The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 199 191 158
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 136 150 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.25% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.45% 5.58% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 115 142 176
Average salary £47,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.04% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3054 2690 3021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.84% 22.40% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 2367 2755
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
London

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 23 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 329 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 247 (75.08%) Microsoft
3 245 (74.47%) Windows
4 178 (54.10%) Active Directory
5 166 (50.46%) VMware
6 131 (39.82%) ITIL
7 130 (39.51%) MS Exchange
8 125 (37.99%) MCITP
9 124 (37.69%) Citrix
10 117 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 105 (31.91%) MCSA
12 95 (28.88%) Finance
13 94 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 91 (27.66%) SQL
15 90 (27.36%) Cisco
16 87 (26.44%) MS Excel
17 81 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2010
18 80 (24.32%) SQL Server
19 75 (22.80%) Windows Server 2012
20 74 (22.49%) SAN
21 69 (20.97%) MCP
22 68 (20.67%) Linux
22 68 (20.67%) Cisco Certification
23 64 (19.45%) Hyper-V
24 63 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
25 61 (18.54%) SharePoint
26 56 (17.02%) CCNA
26 56 (17.02%) DNS
27 55 (16.72%) Firewall
28 53 (16.11%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 130 (39.51%) MS Exchange
2 81 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (18.54%) SharePoint
4 37 (11.25%) IIS
5 36 (10.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 36 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (9.73%) Lync
7 26 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (3.95%) Tomcat
12 9 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (2.13%) WorkSite
15 6 (1.82%) IBM Notes
15 6 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
16 5 (1.52%) CMS
16 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
17 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 87 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 52 (15.81%) MS Office
3 10 (3.04%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.91%) MS Project
4 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (4.56%) SAP Business One
2 6 (1.82%) Eikon
3 5 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.30%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.86%) Office 365
2 10 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (22.49%) SAN
2 56 (17.02%) DNS
3 55 (16.72%) Firewall
4 53 (16.11%) LAN
5 50 (15.20%) WAN
6 43 (13.07%) TCP/IP
7 40 (12.16%) DHCP
8 29 (8.81%) VPN
9 24 (7.29%) NAS
10 15 (4.56%) Unified Communications
11 14 (4.26%) Internet
12 12 (3.65%) NetScaler
13 9 (2.74%) VoIP
14 8 (2.43%) PBX
14 8 (2.43%) SMTP
15 7 (2.13%) Wireshark
15 7 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.82%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.82%) VLAN
17 5 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.61%) DB2
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) MySQL
7 1 (0.30%) SSDT
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (2.13%) MSI
1 7 (2.13%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.82%) Subversion
3 5 (1.52%) WiX
3 5 (1.52%) MSBuild
3 5 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.30%) WATIR
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (28.88%) Finance
2 25 (7.60%) Law
3 17 (5.17%) Banking
4 13 (3.95%) Advertising
5 12 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.34%) Legal
7 8 (2.43%) Marketing
8 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.82%) Retail
10 5 (1.52%) Electronics
11 3 (0.91%) Billing
12 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Front Office
13 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (16.11%) Analyst
2 48 (14.59%) Administrator
3 45 (13.68%) Systems Administrator
4 43 (13.07%) Support Engineer
5 36 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (10.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 34 (10.33%) Consultant
7 30 (9.12%) Support Analyst
8 26 (7.90%) Technical Support
9 23 (6.99%) Technical Consultant
10 21 (6.38%) Architect
10 21 (6.38%) IT Support
11 18 (5.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 18 (5.47%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (4.56%) Senior Consultant
12 15 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (4.56%) Support Consultant
12 15 (4.56%) Technical Support Consultant
13 13 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (3.65%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.08%) .NET
2 7 (2.13%) XML
2 7 (2.13%) Software Packaging
3 5 (1.52%) Web Services
4 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.61%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.61%) WCF
5 2 (0.61%) CSS
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.61%) XSLT
5 2 (0.61%) SAML
6 1 (0.30%) LAMP
6 1 (0.30%) Ajax
6 1 (0.30%) COM
6 1 (0.30%) WPF
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.30%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.16%) Blackberry
2 36 (10.94%) Clustering
3 18 (5.47%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.74%) Replication
4 9 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.13%) Cryptography
5 7 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.52%) DTV
7 4 (1.22%) EPoS
7 4 (1.22%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.91%) iPhone
9 2 (0.61%) PDA
9 2 (0.61%) iPad
9 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.61%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.61%) CMDB
9 2 (0.61%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.30%) Celerra
10 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.30%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 245 (74.47%) Windows
2 117 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (22.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (20.67%) Linux
5 63 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (14.89%) Windows 7
7 32 (9.73%) Windows XP
8 27 (8.21%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.17%) UNIX
10 8 (2.43%) Android
11 6 (1.82%) AIX
12 4 (1.22%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.91%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.91%) CentOS
14 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.61%) Solaris
14 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (39.82%) ITIL
2 26 (7.90%) Problem Management
3 23 (6.99%) Service Management
4 22 (6.69%) Migration
5 21 (6.38%) ERP
6 17 (5.17%) Project Management
7 15 (4.56%) Change Management
8 14 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.26%) Information Security
9 13 (3.95%) Configuration Management
9 13 (3.95%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.34%) Programme Management
11 10 (3.04%) Change Control
11 10 (3.04%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (2.74%) Release Management
12 9 (2.74%) Time Management
13 8 (2.43%) ITIL V3
13 8 (2.43%) Service Delivery
13 8 (2.43%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (2.43%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 91 (27.66%) SQL
2 33 (10.03%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.65%) C
4 9 (2.74%) C#
5 8 (2.43%) Perl
5 8 (2.43%) Python
6 7 (2.13%) C++
6 7 (2.13%) Java
7 6 (1.82%) VBScript
8 5 (1.52%) VB
9 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.30%) VBA
10 1 (0.30%) Ada
10 1 (0.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 329 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (37.99%) MCITP
3 105 (31.91%) MCSA
4 69 (20.97%) MCP
5 68 (20.67%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (17.02%) CCNA
7 42 (12.77%) Degree
7 42 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (10.64%) MCTS
9 24 (7.29%) Citrix Certification
10 16 (4.86%) CCNP
11 13 (3.95%) A+ Certification
12 12 (3.65%) CCA
13 9 (2.74%) CCEA
14 8 (2.43%) CISSP
14 8 (2.43%) Security Cleared
14 8 (2.43%) CCIA
15 7 (2.13%) GPEN
15 7 (2.13%) OSCP
15 7 (2.13%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.51%) SLA
2 10 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) Section 508
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 178 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 94 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (19.45%) Hyper-V
4 37 (11.25%) XenApp
5 32 (9.73%) vSphere
6 22 (6.69%) VMware ESX
7 14 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.13%) XenServer
8 7 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.13%) Nmap
8 7 (2.13%) UAG
9 5 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.52%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.91%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.61%) Xen
12 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (11.85%) SCCM
2 23 (6.99%) SCOM
3 21 (6.38%) Tivoli
4 14 (4.26%) NetBackup
4 14 (4.26%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.52%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.22%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (1.22%) WSUS
8 3 (0.91%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.61%) SCSM
9 2 (0.61%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.30%) WMI
10 1 (0.30%) MOM
10 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 247 (75.08%) Microsoft
2 166 (50.46%) VMware
3 124 (37.69%) Citrix
4 90 (27.36%) Cisco
5 30 (9.12%) Oracle
6 28 (8.51%) Symantec
7 26 (7.90%) SAP
8 22 (6.69%) NetApp
9 19 (5.78%) HP
9 19 (5.78%) Apple
10 16 (4.86%) Sun
11 15 (4.56%) Infor
12 13 (3.95%) McAfee
12 13 (3.95%) Bloomberg
13 11 (3.34%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.74%) Dell
15 8 (2.43%) EMC
15 8 (2.43%) Mitel
16 7 (2.13%) Juniper
16 7 (2.13%) CheckPoint
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: up to £49k (package)+ o/t+ben+training
Posted: Yesterday
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Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Xceed
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 13 days ago
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Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
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IT Lab
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago