The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 99 148 168
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 274 179 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.63% 1.72% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.85% 7.23% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 236 165 125
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
MCSE
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2782 2475 2842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.74% 23.83% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2350 2088 2526
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region.

MCSE Salary Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 458 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 349 (76.20%) Microsoft
3 325 (70.96%) Windows
4 272 (59.39%) Active Directory
5 198 (43.23%) ITIL
6 185 (40.39%) VMware
7 152 (33.19%) Citrix
8 150 (32.75%) Finance
9 149 (32.53%) MCSA
10 147 (32.10%) MS Excel
11 143 (31.22%) MCITP
12 142 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 138 (30.13%) MS Exchange
14 132 (28.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 116 (25.33%) MCP
16 115 (25.11%) Cisco
17 101 (22.05%) Windows 7
18 96 (20.96%) Blackberry
19 93 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
20 86 (18.78%) DNS
21 79 (17.25%) SAN
21 79 (17.25%) Hyper-V
22 73 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
23 71 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2010
24 70 (15.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 70 (15.28%) MCTS
25 69 (15.07%) SQL Server
26 64 (13.97%) CCNA
27 61 (13.32%) Lync
28 60 (13.10%) DHCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 138 (30.13%) MS Exchange
2 71 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (13.32%) Lync
4 50 (10.92%) SharePoint
5 44 (9.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 31 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (5.24%) IIS
9 17 (3.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.75%) Apache
12 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.87%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 147 (32.10%) MS Excel
2 58 (12.66%) MS Office
3 11 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.75%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.87%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Cognos TM1
1 7 (1.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.53%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.84%) Office 365
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.87%) IaaS
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (18.78%) DNS
2 79 (17.25%) SAN
3 60 (13.10%) DHCP
4 47 (10.26%) Firewall
5 43 (9.39%) VPN
6 41 (8.95%) TCP/IP
7 36 (7.86%) WAN
8 32 (6.99%) VoIP
9 30 (6.55%) LAN
9 30 (6.55%) Unified Communications
10 23 (5.02%) Internet
11 15 (3.28%) VLAN
12 13 (2.84%) ISDN
13 12 (2.62%) NAS
14 9 (1.97%) Network Security
15 8 (1.75%) SSL
16 7 (1.53%) DMZ
16 7 (1.53%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.53%) FTP
16 7 (1.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.53%) SAP HANA
6 7 (1.53%) IBM InfoSphere
6 7 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
6 7 (1.53%) QlikView
6 7 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.53%) Essbase
6 7 (1.53%) DB2
6 7 (1.53%) OLAP
6 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.53%) DataStage
7 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.22%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 150 (32.75%) Finance
2 53 (11.57%) Banking
3 35 (7.64%) Front Office
4 33 (7.21%) Financial Institution
4 33 (7.21%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.37%) Advertising
6 18 (3.93%) Legal
7 13 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.62%) Law
9 8 (1.75%) Retail
10 5 (1.09%) Electronics
11 4 (0.87%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (26.86%) Analyst
2 88 (19.21%) Support Analyst
3 83 (18.12%) Support Engineer
4 78 (17.03%) Consultant
5 63 (13.76%) Desktop Support
6 61 (13.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 46 (10.04%) Microsoft Consultant
8 40 (8.73%) Desktop Analyst
8 40 (8.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 40 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 38 (8.30%) Administrator
10 32 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support
11 31 (6.77%) Technical Consultant
12 25 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 23 (5.02%) IT Support
14 21 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 21 (4.59%) Technical Support
15 20 (4.37%) Desktop Engineer
15 20 (4.37%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
16 18 (3.93%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.53%) .NET
2 5 (1.09%) SAML
3 4 (0.87%) Web Services
4 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.44%) HTML
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) XML
6 1 (0.22%) XHTML
6 1 (0.22%) Ajax
6 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 96 (20.96%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.49%) Clustering
4 15 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.84%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.40%) iPhone
7 10 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.18%) Replication
8 9 (1.97%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.53%) CMDB
9 7 (1.53%) GIS
10 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.87%) iPad
12 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.66%) PMI
13 3 (0.66%) Statistics
13 3 (0.66%) Kindle
14 2 (0.44%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 325 (70.96%) Windows
2 142 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (22.05%) Windows 7
4 73 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (10.48%) Linux
6 38 (8.30%) Windows XP
7 37 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (7.21%) Windows 8
9 26 (5.68%) Windows Vista
10 13 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.18%) Debian
12 9 (1.97%) UNIX
13 6 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (1.09%) CentOS
14 5 (1.09%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.66%) Solaris
17 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.22%) NetWare
17 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (43.23%) ITIL
2 47 (10.26%) Service Delivery
2 47 (10.26%) Business Continuity
3 46 (10.04%) Service Management
4 37 (8.08%) Problem Management
5 33 (7.21%) Business Continuity Management
6 31 (6.77%) Incident Management
7 27 (5.90%) Change Control
8 25 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (5.24%) PRINCE2
10 23 (5.02%) Project Management
10 23 (5.02%) Project Planning
11 20 (4.37%) Migration
12 15 (3.28%) Database Security
13 14 (3.06%) PRINCE
14 11 (2.40%) Asset Management
14 11 (2.40%) Mentoring
15 10 (2.18%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (2.18%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (2.18%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.57%) SQL
2 40 (8.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.66%) Java
4 2 (0.44%) C
4 2 (0.44%) C++
4 2 (0.44%) VBScript
4 2 (0.44%) R
5 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.22%) VB
5 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.22%) VBA
5 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 458 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (32.53%) MCSA
3 143 (31.22%) MCITP
4 116 (25.33%) MCP
5 93 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (15.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 70 (15.28%) MCTS
7 64 (13.97%) CCNA
8 57 (12.45%) Degree
9 48 (10.48%) Citrix Certification
10 36 (7.86%) CCA
11 32 (6.99%) CCNP
12 26 (5.68%) JNCIA
13 20 (4.37%) Security Cleared
14 16 (3.49%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 16 (3.49%) SC Cleared
15 12 (2.62%) VCP4
16 11 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.75%) CCEA
17 8 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.99%) SLA
2 6 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) COBIT
5 2 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 272 (59.39%) Active Directory
2 132 (28.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (17.25%) Hyper-V
4 49 (10.70%) XenApp
5 37 (8.08%) vSphere
6 21 (4.59%) XenDesktop
7 19 (4.15%) Xen
8 15 (3.28%) Terminal Services
8 15 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 12 (2.62%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.09%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.09%) UAG
13 4 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.66%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.66%) XenServer
14 3 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (12.88%) SCCM
2 41 (8.95%) SCOM
3 14 (3.06%) SCVMM
3 14 (3.06%) SCOrch
4 12 (2.62%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.53%) WSUS
6 7 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.87%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.44%) Puppet
9 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 349 (76.20%) Microsoft
2 185 (40.39%) VMware
3 152 (33.19%) Citrix
4 115 (25.11%) Cisco
5 38 (8.30%) Wyse
6 34 (7.42%) ServiceNow
6 34 (7.42%) Symantec
7 31 (6.77%) HP
8 27 (5.90%) Juniper
9 20 (4.37%) Reuters
9 20 (4.37%) NetApp
10 19 (4.15%) Avaya
10 19 (4.15%) Oracle
11 18 (3.93%) FactSet
12 14 (3.06%) Polycom
12 14 (3.06%) SAP
12 14 (3.06%) EMC
12 14 (3.06%) Apple
13 11 (2.40%) IBM
13 11 (2.40%) Dell
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & bonus sche
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