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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 112 156 164
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 232 168 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.27% 1.60% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.08% 6.45% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 198 150 130
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £29,000 £27,975
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £67,750 £69,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2554 2603 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.02% 24.80% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2215 2193 2552
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 27 January 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 January 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.

1 431 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 342 (79.35%) Microsoft
3 307 (71.23%) Windows
4 240 (55.68%) Active Directory
5 188 (43.62%) VMware
6 186 (43.16%) ITIL
7 160 (37.12%) MCITP
8 157 (36.43%) Citrix
9 156 (36.19%) MCSA
10 146 (33.87%) MS Excel
11 144 (33.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 134 (31.09%) MS Exchange
13 128 (29.70%) Cisco
13 128 (29.70%) Finance
14 118 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 102 (23.67%) Cisco Certification
16 96 (22.27%) MCP
17 91 (21.11%) DNS
18 84 (19.49%) SAN
19 80 (18.56%) Windows 7
20 79 (18.33%) Hyper-V
21 75 (17.40%) Blackberry
22 72 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
23 69 (16.01%) DHCP
24 67 (15.55%) MCTS
25 66 (15.31%) Degree
26 64 (14.85%) SQL Server
26 64 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
27 61 (14.15%) CCNA
28 60 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 134 (31.09%) MS Exchange
2 72 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (13.46%) Lync
4 41 (9.51%) SharePoint
5 36 (8.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (4.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (2.78%) IIS
10 6 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.70%) Apache
12 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 146 (33.87%) MS Excel
2 54 (12.53%) MS Office
3 12 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.86%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Cognos TM1
1 7 (1.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.62%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.09%) Office 365
2 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) IaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (21.11%) DNS
2 84 (19.49%) SAN
3 69 (16.01%) DHCP
4 48 (11.14%) Firewall
5 41 (9.51%) TCP/IP
6 37 (8.58%) WAN
7 36 (8.35%) LAN
8 32 (7.42%) VPN
9 29 (6.73%) Unified Communications
10 24 (5.57%) VoIP
11 22 (5.10%) Internet
12 17 (3.94%) ISDN
12 17 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (2.78%) NAS
14 10 (2.32%) Network Security
14 10 (2.32%) VLAN
15 9 (2.09%) FTP
15 9 (2.09%) Intranet
16 8 (1.86%) SSL
17 7 (1.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (1.62%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (1.62%) QlikView
8 7 (1.62%) DataStage
8 7 (1.62%) DB2
8 7 (1.62%) OLAP
8 7 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.62%) Essbase
8 7 (1.62%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (1.62%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 128 (29.70%) Finance
2 35 (8.12%) Banking
3 17 (3.94%) Front Office
4 15 (3.48%) Financial Institution
4 15 (3.48%) Legal
4 15 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.02%) Law
7 8 (1.86%) Advertising
8 5 (1.16%) Retail
8 5 (1.16%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
10 2 (0.46%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (23.90%) Analyst
2 86 (19.95%) Support Engineer
3 69 (16.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (15.55%) Support Analyst
5 66 (15.31%) Consultant
6 41 (9.51%) Desktop Support
6 41 (9.51%) Microsoft Consultant
7 39 (9.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 33 (7.66%) Administrator
9 28 (6.50%) Technical Consultant
9 28 (6.50%) Technical Support
9 28 (6.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 27 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (5.80%) IT Support
12 22 (5.10%) Desktop Analyst
12 22 (5.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 22 (5.10%) Server Engineer
13 18 (4.18%) Technical Analyst
14 17 (3.94%) Technical Support Analyst
14 17 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.32%) Web Services
2 5 (1.16%) .NET
3 4 (0.93%) SAML
4 2 (0.46%) HTML
5 1 (0.23%) Ajax
5 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.23%) jQuery
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) ODBC
5 1 (0.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.40%) Blackberry
2 28 (6.50%) Clustering
3 21 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.02%) iPhone
6 11 (2.55%) GIS
6 11 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.09%) Smartphone
8 8 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.39%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.16%) Taxonomies
11 5 (1.16%) Replication
12 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.93%) PMI
12 4 (0.93%) iPad
12 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.70%) Kindle
13 3 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 307 (71.23%) Windows
2 144 (33.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (18.56%) Windows 7
4 64 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (9.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (8.35%) Windows XP
6 36 (8.35%) Linux
7 29 (6.73%) Windows 8
8 20 (4.64%) Windows Vista
9 10 (2.32%) UNIX
10 6 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.16%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.70%) Solaris
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.23%) Android
15 1 (0.23%) NetWare
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (43.16%) ITIL
2 29 (6.73%) Change Control
3 27 (6.26%) Problem Management
4 26 (6.03%) Project Management
4 26 (6.03%) Service Delivery
5 25 (5.80%) Business Continuity
6 24 (5.57%) Service Management
7 23 (5.34%) Incident Management
8 21 (4.87%) Project Planning
9 20 (4.64%) PRINCE2
10 19 (4.41%) PRINCE
11 18 (4.18%) Migration
12 16 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (3.48%) Network Management
13 15 (3.48%) Business Continuity Management
14 14 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (3.02%) Database Security
16 12 (2.78%) Data Analysis
16 12 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.23%) SQL
2 35 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.70%) C
4 2 (0.46%) Java
4 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.46%) VBScript
4 2 (0.46%) R
5 1 (0.23%) VBA
5 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.23%) Perl
5 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 431 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (37.12%) MCITP
3 156 (36.19%) MCSA
4 102 (23.67%) Cisco Certification
5 96 (22.27%) MCP
6 67 (15.55%) MCTS
7 66 (15.31%) Degree
8 61 (14.15%) CCNA
9 60 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 47 (10.90%) CCNP
11 34 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
12 25 (5.80%) JNCIA
13 22 (5.10%) Security Cleared
13 22 (5.10%) CCA
14 17 (3.94%) SC Cleared
15 16 (3.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 10 (2.32%) A+ Certification
17 7 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (1.62%) IBM Certification
18 5 (1.16%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.41%) SLA
2 10 (2.32%) QA
3 6 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 240 (55.68%) Active Directory
2 118 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (18.33%) Hyper-V
4 44 (10.21%) XenApp
5 40 (9.28%) vSphere
6 18 (4.18%) VMware ESX
7 17 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (3.25%) Xen
9 13 (3.02%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.09%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.62%) XenServer
13 5 (1.16%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.93%) UAG
15 3 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (12.30%) SCCM
2 35 (8.12%) SCOM
3 16 (3.71%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.25%) SCOrch
5 12 (2.78%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.39%) WSUS
7 6 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.16%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.93%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.46%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.46%) Puppet
11 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.23%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 342 (79.35%) Microsoft
2 188 (43.62%) VMware
3 157 (36.43%) Citrix
4 128 (29.70%) Cisco
5 35 (8.12%) Juniper
6 33 (7.66%) Symantec
7 30 (6.96%) Wyse
8 22 (5.10%) NetApp
9 20 (4.64%) HP
10 18 (4.18%) EMC
11 17 (3.94%) Open Text
12 16 (3.71%) Avaya
12 16 (3.71%) Oracle
12 16 (3.71%) SAP
13 15 (3.48%) Reuters
13 15 (3.48%) ServiceNow
14 14 (3.25%) Apple
14 14 (3.25%) Dell
15 13 (3.02%) FactSet
15 13 (3.02%) Polycom
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4000 Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum with excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Home Working
Posted: 18 days ago