (3.09%) Novell
15 5 (2.58%) Avaya
15 5 (2.58%) PlateSpin
15 5 (2.58%) F5
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