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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 145 86 123
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 83 156 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 2.76% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.80% 8.03% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 142 107
Average salary £40,000 £44,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.61% +17.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +9.31%
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
2185 1943 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.93% 34.43% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1452 1556
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -23 43 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Slough +9 14 £36,750 -26.50% 5
Bracknell -18 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Windsor - 7 £27,500 -
Maidenhead -25 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Newbury -26 2 £34,000 -27.65% 1
Ascot - 1 £40,000 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (74.73%) Microsoft
3 133 (73.08%) Windows
4 102 (56.04%) Active Directory
5 90 (49.45%) VMware
5 90 (49.45%) MCITP
6 79 (43.41%) MS Exchange
7 64 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (34.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 59 (32.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (31.32%) MS Excel
11 56 (30.77%) SQL Server
12 54 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
13 51 (28.02%) CCNA
13 51 (28.02%) Cisco
13 51 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 50 (27.47%) MCTS
15 47 (25.82%) SQL
15 47 (25.82%) Hyper-V
16 46 (25.27%) MCSA
16 46 (25.27%) TCP/IP
17 45 (24.73%) ITIL
17 45 (24.73%) Firewall
18 43 (23.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 43 (23.63%) Exchange Server 2007
19 42 (23.08%) HP
19 42 (23.08%) Citrix
20 41 (22.53%) MCP
21 40 (21.98%) DNS
21 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 79 (43.41%) MS Exchange
2 62 (34.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (23.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (16.48%) SharePoint
6 26 (14.29%) IIS
6 26 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (12.09%) Lync
8 8 (4.40%) GroupWise
8 8 (4.40%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (2.75%) Documentum
10 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.10%) Apache
11 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 57 (31.32%) MS Excel
2 28 (15.38%) MS Office
3 8 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.89%) Office 365
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.20%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (25.27%) TCP/IP
2 45 (24.73%) Firewall
3 40 (21.98%) DNS
4 35 (19.23%) SAN
5 25 (13.74%) DHCP
6 21 (11.54%) VPN
7 18 (9.89%) Internet
8 13 (7.14%) WAN
9 12 (6.59%) SMTP
10 10 (5.49%) LAN
10 10 (5.49%) PBX
10 10 (5.49%) Unified Communications
11 9 (4.95%) LDAP
12 8 (4.40%) DMZ
12 8 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (4.40%) IMAP
13 7 (3.85%) WAAS
13 7 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (3.85%) iSCSI
14 6 (3.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.30%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.65%) QlikView
6 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.65%) MySQL
6 3 (1.65%) DB2
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 16 (8.79%) German Language
2 15 (8.24%) Finance
3 7 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.75%) French Language
5 4 (2.20%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.65%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (24.18%) Support Engineer
2 39 (21.43%) Consultant
3 21 (11.54%) Analyst
4 19 (10.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (10.44%) Technical Support
5 18 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.34%) Architect
6 17 (9.34%) Technical Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Technical Support Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (7.14%) IT Support
9 13 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
10 12 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (6.04%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (5.49%) Administrator
12 10 (5.49%) Citrix Specialist
12 10 (5.49%) Citrix Engineer
13 9 (4.95%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) Web Services
2 6 (3.30%) HTML
3 5 (2.75%) .NET
4 4 (2.20%) Ajax
4 4 (2.20%) CGI
4 4 (2.20%) MAPI
4 4 (2.20%) Flash
4 4 (2.20%) XHTML
4 4 (2.20%) J2EE
4 4 (2.20%) XML
4 4 (2.20%) XSLT
4 4 (2.20%) ODBC
4 4 (2.20%) COM
4 4 (2.20%) Servlets
4 4 (2.20%) SAML
5 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.65%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.10%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.10%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Clustering
2 14 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.04%) Fat Client
3 11 (6.04%) Thin Client
4 8 (4.40%) iPhone
4 8 (4.40%) EqualLogic
5 7 (3.85%) Celerra
5 7 (3.85%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.20%) Firmware
7 4 (2.20%) PMI
8 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.10%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) IPTV
10 1 (0.55%) Open Source
10 1 (0.55%) FMCG
10 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.55%) DTV
10 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 133 (73.08%) Windows
2 64 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (32.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (12.64%) Windows 7
6 20 (10.99%) Linux
7 18 (9.89%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.49%) SUSE
8 10 (5.49%) Android
9 7 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.85%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.30%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.20%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.20%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.20%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.65%) Solaris
12 3 (1.65%) UNIX
13 2 (1.10%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.73%) ITIL
2 18 (9.89%) Migration
3 17 (9.34%) Configuration Management
4 14 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 10 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (4.95%) Time Management
6 9 (4.95%) PRINCE2
6 9 (4.95%) Service Management
6 9 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.40%) ITSM
7 8 (4.40%) Identity Management
8 7 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (3.85%) Project Management
9 6 (3.30%) Security Management
9 6 (3.30%) Validation
10 5 (2.75%) Network Management
10 5 (2.75%) Software Distribution
10 5 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.82%) SQL
2 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.75%) C#
5 3 (1.65%) Perl
5 3 (1.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.55%) VBScript
7 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 182 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (49.45%) MCITP
3 54 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (28.02%) CCNA
5 50 (27.47%) MCTS
6 46 (25.27%) MCSA
7 43 (23.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (22.53%) MCP
9 24 (13.19%) Degree
10 21 (11.54%) CCA
10 21 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (10.99%) Security Cleared
12 17 (9.34%) SC Cleared
12 17 (9.34%) CCNP
13 16 (8.79%) DV Cleared
14 13 (7.14%) NCDA
14 13 (7.14%) VCAP
14 13 (7.14%) CCEE
15 12 (6.59%) NCIE
16 10 (5.49%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 102 (56.04%) Active Directory
2 51 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (25.82%) Hyper-V
4 25 (13.74%) vSphere
5 19 (10.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (8.24%) XenDesktop
7 14 (7.69%) VMware ESX
8 12 (6.59%) UAG
8 12 (6.59%) XenApp
9 10 (5.49%) IAG
10 9 (4.95%) Terminal Server
11 7 (3.85%) vCloud
12 6 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (2.75%) XenServer
14 3 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (1.10%) Nmap
15 2 (1.10%) Samba
15 2 (1.10%) ISA Server
15 2 (1.10%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (18.13%) SCCM
2 14 (7.69%) SCOM
3 9 (4.95%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.85%) WSUS
4 7 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.75%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.65%) SCSM
7 3 (1.65%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.10%) Nessus
9 1 (0.55%) YUM
9 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.55%) MOM
9 1 (0.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 136 (74.73%) Microsoft
2 90 (49.45%) VMware
3 51 (28.02%) Cisco
4 42 (23.08%) HP
4 42 (23.08%) Citrix
5 23 (12.64%) EMC
6 20 (10.99%) Dell
7 17 (9.34%) Symantec
8 16 (8.79%) NetApp
9 13 (7.14%) AppSense
10 12 (6.59%) Red Hat
11 10 (5.49%) Oracle
12 7 (3.85%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.30%) Novell
13 6 (3.30%) Lotus
14 5 (2.75%) Veeam
14 5 (2.75%) F5
14 5 (2.75%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.75%) PlateSpin
15 4 (2.20%) Google
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