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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 108 74 111
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 31 65 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 2.82% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 7.42% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 56 23
Average salary £34,500 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £27,500 £25,820
10% offered a salary of more than £59,150 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
982 876 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.61% 38.05% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 570 606 500
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £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 29 January 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (80.41%) Microsoft
3 71 (73.20%) Windows
4 70 (72.16%) Active Directory
5 51 (52.58%) VMware
6 49 (50.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (45.36%) Citrix
8 38 (39.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (36.08%) Cisco
10 33 (34.02%) ITIL
10 33 (34.02%) MCITP
11 29 (29.90%) MS Exchange
12 26 (26.80%) HP
13 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
13 25 (25.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2003
15 22 (22.68%) MCP
15 22 (22.68%) SQL Server
16 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
16 21 (21.65%) Hyper-V
17 20 (20.62%) vSphere
17 20 (20.62%) IIS
17 20 (20.62%) MS Office
18 19 (19.59%) EMC
18 19 (19.59%) DV Cleared
19 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2012
20 17 (17.53%) VTSP
20 17 (17.53%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (29.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (20.62%) IIS
4 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.15%) Documentum
8 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.03%) Lync
10 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
2 20 (20.62%) MS Office
3 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) IaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) DNS
2 12 (12.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (12.37%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.31%) PBX
4 8 (8.25%) WAAS
5 7 (7.22%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.12%) LAN
6 4 (4.12%) WAN
6 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.12%) Firewall
6 4 (4.12%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.09%) DHCP
8 2 (2.06%) SAN
8 2 (2.06%) VLAN
8 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.03%) FWSM
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.03%) Network Security
9 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.03%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) DB2
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) German Language
2 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Support Engineer
2 21 (21.65%) Architect
3 13 (13.40%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Virtualisation Architect
5 11 (11.34%) Desktop Support
5 11 (11.34%) Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.25%) Consultant
7 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.25%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.25%) Storage Architect
8 7 (7.22%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) IT Support
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Support
10 5 (5.15%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Thin Client
1 10 (10.31%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.25%) CLARiiON
2 8 (8.25%) Celerra
3 6 (6.19%) Clustering
4 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.12%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Kindle
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.20%) Windows
2 38 (39.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.34%) Windows XP
7 10 (10.31%) Windows 2000
8 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.09%) UNIX
9 3 (3.09%) Solaris
9 3 (3.09%) AIX
10 2 (2.06%) Linux
11 1 (1.03%) SUSE
11 1 (1.03%) Debian
11 1 (1.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Configuration Management
3 10 (10.31%) Problem Management
3 10 (10.31%) Server Monitoring
4 8 (8.25%) Migration
5 7 (7.22%) BCP
6 5 (5.15%) Operations Management
6 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.15%) Network Management
7 4 (4.12%) Project Management
7 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.12%) SIEM
8 3 (3.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.06%) MOF
9 2 (2.06%) Information Security
9 2 (2.06%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.03%) Time Management
10 1 (1.03%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (34.02%) MCITP
3 25 (25.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (22.68%) MCP
5 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
6 19 (19.59%) DV Cleared
7 17 (17.53%) VTSP
7 17 (17.53%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
9 13 (13.40%) VCAP
10 12 (12.37%) MCTS
10 12 (12.37%) CCA
11 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (10.31%) CCEA
12 8 (8.25%) CCIA
12 8 (8.25%) NCDA
12 8 (8.25%) NCIE
13 7 (7.22%) CCEE
14 6 (6.19%) CCNA
15 5 (5.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) SLA
2 6 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (72.16%) Active Directory
2 49 (50.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.65%) Hyper-V
4 20 (20.62%) vSphere
5 15 (15.46%) XenDesktop
6 13 (13.40%) vCloud
7 10 (10.31%) ISA Server
8 8 (8.25%) XenApp
9 4 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) SCCM
2 14 (14.43%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.22%) SCOM
3 7 (7.22%) XenMobile
4 6 (6.19%) SCOrch
5 5 (5.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.06%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.06%) SCSM
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 78 (80.41%) Microsoft
2 51 (52.58%) VMware
3 44 (45.36%) Citrix
4 35 (36.08%) Cisco
5 26 (26.80%) HP
6 19 (19.59%) EMC
7 17 (17.53%) NetApp
8 13 (13.40%) Avaya
9 10 (10.31%) IBM
10 8 (8.25%) 3PAR
11 7 (7.22%) Symantec
12 2 (2.06%) McAfee
12 2 (2.06%) AppSense
12 2 (2.06%) Veeam
12 2 (2.06%) Brocade
12 2 (2.06%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.03%) F5
13 1 (1.03%) Clearswift
13 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
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CV Screen Ltd
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Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
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Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago