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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 95 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 13 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.75% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 1.94% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 22
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £51,350
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
472 824 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.50% 38.40% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 295 604 566
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
3 34 (82.93%) Windows
4 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
5 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
5 25 (60.98%) VMware
6 23 (56.10%) MCITP
7 21 (51.22%) Linux
7 21 (51.22%) Cisco
7 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
8 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
9 19 (46.34%) HP
10 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
10 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (41.46%) vSphere
11 17 (41.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (41.46%) IIS
11 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
11 17 (41.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (39.02%) SharePoint
13 15 (36.59%) vCloud
13 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
13 15 (36.59%) Presales
14 14 (34.15%) Clustering
15 13 (31.71%) Validation
15 13 (31.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (31.71%) Project Planning
15 13 (31.71%) Project Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (41.46%) IIS
2 16 (39.02%) SharePoint
3 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.32%) Documentum
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Office 365
2 10 (24.39%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
2 13 (31.71%) DHCP
2 13 (31.71%) DNS
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
3 6 (14.63%) WAN
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) SAN
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) VLAN
7 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.88%) Skype
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.44%) CTI
8 1 (2.44%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) PBX
8 1 (2.44%) SSL
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Technical Architect
3 12 (29.27%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (24.39%) Virtualisation Architect
4 10 (24.39%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
5 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
6 8 (19.51%) Senior Architect
6 8 (19.51%) Senior Technical Architect
7 6 (14.63%) Administrator
8 5 (12.20%) DBA
8 5 (12.20%) SQL DBA
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Senior DBA
9 4 (9.76%) Senior SQL DBA
9 4 (9.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
9 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
2 14 (34.15%) Clustering
3 8 (19.51%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) PKI
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) IVR
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (41.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.76%) Unix
9 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Presales
2 13 (31.71%) Load Balancing
2 13 (31.71%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) Project Planning
2 13 (31.71%) Validation
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL
4 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) SOA
5 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) High Availability
6 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Network Management
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (56.10%) MCITP
3 17 (41.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (31.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (29.27%) CCNA
6 10 (24.39%) MCSA
7 8 (19.51%) MCP
8 5 (12.20%) MCTS
9 4 (9.76%) CCNP
10 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
10 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.32%) VCP5
11 2 (4.88%) CCA
11 2 (4.88%) CCAA
11 2 (4.88%) CEH
11 2 (4.88%) CISSP
11 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (4.88%) VCP6
11 2 (4.88%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
2 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (41.46%) vSphere
4 15 (36.59%) vCloud
5 13 (31.71%) Terminal Services
5 13 (31.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (14.63%) XenApp
7 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 11 (26.83%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) WSUS
4 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Nessus
4 2 (4.88%) Nmap
4 2 (4.88%) PowerCLI
4 2 (4.88%) vRealize
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 25 (60.98%) VMware
3 21 (51.22%) Cisco
4 19 (46.34%) HP
5 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
6 13 (31.71%) Veritas
7 7 (17.07%) Citrix
8 6 (14.63%) NetApp
9 3 (7.32%) Lumension
10 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) Huawei
10 2 (4.88%) Lotus
10 2 (4.88%) Novell
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle
11 1 (2.44%) Avaya
11 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.44%) Juniper
11 1 (2.44%) Mitel
11 1 (2.44%) NEC
11 1 (2.44%) NetIQ