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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 148 180 134
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -46
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 36 51 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 0.96% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 2.84% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 76
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £37,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £76,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
1097 1798 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.56% 33.92% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1399 1326
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +39 13 £45,000 +16.12%
Maidenhead -6 6 £46,750 -33.21%
Slough +27 5 £50,000 -34.21% 1
Newbury +13 5 £37,000 -22.91% 1
Wokingham - 2 £36,250 -
Thatcham - 1 £37,000 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (84.25%) Windows
3 98 (77.17%) Active Directory
4 80 (62.99%) Microsoft
5 77 (60.63%) VMware
6 66 (51.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (49.61%) SQL Server
8 59 (46.46%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (44.88%) DNS
10 54 (42.52%) CCNA
10 54 (42.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 53 (41.73%) MCSA
11 53 (41.73%) Windows Server
12 49 (38.58%) Linux
13 47 (37.01%) LAN
13 47 (37.01%) DHCP
13 47 (37.01%) Firewall
14 46 (36.22%) Cisco
15 44 (34.65%) WAN
15 44 (34.65%) MS Exchange
16 43 (33.86%) MCITP
17 41 (32.28%) Hyper-V
18 38 (29.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 37 (29.13%) TCP/IP
19 37 (29.13%) Office 365
20 35 (27.56%) Windows Server 2012
21 32 (25.20%) MCP
22 31 (24.41%) IIS
23 30 (23.62%) SQL
23 30 (23.62%) ITIL

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 44 (34.65%) MS Exchange
2 31 (24.41%) IIS
3 20 (15.75%) SharePoint
4 16 (12.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (8.66%) Apache
6 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (8.66%) IBM Notes
6 11 (8.66%) Skype for Business
6 11 (8.66%) Tomcat
6 11 (8.66%) WebLogic
6 11 (8.66%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.36%) Documentum
7 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.36%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.30%) MS Office
2 8 (6.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (29.13%) Office 365
2 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.72%) SaaS
6 4 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (44.88%) DNS
2 47 (37.01%) DHCP
2 47 (37.01%) Firewall
2 47 (37.01%) LAN
3 44 (34.65%) WAN
4 37 (29.13%) TCP/IP
5 21 (16.54%) SAN
6 12 (9.45%) Internet
7 11 (8.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (8.66%) Network Security
8 9 (7.09%) NAS
9 7 (5.51%) VLAN
10 6 (4.72%) VPN
11 5 (3.94%) SSL
11 5 (3.94%) VoIP
11 5 (3.94%) Wireless
12 4 (3.15%) MPLS
12 4 (3.15%) Skype
12 4 (3.15%) SMTP
12 4 (3.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (49.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.36%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.79%) MySQL
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) JIRA
1 4 (3.15%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.30%) French Language
4 5 (3.94%) German Language
4 5 (3.94%) Legal
4 5 (3.94%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (3.94%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.15%) Back Office
6 3 (2.36%) Advertising
6 3 (2.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (40.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (33.86%) Support Engineer
3 24 (18.90%) Architect
4 20 (15.75%) Cloud Architect
4 20 (15.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (14.17%) IT Engineer
5 18 (14.17%) Virtualisation Architect
6 17 (13.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (11.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Support
9 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 13 (10.24%) Technical Architect
9 13 (10.24%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (10.24%) Technical Support
9 13 (10.24%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (8.66%) Analyst
10 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) Web Services
2 9 (7.09%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.36%) ODBC
4 2 (1.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.02%) Clustering
4 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.30%) N-Tier
5 8 (6.30%) PKI
6 6 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.15%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.36%) Statistics
8 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.79%) IVR
10 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (84.25%) Windows
2 54 (42.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (41.73%) Windows Server
4 49 (38.58%) Linux
5 35 (27.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (23.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (12.60%) Windows 7
9 13 (10.24%) Unix
10 11 (8.66%) Mac OS
10 11 (8.66%) Windows NT
11 7 (5.51%) Windows 10
12 6 (4.72%) CentOS
13 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) ITIL
2 17 (13.39%) Mentoring
2 17 (13.39%) Project Management
3 15 (11.81%) Presales
4 13 (10.24%) Load Balancing
4 13 (10.24%) Project Planning
4 13 (10.24%) Validation
5 12 (9.45%) Migration
5 12 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.30%) Change Control
7 8 (6.30%) High Availability
7 8 (6.30%) SOA
7 8 (6.30%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (4.72%) Analytics
8 6 (4.72%) OWASP
8 6 (4.72%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.72%) SIEM
9 5 (3.94%) Change Management
9 5 (3.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.62%) SQL
2 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.94%) VBScript
4 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.15%) Python
5 2 (1.57%) C#
5 2 (1.57%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (46.46%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (42.52%) CCNA
4 53 (41.73%) MCSA
5 43 (33.86%) MCITP
6 38 (29.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (25.20%) MCP
8 17 (13.39%) CISSP
9 14 (11.02%) CCNP
10 13 (10.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (9.45%) MCTS
12 11 (8.66%) CEH
13 9 (7.09%) MCSD
14 8 (6.30%) Degree
15 4 (3.15%) CCVP
15 4 (3.15%) CompTIA Security+
15 4 (3.15%) RHCA
15 4 (3.15%) RHCSA
15 4 (3.15%) Security+ Certification
16 3 (2.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.72%) SLA
3 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (77.17%) Active Directory
2 66 (51.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (32.28%) Hyper-V
4 30 (23.62%) vSphere
5 15 (11.81%) vCloud
6 13 (10.24%) Terminal Services
6 13 (10.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (7.87%) XenApp
8 9 (7.09%) Samba
9 4 (3.15%) Firmware
9 4 (3.15%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) SCCM
2 13 (10.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (5.51%) Nessus
3 7 (5.51%) Nmap
4 4 (3.15%) SCOM
4 4 (3.15%) WSUS
5 3 (2.36%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.36%) Grafana
5 3 (2.36%) Graphite
5 3 (2.36%) Kibana
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.57%) Nagios
6 2 (1.57%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.57%) vMotion
6 2 (1.57%) vRealize
7 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (62.99%) Microsoft
2 77 (60.63%) VMware
3 46 (36.22%) Cisco
4 29 (22.83%) Citrix
5 26 (20.47%) HP
6 23 (18.11%) Red Hat
7 15 (11.81%) Oracle
8 13 (10.24%) Veritas
9 11 (8.66%) Dell
9 11 (8.66%) Lotus
9 11 (8.66%) Novell
10 7 (5.51%) Veeam
11 6 (4.72%) NetApp
11 6 (4.72%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.94%) Avaya
12 5 (3.94%) LogRhythm
13 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.15%) Juniper
13 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (3.15%) Splunk
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago