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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 136 95 135
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +40
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 94 144 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 2.67% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 7.82% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 82 126 73
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
2024 1842 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.28% 34.19% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1288 1394
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -34 31 £34,500 -14.81% 9
Newbury +6 18 £32,500 -35.64% 1
Maidenhead -9 10 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Slough -8 7 £30,500 -32.22%
Wokingham 0 1 £23,500 -47.77%
Thatcham -4 1 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Bracknell -18 1 £35,000 -12.50% 2
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 195 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 153 (78.46%) Windows
3 139 (71.28%) Microsoft
4 123 (63.08%) Active Directory
5 107 (54.87%) VMware
6 90 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (33.85%) ITIL
8 64 (32.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (32.31%) MS Excel
9 63 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (31.79%) MCITP
11 59 (30.26%) MS Exchange
12 56 (28.72%) Citrix
13 55 (28.21%) Cisco
13 55 (28.21%) Hyper-V
14 48 (24.62%) MCP
14 48 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
15 46 (23.59%) SQL Server
15 46 (23.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 44 (22.56%) CCNA
17 43 (22.05%) DNS
17 43 (22.05%) SQL
18 42 (21.54%) MCSA
19 38 (19.49%) HP
20 37 (18.97%) TCP/IP
21 36 (18.46%) MS Office
22 35 (17.95%) SharePoint
22 35 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
23 33 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
24 32 (16.41%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 59 (30.26%) MS Exchange
2 35 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 35 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (13.85%) IIS
4 26 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (10.77%) Lync
7 11 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.08%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.56%) Documentum
10 2 (1.03%) Apache
10 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 63 (32.31%) MS Excel
2 36 (18.46%) MS Office
3 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.05%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Office 365
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.05%) DNS
2 37 (18.97%) TCP/IP
3 23 (11.79%) Firewall
4 15 (7.69%) SAN
4 15 (7.69%) WAN
5 12 (6.15%) SMTP
5 12 (6.15%) VPN
5 12 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (5.64%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (5.64%) LAN
7 10 (5.13%) PBX
7 10 (5.13%) NetScaler
8 9 (4.62%) VoIP
8 9 (4.62%) DHCP
8 9 (4.62%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.10%) Unified Communications
9 8 (4.10%) WAAS
10 7 (3.59%) Network Security
11 5 (2.56%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.56%) Big Data
4 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) DB2
General
1 22 (11.28%) Finance
2 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.56%) French Language
4 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (21.54%) Support Engineer
2 29 (14.87%) Consultant
3 25 (12.82%) Analyst
4 22 (11.28%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (10.77%) Architect
6 19 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (9.74%) IT Support
7 18 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 15 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) Virtualisation Architect
10 12 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Desktop Support
12 9 (4.62%) Senior IT Support
12 9 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.15%) Regular Expression
2 5 (2.56%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.03%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.51%) COM
5 1 (0.51%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.13%) Thin Client
2 10 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.10%) CLARiiON
4 8 (4.10%) Clustering
4 8 (4.10%) Celerra
5 4 (2.05%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.54%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Kindle
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 153 (78.46%) Windows
2 64 (32.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 63 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (12.31%) Windows 7
6 16 (8.21%) Linux
7 13 (6.67%) UNIX
7 13 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.13%) Windows 2000
9 8 (4.10%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.54%) AIX
11 3 (1.54%) Solaris
12 2 (1.03%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.51%) CentOS
13 1 (0.51%) Android
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.85%) ITIL
2 15 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 13 (6.67%) SIEM
4 11 (5.64%) Migration
4 11 (5.64%) Project Management
5 10 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 10 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (5.13%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (3.59%) BCP
7 6 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.08%) Anomaly Detection
8 5 (2.56%) Network Management
8 5 (2.56%) Operations Management
8 5 (2.56%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.05%) MOF
9 4 (2.05%) Service Management
9 4 (2.05%) ITSM
9 4 (2.05%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.05%) SQL
2 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.56%) C#
4 4 (2.05%) C++
4 4 (2.05%) Java
5 2 (1.03%) Python
5 2 (1.03%) VBScript
6 1 (0.51%) VBA
6 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 195 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (31.79%) MCITP
3 48 (24.62%) MCP
3 48 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (23.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 44 (22.56%) CCNA
6 42 (21.54%) MCSA
7 31 (15.90%) Security Cleared
8 27 (13.85%) MCTS
9 25 (12.82%) SC Cleared
9 25 (12.82%) DV Cleared
10 20 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (9.23%) CCNP
12 17 (8.72%) VTSP
13 16 (8.21%) CISSP
14 15 (7.69%) CCA
15 13 (6.67%) VCAP
16 11 (5.64%) HP ASE
17 10 (5.13%) CCEA
17 10 (5.13%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (8.21%) SLA
3 4 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.54%) GPG13
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 123 (63.08%) Active Directory
2 90 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (28.21%) Hyper-V
4 29 (14.87%) vSphere
5 19 (9.74%) XenDesktop
6 18 (9.23%) XenApp
7 13 (6.67%) vCloud
8 10 (5.13%) ISA Server
8 10 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.54%) Samba
10 2 (1.03%) Nmap
11 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (16.41%) SCCM
2 14 (7.18%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.62%) SCOM
4 8 (4.10%) SCOrch
5 7 (3.59%) XenMobile
5 7 (3.59%) SCVMM
6 5 (2.56%) SCSM
6 5 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.05%) Windows Intune
7 4 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.03%) AppManager
9 2 (1.03%) Nessus
9 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 139 (71.28%) Microsoft
2 107 (54.87%) VMware
3 56 (28.72%) Citrix
4 55 (28.21%) Cisco
5 38 (19.49%) HP
6 21 (10.77%) EMC
7 19 (9.74%) NetApp
7 19 (9.74%) Symantec
8 17 (8.72%) 3PAR
9 13 (6.67%) Avaya
10 12 (6.15%) Brocade
11 10 (5.13%) IBM
12 9 (4.62%) Juniper
13 8 (4.10%) Oracle
14 7 (3.59%) Veeam
14 7 (3.59%) Dell
15 6 (3.08%) Lotus
16 5 (2.56%) McAfee
17 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
17 4 (2.05%) LANDesk
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading
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Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £21,000 - £26,000
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