The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 56 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.22% 2.79% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 8.72% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 19
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £40,600 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-9.74% +13.87%
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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 195 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 37.32% 32.02% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 161 150 189
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MCSE
Salary Trend in Slough

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Slough

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Slough

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) MCITP
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) CCNA
5 8 (47.06%) HP
5 8 (47.06%) Dell
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) MCSA
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) SAN
7 6 (35.29%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) vSphere
8 5 (29.41%) NCDA
8 5 (29.41%) NCIE
8 5 (29.41%) VCAP
8 5 (29.41%) XenApp
8 5 (29.41%) XenServer
8 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
8 5 (29.41%) Veeam
8 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (29.41%) PlateSpin
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) MCITP
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
4 7 (41.18%) MCSA
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (29.41%) MCTS
6 5 (29.41%) NCDA
6 5 (29.41%) NCIE
6 5 (29.41%) VCAP
6 5 (29.41%) CCNP
7 2 (11.76%) CISSP
7 2 (11.76%) MCP
7 2 (11.76%) CEH
8 1 (5.88%) VCP5
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
2 5 (29.41%) XenServer
2 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
2 5 (29.41%) vSphere
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Nmap
3 2 (11.76%) Samba
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
1 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) Nessus
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) HP
3 8 (47.06%) Dell
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) PlateSpin
5 5 (29.41%) Symantec
5 5 (29.41%) Veeam
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Novell
6 2 (11.76%) Lotus
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks