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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 95 78 110
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 51 67 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.11% 2.78% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.27% 7.44% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 23
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,547 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
967 900 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.99% 37.31% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 568 656 565
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (80.25%) Windows
3 63 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 58 (71.60%) Active Directory
5 52 (64.20%) ITIL
6 40 (49.38%) HP
7 37 (45.68%) MCP
8 35 (43.21%) MS Excel
9 31 (38.27%) VMware
10 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
10 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (33.33%) DV Cleared
12 26 (32.10%) SC Cleared
12 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (30.86%) Cisco
13 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (29.63%) TCP/IP
15 23 (28.40%) MS Visio
16 22 (27.16%) MS Office
17 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
17 21 (25.93%) IIS
17 21 (25.93%) Finance
18 20 (24.69%) MCITP
19 19 (23.46%) Linux
20 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
21 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
21 17 (20.99%) DNS
21 17 (20.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 16 (19.75%) Oracle
23 15 (18.52%) Migration

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (25.93%) IIS
2 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.17%) Lync
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (43.21%) MS Excel
2 23 (28.40%) MS Visio
3 22 (27.16%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.17%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 17 (20.99%) DNS
3 13 (16.05%) DHCP
4 11 (13.58%) NAS
4 11 (13.58%) SAN
5 9 (11.11%) LAN
6 8 (9.88%) WAN
7 7 (8.64%) Firewall
8 5 (6.17%) BIG-IP
8 5 (6.17%) MPLS
9 4 (4.94%) PBX
10 2 (2.47%) VLAN
11 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.23%) Internet
11 1 (1.23%) VoIP
11 1 (1.23%) VPN
11 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.23%) DB2
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Legal
2 10 (12.35%) Retail
2 10 (12.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (17.28%) Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Technical Architect
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Security Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) IT Support
7 5 (6.17%) Client Account Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Account Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Account Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
1 11 (13.58%) Clustering
2 10 (12.35%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.17%) Statistics
4 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (80.25%) Windows
2 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (23.46%) Linux
5 15 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.70%) UNIX
10 3 (3.70%) AIX
10 3 (3.70%) Solaris
11 1 (1.23%) SUSE
11 1 (1.23%) Debian
11 1 (1.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) ITIL
2 15 (18.52%) Migration
3 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.81%) Project Management
4 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.35%) Validation
5 10 (12.35%) TOGAF
5 10 (12.35%) SOA
5 10 (12.35%) SABSA
5 10 (12.35%) DoDAF
5 10 (12.35%) Project Planning
5 10 (12.35%) Business Development
6 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.17%) Time Management
6 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.94%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (3.70%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (45.68%) MCP
3 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
4 27 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 26 (32.10%) SC Cleared
6 20 (24.69%) MCITP
7 17 (20.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (17.28%) MCSA
9 11 (13.58%) CCNA
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (12.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.47%) MCSD
12 2 (2.47%) CCA
12 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.47%) CCEA
12 2 (2.47%) Degree
12 2 (2.47%) MCDST
13 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) SLA
2 10 (12.35%) COBIT
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (71.60%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.58%) vSphere
4 11 (13.58%) Terminal Services
5 10 (12.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (12.35%) vCloud
6 5 (6.17%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.23%) UAG
7 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.94%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 40 (49.38%) HP
3 31 (38.27%) VMware
4 25 (30.86%) Cisco
5 16 (19.75%) Oracle
6 14 (17.28%) Symantec
7 13 (16.05%) Citrix
8 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
9 10 (12.35%) Veritas
9 10 (12.35%) Juniper
10 7 (8.64%) Avaya
11 5 (6.17%) F5
11 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.23%) Sonus
12 1 (1.23%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.23%) AppSense
12 1 (1.23%) EMC
12 1 (1.23%) McAfee
12 1 (1.23%) Apple
12 1 (1.23%) SAP
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