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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 144 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 62 114 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 2.21% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 6.20% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 53 81 78
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,579 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
1496 1839 1954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.66% 35.59% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1211 1287
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 16 £27,500 -29.03% 2
Bracknell -4 11 £52,500 -4.54%
Slough +10 9 £50,000 +112.76% 1
Wokingham -12 8 £27,500 -
Thatcham -8 5 £17,500 -5.40%
Maidenhead -5 3 £67,500 +8.00% 2
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 120 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (59.17%) VMware
4 65 (54.17%) Windows
5 63 (52.50%) Active Directory
6 55 (45.83%) Cisco
7 49 (40.83%) SQL Server
8 47 (39.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (35.83%) MCITP
10 43 (35.83%) Windows Server
11 41 (34.17%) WAN
11 41 (34.17%) LAN
12 40 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 40 (33.33%) SQL
13 38 (31.67%) ITIL
14 37 (30.83%) Firewall
15 35 (29.17%) DNS
16 33 (27.50%) CCNA
16 33 (27.50%) Skype for Business
17 32 (26.67%) MS Exchange
18 30 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (23.33%) Linux
20 24 (20.00%) Hyper-V
20 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
21 23 (19.17%) DHCP
21 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
22 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
23 19 (15.83%) Oracle

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (27.50%) Skype for Business
2 32 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 12 (10.00%) IIS
5 11 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (4.17%) Apache
9 5 (4.17%) IBM Notes
9 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
9 5 (4.17%) WebLogic
9 5 (4.17%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 40 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (15.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.00%) Office 365
3 9 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (34.17%) LAN
1 41 (34.17%) WAN
2 37 (30.83%) Firewall
3 35 (29.17%) DNS
4 23 (19.17%) DHCP
4 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
5 19 (15.83%) Unified Communications
6 18 (15.00%) SAN
7 15 (12.50%) VPN
8 14 (11.67%) Internet
8 14 (11.67%) Skype
9 11 (9.17%) NAS
10 10 (8.33%) VoIP
11 9 (7.50%) iSCSI
12 7 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (5.83%) VLAN
13 6 (5.00%) Wireless
14 5 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
14 5 (4.17%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (40.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (5.00%) Power BI
4 6 (5.00%) PowerPivot
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.50%) Big Data
5 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.33%) JIRA
1 4 (3.33%) Subversion
1 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (10.00%) Finance
1 12 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.83%) Publishing
3 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 24 (20.00%) Architect
3 16 (13.33%) Administrator
3 16 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
3 16 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 16 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 13 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (9.17%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (8.33%) IT Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.50%) IT Support
8 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Junior
10 7 (5.83%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) Middleware
2 8 (6.67%) Regular Expression
3 6 (5.00%) MDX
4 5 (4.17%) Web Services
5 3 (2.50%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.17%) PKI
7 4 (3.33%) EqualLogic
7 4 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.33%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.50%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.67%) Clustering
9 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.83%) NHS
10 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (54.17%) Windows
2 43 (35.83%) Windows Server
3 30 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (23.33%) Linux
4 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.00%) Mac OS
6 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.00%) Unix
6 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.17%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.50%) Android
8 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.50%) Debian
8 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) ITIL
2 15 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (10.00%) Information Security
5 11 (9.17%) Presales
6 10 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (7.50%) Network Architecture
7 9 (7.50%) Open Source
7 9 (7.50%) Quality Management
7 9 (7.50%) Requirements Management
8 8 (6.67%) Migration
8 8 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.83%) Analytics
9 7 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.83%) Project Management
9 7 (5.83%) Security Management
10 6 (5.00%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (8.33%) VBScript
4 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (3.33%) C
6 4 (3.33%) VB
7 2 (1.67%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (35.83%) MCITP
4 33 (27.50%) CCNA
5 17 (14.17%) CCNP
5 17 (14.17%) Degree
6 15 (12.50%) MCSA
6 15 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (10.00%) MCP
8 11 (9.17%) MCSD
9 10 (8.33%) CISSP
9 10 (8.33%) MCTS
10 8 (6.67%) CCNP Voice
11 5 (4.17%) CCVP
11 5 (4.17%) CEH
11 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.33%) VCP5
13 3 (2.50%) GNVQ
13 3 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) SLA
2 6 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.83%) GPG13
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 47 (39.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.83%) VMware ESX
5 11 (9.17%) vSphere
6 6 (5.00%) XenApp
7 5 (4.17%) Samba
8 4 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.67%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.83%) UAG
11 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) SCOM
2 8 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.17%) Nessus
3 5 (4.17%) Nmap
4 4 (3.33%) MOM
4 4 (3.33%) SCCM
4 4 (3.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.67%) Cacti
5 2 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.67%) Nagios
5 2 (1.67%) SCSM
5 2 (1.67%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 108 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (59.17%) VMware
3 55 (45.83%) Cisco
4 19 (15.83%) Oracle
5 17 (14.17%) HP
6 14 (11.67%) Dell
7 13 (10.83%) Citrix
8 12 (10.00%) Avaya
9 10 (8.33%) IBM
10 9 (7.50%) Red Hat
11 8 (6.67%) Sonus
12 7 (5.83%) Mitel
13 5 (4.17%) Lotus
13 5 (4.17%) Novell
14 4 (3.33%) Apple
14 4 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (3.33%) CA
15 3 (2.50%) Acronis
15 3 (2.50%) Symantec
16 2 (1.67%) 3PAR
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bens, Bonus, Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seqirus
Salary: Salary Competitive with Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Create IT LTD
Salary: From £17,500 to £23,000 per annum DoE. Healthcare after 12 months
Posted: 23 days ago