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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 99 63 120
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +57
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 48 81 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.93% 3.33% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 9.14% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 69 17
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £31,600 £25,390
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £57,500 £57,000
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
1024 886 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.11% 36.37% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 593 622 523
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 April 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
3 63 (73.26%) Active Directory
4 47 (54.65%) ITIL
5 36 (41.86%) MS Excel
5 36 (41.86%) HP
6 35 (40.70%) MCP
6 35 (40.70%) VMware
7 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (31.40%) MS Office
9 27 (31.40%) Cisco
9 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
9 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (30.23%) MCITP
11 25 (29.07%) DV Cleared
12 24 (27.91%) Citrix
13 22 (25.58%) IIS
13 22 (25.58%) SC Cleared
14 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
15 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
15 20 (23.26%) DNS
15 20 (23.26%) Finance
16 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
17 16 (18.60%) MS Visio
18 14 (16.28%) Linux
18 14 (16.28%) SharePoint
18 14 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 22 (25.58%) IIS
2 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
3 14 (16.28%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.81%) Lync
7 2 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (41.86%) MS Excel
2 27 (31.40%) MS Office
3 16 (18.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.81%) Office 365
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
2 20 (23.26%) DNS
3 10 (11.63%) DHCP
4 8 (9.30%) LAN
4 8 (9.30%) SAN
4 8 (9.30%) NAS
5 7 (8.14%) WAN
6 6 (6.98%) PBX
7 5 (5.81%) Firewall
8 2 (2.33%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.33%) VLAN
8 2 (2.33%) MPLS
9 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.16%) Internet
9 1 (1.16%) VoIP
9 1 (1.16%) SSL
9 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.16%) DB2
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Legal
2 7 (8.14%) Retail
2 7 (8.14%) Billing
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Support Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Desktop Support
6 8 (9.30%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) IT Support
8 6 (6.98%) Security Support Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.81%) Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Clustering
2 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.33%) Statistics
5 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.16%) DTV
6 1 (1.16%) Kindle
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.28%) Linux
5 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.47%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.14%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.49%) AIX
9 3 (3.49%) UNIX
9 3 (3.49%) Solaris
10 1 (1.16%) HPUX
10 1 (1.16%) SUSE
10 1 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) ITIL
2 12 (13.95%) Migration
3 11 (12.79%) Project Management
4 10 (11.63%) Problem Management
4 10 (11.63%) Server Monitoring
5 9 (10.47%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.14%) TOGAF
6 7 (8.14%) DoDAF
6 7 (8.14%) SOA
6 7 (8.14%) Validation
6 7 (8.14%) Project Planning
6 7 (8.14%) Business Development
6 7 (8.14%) SABSA
7 5 (5.81%) Time Management
8 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.49%) BCP
10 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (40.70%) MCP
3 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
4 26 (30.23%) MCITP
5 25 (29.07%) DV Cleared
6 22 (25.58%) SC Cleared
7 14 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (15.12%) MCSA
8 13 (15.12%) CCNA
9 7 (8.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.33%) CCEA
11 2 (2.33%) CISSP
11 2 (2.33%) CCA
11 2 (2.33%) MCSD
11 2 (2.33%) CCSA
11 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (2.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) SLA
2 7 (8.14%) COBIT
3 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 63 (73.26%) Active Directory
2 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.79%) ISA Server
4 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
5 9 (10.47%) vSphere
6 8 (9.30%) vCloud
6 8 (9.30%) Terminal Services
7 7 (8.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.33%) XenApp
9 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) NetBackup
1 10 (11.63%) SCCM
2 7 (8.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.16%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (41.86%) HP
3 35 (40.70%) VMware
4 27 (31.40%) Cisco
5 24 (27.91%) Citrix
6 10 (11.63%) Oracle
6 10 (11.63%) Symantec
7 9 (10.47%) Avaya
8 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
9 7 (8.14%) Veritas
9 7 (8.14%) Juniper
10 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.33%) McAfee
11 2 (2.33%) EMC
11 2 (2.33%) IBM
11 2 (2.33%) F5
11 2 (2.33%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.16%) Sonus
12 1 (1.16%) AppSense
12 1 (1.16%) Sybase
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