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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 105 99 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 31 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 1.85% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 4.44% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 68
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £34,800 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
775 992 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.97% 41.80% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 529 632 688
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (79.52%) Windows
3 63 (75.90%) Microsoft
4 54 (65.06%) ITIL
5 50 (60.24%) Active Directory
6 37 (44.58%) MCP
7 36 (43.37%) MS Excel
7 36 (43.37%) HP
8 34 (40.96%) VMware
9 27 (32.53%) Linux
10 24 (28.92%) MS Visio
10 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
10 24 (28.92%) Cisco
10 24 (28.92%) TCP/IP
10 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
11 23 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
12 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
12 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (22.89%) MCITP
13 19 (22.89%) IIS
14 18 (21.69%) MCSA
14 18 (21.69%) Terminal Services
15 17 (20.48%) Finance
16 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (19.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
17 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (18.07%) Symantec
17 15 (18.07%) SharePoint

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (22.89%) IIS
2 15 (18.07%) SharePoint
3 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
4 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (7.23%) Lync
7 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.20%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (43.37%) MS Excel
2 24 (28.92%) MS Visio
3 12 (14.46%) MS Office
4 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.02%) Office 365
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Nimbula
4 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) TCP/IP
2 15 (18.07%) DNS
3 14 (16.87%) DHCP
4 13 (15.66%) LAN
5 12 (14.46%) WAN
5 12 (14.46%) SAN
5 12 (14.46%) NAS
6 9 (10.84%) Firewall
7 5 (6.02%) BIG-IP
7 5 (6.02%) MPLS
8 4 (4.82%) VoIP
9 3 (3.61%) VPN
9 3 (3.61%) Internet
10 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.41%) SSL
11 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.20%) Frame Relay
11 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Legal
2 10 (12.05%) Retail
2 10 (12.05%) Billing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (16.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Architect
5 10 (12.05%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Account Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Client Account Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Account Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.02%) Security Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) IT Support
9 4 (4.82%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Administrator
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.41%) COM
2 2 (2.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) SOAP
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.20%) SAML
3 1 (1.20%) JSON
3 1 (1.20%) DCOM
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) WCF
3 1 (1.20%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.46%) Clustering
2 12 (14.46%) Data Centre
3 11 (13.25%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.02%) Statistics
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
6 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (79.52%) Windows
2 27 (32.53%) Linux
3 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (15.66%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.61%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.41%) UNIX
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Project Management
2 14 (16.87%) Migration
3 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
4 11 (13.25%) SOA
5 10 (12.05%) Validation
5 10 (12.05%) TOGAF
5 10 (12.05%) Project Planning
5 10 (12.05%) Business Development
5 10 (12.05%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.05%) DoDAF
5 10 (12.05%) SABSA
6 8 (9.64%) Product Management
7 6 (7.23%) Time Management
7 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.41%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.20%) C#
2 1 (1.20%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (44.58%) MCP
3 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
4 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
5 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
6 19 (22.89%) MCITP
7 18 (21.69%) MCSA
8 16 (19.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (16.87%) CCNA
9 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (12.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (6.02%) Degree
11 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.61%) A+ Certification
12 3 (3.61%) CCNP
13 2 (2.41%) MCDST
13 2 (2.41%) MCTS
14 1 (1.20%) MCPD
14 1 (1.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) SLA
2 10 (12.05%) COBIT
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 50 (60.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (21.69%) Terminal Services
4 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
5 11 (13.25%) vCloud
6 10 (12.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (12.05%) vSphere
7 7 (8.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.20%) XenApp
8 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.20%) UAG
8 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (4.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.20%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (75.90%) Microsoft
2 36 (43.37%) HP
3 34 (40.96%) VMware
4 24 (28.92%) Cisco
5 15 (18.07%) Oracle
5 15 (18.07%) Symantec
6 11 (13.25%) Juniper
7 10 (12.05%) Veritas
7 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
8 9 (10.84%) Citrix
9 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
9 6 (7.23%) F5
10 2 (2.41%) Apple
10 2 (2.41%) EMC
11 1 (1.20%) Dell
11 1 (1.20%) SAP
11 1 (1.20%) Adobe
11 1 (1.20%) Avaya
11 1 (1.20%) CA
11 1 (1.20%) NetApp
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