The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 221 215 201
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 599 568 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.30% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.27% 5.24% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 531 490 607
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.87%
MCSE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11362 10837 12880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.73% 24.72% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9084 8930 11002
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSE
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the London region.

MCSE Salary Trend in London

MCSE
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in London

MCSE
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 186 £42,500 -5.55% 19
Uxbridge +18 13 £27,500 -21.42%
Wimbledon - 7 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -16 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Teddington -3 4 £41,250 +68.36%
Sidcup -1 2 £26,750 +18.88% 1
Hounslow -14 2 £27,500 -31.25%
New Malden - 2 £42,500 -
Wembley -1 1 £65,000 +66.66%
Docklands, London -3 1 £32,000 -41.81%
Croydon -21 1 £30,500 -39.00%
Barnet - 1 £65,000 -
Bexley - 1 £36,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £25,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1210 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 896 (74.05%) Windows
3 853 (70.50%) Microsoft
4 621 (51.32%) Active Directory
5 571 (47.19%) VMware
6 469 (38.76%) MCITP
7 463 (38.26%) MS Exchange
8 455 (37.60%) ITIL
9 389 (32.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 379 (31.32%) MCSA
11 374 (30.91%) Cisco
12 363 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 357 (29.50%) Cisco Certification
13 357 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 348 (28.76%) Citrix
15 317 (26.20%) CCNA
16 301 (24.88%) SQL
17 290 (23.97%) DNS
18 289 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 287 (23.72%) SQL Server
20 262 (21.65%) Firewall
21 257 (21.24%) SAN
22 250 (20.66%) MCP
23 230 (19.01%) Finance
24 229 (18.93%) Degree
25 224 (18.51%) Windows Server 2003
26 219 (18.10%) SharePoint
27 208 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
28 201 (16.61%) DHCP
29 196 (16.20%) Hyper-V

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 463 (38.26%) MS Exchange
2 289 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 219 (18.10%) SharePoint
4 160 (13.22%) Lync
5 132 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 129 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 99 (8.18%) IIS
8 98 (8.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 67 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 54 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 44 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
15 11 (0.91%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
17 8 (0.66%) Apache
18 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
18 7 (0.58%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 363 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 149 (12.31%) MS Office
3 27 (2.23%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.33%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.25%) FastStats
7 3 (0.25%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) Maya
8 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 40 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.99%) SAP Business One
4 11 (0.91%) assyst
5 7 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.25%) Eikon
6 3 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.083%) Agresso
8 1 (0.083%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (7.19%) Office 365
2 40 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.83%) IaaS
5 8 (0.66%) SaaS
5 8 (0.66%) PaaS
5 8 (0.66%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.41%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 290 (23.97%) DNS
2 262 (21.65%) Firewall
3 257 (21.24%) SAN
4 201 (16.61%) DHCP
5 177 (14.63%) TCP/IP
6 174 (14.38%) LAN
7 160 (13.22%) WAN
8 123 (10.17%) VPN
9 68 (5.62%) Internet
10 59 (4.88%) NAS
11 47 (3.88%) VoIP
12 42 (3.47%) Unified Communications
13 40 (3.31%) SMTP
14 39 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (2.48%) MPLS
15 30 (2.48%) VLAN
15 30 (2.48%) Network Security
16 29 (2.40%) NetScaler
16 29 (2.40%) LDAP
17 26 (2.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.65%) MySQL
7 18 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.58%) OLTP
11 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.33%) FileMaker
13 3 (0.25%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.25%) SSDT
13 3 (0.25%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.25%) DB2
13 3 (0.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (0.74%) MSI
2 8 (0.66%) Subversion
2 8 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.50%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.41%) WiX
4 5 (0.41%) MSBuild
4 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.083%) WATIR
6 1 (0.083%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.083%) Git (software)
General
1 230 (19.01%) Finance
2 67 (5.54%) Law
3 49 (4.05%) Legal
4 34 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.81%) Banking
5 30 (2.48%) Marketing
6 25 (2.07%) Retail
7 23 (1.90%) Advertising
8 12 (0.99%) Games
9 10 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.74%) Electronics
11 8 (0.66%) Publishing
11 8 (0.66%) Billing
12 5 (0.41%) Back Office
13 4 (0.33%) Front Office
13 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.25%) French Language
15 1 (0.083%) German Language
Job Titles
1 169 (13.97%) Analyst
2 160 (13.22%) Support Engineer
3 144 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 119 (9.83%) Administrator
5 96 (7.93%) Systems Engineer
6 94 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 89 (7.36%) Consultant
8 87 (7.19%) Support Analyst
9 74 (6.12%) Architect
10 69 (5.70%) Technical Support
11 67 (5.54%) IT Support
12 63 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
13 54 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
14 42 (3.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 41 (3.39%) Server Support
16 40 (3.31%) Server Engineer
17 38 (3.14%) Technical Consultant
17 38 (3.14%) Desktop Support
18 35 (2.89%) Network Engineer
19 30 (2.48%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.87%) .NET
2 35 (2.89%) ASP.NET
3 22 (1.82%) XML
4 21 (1.74%) Software Packaging
5 17 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 14 (1.16%) Web Services
7 13 (1.07%) WCF
8 12 (0.99%) WPF
9 10 (0.83%) COM
9 10 (0.83%) CSS
10 7 (0.58%) Application Packaging
11 6 (0.50%) Middleware
12 5 (0.41%) JSON
12 5 (0.41%) HTML
12 5 (0.41%) LAMP
13 3 (0.25%) XSLT
14 2 (0.17%) SAML
14 2 (0.17%) HTML5
14 2 (0.17%) Django
14 2 (0.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 146 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (10.33%) Blackberry
3 107 (8.84%) Clustering
4 49 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.15%) Hedge funds
7 23 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 20 (1.65%) Replication
9 18 (1.49%) EqualLogic
10 15 (1.24%) iPhone
11 14 (1.16%) Digital Media
12 13 (1.07%) Spread Betting
13 12 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.91%) Statistics
15 10 (0.83%) GIS
15 10 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.74%) iPad
17 8 (0.66%) Mathematics
17 8 (0.66%) Derivative
18 7 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 896 (74.05%) Windows
2 389 (32.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 224 (18.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 208 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 191 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 169 (13.97%) Linux
7 112 (9.26%) Windows XP
8 70 (5.79%) Windows 8
9 48 (3.97%) UNIX
10 34 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.74%) Android
12 18 (1.49%) Mac OS
13 15 (1.24%) Windows Vista
14 14 (1.16%) Mac OS X
15 13 (1.07%) CentOS
16 10 (0.83%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.74%) Debian
18 8 (0.66%) Solaris
18 8 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (37.60%) ITIL
2 73 (6.03%) Project Management
3 66 (5.45%) Migration
4 58 (4.79%) Load Balancing
4 58 (4.79%) Service Management
5 57 (4.71%) Service Delivery
6 54 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 53 (4.38%) Change Control
8 50 (4.13%) CRM
9 47 (3.88%) PRINCE2
10 39 (3.22%) Problem Management
10 39 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 38 (3.14%) Information Security
12 36 (2.98%) Mobile Device Management
13 34 (2.81%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (2.40%) Configuration Management
16 27 (2.23%) Penetration Testing
16 27 (2.23%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (2.07%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 301 (24.88%) SQL
2 120 (9.92%) PowerShell
3 28 (2.31%) VBScript
4 27 (2.23%) C#
5 26 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 16 (1.32%) Java
7 14 (1.16%) Perl
8 13 (1.07%) Python
9 12 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.74%) C
10 9 (0.74%) VB
11 8 (0.66%) C++
12 5 (0.41%) PHP
12 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.41%) VBA
13 4 (0.33%) AppleScript
14 3 (0.25%) R
14 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.083%) Ada
15 1 (0.083%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1210 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 469 (38.76%) MCITP
3 379 (31.32%) MCSA
4 357 (29.50%) Cisco Certification
5 317 (26.20%) CCNA
6 250 (20.66%) MCP
7 229 (18.93%) Degree
8 156 (12.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 154 (12.73%) MCTS
10 78 (6.45%) CCNP
11 70 (5.79%) Citrix Certification
12 44 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (3.06%) CCA
14 35 (2.89%) MCDST
14 35 (2.89%) MCDBA
15 32 (2.64%) VCAP
16 30 (2.48%) CCEE
17 26 (2.15%) A+ Certification
18 20 (1.65%) CISSP
18 20 (1.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.69%) SLA
2 34 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.65%) QA
4 11 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.083%) Section 508
6 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.083%) BS7799
6 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 621 (51.32%) Active Directory
2 357 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (16.20%) Hyper-V
4 120 (9.92%) XenApp
5 89 (7.36%) VMware ESX
6 74 (6.12%) vSphere
7 38 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (2.89%) XenDesktop
9 33 (2.73%) XenServer
10 18 (1.49%) UAG
11 13 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.91%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.83%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (0.83%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.58%) Xen
16 6 (0.50%) Nmap
16 6 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 157 (12.98%) SCCM
2 87 (7.19%) SCOM
3 59 (4.88%) Backup Exec
4 29 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 24 (1.98%) NetBackup
6 23 (1.90%) SCVMM
7 19 (1.57%) SCSM
8 18 (1.49%) Tivoli
9 17 (1.40%) WSUS
10 16 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (1.07%) SCDPM
12 13 (1.07%) Puppet
13 8 (0.66%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.50%) Nagios
15 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.41%) HP SIM
15 5 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (0.41%) ARCserve
16 4 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 853 (70.50%) Microsoft
2 571 (47.19%) VMware
3 374 (30.91%) Cisco
4 348 (28.76%) Citrix
5 138 (11.40%) HP
6 109 (9.01%) NetApp
7 97 (8.02%) Symantec
8 86 (7.11%) Dell
9 63 (5.21%) Apple
10 56 (4.63%) Juniper
11 52 (4.30%) Oracle
12 39 (3.22%) Red Hat
13 36 (2.98%) SAP
13 36 (2.98%) Bloomberg
14 35 (2.89%) EMC
15 31 (2.56%) Avaya
16 30 (2.48%) IBM
17 29 (2.40%) CheckPoint
18 24 (1.98%) SonicWALL
19 23 (1.90%) Mitel
Central London / West End
Grosvenor
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
WBRS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25500 per annum + £1,966 Inner London Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and g
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £56000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago