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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 146 143 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -59
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 67 81 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 1.44% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 3.91% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 150
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £34,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1697 2070 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.81% 36.70% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1262 1508
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -16 32 £31,000 -38.00% 7
Bracknell +17 7 £55,000 +46.66%
Windsor +10 6 £47,500 +72.72%
Wokingham - 5 £27,500 -
Maidenhead +6 4 £61,250 -5.76%
Slough -11 3 £40,000 -7.51% 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (77.16%) Windows
3 118 (59.90%) Active Directory
4 105 (53.30%) Microsoft
5 84 (42.64%) ITIL
6 78 (39.59%) Cisco
7 69 (35.03%) VMware
8 57 (28.93%) Windows 7
9 54 (27.41%) MCITP
10 52 (26.40%) MS Excel
11 49 (24.87%) Linux
12 48 (24.37%) MCP
13 47 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 46 (23.35%) SQL Server
15 43 (21.83%) HP
16 42 (21.32%) TCP/IP
17 40 (20.30%) MS Exchange
18 38 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (18.78%) Capacity Planning
20 36 (18.27%) Security Cleared
20 36 (18.27%) CCNA
20 36 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
21 34 (17.26%) Firewall
21 34 (17.26%) Hyper-V
22 33 (16.75%) SC Cleared
22 33 (16.75%) SQL
23 32 (16.24%) Problem Management
24 31 (15.74%) EMC
24 31 (15.74%) DNS
25 30 (15.23%) C

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 40 (20.30%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (13.20%) Lync
4 23 (11.68%) IIS
5 19 (9.64%) SharePoint
5 19 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.52%) Site Server
7 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 52 (26.40%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.18%) MS Visio
2 24 (12.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.15%) Office 365
2 11 (5.58%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.51%) Yammer
4 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.32%) TCP/IP
2 34 (17.26%) Firewall
3 31 (15.74%) DNS
4 23 (11.68%) DHCP
4 23 (11.68%) SAN
5 21 (10.66%) WAN
6 20 (10.15%) LAN
7 17 (8.63%) VPN
7 17 (8.63%) NAS
8 14 (7.11%) Internet
9 13 (6.60%) VoIP
10 11 (5.58%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.54%) MPLS
12 5 (2.54%) SSH
12 5 (2.54%) BIG-IP
12 5 (2.54%) Broadband
12 5 (2.54%) PuTTY
13 4 (2.03%) SNMP
14 3 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.57%) Big Data
4 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.51%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (10.66%) Finance
2 17 (8.63%) Automotive
3 10 (5.08%) Legal
3 10 (5.08%) Retail
3 10 (5.08%) Billing
4 7 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.05%) Back Office
6 4 (2.03%) French Language
6 4 (2.03%) German Language
6 4 (2.03%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.03%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.02%) Marketing
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
7 2 (1.02%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (23.86%) Architect
2 40 (20.30%) Support Engineer
3 18 (9.14%) Analyst
4 17 (8.63%) Storage Architect
5 16 (8.12%) Technical Engineer
6 15 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.61%) Consultant
6 15 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.08%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.08%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.06%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (4.06%) Administrator
11 8 (4.06%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (4.06%) Voice Engineer
11 8 (4.06%) Build Engineer
12 7 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.58%) Regular Expression
2 10 (5.08%) Software Packaging
3 7 (3.55%) ODBC
4 5 (2.54%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.02%) COM
7 1 (0.51%) DCOM
7 1 (0.51%) HTML
7 1 (0.51%) .NET
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.51%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.51%) SAML
7 1 (0.51%) JSON
7 1 (0.51%) SOAP
7 1 (0.51%) XML
7 1 (0.51%) WCF
7 1 (0.51%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.60%) Clustering
4 11 (5.58%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.08%) Blackberry
6 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.55%) iPad
7 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.05%) Statistics
8 6 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.05%) iPhone
9 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.02%) Xbox
11 1 (0.51%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.51%) Social Media
11 1 (0.51%) DTV
11 1 (0.51%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) Replication
11 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (77.16%) Windows
2 57 (28.93%) Windows 7
3 49 (24.87%) Linux
4 47 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (14.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (7.11%) UNIX
9 10 (5.08%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.57%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.55%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.55%) Apple iOS
12 6 (3.05%) Windows 2000
13 5 (2.54%) Solaris
14 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.02%) CentOS
16 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.64%) ITIL
2 37 (18.78%) Capacity Planning
3 32 (16.24%) Problem Management
4 25 (12.69%) Migration
5 20 (10.15%) Configuration Management
6 18 (9.14%) Project Management
7 17 (8.63%) TOGAF
8 16 (8.12%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.58%) SOA
9 11 (5.58%) Incident Management
9 11 (5.58%) Time Management
10 10 (5.08%) Project Planning
10 10 (5.08%) Business Development
10 10 (5.08%) Load Balancing
10 10 (5.08%) Validation
10 10 (5.08%) DoDAF
10 10 (5.08%) SABSA
11 9 (4.57%) Product Management
12 8 (4.06%) Network Management
12 8 (4.06%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.75%) SQL
2 30 (15.23%) C
3 19 (9.64%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.06%) Java
5 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 197 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (27.41%) MCITP
3 48 (24.37%) MCP
4 36 (18.27%) CCNA
4 36 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (18.27%) Security Cleared
5 33 (16.75%) SC Cleared
6 29 (14.72%) MCSA
7 26 (13.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (12.69%) DV Cleared
9 20 (10.15%) Degree
10 14 (7.11%) MCTS
11 12 (6.09%) CISSP
12 10 (5.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (4.57%) CISA
14 8 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (3.05%) RHCA
15 6 (3.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (3.05%) RHCSA
16 5 (2.54%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (8.63%) SLA
3 10 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.08%) COBIT
4 9 (4.57%) PCI DSS
5 8 (4.06%) GPG13
6 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 118 (59.90%) Active Directory
2 38 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (17.26%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.14%) Terminal Services
5 17 (8.63%) vSphere
6 14 (7.11%) VMware ESX
7 11 (5.58%) vCloud
8 10 (5.08%) XenDesktop
8 10 (5.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (4.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (3.55%) XenApp
11 2 (1.02%) Samba
11 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.51%) UAG
12 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 29 (14.72%) Legato
2 16 (8.12%) SCCM
3 10 (5.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.05%) DameWare
5 2 (1.02%) SCOM
6 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.51%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 105 (53.30%) Microsoft
2 78 (39.59%) Cisco
3 69 (35.03%) VMware
4 43 (21.83%) HP
5 31 (15.74%) EMC
6 30 (15.23%) NetApp
7 29 (14.72%) CommVault
8 26 (13.20%) Juniper
9 24 (12.18%) Citrix
10 21 (10.66%) Oracle
11 16 (8.12%) Apple
11 16 (8.12%) Symantec
12 15 (7.61%) Red Hat
13 14 (7.11%) CheckPoint
14 10 (5.08%) Veritas
15 8 (4.06%) Adobe
16 7 (3.55%) Dell
16 7 (3.55%) McAfee
17 6 (3.05%) F5
17 6 (3.05%) Bomgar
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