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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 77 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 65 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.52% 2.39% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 6.70% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 30
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1043 881 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.38% 35.62% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 594 626 616
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (79.82%) Microsoft
3 68 (62.39%) Windows
4 64 (58.72%) Active Directory
5 58 (53.21%) VMware
6 48 (44.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (42.20%) Citrix
8 45 (41.28%) MCITP
9 39 (35.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (33.94%) SQL Server
11 35 (32.11%) MS Exchange
11 35 (32.11%) Cisco
12 30 (27.52%) Citrix Certification
12 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (27.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (26.61%) Exchange Server 2003
13 29 (26.61%) Hyper-V
13 29 (26.61%) HP
13 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
13 29 (26.61%) ITIL
14 28 (25.69%) SCCM
14 28 (25.69%) vSphere
15 27 (24.77%) EMC
16 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2010
17 25 (22.94%) MCTS
17 25 (22.94%) CCA
18 23 (21.10%) XenDesktop
19 22 (20.18%) NetApp
19 22 (20.18%) MCP
20 21 (19.27%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (32.11%) MS Exchange
2 29 (26.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (15.60%) IIS
5 16 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
7 9 (8.26%) Documentum
8 8 (7.34%) Lync
9 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.83%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.01%) MS Office
3 6 (5.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) IaaS
2 4 (3.67%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (11.01%) WAAS
2 12 (11.01%) DNS
2 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.17%) PBX
3 10 (9.17%) NetScaler
4 6 (5.50%) Firewall
4 6 (5.50%) WAN
4 6 (5.50%) LAN
4 6 (5.50%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.59%) DHCP
6 4 (3.67%) SAN
6 4 (3.67%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.67%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.75%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.75%) VPN
7 3 (2.75%) SMTP
8 2 (1.83%) LDAP
8 2 (1.83%) GPRS
8 2 (1.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) QlikView
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) German Language
4 2 (1.83%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.83%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.83%) French Language
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Architect
2 22 (20.18%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.51%) Consultant
4 16 (14.68%) Virtualisation Architect
5 15 (13.76%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (11.01%) Storage Architect
6 12 (11.01%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (8.26%) Technical Support
7 9 (8.26%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Citrix Specialist
8 8 (7.34%) Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (6.42%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Server Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.83%) ODBC
3 1 (0.92%) HTML
3 1 (0.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Fat Client
1 13 (11.93%) Thin Client
2 12 (11.01%) Celerra
2 12 (11.01%) CLARiiON
3 9 (8.26%) Clustering
4 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.67%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.92%) Kindle
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) PKI
8 1 (0.92%) IPTV
8 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 68 (62.39%) Windows
2 39 (35.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.84%) Windows XP
6 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.26%) Linux
7 9 (8.26%) Windows 2000
8 8 (7.34%) SUSE
9 7 (6.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) ITIL
2 20 (18.35%) Configuration Management
3 9 (8.26%) Network Management
4 7 (6.42%) Migration
5 5 (4.59%) Operations Management
5 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.67%) BCP
6 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.67%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (3.67%) Project Management
7 3 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.75%) SIEM
7 3 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.83%) Information Security
8 2 (1.83%) MOF
8 2 (1.83%) Software Distribution
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (0.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.92%) VBScript
2 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.92%) C#
2 1 (0.92%) C++
2 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 109 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (41.28%) MCITP
3 30 (27.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (27.52%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (22.94%) CCA
4 25 (22.94%) MCTS
5 22 (20.18%) MCP
6 21 (19.27%) VTSP
7 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
8 18 (16.51%) SC Cleared
8 18 (16.51%) DV Cleared
8 18 (16.51%) CCEE
8 18 (16.51%) VCAP
9 14 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (11.93%) NCDA
10 13 (11.93%) NCIE
11 12 (11.01%) CCIA
11 12 (11.01%) CCEA
12 9 (8.26%) CCNP
13 8 (7.34%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (58.72%) Active Directory
2 48 (44.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (26.61%) Hyper-V
4 28 (25.69%) vSphere
5 23 (21.10%) XenDesktop
6 17 (15.60%) vCloud
7 16 (14.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (10.09%) XenApp
9 9 (8.26%) UAG
10 8 (7.34%) IAG
11 4 (3.67%) ISA Server
12 3 (2.75%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.92%) XenServer
13 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (25.69%) SCCM
2 12 (11.01%) SCOM
3 10 (9.17%) NetBackup
3 10 (9.17%) XenMobile
4 9 (8.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (5.50%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.75%) SCSM
6 3 (2.75%) WSUS
6 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 87 (79.82%) Microsoft
2 58 (53.21%) VMware
3 46 (42.20%) Citrix
4 35 (32.11%) Cisco
5 29 (26.61%) HP
6 27 (24.77%) EMC
7 22 (20.18%) NetApp
8 13 (11.93%) AppSense
9 12 (11.01%) 3PAR
10 9 (8.26%) IBM
11 8 (7.34%) Red Hat
12 7 (6.42%) Symantec
13 5 (4.59%) Avaya
14 3 (2.75%) Veeam
14 3 (2.75%) MobileIron
15 2 (1.83%) SOTI
15 2 (1.83%) Mitel
15 2 (1.83%) Brocade
16 1 (0.92%) PlateSpin
16 1 (0.92%) Polycom
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25870 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 22 days ago