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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 132 177 169
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 201 175 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 1.48% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 6.28% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 166 151 157
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £29,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
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
2627 2788 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 23.53% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2367 2669
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 388 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 314 (80.93%) Microsoft
3 276 (71.13%) Windows
4 204 (52.58%) Active Directory
5 178 (45.88%) ITIL
6 177 (45.62%) VMware
7 159 (40.98%) MCITP
8 149 (38.40%) MCSA
9 147 (37.89%) Citrix
10 136 (35.05%) MS Excel
11 134 (34.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 131 (33.76%) Cisco
13 122 (31.44%) MS Exchange
14 103 (26.55%) Finance
14 103 (26.55%) Cisco Certification
15 102 (26.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 91 (23.45%) MCP
17 82 (21.13%) DNS
18 75 (19.33%) SAN
19 71 (18.30%) Degree
20 69 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
21 68 (17.53%) SQL
21 68 (17.53%) SQL Server
22 67 (17.27%) DHCP
23 62 (15.98%) CCNA
23 62 (15.98%) MCTS
23 62 (15.98%) Hyper-V
24 59 (15.21%) Lync
25 58 (14.95%) Windows 7
26 57 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 122 (31.44%) MS Exchange
2 69 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (15.21%) Lync
4 43 (11.08%) SharePoint
5 26 (6.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (3.35%) IIS
10 7 (1.80%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.77%) Apache
14 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 136 (35.05%) MS Excel
2 57 (14.69%) MS Office
3 12 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.06%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.29%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.29%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (1.29%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.09%) Office 365
2 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (21.13%) DNS
2 75 (19.33%) SAN
3 67 (17.27%) DHCP
4 57 (14.69%) Firewall
5 42 (10.82%) WAN
6 41 (10.57%) LAN
7 38 (9.79%) TCP/IP
8 29 (7.47%) Unified Communications
9 27 (6.96%) VPN
10 24 (6.19%) VoIP
11 18 (4.64%) Internet
12 16 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (3.61%) VLAN
13 14 (3.61%) ISDN
14 12 (3.09%) NAS
15 9 (2.32%) Intranet
16 8 (2.06%) NetScaler
16 8 (2.06%) Network Security
17 7 (1.80%) H.323
17 7 (1.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.80%) DB2
9 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.29%) Essbase
10 5 (1.29%) OLAP
10 5 (1.29%) DataStage
10 5 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.29%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (1.29%) QlikView
10 5 (1.29%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (1.29%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.26%) MSI
2 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
General
1 103 (26.55%) Finance
2 19 (4.90%) Banking
3 14 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.61%) Law
3 14 (3.61%) Legal
4 5 (1.29%) Electronics
4 5 (1.29%) Retail
4 5 (1.29%) Billing
5 3 (0.77%) Marketing
5 3 (0.77%) Back Office
6 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.52%) Front Office
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (20.10%) Analyst
2 76 (19.59%) Support Engineer
3 64 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (13.66%) Consultant
5 47 (12.11%) Support Analyst
6 39 (10.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 35 (9.02%) Administrator
8 33 (8.51%) Microsoft Consultant
9 30 (7.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 28 (7.22%) IT Support
11 26 (6.70%) Technical Support
12 25 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
13 23 (5.93%) Server Engineer
14 22 (5.67%) Technical Consultant
15 18 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
16 17 (4.38%) Technical Support Analyst
17 16 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
17 16 (4.12%) Desktop Support
18 15 (3.87%) Team Leader
19 14 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.35%) Web Services
2 10 (2.58%) .NET
3 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.26%) jQuery
4 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) ODBC
4 1 (0.26%) XHTML
4 1 (0.26%) SAML
4 1 (0.26%) Ajax
4 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.43%) Blackberry
2 30 (7.73%) Clustering
3 22 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.35%) iPhone
6 12 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.84%) GIS
8 9 (2.32%) Smartphone
8 9 (2.32%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.32%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.29%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.03%) Replication
10 4 (1.03%) PMI
10 4 (1.03%) iPad
11 3 (0.77%) PKI
11 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.52%) Kindle
12 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 276 (71.13%) Windows
2 134 (34.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (14.95%) Windows 7
4 57 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (11.34%) Linux
7 31 (7.99%) Windows XP
8 24 (6.19%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.87%) UNIX
10 11 (2.84%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.29%) Solaris
12 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.03%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.77%) AIX
13 3 (0.77%) CentOS
14 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (45.88%) ITIL
2 26 (6.70%) Project Management
2 26 (6.70%) Change Control
3 23 (5.93%) Problem Management
4 18 (4.64%) PRINCE2
5 17 (4.38%) PRINCE
6 16 (4.12%) Migration
6 16 (4.12%) Incident Management
6 16 (4.12%) Project Planning
6 16 (4.12%) Network Management
7 14 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (3.09%) Asset Management
10 11 (2.84%) CRM
10 11 (2.84%) Database Security
11 10 (2.58%) Data Analysis
12 9 (2.32%) Programme Management
12 9 (2.32%) Change Management
13 8 (2.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.53%) SQL
2 24 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.03%) C
3 4 (1.03%) VBScript
4 3 (0.77%) Java
5 2 (0.52%) C++
5 2 (0.52%) VB
5 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.52%) Perl
6 1 (0.26%) R
6 1 (0.26%) VBA
6 1 (0.26%) Python
6 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 388 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 159 (40.98%) MCITP
3 149 (38.40%) MCSA
4 103 (26.55%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (23.45%) MCP
6 71 (18.30%) Degree
7 62 (15.98%) CCNA
7 62 (15.98%) MCTS
8 54 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 44 (11.34%) CCNP
10 28 (7.22%) Citrix Certification
11 21 (5.41%) Security Cleared
12 16 (4.12%) SC Cleared
12 16 (4.12%) JNCIA
13 15 (3.87%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 13 (3.35%) CCA
15 12 (3.09%) A+ Certification
16 7 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (1.55%) MCDBA
17 6 (1.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.38%) SLA
2 12 (3.09%) QA
3 5 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 204 (52.58%) Active Directory
2 102 (26.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (15.98%) Hyper-V
4 38 (9.79%) XenApp
5 37 (9.54%) vSphere
6 16 (4.12%) VMware ESX
7 13 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (3.09%) XenServer
9 11 (2.84%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.29%) Xen
10 5 (1.29%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.52%) UAG
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.26%) Nmap
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 40 (10.31%) SCCM
2 26 (6.70%) SCOM
3 17 (4.38%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.84%) SCVMM
4 11 (2.84%) SCOrch
5 8 (2.06%) Tivoli
5 8 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.29%) WSUS
6 5 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.03%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.77%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.52%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.26%) SCSM
10 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 314 (80.93%) Microsoft
2 177 (45.62%) VMware
3 147 (37.89%) Citrix
4 131 (33.76%) Cisco
5 35 (9.02%) Juniper
6 28 (7.22%) NetApp
7 27 (6.96%) Symantec
8 24 (6.19%) Oracle
9 20 (5.15%) HP
10 19 (4.90%) EMC
11 17 (4.38%) Wyse
11 17 (4.38%) Open Text
12 15 (3.87%) Dell
12 15 (3.87%) SAP
13 13 (3.35%) Apple
14 12 (3.09%) Polycom
15 11 (2.84%) Mitel
15 11 (2.84%) CheckPoint
16 8 (2.06%) McAfee
16 8 (2.06%) Avaya
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4K Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £45,000
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