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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 105 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 32 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.74% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 4.23% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 57
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £35,450 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
775 1041 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.60% 41.23% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 549 659 671
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 27 August 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (78.95%) Windows
3 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
4 49 (64.47%) ITIL
5 43 (56.58%) Active Directory
6 32 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 32 (42.11%) VMware
7 30 (39.47%) MCP
8 29 (38.16%) HP
9 23 (30.26%) MCITP
9 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (28.95%) Cisco
10 22 (28.95%) Linux
10 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
11 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (25.00%) DV Cleared
12 19 (25.00%) MS Visio
13 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
14 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
15 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
15 16 (21.05%) Terminal Services
16 15 (19.74%) LAN
16 15 (19.74%) WAN
16 15 (19.74%) IIS
17 14 (18.42%) Oracle
17 14 (18.42%) MCSA
17 14 (18.42%) Symantec
18 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (17.11%) Project Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (19.74%) IIS
2 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
3 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.53%) Lync
4 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.32%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 32 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.89%) Office 365
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.32%) Nimbula
4 1 (1.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 15 (19.74%) LAN
2 15 (19.74%) WAN
3 10 (13.16%) DNS
4 9 (11.84%) Firewall
4 9 (11.84%) DHCP
5 8 (10.53%) SAN
5 8 (10.53%) NAS
6 6 (7.89%) VoIP
7 5 (6.58%) BIG-IP
7 5 (6.58%) MPLS
8 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.63%) VPN
9 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.32%) SSL
9 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.32%) Frame Relay
9 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) OLTP
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Legal
2 7 (9.21%) Retail
2 7 (9.21%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Technical Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Account Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Account Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Client Account Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Security Support Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Escalation Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Software Packaging
2 4 (5.26%) MSMQ
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) COM
3 2 (2.63%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.32%) WCF
4 1 (1.32%) AppFabric
4 1 (1.32%) DCOM
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) .NET
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) SAML
4 1 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.16%) Clustering
3 8 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.58%) Statistics
6 4 (5.26%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.63%) Replication
8 1 (1.32%) Social Media
8 1 (1.32%) iPad
8 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (78.95%) Windows
2 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (28.95%) Linux
4 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.63%) UNIX
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.32%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.32%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Project Management
3 12 (15.79%) Migration
4 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.53%) SOA
5 8 (10.53%) Product Management
6 7 (9.21%) DoDAF
6 7 (9.21%) SABSA
6 7 (9.21%) Validation
6 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
6 7 (9.21%) Project Planning
6 7 (9.21%) Business Development
6 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.26%) Time Management
9 2 (2.63%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (39.47%) MCP
3 23 (30.26%) MCITP
4 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 19 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.42%) MCSA
8 13 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (15.79%) CCNA
9 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (9.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (6.58%) MCTS
11 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (6.58%) CCNP
11 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (5.26%) Degree
13 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
14 1 (1.32%) CCIE
14 1 (1.32%) MCPD
14 1 (1.32%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) SLA
2 7 (9.21%) COBIT
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 43 (56.58%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 16 (21.05%) Terminal Services
4 8 (10.53%) vCloud
5 7 (9.21%) XenDesktop
5 7 (9.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (9.21%) vSphere
6 4 (5.26%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.63%) XenApp
7 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) SCOM
3 2 (2.63%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.11%) VMware
3 29 (38.16%) HP
4 22 (28.95%) Cisco
5 14 (18.42%) Oracle
5 14 (18.42%) Symantec
6 10 (13.16%) Citrix
7 8 (10.53%) Juniper
8 7 (9.21%) Veritas
8 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
9 6 (7.89%) F5
9 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.58%) Dell
10 5 (6.58%) EMC
11 4 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (2.63%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.32%) Altiris
13 1 (1.32%) Google
13 1 (1.32%) Brocade
13 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
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