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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 163 104 114
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 61 130 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 2.42% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.89% 6.56% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 50 96 96
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +49.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
1570 1982 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.74% 36.87% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1301 1346
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

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 6 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 6 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 -19 17 £29,000 -29.69%
Bracknell +2 8 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Slough -1 8 £55,000 +134.04% 2
Wokingham - 7 £27,500 -
Thatcham -8 4 £17,500 -5.40%
Newbury -2 3 - -
Maidenhead -13 2 £65,000 +8.33% 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (94.07%) Microsoft
3 67 (56.78%) VMware
4 61 (51.69%) Windows
5 59 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 51 (43.22%) SQL Server
7 45 (38.14%) Cisco
7 45 (38.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (34.75%) WAN
8 41 (34.75%) LAN
9 40 (33.90%) Windows Server
10 39 (33.05%) Firewall
11 38 (32.20%) MS Excel
11 38 (32.20%) ITIL
12 37 (31.36%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (28.81%) SQL
13 34 (28.81%) MCITP
14 33 (27.97%) DNS
14 33 (27.97%) Skype for Business
15 31 (26.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (25.42%) Hyper-V
17 27 (22.88%) MS Exchange
18 26 (22.03%) CCNA
18 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (20.34%) TCP/IP
21 21 (17.80%) DHCP
21 21 (17.80%) Linux
22 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
23 19 (16.10%) MCSD

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 (27.97%) Skype for Business
2 27 (22.88%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (7.63%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (6.78%) IIS
8 7 (5.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (4.24%) Apache
10 5 (4.24%) IBM Notes
10 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
10 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
10 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 38 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (11.86%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (34.75%) LAN
1 41 (34.75%) WAN
2 39 (33.05%) Firewall
3 33 (27.97%) DNS
4 24 (20.34%) TCP/IP
5 21 (17.80%) DHCP
6 18 (15.25%) Unified Communications
7 14 (11.86%) SAN
7 14 (11.86%) Skype
8 12 (10.17%) Internet
8 12 (10.17%) VPN
9 9 (7.63%) iSCSI
10 8 (6.78%) NAS
10 8 (6.78%) VoIP
11 7 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (5.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (5.08%) VLAN
12 6 (5.08%) Wireless
13 5 (4.24%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (4.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (43.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (5.08%) Power BI
4 6 (5.08%) PowerPivot
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.69%) Big Data
5 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.39%) JIRA
1 4 (3.39%) Subversion
1 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
1 9 (7.63%) Publishing
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Games
4 2 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Architect
2 29 (24.58%) Support Engineer
3 18 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (14.41%) Cloud Architect
5 15 (12.71%) Administrator
5 15 (12.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 13 (11.02%) Technical Engineer
6 13 (11.02%) Technical Support
6 13 (11.02%) Technical Support Engineer
7 12 (10.17%) Lync Engineer
8 10 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (8.47%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Consultant
9 9 (7.63%) IT Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) IT Support
9 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) Azure Architect
11 7 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) Junior
11 7 (5.93%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Middleware
2 7 (5.93%) Regular Expression
3 6 (5.08%) MDX
4 5 (4.24%) Web Services
5 2 (1.69%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.32%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.32%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.78%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.39%) Clustering
5 4 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.39%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.69%) PKI
7 2 (1.69%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (51.69%) Windows
2 40 (33.90%) Windows Server
3 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (17.80%) Linux
6 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.08%) Mac OS
7 6 (5.08%) Unix
8 5 (4.24%) Windows NT
9 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.54%) Debian
10 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.69%) Android
11 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.69%) CentOS
11 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.20%) ITIL
2 16 (13.56%) ITIL V3
3 14 (11.86%) Open Source
3 14 (11.86%) Requirements Management
4 13 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.02%) Quality Management
5 12 (10.17%) Information Security
6 11 (9.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (9.32%) Presales
7 10 (8.47%) Migration
8 9 (7.63%) Network Architecture
8 9 (7.63%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.93%) Security Management
10 6 (5.08%) Analytics
10 6 (5.08%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.08%) Coaching
10 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) SQL
2 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
3 10 (8.47%) VBScript
4 8 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (3.39%) VB
7 3 (2.54%) C
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) Python
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (31.36%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (28.81%) MCITP
4 26 (22.03%) CCNA
5 19 (16.10%) MCSD
6 17 (14.41%) Degree
7 16 (13.56%) MCSA
8 12 (10.17%) MCTS
9 11 (9.32%) CCNP
10 10 (8.47%) MCP
10 10 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (7.63%) CISSP
12 8 (6.78%) CCNP Voice
13 5 (4.24%) CEH
13 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
14 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (3.39%) MOS
14 4 (3.39%) VCP5
15 3 (2.54%) CCVP
15 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) GPG13
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 45 (38.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (25.42%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.71%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.24%) Samba
5 5 (4.24%) vSphere
6 4 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (3.39%) XenApp
7 2 (1.69%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.85%) UAG
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (12.71%) SCOM
2 9 (7.63%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.24%) Nessus
3 5 (4.24%) Nmap
4 4 (3.39%) Cacti
4 4 (3.39%) MOM
4 4 (3.39%) SCCM
4 4 (3.39%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.54%) WSUS
6 2 (1.69%) Nagios
6 2 (1.69%) SCSM
7 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (94.07%) Microsoft
2 67 (56.78%) VMware
3 45 (38.14%) Cisco
4 19 (16.10%) Oracle
5 16 (13.56%) HP
6 14 (11.86%) Dell
7 12 (10.17%) Avaya
8 10 (8.47%) IBM
9 8 (6.78%) Citrix
9 8 (6.78%) Sonus
10 7 (5.93%) Mitel
11 5 (4.24%) Lotus
11 5 (4.24%) Novell
12 4 (3.39%) Apple
12 4 (3.39%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (3.39%) CA
12 4 (3.39%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.39%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.39%) Sophos
13 3 (2.54%) Symantec
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Mint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago