The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 101 130 131
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 130 98 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.21% 1.85% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 5.22% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 100 80 81
Average salary £37,000 £34,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.47% -8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,834 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% +2.31%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1948 1877 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.08% 35.43% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1325 1721
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
South East

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +48 79 £41,500 +1.21% 7
Newbury +1 9 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Slough -9 7 £36,000 +3.59% 1
Thatcham - 6 £25,000 -
Maidenhead -15 5 £43,500 -13.00%
Bracknell -21 4 £52,500 +72.13% 2
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 216 (79.12%) Windows
3 186 (68.13%) Microsoft
4 162 (59.34%) Active Directory
5 154 (56.41%) MCITP
6 121 (44.32%) VMware
7 119 (43.59%) MS Exchange
8 102 (37.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (34.07%) Firewall
10 92 (33.70%) SQL
11 84 (30.77%) IIS
12 83 (30.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 81 (29.67%) MCSA
13 81 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 70 (25.64%) Cisco
15 69 (25.27%) CCNA
15 69 (25.27%) TCP/IP
15 69 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
16 66 (24.18%) SQL Server
17 65 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
18 64 (23.44%) Hyper-V
19 63 (23.08%) SAN
20 62 (22.71%) MS Excel
20 62 (22.71%) Windows Server 2012
21 61 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
22 57 (20.88%) MCP
23 54 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2003
24 52 (19.05%) DNS
25 51 (18.68%) MCTS
26 50 (18.32%) Degree

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 119 (43.59%) MS Exchange
2 84 (30.77%) IIS
3 83 (30.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 47 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (15.02%) Lync
8 40 (14.65%) SharePoint
9 13 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (4.03%) IBM Notes
11 9 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (2.20%) Apache
14 5 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (1.10%) GroupWise
16 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
17 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
17 1 (0.37%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 62 (22.71%) MS Excel
2 36 (13.19%) MS Office
3 7 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.73%) Summit
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.76%) Office 365
2 4 (1.47%) SaaS
3 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.37%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 93 (34.07%) Firewall
2 69 (25.27%) TCP/IP
3 63 (23.08%) SAN
4 52 (19.05%) DNS
5 28 (10.26%) DHCP
6 25 (9.16%) VPN
7 20 (7.33%) VoIP
8 17 (6.23%) NAS
9 16 (5.86%) VLAN
9 16 (5.86%) Unified Communications
10 13 (4.76%) SMTP
11 12 (4.40%) WAN
11 12 (4.40%) LAN
12 11 (4.03%) LDAP
13 10 (3.66%) iSCSI
14 9 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (3.30%) Wireless
15 8 (2.93%) Wireshark
15 8 (2.93%) Network Security
16 7 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.47%) DB2
9 3 (1.10%) MySQL
10 2 (0.73%) MS Access
10 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (10.62%) Finance
2 15 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.66%) German Language
4 2 (0.73%) French Language
4 2 (0.73%) Banking
4 2 (0.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Marketing
5 1 (0.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Electronics
5 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 33 (12.09%) Consultant
4 20 (7.33%) Technical Engineer
5 19 (6.96%) Technical Support
6 17 (6.23%) Analyst
7 16 (5.86%) Technical Support Engineer
8 15 (5.49%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (5.13%) IT Support
10 13 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
10 13 (4.76%) IT Manager
10 13 (4.76%) Junior
10 13 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.40%) Administrator
11 12 (4.40%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.03%) Architect
12 11 (4.03%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.66%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.66%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.59%) Regular Expression
2 14 (5.13%) .NET
3 13 (4.76%) Web Services
4 10 (3.66%) XML
5 8 (2.93%) COM
6 7 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.20%) HTML
8 5 (1.83%) XSLT
8 5 (1.83%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.10%) ODBC
9 3 (1.10%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.73%) SAML
10 2 (0.73%) J2EE
10 2 (0.73%) Ajax
11 1 (0.37%) Sass
11 1 (0.37%) WCF
11 1 (0.37%) OAuth
11 1 (0.37%) OpenID
11 1 (0.37%) HTML5
11 1 (0.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.59%) Blackberry
1 18 (6.59%) Clustering
2 14 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.13%) iPhone
3 9 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.30%) IPTV
4 7 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.20%) iPad
6 5 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.83%) Open Source
6 5 (1.83%) PKI
7 4 (1.47%) Replication
7 4 (1.47%) Firmware
7 4 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.10%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.10%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.10%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.10%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 216 (79.12%) Windows
2 102 (37.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (22.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (17.22%) Linux
6 36 (13.19%) UNIX
7 23 (8.42%) Windows XP
8 16 (5.86%) Windows 7
9 15 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (5.13%) Windows Vista
10 14 (5.13%) Android
10 14 (5.13%) Solaris
10 14 (5.13%) Windows 8
11 12 (4.40%) Windows 2000
12 11 (4.03%) Windows Phone
13 8 (2.93%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.73%) HPUX
14 2 (0.73%) SUSE
14 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.38%) ITIL
2 28 (10.26%) Project Management
3 26 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 22 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (7.69%) SIEM
6 18 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.59%) Migration
7 15 (5.49%) CRM
8 14 (5.13%) Protective Monitoring
8 14 (5.13%) Cyber Security
9 13 (4.76%) Information Security
10 11 (4.03%) Problem Management
11 10 (3.66%) Service Management
12 9 (3.30%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.30%) Validation
13 8 (2.93%) Business Continuity
13 8 (2.93%) Server Monitoring
14 7 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
14 7 (2.56%) Change Management
14 7 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 92 (33.70%) SQL
2 16 (5.86%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.30%) Java
3 9 (3.30%) C#
4 6 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.20%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.47%) Perl
7 3 (1.10%) C++
7 3 (1.10%) C
7 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.73%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) Python
9 1 (0.37%) VBScript
9 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.37%) Ruby
9 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 273 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (56.41%) MCITP
3 81 (29.67%) MCSA
4 69 (25.27%) CCNA
4 69 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (20.88%) MCP
6 51 (18.68%) MCTS
7 50 (18.32%) Degree
8 36 (13.19%) Security Cleared
9 30 (10.99%) SC Cleared
10 28 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (8.42%) DV Cleared
12 21 (7.69%) CISSP
13 14 (5.13%) CISA
13 14 (5.13%) MOS
14 13 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (4.76%) MCSD
15 12 (4.40%) CCNP
16 10 (3.66%) MCDBA
17 9 (3.30%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.89%) SLA
2 20 (7.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.13%) GPG13
4 3 (1.10%) QA
4 3 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 162 (59.34%) Active Directory
2 64 (23.44%) Hyper-V
3 61 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (11.72%) vSphere
5 12 (4.40%) XenApp
6 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (2.56%) Terminal Server
6 7 (2.56%) ISA Server
6 7 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.47%) UAG
7 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.10%) Novell eDirectory
8 3 (1.10%) XenServer
9 2 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.73%) IAG
9 2 (0.73%) Xen
9 2 (0.73%) vCloud
10 1 (0.37%) PowerConvert
10 1 (0.37%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 42 (15.38%) SCCM
2 17 (6.23%) Backup Exec
3 15 (5.49%) SCOM
4 13 (4.76%) WSUS
4 13 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.93%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.83%) ARCserve
7 5 (1.83%) MOM
8 4 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.47%) SCSM
9 3 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.10%) ZENworks
10 2 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.73%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.37%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 186 (68.13%) Microsoft
2 121 (44.32%) VMware
3 70 (25.64%) Cisco
4 38 (13.92%) HP
5 37 (13.55%) Citrix
6 24 (8.79%) Symantec
7 22 (8.06%) Oracle
8 16 (5.86%) Fortinet
9 15 (5.49%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.76%) Sun
11 12 (4.40%) Dell
11 12 (4.40%) Lotus
12 9 (3.30%) EMC
13 8 (2.93%) Apple
13 8 (2.93%) Acronis
14 6 (2.20%) NetApp
15 5 (1.83%) IBM
15 5 (1.83%) McAfee
16 4 (1.47%) AppSense
16 4 (1.47%) CheckPoint
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
IT HR
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus +
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
IT HR
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
IT HR
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + On Call + Pension + Private Medical
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Netteam Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum +22 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Netteam Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car & Phone Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
IT HR
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 6K car +10% bonus +training
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
IT HR
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 8K OnCall+10%Bonus+Training!
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell
Premier Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago