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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 62 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.07% 2.83% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 10.00% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 8
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
185 170 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.37% 28.33% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 140 155 171
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Slough

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) CCNA
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) IBM Notes
5 6 (54.55%) Lotus
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 5 (45.45%) SLA
6 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) Lync
6 5 (45.45%) MCTS
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (36.36%) ISDN
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) VoIP
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) IBM Notes
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Lync
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) ISDN
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) RTP
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (9.09%) SNMP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Support
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Support
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Regular Expression
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) MCTS
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) MCSA
4 4 (36.36%) MCP
4 4 (36.36%) CCVP
4 4 (36.36%) CNE
4 4 (36.36%) Novell Certification
5 3 (27.27%) CISSP
6 2 (18.18%) CEH
7 1 (9.09%) CISA
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Samba
3 2 (18.18%) Nmap
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Lotus
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Novell
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade