Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 154 221
Rank change year-on-year -46 +67 -47
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 58 155 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 1.79% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.22% 5.67% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 146 93
Berkshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +26.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £33,125 £31,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £67,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -0.81%

MCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1802 2734 3753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.36% 31.56% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 2012 2838
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Berkshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Berkshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Berkshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -12 23 £62,500 +19.05% 1
Reading +5 9 £46,250 -15.91%
Slough -4 5 £46,250 +42.31%
Thatcham - 5 £42,500 -
Maidenhead +21 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £43,500 -
Windsor - 1 - -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (81.03%) Microsoft
3 27 (46.55%) Office 365
4 26 (44.83%) Windows
5 24 (41.38%) MCP
5 24 (41.38%) Presales
6 22 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
8 19 (32.76%) Project Management
8 19 (32.76%) Time Management
9 18 (31.03%) ITIL
9 18 (31.03%) VMware
10 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
11 16 (27.59%) Customer Engagement
11 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
11 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
12 15 (25.86%) Network Security
13 14 (24.14%) Firewall
14 13 (22.41%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (20.69%) Degree
15 12 (20.69%) Linux
15 12 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (17.24%) VLAN
16 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
17 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (15.52%) CCNA
17 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (15.52%) MCSA
18 8 (13.79%) SLA

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.72%) Documentum
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (46.55%) Office 365
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Network Security
2 14 (24.14%) Firewall
3 10 (17.24%) VLAN
4 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.34%) SAN
6 4 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (5.17%) DNS
8 2 (3.45%) DHCP
8 2 (3.45%) Skype
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.72%) FCoE
9 1 (1.72%) HTTP
9 1 (1.72%) Internet
9 1 (1.72%) LAN
9 1 (1.72%) LDAP
9 1 (1.72%) PBX
9 1 (1.72%) SMTP
9 1 (1.72%) SNMP
9 1 (1.72%) VoIP
9 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) Redmine
General
1 2 (3.45%) Games
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Architect
2 12 (20.69%) Lead Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Network Support
5 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Virtualisation Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Network Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Windows
2 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.69%) Linux
4 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.72%) CentOS
11 1 (1.72%) Fedora
11 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Presales
2 19 (32.76%) Project Management
2 19 (32.76%) Time Management
3 18 (31.03%) ITIL
4 16 (27.59%) Customer Engagement
5 13 (22.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (13.79%) Line Management
7 7 (12.07%) Business Development
8 6 (10.34%) Information Security
9 4 (6.90%) Identity Management
9 4 (6.90%) Network Management
10 3 (5.17%) Analytics
10 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
10 3 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
10 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (5.17%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) Korn
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (41.38%) MCP
3 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (20.69%) Degree
5 10 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (15.52%) CCNA
6 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (15.52%) MCSA
7 7 (12.07%) MCITP
8 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
9 4 (6.90%) VCAP
9 4 (6.90%) VCDX
10 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.45%) CISSP
11 2 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (3.45%) HND
11 2 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (1.72%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (5.17%) QA
5 1 (1.72%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.90%) XenApp
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) NFS
6 1 (1.72%) Samba
6 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (81.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) Juniper
6 3 (5.17%) AppSense
7 2 (3.45%) EMC
7 2 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.72%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) Avaya
8 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.72%) Lumension
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) Remedy
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds