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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 93 65 105
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +40
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 44 78 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 3.40% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 8.69% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 67 27
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £21,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
998 898 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.64% 39.13% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 631 698 656
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 31 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 68 (61.82%) Windows
4 59 (53.64%) Active Directory
5 54 (49.09%) MS Exchange
6 52 (47.27%) MCITP
7 46 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (41.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 39 (35.45%) VMware
9 38 (34.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 37 (33.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 36 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (30.00%) SQL
13 32 (29.09%) SQL Server
14 28 (25.45%) HP
14 28 (25.45%) MCTS
15 27 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2013
16 26 (23.64%) SCCM
16 26 (23.64%) MS Excel
17 25 (22.73%) IIS
18 24 (21.82%) MCSA
18 24 (21.82%) Hyper-V
19 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (20.00%) MCP
21 21 (19.09%) Citrix
21 21 (19.09%) SharePoint
21 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
22 19 (17.27%) ITIL
22 19 (17.27%) Firewall
23 18 (16.36%) CCA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (49.09%) MS Exchange
2 46 (41.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (34.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (33.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (22.73%) IIS
7 21 (19.09%) SharePoint
8 17 (15.45%) Lync
9 5 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (3.64%) GroupWise
10 4 (3.64%) Documentum
11 3 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 7 (6.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 3 (2.73%) IaaS
3 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
2 19 (17.27%) Firewall
3 14 (12.73%) SAN
4 9 (8.18%) DNS
5 8 (7.27%) Unified Communications
5 8 (7.27%) VLAN
6 6 (5.45%) VoIP
7 5 (4.55%) WAAS
7 5 (4.55%) VPN
7 5 (4.55%) LDAP
7 5 (4.55%) WAN
7 5 (4.55%) SMTP
7 5 (4.55%) DHCP
7 5 (4.55%) LAN
7 5 (4.55%) PBX
7 5 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (3.64%) Wireless
8 4 (3.64%) DMZ
8 4 (3.64%) Internet
8 4 (3.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) QlikView
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
General
1 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (2.73%) French Language
3 3 (2.73%) German Language
3 3 (2.73%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Support Engineer
2 22 (20.00%) Consultant
3 13 (11.82%) Architect
4 12 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 10 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
7 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (8.18%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Server Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Security Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Storage Architect
10 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) ODBC
2 3 (2.73%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.73%) Web Services
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
3 2 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Clustering
2 10 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 10 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 8 (7.27%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.55%) Celerra
4 5 (4.55%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.64%) iPhone
6 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.73%) FMCG
6 3 (2.73%) Firmware
7 2 (1.82%) IPTV
8 1 (0.91%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.91%) PKI
8 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.91%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (61.82%) Windows
2 46 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.91%) Windows XP
7 11 (10.00%) Linux
8 10 (9.09%) SUSE
9 6 (5.45%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.64%) UNIX
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.64%) Android
11 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.73%) Solaris
11 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) ITIL
2 15 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 10 (9.09%) Migration
4 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.36%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.45%) Change Management
7 4 (3.64%) Software Distribution
7 4 (3.64%) CRM
7 4 (3.64%) Network Management
8 3 (2.73%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.82%) High Availability
9 2 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.82%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.82%) Project Management
9 2 (1.82%) Wealth Management
9 2 (1.82%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.82%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.73%) Perl
3 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.73%) C#
4 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.91%) Java
5 1 (0.91%) C++
5 1 (0.91%) VBScript
5 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (47.27%) MCITP
3 28 (25.45%) MCTS
4 24 (21.82%) MCSA
5 22 (20.00%) MCP
6 18 (16.36%) CCA
6 18 (16.36%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 15 (13.64%) DV Cleared
8 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 13 (11.82%) CCNA
9 13 (11.82%) CCEE
9 13 (11.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (9.09%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (9.09%) CCNP
10 10 (9.09%) Degree
11 7 (6.36%) NCDA
11 7 (6.36%) VCAP
12 6 (5.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (53.64%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.82%) Hyper-V
3 16 (14.55%) vSphere
3 16 (14.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (11.82%) UAG
6 10 (9.09%) IAG
7 9 (8.18%) XenDesktop
8 7 (6.36%) Terminal Server
9 5 (4.55%) vCloud
10 4 (3.64%) XenApp
11 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.91%) XenServer
12 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.91%) NLBS
12 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (23.64%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) SCOM
2 7 (6.36%) WSUS
3 6 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (5.45%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.73%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.82%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.82%) MOM
7 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.91%) SCSM
Vendors
1 88 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (35.45%) VMware
3 28 (25.45%) HP
4 21 (19.09%) Citrix
5 16 (14.55%) Cisco
6 13 (11.82%) Symantec
6 13 (11.82%) AppSense
7 10 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 10 (9.09%) EMC
8 9 (8.18%) NetApp
9 8 (7.27%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.55%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.64%) MobileIron
11 4 (3.64%) SOTI
12 3 (2.73%) F5
12 3 (2.73%) Mitel
12 3 (2.73%) Oracle
12 3 (2.73%) Sun
12 3 (2.73%) Dell
13 1 (0.91%) Veeam
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