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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 106 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 41 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.80% 2.29% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% 6.00% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 39
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
840 884 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.94% 38.20% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 533 620 581
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 22 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 78 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (79.49%) Windows
3 60 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 56 (71.79%) Active Directory
5 54 (69.23%) ITIL
6 39 (50.00%) HP
7 36 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 34 (43.59%) MCP
9 27 (34.62%) Cisco
9 27 (34.62%) VMware
10 26 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 26 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 25 (32.05%) DV Cleared
12 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (30.77%) MS Visio
13 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
13 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (26.92%) TCP/IP
15 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
15 20 (25.64%) Linux
15 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (24.36%) MS Office
16 19 (24.36%) Finance
16 19 (24.36%) MCITP
17 18 (23.08%) IIS
18 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
18 17 (21.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 16 (20.51%) Oracle
19 16 (20.51%) Migration
20 15 (19.23%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.08%) IIS
3 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
4 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.41%) Lync
7 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.28%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 36 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 24 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 19 (24.36%) MS Office
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.41%) Office 365
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 15 (19.23%) DNS
3 13 (16.67%) DHCP
4 12 (15.38%) NAS
4 12 (15.38%) LAN
4 12 (15.38%) SAN
5 11 (14.10%) WAN
6 7 (8.97%) Firewall
7 5 (6.41%) MPLS
7 5 (6.41%) BIG-IP
8 4 (5.13%) VoIP
9 3 (3.85%) PBX
10 2 (2.56%) VLAN
10 2 (2.56%) SSL
10 2 (2.56%) VPN
11 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.28%) ATM
11 1 (1.28%) Internet
11 1 (1.28%) Frame Relay
11 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Retail
2 10 (12.82%) Billing
2 10 (12.82%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Architect
2 14 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (14.10%) Technical Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.41%) Account Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Account Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Security Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Client Account Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.10%) N-Tier
2 11 (14.10%) Clustering
3 5 (6.41%) Statistics
4 3 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) DTV
6 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (79.49%) Windows
2 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.64%) Linux
3 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.13%) UNIX
9 3 (3.85%) AIX
9 3 (3.85%) Solaris
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.28%) HPUX
11 1 (1.28%) SUSE
11 1 (1.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (69.23%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Migration
3 14 (17.95%) Project Management
4 13 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 11 (14.10%) SOA
7 10 (12.82%) SABSA
7 10 (12.82%) DoDAF
7 10 (12.82%) Project Planning
7 10 (12.82%) Business Development
7 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
7 10 (12.82%) Validation
8 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.13%) Time Management
11 2 (2.56%) BCP
11 2 (2.56%) Change Management
12 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (43.59%) MCP
3 26 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 26 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 25 (32.05%) DV Cleared
5 19 (24.36%) MCITP
6 17 (21.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (19.23%) MCSA
8 13 (16.67%) CCNA
8 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (12.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.85%) CCNP
11 3 (3.85%) Degree
12 2 (2.56%) MCDST
12 2 (2.56%) CCA
12 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.56%) CCEA
12 2 (2.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) SLA
2 10 (12.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 56 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.10%) Terminal Services
4 11 (14.10%) vCloud
5 10 (12.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (12.82%) vSphere
6 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.28%) XenApp
7 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 60 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 39 (50.00%) HP
3 27 (34.62%) Cisco
3 27 (34.62%) VMware
4 16 (20.51%) Oracle
5 14 (17.95%) Symantec
6 11 (14.10%) Juniper
6 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
7 10 (12.82%) Veritas
8 9 (11.54%) Citrix
9 6 (7.69%) F5
9 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 6 (7.69%) Avaya
10 2 (2.56%) EMC
11 1 (1.28%) SAP
11 1 (1.28%) Sybase
11 1 (1.28%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) CA
11 1 (1.28%) NetApp
11 1 (1.28%) Novell
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