The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 63 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 78 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.13% 1.03% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.46% 2.91% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 34
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,917 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.54%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
922 757 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.94% 35.46% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 661 532 748
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £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
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (83.09%) Microsoft
3 102 (75.00%) Windows
4 92 (67.65%) Active Directory
5 79 (58.09%) MS Exchange
6 72 (52.94%) MCITP
7 70 (51.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (44.12%) VMware
9 57 (41.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 55 (40.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 53 (38.97%) SQL
12 51 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 46 (33.82%) IIS
14 39 (28.68%) MCSA
14 39 (28.68%) TCP/IP
14 39 (28.68%) Exchange Server 2003
15 38 (27.94%) Firewall
16 37 (27.21%) Hyper-V
17 36 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
18 34 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
19 33 (24.26%) SAN
20 29 (21.32%) Lync
21 27 (19.85%) HP
21 27 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (18.38%) MCP
23 24 (17.65%) Cisco
23 24 (17.65%) MS Excel
23 24 (17.65%) SharePoint
24 21 (15.44%) DNS
25 20 (14.71%) CCNA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 79 (58.09%) MS Exchange
2 57 (41.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 46 (33.82%) IIS
5 39 (28.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (21.32%) Lync
8 24 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 9 (6.62%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (5.15%) IBM Notes
11 6 (4.41%) Apache
12 3 (2.21%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.47%) GroupWise
13 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.74%) Eucalyptus
14 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.76%) MS Office
3 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Office 365
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.68%) TCP/IP
2 38 (27.94%) Firewall
3 33 (24.26%) SAN
4 21 (15.44%) DNS
5 16 (11.76%) VLAN
6 10 (7.35%) VoIP
7 9 (6.62%) VPN
7 9 (6.62%) Unified Communications
8 8 (5.88%) SMTP
8 8 (5.88%) DHCP
9 6 (4.41%) LDAP
10 5 (3.68%) NAS
10 5 (3.68%) WAN
10 5 (3.68%) LAN
10 5 (3.68%) SSL
11 4 (2.94%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.94%) Wireshark
12 3 (2.21%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.47%) DB2
3 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
General
1 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.68%) Finance
3 1 (0.74%) French Language
3 1 (0.74%) German Language
3 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (19.12%) Support Engineer
2 17 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (12.50%) Consultant
3 10 (7.35%) Technical Support
3 10 (7.35%) Senior Support Engineer
4 9 (6.62%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (6.62%) Server Engineer
4 9 (6.62%) Technical Support Engineer
5 8 (5.88%) Analyst
5 8 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Consultant
6 7 (5.15%) Administrator
6 7 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.41%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.41%) IT Support
8 5 (3.68%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Junior
8 5 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (3.68%) Service Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) XML
2 4 (2.94%) .NET
3 3 (2.21%) Web Services
4 2 (1.47%) ODBC
5 1 (0.74%) OpenID
5 1 (0.74%) Sass
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) OAuth
5 1 (0.74%) SAML
5 1 (0.74%) JAAS
5 1 (0.74%) J2EE
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.74%) COM
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Clustering
2 8 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.68%) iPhone
5 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.21%) iPad
6 3 (2.21%) Open Source
6 3 (2.21%) FMCG
6 3 (2.21%) Firmware
7 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.47%) IPTV
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (75.00%) Windows
2 70 (51.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (40.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.56%) Linux
5 13 (9.56%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.09%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.62%) UNIX
8 7 (5.15%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.68%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.68%) Android
10 4 (2.94%) Solaris
10 4 (2.94%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.21%) Windows Phone
11 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.47%) SUSE
12 2 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.50%) ITIL
2 14 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (8.82%) CRM
3 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 12 (8.82%) Migration
4 10 (7.35%) Project Management
5 8 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
5 8 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.15%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.41%) Change Management
7 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (3.68%) E-Discovery
8 5 (3.68%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.94%) Information Security
9 4 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.94%) Change Control
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.21%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.97%) SQL
2 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.41%) Java
4 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.94%) Perl
6 3 (2.21%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 136 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (52.94%) MCITP
3 39 (28.68%) MCSA
4 25 (18.38%) MCP
5 20 (14.71%) CCNA
5 20 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (13.97%) MCTS
7 18 (13.24%) Degree
7 18 (13.24%) Security Cleared
8 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
9 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
10 7 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (4.41%) CCNP
12 4 (2.94%) CCIE
13 3 (2.21%) CCEE
13 3 (2.21%) MCSM
13 3 (2.21%) MOS
13 3 (2.21%) CCA
13 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (2.21%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 37 (27.21%) Hyper-V
3 27 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.56%) vSphere
5 7 (5.15%) ISA Server
5 7 (5.15%) Terminal Server
6 6 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.94%) UAG
8 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.47%) vCloud
9 2 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.47%) IAG
10 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) PowerConvert
10 1 (0.74%) NLBS
10 1 (0.74%) Xen
10 1 (0.74%) XenApp
10 1 (0.74%) XenServer
10 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (14.71%) SCCM
2 17 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 11 (8.09%) NetBackup
4 10 (7.35%) WSUS
5 5 (3.68%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.94%) SCOM
7 3 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.47%) MOM
8 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.47%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.74%) SCSM
9 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 113 (83.09%) Microsoft
2 60 (44.12%) VMware
3 27 (19.85%) HP
4 24 (17.65%) Cisco
5 17 (12.50%) Symantec
6 16 (11.76%) Fortinet
7 13 (9.56%) Citrix
8 7 (5.15%) Lotus
9 6 (4.41%) Oracle
9 6 (4.41%) Dell
10 4 (2.94%) NetApp
11 3 (2.21%) F5
11 3 (2.21%) AppSense
11 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.21%) Avaya
11 3 (2.21%) Sun
11 3 (2.21%) IBM
12 2 (1.47%) McAfee
12 2 (1.47%) Sophos
12 2 (1.47%) Juniper
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