The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 93 59 110
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +51
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 44 77 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 3.41% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 8.81% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 66 27
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £21,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
995 874 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.70% 38.66% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 644 689 663
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
Berkshire

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 24 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (81.20%) Microsoft
3 72 (61.54%) Windows
4 62 (52.99%) MS Exchange
5 61 (52.14%) Active Directory
6 54 (46.15%) MCITP
7 53 (45.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 49 (41.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (39.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 40 (34.19%) VMware
11 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (32.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 36 (30.77%) SQL
14 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
14 30 (25.64%) HP
15 28 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2013
16 27 (23.08%) MS Excel
16 27 (23.08%) IIS
16 27 (23.08%) MCTS
17 26 (22.22%) SCCM
17 26 (22.22%) MCSA
18 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (20.51%) Hyper-V
20 23 (19.66%) MCP
21 22 (18.80%) SharePoint
21 22 (18.80%) Lync
22 21 (17.95%) Firewall
22 21 (17.95%) TCP/IP
23 20 (17.09%) ITIL
24 19 (16.24%) Citrix

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 62 (52.99%) MS Exchange
2 53 (45.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (39.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (32.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (23.08%) IIS
7 22 (18.80%) SharePoint
7 22 (18.80%) Lync
8 6 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (3.42%) Documentum
9 4 (3.42%) GroupWise
10 3 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.71%) Apache
11 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Office
3 7 (5.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 3 (2.56%) IaaS
2 3 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Firewall
1 21 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 16 (13.68%) SAN
3 9 (7.69%) VLAN
4 8 (6.84%) DNS
4 8 (6.84%) Unified Communications
5 7 (5.98%) VoIP
6 5 (4.27%) NAS
6 5 (4.27%) LDAP
6 5 (4.27%) VPN
6 5 (4.27%) WAN
6 5 (4.27%) SMTP
6 5 (4.27%) LAN
6 5 (4.27%) PBX
7 4 (3.42%) GPRS
7 4 (3.42%) FTP
7 4 (3.42%) HTTP
7 4 (3.42%) DHCP
7 4 (3.42%) SSL
7 4 (3.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.85%) QlikView
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
General
1 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) French Language
3 3 (2.56%) German Language
3 3 (2.56%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 22 (18.80%) Consultant
3 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.26%) Architect
4 12 (10.26%) Technical Support
5 11 (9.40%) Technical Support Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Senior Support Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Citrix Specialist
7 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Security Support Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) ODBC
2 3 (2.56%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.56%) .NET
2 3 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) XML
3 2 (1.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Clustering
2 10 (8.55%) Thin Client
2 10 (8.55%) Fat Client
3 8 (6.84%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.42%) iPhone
4 4 (3.42%) Celerra
5 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.56%) FMCG
5 3 (2.56%) Firmware
6 2 (1.71%) IPTV
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (61.54%) Windows
2 49 (41.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 12 (10.26%) Linux
7 10 (8.55%) SUSE
8 6 (5.13%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.27%) UNIX
10 4 (3.42%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.42%) Android
11 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.09%) ITIL
2 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 9 (7.69%) Migration
3 9 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (5.98%) Service Delivery
4 7 (5.98%) Change Management
5 5 (4.27%) CRM
6 4 (3.42%) Network Management
6 4 (3.42%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.71%) Risk Management
8 2 (1.71%) Project Management
8 2 (1.71%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.71%) Wealth Management
8 2 (1.71%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.71%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.77%) SQL
2 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.56%) C#
4 3 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (1.71%) Java
5 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.85%) C++
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
6 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (46.15%) MCITP
3 27 (23.08%) MCTS
4 26 (22.22%) MCSA
5 23 (19.66%) MCP
6 17 (14.53%) CCA
6 17 (14.53%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (13.68%) SC Cleared
7 16 (13.68%) DV Cleared
7 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
8 13 (11.11%) CCNA
8 13 (11.11%) CCEE
9 12 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (9.40%) Degree
10 11 (9.40%) CCNP
11 10 (8.55%) Linux+ Certification
12 6 (5.13%) CCIE
12 6 (5.13%) VCAP
12 6 (5.13%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (52.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.51%) Hyper-V
3 16 (13.68%) vSphere
3 16 (13.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (11.11%) UAG
6 10 (8.55%) IAG
7 8 (6.84%) XenDesktop
8 7 (5.98%) Terminal Server
9 4 (3.42%) XenApp
9 4 (3.42%) vCloud
10 2 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.85%) XenServer
11 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.85%) NLBS
11 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (22.22%) SCCM
2 8 (6.84%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.98%) SCOM
3 7 (5.98%) WSUS
4 6 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.27%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.56%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.56%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.71%) MOM
7 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.85%) SCSM
8 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 95 (81.20%) Microsoft
2 40 (34.19%) VMware
3 30 (25.64%) HP
4 19 (16.24%) Citrix
5 15 (12.82%) Cisco
6 14 (11.97%) Symantec
7 13 (11.11%) AppSense
8 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
9 9 (7.69%) Fortinet
9 9 (7.69%) EMC
10 8 (6.84%) NetApp
11 4 (3.42%) Dell
11 4 (3.42%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.42%) MobileIron
11 4 (3.42%) SOTI
12 3 (2.56%) F5
12 3 (2.56%) Mitel
12 3 (2.56%) Oracle
12 3 (2.56%) Sun
13 2 (1.71%) Lotus
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