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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 135 174 177
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 201 180 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.92% 1.43% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 5.97% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 174 158 144
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -10.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,950 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
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
2680 3016 2917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.66% 23.90% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2569 2518
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £76,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 433 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 335 (77.37%) Microsoft
3 312 (72.06%) Windows
4 253 (58.43%) Active Directory
5 189 (43.65%) ITIL
6 179 (41.34%) VMware
7 160 (36.95%) Finance
8 139 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 124 (28.64%) Citrix
10 119 (27.48%) MCSA
11 117 (27.02%) Windows 7
12 115 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 115 (26.56%) MCITP
12 115 (26.56%) MS Excel
13 113 (26.10%) MS Exchange
14 110 (25.40%) MCP
15 108 (24.94%) Cisco
16 99 (22.86%) Blackberry
17 92 (21.25%) Hyper-V
18 87 (20.09%) Cisco Certification
19 77 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
20 76 (17.55%) SQL Server
21 70 (16.17%) DNS
21 70 (16.17%) SCCM
22 68 (15.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 68 (15.70%) CCNA
22 68 (15.70%) SAN
23 67 (15.47%) Service Delivery
24 65 (15.01%) Service Management
24 65 (15.01%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 113 (26.10%) MS Exchange
2 51 (11.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (10.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 42 (9.70%) SharePoint
5 39 (9.01%) Lync
6 34 (7.85%) IIS
7 30 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.31%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.85%) Apache
10 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 115 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 58 (13.39%) MS Office
3 11 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.15%) MS Project
5 5 (1.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (2.08%) SAP Business One
2 6 (1.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.39%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.23%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.23%) Office 365
2 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.15%) Symantec.cloud
4 4 (0.92%) IaaS
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (16.17%) DNS
2 68 (15.70%) SAN
3 52 (12.01%) DHCP
4 48 (11.09%) Firewall
5 41 (9.47%) VPN
6 39 (9.01%) TCP/IP
7 38 (8.78%) WAN
8 31 (7.16%) LAN
9 23 (5.31%) VoIP
10 18 (4.16%) Internet
11 13 (3.00%) Network Security
12 12 (2.77%) Unified Communications
12 12 (2.77%) MPLS
12 12 (2.77%) VLAN
13 10 (2.31%) ISDN
14 9 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (1.62%) IP Telephony
17 6 (1.39%) BIG-IP
17 6 (1.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.39%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (1.39%) QlikView
7 6 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.39%) Essbase
7 6 (1.39%) DB2
7 6 (1.39%) OLAP
7 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.39%) DataStage
7 6 (1.39%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (1.39%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.15%) MySQL
9 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
General
1 160 (36.95%) Finance
2 64 (14.78%) Banking
3 49 (11.32%) Investment Banking
3 49 (11.32%) Financial Institution
3 49 (11.32%) Front Office
4 24 (5.54%) Advertising
5 15 (3.46%) Legal
6 6 (1.39%) Back Office
6 6 (1.39%) Retail
7 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (28.87%) Analyst
2 93 (21.48%) Support Analyst
3 80 (18.48%) Consultant
4 76 (17.55%) Desktop Support
5 64 (14.78%) Support Engineer
6 53 (12.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 53 (12.24%) Desktop Analyst
7 50 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 44 (10.16%) Microsoft Consultant
9 43 (9.93%) Technical Consultant
10 36 (8.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 34 (7.85%) Administrator
12 28 (6.47%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
13 23 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 21 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
14 21 (4.85%) Technical Support
15 20 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
16 19 (4.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 17 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.39%) .NET
2 5 (1.15%) SAML
3 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.23%) XML
4 1 (0.23%) WCF
4 1 (0.23%) WPF
4 1 (0.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (22.86%) Blackberry
2 41 (9.47%) Private Cloud
3 24 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.16%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.23%) Replication
6 10 (2.31%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.08%) FlexPod
8 8 (1.85%) CMDB
9 7 (1.62%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.62%) Clustering
10 6 (1.39%) Statistics
10 6 (1.39%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.92%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.92%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.92%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.69%) Kindle
12 3 (0.69%) PMI
13 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 312 (72.06%) Windows
2 117 (27.02%) Windows 7
3 115 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (15.01%) Linux
6 41 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (8.78%) Windows 8
8 26 (6.00%) Windows XP
9 24 (5.54%) Windows Vista
10 20 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (4.39%) Debian
12 6 (1.39%) CentOS
13 5 (1.15%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.15%) UNIX
14 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (43.65%) ITIL
2 67 (15.47%) Service Delivery
3 65 (15.01%) Service Management
4 63 (14.55%) Business Continuity
5 49 (11.32%) Business Continuity Management
6 38 (8.78%) Problem Management
7 29 (6.70%) Incident Management
8 27 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (5.54%) PRINCE2
9 24 (5.54%) Change Control
10 19 (4.39%) Project Planning
11 18 (4.16%) Project Management
12 15 (3.46%) Migration
13 13 (3.00%) Time Management
14 12 (2.77%) Infrastructure Management
14 12 (2.77%) Mentoring
15 10 (2.31%) Business Development
15 10 (2.31%) Load Balancing
15 10 (2.31%) ITSM
15 10 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.78%) SQL
2 35 (8.08%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.46%) R
5 2 (0.46%) Python
5 2 (0.46%) VBScript
5 2 (0.46%) VB
5 2 (0.46%) Java
6 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.23%) C#
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 433 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (27.48%) MCSA
3 115 (26.56%) MCITP
4 110 (25.40%) MCP
5 87 (20.09%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (15.70%) CCNA
6 68 (15.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 64 (14.78%) MCTS
8 49 (11.32%) Degree
9 43 (9.93%) Citrix Certification
10 37 (8.55%) CCA
11 32 (7.39%) CCNP
12 24 (5.54%) JNCIA
13 11 (2.54%) CCEA
13 11 (2.54%) Security Cleared
14 9 (2.08%) CCDP
14 9 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.85%) HND
15 8 (1.85%) A+ Certification
15 8 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.70%) SLA
2 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 253 (58.43%) Active Directory
2 139 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (21.25%) Hyper-V
4 45 (10.39%) XenApp
5 21 (4.85%) Xen
6 20 (4.62%) XenDesktop
6 20 (4.62%) vSphere
7 16 (3.70%) Terminal Services
8 14 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.31%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.15%) vCloud
13 4 (0.92%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.92%) UAG
14 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (16.17%) SCCM
2 47 (10.85%) SCOM
3 12 (2.77%) SCVMM
3 12 (2.77%) SCOrch
4 11 (2.54%) Tivoli
5 10 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.31%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.15%) WSUS
8 4 (0.92%) Puppet
9 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.69%) Nagios
9 3 (0.69%) Ansible
10 2 (0.46%) vMotion
10 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.46%) OpenView
10 2 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 335 (77.37%) Microsoft
2 179 (41.34%) VMware
3 124 (28.64%) Citrix
4 108 (24.94%) Cisco
5 50 (11.55%) ServiceNow
6 34 (7.85%) Symantec
7 33 (7.62%) Wyse
8 32 (7.39%) HP
9 28 (6.47%) Oracle
10 24 (5.54%) NetApp
11 20 (4.62%) Avaya
12 19 (4.39%) Red Hat
13 18 (4.16%) Reuters
13 18 (4.16%) SAP
13 18 (4.16%) FactSet
14 17 (3.93%) Juniper
15 12 (2.77%) Apple
16 9 (2.08%) Sun
16 9 (2.08%) CheckPoint
16 9 (2.08%) IBM
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