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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 221 207 181
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 88 139 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 1.10% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 4.43% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77 116 157
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
2482 3137 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.94% 24.79% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 2622 2501
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 346 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 266 (76.88%) Microsoft
3 250 (72.25%) Windows
4 189 (54.62%) Active Directory
5 153 (44.22%) ITIL
6 141 (40.75%) VMware
7 127 (36.71%) Finance
8 107 (30.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 96 (27.75%) Windows 7
10 94 (27.17%) MCSA
10 94 (27.17%) Cisco
11 93 (26.88%) MS Exchange
12 92 (26.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 90 (26.01%) MS Excel
13 90 (26.01%) Citrix
14 89 (25.72%) MCP
15 88 (25.43%) MCITP
16 77 (22.25%) Hyper-V
17 76 (21.97%) Blackberry
18 74 (21.39%) Cisco Certification
19 70 (20.23%) SQL
20 68 (19.65%) Service Management
20 68 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
21 66 (19.08%) SQL Server
22 62 (17.92%) CCNA
23 61 (17.63%) Linux
23 61 (17.63%) Business Continuity
24 60 (17.34%) Service Delivery
25 58 (16.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 57 (16.47%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 93 (26.88%) MS Exchange
2 45 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (11.85%) SharePoint
4 35 (10.12%) IIS
5 31 (8.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 30 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (6.07%) Lync
9 12 (3.47%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.31%) Apache
11 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 90 (26.01%) MS Excel
2 51 (14.74%) MS Office
3 8 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.16%) MS Project
5 3 (0.87%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.89%) SAP Business One
2 6 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.58%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.34%) Office 365
2 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.45%) Symantec.cloud
4 4 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (16.47%) DNS
2 55 (15.90%) SAN
3 44 (12.72%) DHCP
4 43 (12.43%) Firewall
5 35 (10.12%) TCP/IP
5 35 (10.12%) WAN
6 32 (9.25%) VPN
7 27 (7.80%) LAN
8 13 (3.76%) VoIP
8 13 (3.76%) MPLS
9 12 (3.47%) Internet
10 11 (3.18%) VLAN
11 10 (2.89%) Network Security
11 10 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (2.60%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.73%) BIG-IP
13 6 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.73%) Wireless
14 4 (1.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.45%) MySQL
8 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.29%) QlikView
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) OLAP
9 1 (0.29%) Informix
9 1 (0.29%) MS Access
9 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.29%) DTS
9 1 (0.29%) DataStage
9 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) MSTest
4 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
General
1 127 (36.71%) Finance
2 53 (15.32%) Banking
3 45 (13.01%) Financial Institution
4 44 (12.72%) Front Office
4 44 (12.72%) Investment Banking
5 23 (6.65%) Advertising
6 14 (4.05%) Legal
7 11 (3.18%) Retail
8 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.45%) Back Office
10 3 (0.87%) Law
11 2 (0.58%) Publishing
12 1 (0.29%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (28.03%) Analyst
2 73 (21.10%) Support Analyst
3 63 (18.21%) Desktop Support
4 49 (14.16%) Consultant
5 46 (13.29%) Support Engineer
6 45 (13.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 45 (13.01%) Desktop Analyst
7 34 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (9.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 31 (8.96%) Technical Consultant
10 25 (7.23%) Administrator
11 24 (6.94%) Microsoft Consultant
11 24 (6.94%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
12 16 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (4.62%) Technical Support
12 16 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (4.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 14 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (4.05%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.47%) .NET
2 10 (2.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.02%) CSS
3 7 (2.02%) HTML
4 5 (1.45%) WPF
5 4 (1.16%) Web Services
6 3 (0.87%) XHTML
6 3 (0.87%) Ajax
6 3 (0.87%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.87%) jQuery
7 2 (0.58%) SAML
8 1 (0.29%) WCF
8 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (21.97%) Blackberry
2 30 (8.67%) Data Centre
3 25 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.94%) Private Cloud
5 21 (6.07%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.05%) Replication
7 11 (3.18%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (2.89%) FlexPod
9 7 (2.02%) Statistics
9 7 (2.02%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.73%) CMDB
10 6 (1.73%) Clustering
10 6 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.45%) HP Storage
11 5 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.45%) PMI
11 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.16%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.16%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.16%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 250 (72.25%) Windows
2 96 (27.75%) Windows 7
3 92 (26.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (17.63%) Linux
6 40 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (7.80%) Windows 8
8 20 (5.78%) Debian
9 19 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (5.20%) Windows XP
11 14 (4.05%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.73%) CentOS
13 4 (1.16%) UNIX
14 3 (0.87%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.58%) VMS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (44.22%) ITIL
2 68 (19.65%) Service Management
3 61 (17.63%) Business Continuity
4 60 (17.34%) Service Delivery
5 44 (12.72%) Business Continuity Management
6 28 (8.09%) Problem Management
7 25 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.07%) Incident Management
9 20 (5.78%) PRINCE2
10 17 (4.91%) Information Security
11 15 (4.34%) Change Control
12 14 (4.05%) Migration
12 14 (4.05%) Project Management
13 13 (3.76%) ITSM
13 13 (3.76%) Project Planning
13 13 (3.76%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.47%) ERP
15 11 (3.18%) Configuration Management
16 10 (2.89%) Change Management
16 10 (2.89%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.23%) SQL
2 22 (6.36%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.31%) VBScript
4 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.45%) C#
4 5 (1.45%) VBA
5 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.58%) VB
6 2 (0.58%) Python
7 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.29%) C++
7 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 346 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (27.17%) MCSA
3 89 (25.72%) MCP
4 88 (25.43%) MCITP
5 74 (21.39%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (17.92%) CCNA
7 58 (16.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 44 (12.72%) MCTS
9 36 (10.40%) Degree
10 34 (9.83%) Citrix Certification
11 33 (9.54%) CCA
12 21 (6.07%) CCNP
13 13 (3.76%) JNCIA
14 11 (3.18%) CCEA
15 10 (2.89%) CCDP
15 10 (2.89%) CISM
16 9 (2.60%) CISSP
17 8 (2.31%) HND
17 8 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (2.02%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (14.45%) SLA
2 7 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.87%) BS7799
3 3 (0.87%) BS25999
4 2 (0.58%) COBIT
4 2 (0.58%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (54.62%) Active Directory
2 107 (30.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (22.25%) Hyper-V
4 30 (8.67%) XenApp
5 19 (5.49%) vSphere
6 17 (4.91%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.76%) Terminal Services
7 13 (3.76%) Xen
8 11 (3.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (2.60%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.73%) vCloud
10 6 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.58%) Firmware
12 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.29%) NFS
13 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (13.87%) SCCM
2 33 (9.54%) SCOM
3 11 (3.18%) Tivoli
4 9 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.02%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.45%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.16%) Nagios
8 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.87%) WSUS
8 3 (0.87%) Ansible
8 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.58%) vMotion
9 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.58%) Puppet
9 2 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.58%) OpenView
9 2 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 266 (76.88%) Microsoft
2 141 (40.75%) VMware
3 94 (27.17%) Cisco
4 90 (26.01%) Citrix
5 45 (13.01%) ServiceNow
6 34 (9.83%) HP
7 24 (6.94%) Oracle
7 24 (6.94%) Symantec
8 20 (5.78%) Red Hat
9 19 (5.49%) NetApp
9 19 (5.49%) Wyse
10 16 (4.62%) SAP
11 14 (4.05%) Avaya
11 14 (4.05%) Juniper
12 12 (3.47%) Apple
13 11 (3.18%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.18%) Reuters
13 11 (3.18%) FactSet
14 10 (2.89%) Infor
14 10 (2.89%) Sun
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £210 - £230 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £39000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 22 days ago