The first table below looks at the demand for MCSM in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSM over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MCSM 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
922 757 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.94% 35.46% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 661 532 748
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSM
Berkshire

MCSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSM across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MCSM
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSM across the Reading region.

MCSM Salary Trend in Reading

MCSM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing MCSM 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 MCSM.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) MOS
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Budget Control
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

MCSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing MCSM 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 MCSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (100.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (100.00%) Budget Control
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MOS
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware