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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 98 60 131
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +71
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 38 80 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 3.67% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 9.91% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 66 11
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% -15.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
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
1009 807 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 44.67% 37.05% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 610 586 504
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,300
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 6 March 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (84.76%) Microsoft
3 79 (75.24%) Windows
4 72 (68.57%) Active Directory
5 50 (47.62%) VMware
6 46 (43.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (40.95%) ITIL
8 38 (36.19%) HP
9 36 (34.29%) Citrix
10 35 (33.33%) Cisco
10 35 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (32.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (31.43%) MCITP
13 32 (30.48%) MCP
14 26 (24.76%) MS Office
14 26 (24.76%) MS Exchange
14 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
15 24 (22.86%) DV Cleared
15 24 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 24 (22.86%) IIS
16 21 (20.00%) SC Cleared
17 20 (19.05%) Finance
17 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
18 18 (17.14%) TCP/IP
18 18 (17.14%) DNS
18 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
18 18 (17.14%) vSphere
18 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (15.24%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 26 (24.76%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.86%) IIS
3 15 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (12.38%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.76%) Lync
7 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.90%) Documentum
8 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 26 (24.76%) MS Office
3 13 (12.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Office 365
2 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) TCP/IP
1 18 (17.14%) DNS
2 8 (7.62%) PBX
3 7 (6.67%) DHCP
3 7 (6.67%) SAN
4 6 (5.71%) NetScaler
4 6 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.76%) NAS
5 5 (4.76%) LAN
6 4 (3.81%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (3.81%) Firewall
6 4 (3.81%) WAN
7 3 (2.86%) WAAS
8 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.90%) VLAN
8 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.95%) Network Security
9 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.95%) DB2
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Legal
2 4 (3.81%) Retail
2 4 (3.81%) Billing
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) German Language
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 19 (18.10%) Architect
3 13 (12.38%) Analyst
4 12 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 10 (9.52%) Consultant
7 9 (8.57%) Senior Support Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) IT Support
9 7 (6.67%) Security Support Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Technical Support
10 6 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.71%) Virtualisation Architect
11 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Clustering
2 8 (7.62%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.62%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.86%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.86%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.86%) Celerra
6 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.95%) DTV
7 1 (0.95%) Kindle
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 79 (75.24%) Windows
2 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (32.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (15.24%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.43%) Windows 2000
7 11 (10.48%) Windows XP
8 8 (7.62%) Linux
9 7 (6.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.86%) AIX
11 3 (2.86%) UNIX
11 3 (2.86%) Solaris
12 1 (0.95%) HPUX
12 1 (0.95%) SUSE
12 1 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.95%) ITIL
2 15 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 11 (10.48%) Migration
4 10 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 10 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
5 8 (7.62%) Project Management
6 6 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.76%) BCP
8 4 (3.81%) Validation
8 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.81%) SOA
8 4 (3.81%) SABSA
8 4 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.81%) Time Management
8 4 (3.81%) SIEM
8 4 (3.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.81%) Business Development
8 4 (3.81%) Operations Management
8 4 (3.81%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.81%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.38%) SQL
2 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (31.43%) MCITP
3 32 (30.48%) MCP
4 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
5 24 (22.86%) DV Cleared
5 24 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (10.48%) MCSA
8 11 (10.48%) CCNA
8 11 (10.48%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (9.52%) VTSP
10 7 (6.67%) MCTS
10 7 (6.67%) CCA
10 7 (6.67%) VCAP
11 6 (5.71%) CCEE
12 5 (4.76%) CCEA
13 4 (3.81%) CISSP
13 4 (3.81%) CCSA
13 4 (3.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.81%) COBIT
3 4 (3.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 46 (43.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 18 (17.14%) vSphere
4 11 (10.48%) vCloud
4 11 (10.48%) ISA Server
5 9 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.67%) XenApp
7 5 (4.76%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.95%) UAG
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) SCCM
1 14 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.71%) XenMobile
3 5 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (3.81%) SCOM
5 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.90%) SCSM
6 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 89 (84.76%) Microsoft
2 50 (47.62%) VMware
3 38 (36.19%) HP
4 36 (34.29%) Citrix
5 35 (33.33%) Cisco
6 11 (10.48%) Avaya
7 10 (9.52%) EMC
7 10 (9.52%) NetApp
7 10 (9.52%) Symantec
8 8 (7.62%) IBM
9 5 (4.76%) Oracle
9 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.81%) Veritas
10 4 (3.81%) Juniper
11 3 (2.86%) AppSense
11 3 (2.86%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.90%) McAfee
12 2 (1.90%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.90%) Brocade
12 2 (1.90%) Veeam
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