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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 120 115
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 12 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.92% 0.62% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 1.83% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 30
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,579
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 461 602 836
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 35.27% 34.07% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 365 436 578
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,579
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) MCSA
6 9 (42.86%) CCNA
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) MCP
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) SQL
10 5 (23.81%) VoIP
10 5 (23.81%) WAN
10 5 (23.81%) SLA
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco
10 5 (23.81%) LAN
10 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
10 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
10 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 5 (23.81%) Office 365
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory

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 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
3 4 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) IaaS
4 3 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) VoIP
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
4 3 (14.29%) FCoE
4 3 (14.29%) PBX
4 3 (14.29%) Skype
4 3 (14.29%) SNMP
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.52%) PABX
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) Redmine
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) System Design Authority
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Support
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Fedora
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) User Stories
3 3 (14.29%) V-Model
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.52%) QMS
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) C
2 3 (14.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (47.62%) MCSA
3 9 (42.86%) CCNA
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) MCP
6 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) CISSP
7 3 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (14.29%) GIAC
7 3 (14.29%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (14.29%) SANS
7 3 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (14.29%) SSCP
8 1 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (4.76%) HND
8 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) NFS
3 3 (14.29%) Samba
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) vCenter Server
3 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) SCSM
3 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Remedy
5 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 2 (9.52%) NEC
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.76%) NetIQ
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago