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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 65 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 1 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.18% 1.81% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 4.64% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 13
Average salary £60,000 £36,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% -33.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
159 194 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.39% 39.11% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 108 171 147
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
3 10 (83.33%) VPN
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) Lync
5 8 (66.67%) MS Office
6 7 (58.33%) Apple
6 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
6 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (50.00%) iPad
7 6 (50.00%) iPhone
7 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (50.00%) Bomgar
7 6 (50.00%) Office 365
7 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
7 6 (50.00%) Dell KACE
7 6 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (50.00%) Line Management
7 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (50.00%) DameWare
7 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (50.00%) Internet
7 6 (50.00%) McAfee
7 6 (50.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (50.00%) Degree
7 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (75.00%) Lync
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Site Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) SNMP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (8.33%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (50.00%) iPhone
2 6 (50.00%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Xbox
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Samba
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) DameWare
1 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Apple
2 6 (50.00%) McAfee
2 6 (50.00%) Dell
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) Bomgar
2 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 6 (50.00%) Dell KACE
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Brocade
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) ProCurve
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) LANDesk