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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 100 105 138
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 134 131 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.40% 2.23% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 6.78% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 99 101 80
Average salary £55,000 £37,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% +6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.97%
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
2087 1932 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.31% 32.93% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1305 1361
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 -31 53 £41,250 +0.60% 5
Maidenhead +6 18 £60,000 +37.93%
Newbury +13 13 £43,000 +36.50%
Slough +16 10 £23,500 -34.72% 2
Bracknell +3 3 £55,000 - 1
Thatcham 0 3 £18,500 -26.00%
Windsor - 1 £36,000 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 181 (81.53%) Windows
3 146 (65.77%) Active Directory
4 122 (54.95%) Microsoft
5 98 (44.14%) VMware
6 95 (42.79%) ITIL
7 78 (35.14%) Cisco
8 74 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (27.03%) HP
11 59 (26.58%) MS Excel
12 57 (25.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 56 (25.23%) MCP
13 56 (25.23%) MCITP
14 53 (23.87%) MS Exchange
15 52 (23.42%) SQL Server
15 52 (23.42%) Hyper-V
16 50 (22.52%) Security Cleared
16 50 (22.52%) DNS
17 49 (22.07%) Windows 7
18 46 (20.72%) TCP/IP
18 46 (20.72%) Linux
19 44 (19.82%) MCSA
19 44 (19.82%) SC Cleared
20 43 (19.37%) SharePoint
20 43 (19.37%) SQL
21 40 (18.02%) MS Office
21 40 (18.02%) CCNA
21 40 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
22 35 (15.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (23.87%) MS Exchange
2 43 (19.37%) SharePoint
3 35 (15.77%) Lync
4 27 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (10.36%) IIS
6 17 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.80%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.35%) Site Server
10 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (26.58%) MS Excel
2 40 (18.02%) MS Office
3 21 (9.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.80%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.91%) Office 365
2 13 (5.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.52%) DNS
2 46 (20.72%) TCP/IP
3 35 (15.77%) Firewall
4 23 (10.36%) DHCP
5 21 (9.46%) SAN
6 20 (9.01%) WAN
7 19 (8.56%) VPN
8 17 (7.66%) LAN
9 13 (5.86%) NAS
10 12 (5.41%) VoIP
11 11 (4.95%) SMTP
12 10 (4.50%) Unified Communications
13 7 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (3.15%) Internet
14 6 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.25%) SSH
15 5 (2.25%) NetScaler
15 5 (2.25%) VLAN
15 5 (2.25%) PBX
15 5 (2.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.86%) Big Data
3 9 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) QlikView
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (11.26%) Finance
2 14 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.50%) Automotive
4 9 (4.05%) Legal
4 9 (4.05%) Retail
4 9 (4.05%) Billing
5 5 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (18.02%) Architect
2 35 (15.77%) Consultant
3 34 (15.32%) Support Engineer
4 23 (10.36%) Analyst
5 20 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.66%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (5.86%) Desktop Support
9 13 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.95%) Technical Support
10 11 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (4.50%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.50%) IT Support
11 10 (4.50%) Storage Architect
12 9 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (4.05%) Security Engineer
13 8 (3.60%) Security Consultant
14 7 (3.15%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.01%) Regular Expression
2 9 (4.05%) Software Packaging
3 8 (3.60%) ODBC
4 4 (1.80%) .NET
5 2 (0.90%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.41%) Clustering
3 11 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.05%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.70%) iPhone
6 6 (2.70%) iPad
7 5 (2.25%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.25%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.80%) PKI
8 4 (1.80%) Statistics
9 2 (0.90%) Xbox
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 181 (81.53%) Windows
2 61 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (25.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (22.07%) Windows 7
5 46 (20.72%) Linux
6 21 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.31%) UNIX
8 13 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.41%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.50%) Windows 8
11 9 (4.05%) Windows 2000
12 7 (3.15%) Mac OS X
12 7 (3.15%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.80%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.35%) Solaris
15 3 (1.35%) AIX
16 2 (0.90%) CentOS
17 1 (0.45%) Android
17 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.79%) ITIL
2 31 (13.96%) Problem Management
3 23 (10.36%) Migration
3 23 (10.36%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (9.01%) Project Management
5 18 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.66%) SIEM
7 15 (6.76%) TOGAF
8 12 (5.41%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.95%) Incident Management
9 11 (4.95%) Load Balancing
10 10 (4.50%) Cyber Security
11 9 (4.05%) SABSA
11 9 (4.05%) Project Planning
11 9 (4.05%) Business Development
11 9 (4.05%) DoDAF
11 9 (4.05%) SOA
11 9 (4.05%) Validation
12 8 (3.60%) Information Security
12 8 (3.60%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.37%) SQL
2 26 (11.71%) PowerShell
3 23 (10.36%) C
4 10 (4.50%) Java
5 4 (1.80%) C#
5 4 (1.80%) C++
6 2 (0.90%) VBScript
6 2 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 222 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (25.23%) MCP
2 56 (25.23%) MCITP
3 50 (22.52%) Security Cleared
4 44 (19.82%) SC Cleared
4 44 (19.82%) MCSA
5 40 (18.02%) CCNA
5 40 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (15.77%) DV Cleared
6 35 (15.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (9.91%) CISSP
8 15 (6.76%) Degree
9 14 (6.31%) CISA
9 14 (6.31%) CCNP
10 10 (4.50%) MCTS
11 9 (4.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (4.05%) HP ASE
11 9 (4.05%) VCP5
11 9 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (10.36%) SLA
3 22 (9.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (5.86%) PCI DSS
5 11 (4.95%) GPG13
6 9 (4.05%) COBIT
7 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 146 (65.77%) Active Directory
2 74 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (23.42%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.81%) vSphere
5 11 (4.95%) VMware ESX
5 11 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (4.50%) vCloud
6 10 (4.50%) Terminal Services
7 9 (4.05%) ISA Server
7 9 (4.05%) XenApp
7 9 (4.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (3.60%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.35%) Samba
9 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (11.26%) SCCM
2 21 (9.46%) Legato
3 9 (4.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (3.60%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.70%) DameWare
5 6 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.80%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.90%) vMotion
9 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.90%) AppManager
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.45%) SCSM
10 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 122 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 98 (44.14%) VMware
3 78 (35.14%) Cisco
4 60 (27.03%) HP
5 34 (15.32%) Citrix
6 33 (14.86%) Juniper
7 25 (11.26%) EMC
7 25 (11.26%) Symantec
8 24 (10.81%) NetApp
9 21 (9.46%) CommVault
10 19 (8.56%) Oracle
11 18 (8.11%) Apple
12 14 (6.31%) CheckPoint
13 12 (5.41%) Brocade
14 11 (4.95%) 3PAR
15 10 (4.50%) McAfee
15 10 (4.50%) Red Hat
16 9 (4.05%) Veritas
17 8 (3.60%) Avaya
17 8 (3.60%) Sophos
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hays IT
Salary: Career Generation/Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Career Generation/Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago