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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 83 72 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 58 66 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.31% 2.88% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 7.66% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 58 28
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £16,850 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-9.74% +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
1017 862 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.44% 37.61% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 628 637 603
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (58.18%) Windows
4 61 (55.45%) Active Directory
5 49 (44.55%) VMware
6 42 (38.18%) MS Exchange
6 42 (38.18%) MCITP
7 40 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 34 (30.91%) Citrix
8 34 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (29.09%) HP
11 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (28.18%) Hyper-V
11 31 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (26.36%) MCTS
12 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
13 28 (25.45%) Citrix Certification
13 28 (25.45%) Cisco
13 28 (25.45%) SCCM
14 26 (23.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 25 (22.73%) CCA
15 25 (22.73%) ITIL
16 24 (21.82%) vSphere
17 23 (20.91%) SQL
17 23 (20.91%) EMC
18 22 (20.00%) MCP
18 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
19 21 (19.09%) NetApp

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (38.18%) MS Exchange
2 34 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 33 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (17.27%) SharePoint
6 14 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (10.91%) Lync
7 12 (10.91%) IIS
8 8 (7.27%) Documentum
9 4 (3.64%) GroupWise
9 4 (3.64%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.18%) MS Office
3 7 (6.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 3 (2.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (10.00%) DNS
3 11 (10.00%) Firewall
3 11 (10.00%) WAAS
4 8 (7.27%) PBX
5 7 (6.36%) NetScaler
6 6 (5.45%) DHCP
6 6 (5.45%) Ethernet
6 6 (5.45%) SAN
7 5 (4.55%) VPN
7 5 (4.55%) WAN
7 5 (4.55%) SMTP
7 5 (4.55%) LDAP
7 5 (4.55%) LAN
8 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.64%) Internet
8 4 (3.64%) Wireless
8 4 (3.64%) IMAP
8 4 (3.64%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.91%) DB2
5 1 (0.91%) QlikView
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
General
1 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
1 6 (5.45%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) German Language
3 3 (2.73%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.73%) Spanish Language
3 3 (2.73%) French Language
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (21.82%) Architect
1 24 (21.82%) Support Engineer
2 20 (18.18%) Consultant
3 14 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (12.73%) Virtualisation Architect
4 11 (10.00%) Storage Architect
4 11 (10.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
5 10 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Server Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (8.18%) Technical Support
6 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Security Support Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Technical Support Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Security Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) ODBC
1 4 (3.64%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.82%) .NET
2 2 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (0.91%) HTML
3 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Clustering
2 13 (11.82%) Thin Client
2 13 (11.82%) Fat Client
3 11 (10.00%) Celerra
3 11 (10.00%) CLARiiON
4 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.45%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.64%) iPhone
7 3 (2.73%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.73%) Firmware
8 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.91%) PKI
8 1 (0.91%) IPTV
8 1 (0.91%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.91%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.91%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 64 (58.18%) Windows
2 40 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 15 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.09%) SUSE
7 10 (9.09%) Linux
8 9 (8.18%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.64%) Android
11 3 (2.73%) Solaris
11 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.73%) ITIL
2 20 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 10 (9.09%) Migration
4 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.27%) Network Management
6 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.64%) Change Management
8 4 (3.64%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.73%) Operations Management
9 3 (2.73%) BCP
9 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.82%) CRM
10 2 (1.82%) Project Management
10 2 (1.82%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.82%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.82%) High Availability
10 2 (1.82%) SIEM
10 2 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.91%) SQL
2 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.73%) Perl
4 2 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) C++
5 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.91%) VBScript
5 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (38.18%) MCITP
3 29 (26.36%) MCTS
4 28 (25.45%) Citrix Certification
5 26 (23.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (22.73%) CCA
7 22 (20.00%) MCP
8 18 (16.36%) SC Cleared
8 18 (16.36%) DV Cleared
8 18 (16.36%) Security Cleared
9 17 (15.45%) VTSP
9 17 (15.45%) CCEE
10 15 (13.64%) VCAP
11 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (10.91%) NCDA
12 12 (10.91%) NCIE
13 11 (10.00%) CCIA
13 11 (10.00%) CCEA
14 10 (9.09%) Linux+ Certification
14 10 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (55.45%) Active Directory
2 31 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (28.18%) Hyper-V
3 24 (21.82%) vSphere
4 19 (17.27%) XenDesktop
5 15 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (12.73%) vCloud
7 11 (10.00%) UAG
8 10 (9.09%) IAG
9 8 (7.27%) XenApp
10 7 (6.36%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.91%) NLBS
11 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (25.45%) SCCM
2 9 (8.18%) SCOM
3 8 (7.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (6.36%) WSUS
4 7 (6.36%) XenMobile
5 6 (5.45%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.73%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.91%) SCSM
7 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 88 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (44.55%) VMware
3 34 (30.91%) Citrix
4 32 (29.09%) HP
5 28 (25.45%) Cisco
6 23 (20.91%) EMC
7 21 (19.09%) NetApp
8 14 (12.73%) AppSense
9 11 (10.00%) 3PAR
10 10 (9.09%) Red Hat
11 8 (7.27%) Symantec
12 6 (5.45%) IBM
13 4 (3.64%) MobileIron
13 4 (3.64%) SOTI
14 3 (2.73%) F5
14 3 (2.73%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.73%) Veeam
14 3 (2.73%) Sun
14 3 (2.73%) Oracle
14 3 (2.73%) Avaya
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