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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 127 80 122
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +42
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 84 166 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 3.03% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 8.52% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 147 110
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,500 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2052 1948 1882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.55% 35.54% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1492 1567
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 £28,000 £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 24 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 24 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 -34 44 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Bracknell -20 11 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Slough +4 10 £43,250 -21.36% 5
Newbury -19 5 £31,000 -
Maidenhead -23 5 £65,000 +15.55%
Windsor -4 1 £27,500 -36.04%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 159 (77.56%) Microsoft
3 145 (70.73%) Windows
4 112 (54.63%) Active Directory
5 109 (53.17%) MCITP
6 99 (48.29%) MS Exchange
7 88 (42.93%) VMware
8 79 (38.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 72 (35.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (28.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 58 (28.29%) SQL
13 55 (26.83%) Hyper-V
14 54 (26.34%) SQL Server
14 54 (26.34%) MCSA
15 51 (24.88%) MCTS
16 50 (24.39%) Firewall
17 48 (23.41%) MS Excel
17 48 (23.41%) Cisco
17 48 (23.41%) Exchange Server 2003
17 48 (23.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 47 (22.93%) Cisco Certification
19 45 (21.95%) HP
19 45 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 44 (21.46%) CCNA
21 43 (20.98%) MCP
22 42 (20.49%) ITIL
22 42 (20.49%) TCP/IP
23 41 (20.00%) IIS
24 39 (19.02%) SAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 99 (48.29%) MS Exchange
2 79 (38.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (28.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 48 (23.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 41 (20.00%) IIS
6 39 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (17.56%) SharePoint
8 32 (15.61%) Lync
9 10 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (3.90%) GroupWise
11 5 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.95%) Documentum
13 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.98%) Apache
14 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 48 (23.41%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.22%) MS Office
3 8 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.27%) Office 365
2 6 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.95%) Google Apps
4 4 (1.95%) SaaS
5 3 (1.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.39%) Firewall
2 42 (20.49%) TCP/IP
3 39 (19.02%) SAN
4 36 (17.56%) DNS
5 24 (11.71%) DHCP
6 17 (8.29%) VPN
7 16 (7.80%) Internet
8 15 (7.32%) Unified Communications
9 12 (5.85%) SMTP
9 12 (5.85%) WAN
10 10 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.88%) VLAN
11 9 (4.39%) LDAP
11 9 (4.39%) VoIP
11 9 (4.39%) LAN
11 9 (4.39%) PBX
11 9 (4.39%) NAS
12 8 (3.90%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.90%) IMAP
12 8 (3.90%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.93%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.46%) MySQL
6 3 (1.46%) DB2
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.46%) QlikView
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (7.80%) German Language
2 12 (5.85%) Finance
3 11 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.95%) French Language
4 4 (1.95%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.46%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (21.95%) Consultant
2 42 (20.49%) Support Engineer
3 29 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (9.76%) Technical Support
5 19 (9.27%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (8.78%) Technical Engineer
6 18 (8.78%) Architect
7 17 (8.29%) Technical Support Engineer
8 16 (7.80%) Microsoft Consultant
9 15 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.85%) Administrator
10 12 (5.85%) Analyst
11 11 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (4.88%) Senior Support Engineer
12 10 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
12 10 (4.88%) Citrix Specialist
13 9 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.39%) Senior Consultant
14 8 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) Web Services
2 7 (3.41%) .NET
3 6 (2.93%) HTML
3 6 (2.93%) XML
4 5 (2.44%) COM
5 4 (1.95%) CGI
5 4 (1.95%) MAPI
5 4 (1.95%) SAML
5 4 (1.95%) J2EE
5 4 (1.95%) Servlets
5 4 (1.95%) XSLT
5 4 (1.95%) ODBC
5 4 (1.95%) Flash
5 4 (1.95%) XHTML
5 4 (1.95%) Ajax
6 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.46%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.78%) Clustering
2 17 (8.29%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.37%) Thin Client
3 11 (5.37%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.88%) iPhone
5 8 (3.90%) EqualLogic
6 6 (2.93%) IPTV
7 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.95%) Celerra
8 4 (1.95%) PMI
8 4 (1.95%) Firmware
8 4 (1.95%) PKI
8 4 (1.95%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.46%) FMCG
10 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.98%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 145 (70.73%) Windows
2 72 (35.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (23.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (10.73%) Linux
6 20 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 19 (9.27%) Windows XP
8 11 (5.37%) Android
9 10 (4.88%) SUSE
10 9 (4.39%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.90%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.93%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.93%) UNIX
12 6 (2.93%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (2.44%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.44%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.46%) Solaris
15 1 (0.49%) VMS
15 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.49%) ITIL
2 19 (9.27%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.78%) Migration
3 18 (8.78%) Configuration Management
4 11 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (4.39%) Service Management
6 9 (4.39%) PRINCE2
7 8 (3.90%) CRM
7 8 (3.90%) ITSM
7 8 (3.90%) Identity Management
8 7 (3.41%) Change Management
8 7 (3.41%) Project Management
8 7 (3.41%) Time Management
9 6 (2.93%) Security Management
9 6 (2.93%) Validation
10 5 (2.44%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 58 (28.29%) SQL
2 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.44%) C#
5 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.46%) Perl
7 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.98%) VBScript
7 2 (0.98%) Java
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) C
8 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 205 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (53.17%) MCITP
3 54 (26.34%) MCSA
4 51 (24.88%) MCTS
5 47 (22.93%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (21.46%) CCNA
7 43 (20.98%) MCP
8 36 (17.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (14.15%) Degree
10 20 (9.76%) Security Cleared
11 19 (9.27%) CCA
11 19 (9.27%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (9.27%) CCNP
12 17 (8.29%) SC Cleared
13 16 (7.80%) DV Cleared
14 13 (6.34%) CCEE
15 10 (4.88%) NCDA
15 10 (4.88%) VCAP
15 10 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (4.88%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.68%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 112 (54.63%) Active Directory
2 55 (26.83%) Hyper-V
3 45 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (13.66%) vSphere
5 21 (10.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (6.34%) VMware ESX
6 13 (6.34%) UAG
7 12 (5.85%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.88%) XenApp
8 10 (4.88%) IAG
9 9 (4.39%) Terminal Server
10 6 (2.93%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (2.44%) XenServer
12 4 (1.95%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.95%) vCloud
13 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.49%) Squid
15 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 36 (17.56%) SCCM
2 20 (9.76%) SCOM
3 13 (6.34%) Backup Exec
4 11 (5.37%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.90%) WSUS
6 6 (2.93%) SCSM
6 6 (2.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.44%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.46%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.46%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.98%) MOM
10 1 (0.49%) YUM
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 159 (77.56%) Microsoft
2 88 (42.93%) VMware
3 48 (23.41%) Cisco
4 45 (21.95%) HP
5 34 (16.59%) Citrix
6 23 (11.22%) Symantec
7 20 (9.76%) EMC
8 16 (7.80%) Dell
9 14 (6.83%) AppSense
10 13 (6.34%) NetApp
11 12 (5.85%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.39%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.90%) Oracle
14 6 (2.93%) Veeam
14 6 (2.93%) Acronis
14 6 (2.93%) Apple
14 6 (2.93%) Lotus
15 5 (2.44%) F5
15 5 (2.44%) PlateSpin
16 4 (1.95%) MobileIron
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