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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 117 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 20 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 1.47% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 4.13% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 30
Median salary £47,500 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,300 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
633 775 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.88% 35.58% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 450 549 662
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 29 August 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (72.22%) Windows
4 25 (69.44%) Cisco
5 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 19 (52.78%) Linux
6 19 (52.78%) VMware
7 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 17 (47.22%) MCITP
9 16 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
10 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (38.89%) WAN
11 14 (38.89%) LAN
12 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
12 13 (36.11%) vSphere
13 12 (33.33%) IIS
13 12 (33.33%) SQL
13 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
13 12 (33.33%) Presales
14 11 (30.56%) vCloud
14 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
14 11 (30.56%) Skype for Business
14 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (27.78%) CCNA
15 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
15 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (25.00%) HP

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 12 (33.33%) IIS
2 11 (30.56%) Skype for Business
3 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (38.89%) LAN
2 14 (38.89%) WAN
3 8 (22.22%) DHCP
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
4 7 (19.44%) CTI
4 7 (19.44%) VoIP
5 5 (13.89%) PBX
5 5 (13.89%) SAN
6 3 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall
7 2 (5.56%) LDAP
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) Skype
8 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
1 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Virtualisation Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Junior SQL DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Junior SQL Server DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.22%) Clustering
3 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (19.44%) IVR
3 7 (19.44%) Replication
4 5 (13.89%) Driving Licence
5 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Linux
3 16 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 3 (8.33%) Debian
9 3 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (5.56%) CentOS
10 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Presales
2 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 8 (22.22%) Project Management
2 8 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 8 (22.22%) Validation
3 7 (19.44%) Product Management
4 5 (13.89%) Information Security
5 4 (11.11%) Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) Data Management
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 4 (11.11%) ISMS
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.11%) Security Management
6 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (8.33%) SOA
6 3 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (47.22%) MCITP
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (27.78%) CCNA
6 9 (25.00%) MCP
7 8 (22.22%) MCSA
7 8 (22.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (16.67%) MCTS
9 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
10 3 (8.33%) CCA
10 3 (8.33%) CCAA
10 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (8.33%) VCP5
10 3 (8.33%) VCP6
10 3 (8.33%) VTSP
11 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
11 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
1 13 (36.11%) vSphere
2 11 (30.56%) vCloud
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 8 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 8 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (19.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) vRealize
4 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (69.44%) Cisco
3 19 (52.78%) VMware
4 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 9 (25.00%) HP
6 8 (22.22%) Veritas
7 7 (19.44%) Citrix
8 6 (16.67%) Avaya
8 6 (16.67%) Mitel
9 5 (13.89%) NEC
10 3 (8.33%) Huawei
10 3 (8.33%) NetApp
11 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
11 2 (5.56%) Juniper
11 2 (5.56%) NetIQ
12 1 (2.78%) Brocade
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Salary: £70k - £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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