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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 139 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 90 145 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 2.51% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 7.14% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 74 126 93
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2180 2032 1922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.89% 35.14% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1318 1390 1551
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +2 47 £35,000 -13.58% 3
Newbury +8 15 £32,500 -30.85% 2
Maidenhead -5 8 £57,500 +17.94% 1
Slough -26 5 £30,500 -32.22% 2
Wokingham 0 1 £23,500 -50.52%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 138 (75.41%) Windows
3 133 (72.68%) Microsoft
4 112 (61.20%) Active Directory
5 101 (55.19%) VMware
6 86 (46.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 64 (34.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (34.43%) Citrix
8 63 (34.43%) MCITP
9 62 (33.88%) MS Excel
9 62 (33.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (31.15%) ITIL
10 57 (31.15%) Cisco
11 56 (30.60%) MS Exchange
12 50 (27.32%) SQL Server
13 49 (26.78%) Hyper-V
14 47 (25.68%) SQL
15 46 (25.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 45 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
17 41 (22.40%) DNS
17 41 (22.40%) CCNA
18 38 (20.77%) SCCM
19 37 (20.22%) MCSA
19 37 (20.22%) TCP/IP
20 36 (19.67%) MCP
21 34 (18.58%) HP
21 34 (18.58%) Exchange Server 2010
22 33 (18.03%) MCTS
23 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
24 29 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (30.60%) MS Exchange
2 34 (18.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (15.30%) IIS
5 25 (13.66%) SharePoint
6 23 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (6.56%) Lync
8 10 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.83%) Documentum
10 6 (3.28%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.09%) Apache
11 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 62 (33.88%) MS Excel
2 28 (15.30%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.92%) Office 365
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.19%) IaaS
4 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (22.40%) DNS
2 37 (20.22%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.38%) Firewall
4 16 (8.74%) SAN
5 15 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (7.10%) WAN
7 11 (6.01%) WAAS
8 10 (5.46%) VPN
8 10 (5.46%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (5.46%) SMTP
8 10 (5.46%) Ethernet
8 10 (5.46%) PBX
9 9 (4.92%) LAN
9 9 (4.92%) DHCP
9 9 (4.92%) NetScaler
10 7 (3.83%) Unified Communications
10 7 (3.83%) VoIP
11 6 (3.28%) Network Security
12 5 (2.73%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.19%) Big Data
5 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.55%) QlikView
6 1 (0.55%) DB2
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
General
1 18 (9.84%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.73%) French Language
4 2 (1.09%) German Language
4 2 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (21.86%) Support Engineer
2 26 (14.21%) Architect
3 25 (13.66%) Analyst
3 25 (13.66%) Consultant
4 21 (11.48%) Support Analyst
5 19 (10.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (9.29%) IT Support
7 16 (8.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (8.20%) Virtualisation Architect
9 14 (7.65%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (7.65%) Senior Support Engineer
10 13 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (6.56%) Technical Support
12 11 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (6.01%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) Storage Architect
12 11 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) Storage Solutions Architect
13 10 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (5.46%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) Regular Expression
2 5 (2.73%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.19%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.19%) .NET
4 2 (1.09%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) Thin Client
1 15 (8.20%) Fat Client
2 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.01%) CLARiiON
3 11 (6.01%) Celerra
4 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.92%) Clustering
5 8 (4.37%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.19%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.19%) PKI
7 2 (1.09%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.55%) Kindle
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 138 (75.41%) Windows
2 64 (34.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (33.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (12.57%) Windows 7
6 17 (9.29%) Linux
7 13 (7.10%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.56%) UNIX
9 10 (5.46%) Windows 2000
10 8 (4.37%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.28%) SUSE
12 4 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.09%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.09%) Solaris
13 2 (1.09%) AIX
14 1 (0.55%) HPUX
14 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.15%) ITIL
2 16 (8.74%) Configuration Management
3 11 (6.01%) Migration
3 11 (6.01%) Project Management
3 11 (6.01%) SIEM
4 10 (5.46%) Problem Management
4 10 (5.46%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (5.46%) Server Monitoring
5 7 (3.83%) BCP
5 7 (3.83%) Network Management
6 6 (3.28%) Time Management
7 5 (2.73%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.73%) Operations Management
7 5 (2.73%) Service Management
7 5 (2.73%) PRINCE2
7 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (2.73%) ITSM
8 4 (2.19%) Data Security
8 4 (2.19%) MOF
8 4 (2.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.68%) SQL
2 8 (4.37%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.73%) C#
4 4 (2.19%) C++
4 4 (2.19%) Java
5 2 (1.09%) VBScript
6 1 (0.55%) VBA
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 183 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (34.43%) MCITP
3 46 (25.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 45 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (22.40%) CCNA
6 37 (20.22%) MCSA
7 36 (19.67%) MCP
8 33 (18.03%) MCTS
9 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared
9 26 (14.21%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (12.02%) DV Cleared
11 21 (11.48%) CCA
12 20 (10.93%) SC Cleared
12 20 (10.93%) VTSP
13 18 (9.84%) VCAP
14 16 (8.74%) CCNP
15 14 (7.65%) CISSP
15 14 (7.65%) CCEE
16 13 (7.10%) NCDA
16 13 (7.10%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.65%) SLA
3 4 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.64%) GPG13
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (61.20%) Active Directory
2 86 (46.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (26.78%) Hyper-V
4 29 (15.85%) vSphere
5 22 (12.02%) XenDesktop
6 18 (9.84%) XenApp
7 16 (8.74%) vCloud
8 15 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (5.46%) ISA Server
10 5 (2.73%) IAG
10 5 (2.73%) UAG
11 4 (2.19%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.09%) Nmap
12 2 (1.09%) Samba
12 2 (1.09%) XenServer
13 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 38 (20.77%) SCCM
2 16 (8.74%) NetBackup
3 13 (7.10%) SCOM
4 9 (4.92%) SCOrch
4 9 (4.92%) XenMobile
5 7 (3.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.28%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.73%) SCSM
8 4 (2.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.19%) Windows Intune
8 4 (2.19%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.09%) Nessus
10 2 (1.09%) AppManager
11 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 133 (72.68%) Microsoft
2 101 (55.19%) VMware
3 63 (34.43%) Citrix
4 57 (31.15%) Cisco
5 34 (18.58%) HP
6 26 (14.21%) EMC
7 22 (12.02%) NetApp
8 15 (8.20%) 3PAR
9 14 (7.65%) Symantec
10 12 (6.56%) Avaya
11 10 (5.46%) Dell
11 10 (5.46%) IBM
12 9 (4.92%) AppSense
13 8 (4.37%) Brocade
13 8 (4.37%) Oracle
14 7 (3.83%) Juniper
14 7 (3.83%) Veeam
15 6 (3.28%) Lotus
15 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
16 4 (2.19%) McAfee
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum Plus Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Pension / Training / 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 23 days ago