The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 70 99
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 44 67 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 2.98% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 7.82% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 58 28
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £19,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,750 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
MCSE
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1028 857 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.38% 38.12% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 649 648 631
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MCSE
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Reading region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Reading

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 92 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (77.17%) Microsoft
3 59 (64.13%) Windows
4 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 38 (41.30%) MS Exchange
6 37 (40.22%) VMware
6 37 (40.22%) MCITP
7 36 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (39.13%) SQL Server
8 30 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 28 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (29.35%) SCCM
10 27 (29.35%) MS Excel
11 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (28.26%) MCTS
12 25 (27.17%) HP
12 25 (27.17%) Citrix
13 24 (26.09%) SQL
14 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
15 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (22.83%) ITIL
16 20 (21.74%) MCP
16 20 (21.74%) SharePoint
16 20 (21.74%) CCA
16 20 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
17 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
18 17 (18.48%) Cisco
18 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
19 16 (17.39%) DV Cleared

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 38 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 30 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 16 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (14.13%) IIS
8 12 (13.04%) Lync
9 6 (6.52%) Documentum
10 4 (4.35%) GroupWise
10 4 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 27 (29.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) IaaS
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.13%) Firewall
3 10 (10.87%) DNS
3 10 (10.87%) SAN
4 7 (7.61%) WAAS
4 7 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (6.52%) PBX
5 6 (6.52%) DHCP
6 5 (5.43%) VLAN
6 5 (5.43%) VPN
6 5 (5.43%) WAN
6 5 (5.43%) SMTP
6 5 (5.43%) LAN
6 5 (5.43%) LDAP
7 4 (4.35%) Internet
7 4 (4.35%) DMZ
7 4 (4.35%) Wireless
7 4 (4.35%) SSL
7 4 (4.35%) GPRS
7 4 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) QlikView
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) DB2
General
1 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.43%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) French Language
3 3 (3.26%) German Language
3 3 (3.26%) Italian Language
3 3 (3.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Support Engineer
2 19 (20.65%) Consultant
3 13 (14.13%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Citrix Specialist
5 9 (9.78%) Technical Support
6 8 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
7 7 (7.61%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Virtualisation Architect
7 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Storage Architect
7 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.61%) Security Support Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) ODBC
2 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
3 2 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Clustering
2 11 (11.96%) Fat Client
2 11 (11.96%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.61%) CLARiiON
3 7 (7.61%) Celerra
3 7 (7.61%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) iPhone
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.26%) Firmware
6 2 (2.17%) IPTV
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
7 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.09%) FMCG
7 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (64.13%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (15.22%) Windows 7
5 13 (14.13%) Windows XP
5 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.87%) Linux
6 10 (10.87%) SUSE
7 5 (5.43%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.35%) Android
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.78%) Migration
3 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.52%) Network Management
6 5 (5.43%) Change Management
7 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.35%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.17%) Project Management
9 2 (2.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.17%) CRM
9 2 (2.17%) Wealth Management
9 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.17%) High Availability
10 1 (1.09%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.09%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.26%) C#
4 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) VBScript
5 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (40.22%) MCITP
3 26 (28.26%) MCTS
4 20 (21.74%) MCP
4 20 (21.74%) CCA
4 20 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 16 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 14 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (15.22%) MCSA
6 14 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (14.13%) CCEE
8 11 (11.96%) CCNA
9 10 (10.87%) Linux+ Certification
10 9 (9.78%) VCAP
10 9 (9.78%) NCDA
11 8 (8.70%) CCNP
11 8 (8.70%) NCIE
12 7 (7.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
3 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (16.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (16.30%) vSphere
5 12 (13.04%) UAG
6 11 (11.96%) XenDesktop
7 10 (10.87%) IAG
8 7 (7.61%) Terminal Server
8 7 (7.61%) vCloud
9 4 (4.35%) XenApp
10 1 (1.09%) NLBS
10 1 (1.09%) XenServer
10 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (29.35%) SCCM
2 8 (8.70%) SCOM
3 7 (7.61%) WSUS
3 7 (7.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.26%) XenMobile
4 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.09%) MOM
6 1 (1.09%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.09%) SCSM
Vendors
1 71 (77.17%) Microsoft
2 37 (40.22%) VMware
3 25 (27.17%) HP
3 25 (27.17%) Citrix
4 17 (18.48%) Cisco
5 14 (15.22%) EMC
6 13 (14.13%) AppSense
7 11 (11.96%) NetApp
8 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
9 9 (9.78%) Symantec
10 7 (7.61%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.43%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.35%) SOTI
12 4 (4.35%) MobileIron
13 3 (3.26%) F5
13 3 (3.26%) Sun
13 3 (3.26%) Oracle
14 2 (2.17%) Dell
14 2 (2.17%) Mitel
15 1 (1.09%) PlateSpin
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