Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 152 155
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -50
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 9 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.38% 1.23% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 3.58% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 35 50
Reading median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.91% +46.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £29,875 £26,750 £23,975
90th Percentile £75,000 £90,000 £47,875
Berkshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.63% +26.67% -25.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 783 1202 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.90% 34.31% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 596 812 1240
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Reading

MCSE
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Reading

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) MCP
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) MCSA
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) HND
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) FCoE
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) PBX
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Redmine
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) System Design Authority
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Fedora
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) ISMS
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) V-Model
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) HND
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) GIAC
5 1 (11.11%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) SANS
5 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) Samba
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds