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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 127 113 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 16 31 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 1.29% 3.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 3.12% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 57
Average salary £38,750 £33,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.42% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
770 994 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.56% 41.28% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 558 588 599
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (78.00%) Windows
4 35 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 25 (50.00%) Skype for Business
5 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (44.00%) VMware
8 21 (42.00%) Cisco
8 21 (42.00%) ITIL
9 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (38.00%) MCITP
11 18 (36.00%) SCOM
12 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
12 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
13 13 (26.00%) SQL
13 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (26.00%) Hyper-V
14 12 (24.00%) MCP
15 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
15 11 (22.00%) Citrix
15 11 (22.00%) MCTS
15 11 (22.00%) Unified Communications
16 10 (20.00%) ITIL V3
16 10 (20.00%) LAN
16 10 (20.00%) WAN
17 9 (18.00%) DHCP
17 9 (18.00%) DNS
17 9 (18.00%) Office Communications Server
17 9 (18.00%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (18.00%) Office Communications Server
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Unified Communications
2 10 (20.00%) LAN
2 10 (20.00%) WAN
3 9 (18.00%) DHCP
3 9 (18.00%) DNS
4 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (10.00%) WebEx
6 4 (8.00%) PABX
6 4 (8.00%) Wireless
7 3 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (6.00%) Skype
7 3 (6.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) Firewall
8 2 (4.00%) VLAN
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) OLTP
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (20.00%) Lync Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Communications Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Avaya Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Presales Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) MSMQ
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Driving Licence
1 8 (16.00%) EMC VNX
2 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.00%) Presales
4 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.00%) Product Management
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.00%) VB
3 4 (8.00%) VBScript
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (38.00%) MCITP
3 12 (24.00%) MCP
4 11 (22.00%) MCTS
5 8 (16.00%) Degree
5 8 (16.00%) MCSA
5 8 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.00%) CCNA
7 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.00%) CCNP
9 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.00%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (2.00%) CISSP
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 35 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) Terminal Services
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Server
4 7 (14.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (10.00%) XenApp
6 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) SCOM
2 9 (18.00%) SCCM
3 5 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (8.00%) MOM
5 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) VMware
3 21 (42.00%) Cisco
4 11 (22.00%) Citrix
5 8 (16.00%) Dell
5 8 (16.00%) Dell Compellent
5 8 (16.00%) EMC
5 8 (16.00%) HP
6 6 (12.00%) Avaya
7 5 (10.00%) arcserve
7 5 (10.00%) Symantec
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle
9 1 (2.00%) Mitel
9 1 (2.00%) Sonus
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