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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 114 167 129
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -38
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 101 62 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.36% 1.16% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 3.57% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 97 46 66
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,625 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1363 1737 2134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.88% 32.61% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1350 1263
Median salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +12 27 £75,000 +100.00%
Bracknell - 27 £52,500 -
Slough +23 11 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Maidenhead 0 7 £32,500 -45.83% 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (77.22%) Windows
3 121 (76.58%) VMware
4 114 (72.15%) Active Directory
5 104 (65.82%) Microsoft
6 97 (61.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 91 (57.59%) Cisco
8 85 (53.80%) Cisco Certification
9 84 (53.16%) CCNA
10 74 (46.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 72 (45.57%) MCITP
12 69 (43.67%) LAN
12 69 (43.67%) Office 365
13 66 (41.77%) WAN
13 66 (41.77%) MS Exchange
14 65 (41.14%) Windows Server
15 64 (40.51%) MCSA
16 62 (39.24%) DNS
17 60 (37.97%) Linux
17 60 (37.97%) Firewall
17 60 (37.97%) vSphere
18 59 (37.34%) SQL Server
19 55 (34.81%) DHCP
20 53 (33.54%) Windows Server 2008
21 49 (31.01%) Finance
21 49 (31.01%) Windows Server 2012
22 47 (29.75%) MCP
23 46 (29.11%) Citrix
24 43 (27.22%) IIS
24 43 (27.22%) SQL

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 66 (41.77%) MS Exchange
2 43 (27.22%) IIS
3 29 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (13.29%) SharePoint
5 18 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (11.39%) Skype for Business
6 17 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (5.06%) Apache
7 8 (5.06%) IBM Notes
7 8 (5.06%) Tomcat
7 8 (5.06%) WebLogic
7 8 (5.06%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.90%) SharePoint Foundation
10 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.59%) MS Office
3 7 (4.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 69 (43.67%) Office 365
2 19 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (43.67%) LAN
2 66 (41.77%) WAN
3 62 (39.24%) DNS
4 60 (37.97%) Firewall
5 55 (34.81%) DHCP
6 41 (25.95%) TCP/IP
7 32 (20.25%) SAN
8 20 (12.66%) Internet
9 16 (10.13%) NAS
10 12 (7.59%) Wireless
11 11 (6.96%) VPN
12 10 (6.33%) VLAN
12 10 (6.33%) VoIP
13 8 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (4.43%) CTI
15 6 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (3.16%) PBX
17 4 (2.53%) MPLS
17 4 (2.53%) Network Security
18 3 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (37.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.49%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (3.16%) Big Data
4 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 49 (31.01%) Finance
2 27 (17.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.53%) French Language
4 3 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) German Language
6 1 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (49.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (30.38%) Support Engineer
3 45 (28.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (18.99%) VMware Engineer
5 25 (15.82%) Architect
6 22 (13.92%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 20 (12.66%) IT Engineer
8 19 (12.03%) Cloud Architect
8 19 (12.03%) Technical Engineer
9 18 (11.39%) Administrator
10 17 (10.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (10.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 17 (10.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (10.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (10.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 17 (10.76%) Technical Support
10 17 (10.76%) Technical Support Engineer
10 17 (10.76%) Virtualisation Architect
10 17 (10.76%) Windows Engineer
10 17 (10.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.59%) Regular Expression
2 8 (5.06%) Web Services
3 7 (4.43%) .NET
4 5 (3.16%) ZeroMQ
5 3 (1.90%) ODBC
6 2 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.49%) PKI
4 14 (8.86%) Clustering
4 14 (8.86%) Cryptography
5 11 (6.96%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.43%) IVR
7 7 (4.43%) N-Tier
7 7 (4.43%) Replication
8 6 (3.80%) Statistics
9 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (3.16%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 122 (77.22%) Windows
2 65 (41.14%) Windows Server
3 60 (37.97%) Linux
4 53 (33.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (31.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.96%) Unix
9 8 (5.06%) Mac OS
9 8 (5.06%) Windows 10
9 8 (5.06%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.06%) Windows NT
10 7 (4.43%) CentOS
10 7 (4.43%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.16%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.53%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.53%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.90%) Android
13 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.25%) ITIL
2 27 (17.09%) Project Management
3 26 (16.46%) Presales
4 25 (15.82%) Mentoring
5 18 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (10.13%) Migration
7 15 (9.49%) Change Control
8 14 (8.86%) Load Balancing
8 14 (8.86%) Project Planning
8 14 (8.86%) Validation
9 12 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (6.96%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (6.33%) Analytics
12 7 (4.43%) Product Management
12 7 (4.43%) SOA
12 7 (4.43%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (3.80%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (3.80%) SIEM
13 6 (3.80%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.22%) SQL
2 10 (6.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.43%) C#
4 3 (1.90%) C
4 3 (1.90%) Python
5 2 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 158 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (53.80%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (53.16%) CCNA
4 74 (46.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 72 (45.57%) MCITP
6 64 (40.51%) MCSA
7 47 (29.75%) MCP
8 23 (14.56%) CCNP
9 16 (10.13%) CISSP
10 15 (9.49%) RHCA
11 14 (8.86%) Degree
11 14 (8.86%) RHCSA
11 14 (8.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (6.96%) MCTS
13 8 (5.06%) CEH
13 8 (5.06%) CISA
14 7 (4.43%) MCSD
15 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
15 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
16 4 (2.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.19%) PCI DSS
2 14 (8.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (8.23%) SLA
4 3 (1.90%) GPG13
4 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 114 (72.15%) Active Directory
2 97 (61.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (37.97%) vSphere
4 37 (23.42%) Hyper-V
5 24 (15.19%) XenApp
6 17 (10.76%) vCloud
7 14 (8.86%) Terminal Services
7 14 (8.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (4.43%) Samba
9 4 (2.53%) Firmware
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (4.43%) Nessus
2 7 (4.43%) Nmap
3 6 (3.80%) SCOM
4 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.90%) Nagios
4 3 (1.90%) PowerCLI
4 3 (1.90%) vRealize
5 2 (1.27%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.63%) vMotion
6 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (76.58%) VMware
2 104 (65.82%) Microsoft
3 91 (57.59%) Cisco
4 46 (29.11%) Citrix
5 42 (26.58%) Red Hat
6 27 (17.09%) Oracle
7 18 (11.39%) HP
8 14 (8.86%) Veritas
9 9 (5.70%) Avaya
10 8 (5.06%) Dell
10 8 (5.06%) Lotus
10 8 (5.06%) Novell
11 7 (4.43%) Veeam
12 6 (3.80%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.16%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.16%) Juniper
13 5 (3.16%) Mitel
13 5 (3.16%) NEC
13 5 (3.16%) Symantec
14 3 (1.90%) NetApp
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