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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 189 236 235
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 720 641 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.32% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.17% 5.13% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 625 566 444
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.97%
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
11677 12486 11582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.15% 25.65% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9580 10137 9430
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +46 217 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Canary Wharf - 19 £65,000 -
Uxbridge +3 7 £23,000 +2.22%
Ilford +6 5 - -
Chiswick +4 5 £45,000 -
Wimbledon -6 5 £44,000 +13.54%
Docklands, London -2 4 £42,500 -
Brentford - 4 £52,500 -
Feltham - 3 £27,500 -
Hounslow +16 2 £43,500 -16.34%
Croydon +10 2 £25,500 -31.54%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 2 £41,750 +19.28%
Chessington - 2 £45,000 - 1
Mayfair -5 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Hammersmith -7 1 £25,000 -
Bexley - 1 £28,500 -
Southall - 1 £25,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £25,000 -
Teddington - 1 £42,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1457 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1156 (79.34%) Windows
3 1079 (74.06%) Microsoft
4 807 (55.39%) Active Directory
5 647 (44.41%) VMware
6 519 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 506 (34.73%) MS Exchange
8 496 (34.04%) MCITP
9 482 (33.08%) ITIL
10 469 (32.19%) MCSA
11 452 (31.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 421 (28.89%) Citrix
13 404 (27.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 402 (27.59%) MS Excel
15 390 (26.77%) Cisco
16 365 (25.05%) Cisco Certification
17 362 (24.85%) MCP
18 357 (24.50%) Windows 7
19 333 (22.86%) Finance
20 310 (21.28%) CCNA
21 306 (21.00%) Hyper-V
22 263 (18.05%) SQL Server
23 260 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2010
24 257 (17.64%) Firewall
25 254 (17.43%) SCCM
26 251 (17.23%) Windows Server 2003
27 237 (16.27%) MS Office
28 235 (16.13%) DNS
29 231 (15.85%) SAN
30 212 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 506 (34.73%) MS Exchange
2 260 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 205 (14.07%) Lync
4 181 (12.42%) SharePoint
5 160 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 146 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 113 (7.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 103 (7.07%) IIS
9 59 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 54 (3.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 47 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
12 37 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 23 (1.58%) Apache
14 12 (0.82%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.41%) LiveLink
17 4 (0.27%) ArcGIS
17 4 (0.27%) Site Server
18 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
18 2 (0.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 402 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 237 (16.27%) MS Office
3 17 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (0.48%) SAP Business One
2 7 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.21%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 122 (8.37%) Office 365
2 53 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.37%) IaaS
6 12 (0.82%) SaaS
6 12 (0.82%) PaaS
7 7 (0.48%) Symantec.cloud
8 5 (0.34%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.27%) Yammer
10 2 (0.14%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.069%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 257 (17.64%) Firewall
2 235 (16.13%) DNS
3 231 (15.85%) SAN
4 162 (11.12%) DHCP
5 157 (10.78%) VPN
6 146 (10.02%) WAN
7 143 (9.81%) TCP/IP
8 127 (8.72%) LAN
9 77 (5.28%) Internet
10 52 (3.57%) VoIP
11 49 (3.36%) Unified Communications
12 46 (3.16%) VLAN
12 46 (3.16%) NAS
13 39 (2.68%) Network Security
14 28 (1.92%) MPLS
15 20 (1.37%) ISDN
15 20 (1.37%) IP Telephony
15 20 (1.37%) NetScaler
16 19 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (1.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (0.89%) MySQL
9 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.82%) QlikView
10 11 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.55%) DB2
13 7 (0.48%) OLAP
13 7 (0.48%) DataStage
13 7 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.48%) Essbase
13 7 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
13 7 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.48%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (1.44%) MSI
2 16 (1.10%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.21%) Ant
4 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.21%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 333 (22.86%) Finance
2 101 (6.93%) Banking
3 67 (4.60%) Law
4 58 (3.98%) Financial Institution
5 55 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 54 (3.71%) Front Office
7 47 (3.23%) Advertising
8 46 (3.16%) Legal
9 32 (2.20%) Retail
10 31 (2.13%) Back Office
11 27 (1.85%) Telecoms
12 21 (1.44%) Marketing
13 6 (0.41%) Games
13 6 (0.41%) Billing
13 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.21%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) Publishing
16 1 (0.069%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.069%) Local Government
16 1 (0.069%) French Language
Job Titles
1 311 (21.35%) Analyst
2 247 (16.95%) Support Engineer
3 203 (13.93%) Consultant
4 185 (12.70%) Support Analyst
5 151 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 121 (8.30%) Desktop Support
7 120 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
8 91 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 89 (6.11%) Microsoft Consultant
10 83 (5.70%) Technical Consultant
11 74 (5.08%) Administrator
12 73 (5.01%) Systems Engineer
13 67 (4.60%) Desktop Analyst
14 65 (4.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 63 (4.32%) Technical Support
16 59 (4.05%) IT Support
17 56 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 51 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
19 49 (3.36%) Network Engineer
20 45 (3.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.40%) .NET
2 33 (2.26%) Application Packaging
3 15 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 12 (0.82%) SAML
5 10 (0.69%) Web Services
5 10 (0.69%) WCF
6 8 (0.55%) WPF
7 5 (0.34%) HTML
8 4 (0.27%) WAP
8 4 (0.27%) XML
9 3 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.14%) Ajax
10 2 (0.14%) XSLT
11 1 (0.069%) Middleware
11 1 (0.069%) LAMP
11 1 (0.069%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 197 (13.52%) Blackberry
2 103 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (4.67%) Clustering
4 64 (4.39%) Private Cloud
5 49 (3.36%) Client/Server
6 44 (3.02%) Replication
6 44 (3.02%) Computer Science
7 37 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 30 (2.06%) Thin Client
8 30 (2.06%) Fat Client
9 23 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 16 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 14 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.82%) Social Network
14 11 (0.75%) Statistics
14 11 (0.75%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.69%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.62%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1156 (79.34%) Windows
2 519 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 404 (27.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 357 (24.50%) Windows 7
5 251 (17.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 150 (10.30%) Linux
7 132 (9.06%) Windows XP
8 128 (8.79%) Windows 8
9 55 (3.77%) Windows Vista
10 46 (3.16%) UNIX
11 33 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (1.65%) Debian
13 21 (1.44%) Windows 2000
14 20 (1.37%) Mac OS X
15 17 (1.17%) Mac OS
16 16 (1.10%) CentOS
17 10 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.62%) Android
19 7 (0.48%) Apple iOS
19 7 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (33.08%) ITIL
2 176 (12.08%) Migration
3 124 (8.51%) Service Delivery
4 97 (6.66%) Problem Management
5 92 (6.31%) Business Continuity
6 90 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 88 (6.04%) Service Management
8 68 (4.67%) Incident Management
9 67 (4.60%) Change Control
10 62 (4.26%) PRINCE2
11 54 (3.71%) Business Continuity Management
12 51 (3.50%) Mentoring
13 43 (2.95%) Project Management
14 40 (2.75%) Time Management
15 29 (1.99%) Software Deployment
16 28 (1.92%) Project Planning
17 27 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (1.85%) Information Security
18 26 (1.78%) Configuration Management
19 23 (1.58%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 198 (13.59%) SQL
2 99 (6.79%) PowerShell
3 19 (1.30%) Shell Script
4 12 (0.82%) VBScript
5 11 (0.75%) C
5 11 (0.75%) C#
6 10 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.55%) Java
8 6 (0.41%) Python
9 4 (0.27%) Perl
10 3 (0.21%) C++
10 3 (0.21%) VBA
10 3 (0.21%) VB
10 3 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.14%) R
11 2 (0.14%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.069%) Ruby
12 1 (0.069%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1457 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 496 (34.04%) MCITP
3 469 (32.19%) MCSA
4 365 (25.05%) Cisco Certification
5 362 (24.85%) MCP
6 310 (21.28%) CCNA
7 212 (14.55%) Degree
7 212 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 194 (13.32%) MCTS
9 125 (8.58%) Citrix Certification
10 110 (7.55%) CCA
11 86 (5.90%) CCNP
12 47 (3.23%) Security Cleared
13 43 (2.95%) JNCIA
14 37 (2.54%) SC Cleared
15 28 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
16 27 (1.85%) CISSP
17 24 (1.65%) CCIA
18 23 (1.58%) A+ Certification
19 21 (1.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (8.99%) SLA
2 30 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.48%) BS7799
6 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.21%) COBIT
9 2 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 807 (55.39%) Active Directory
2 452 (31.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 306 (21.00%) Hyper-V
4 144 (9.88%) XenApp
5 112 (7.69%) vSphere
6 97 (6.66%) VMware ESXi
7 84 (5.77%) XenDesktop
8 48 (3.29%) VMware ESX
9 39 (2.68%) Terminal Services
9 39 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 30 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 26 (1.78%) Xen
12 22 (1.51%) XenServer
13 21 (1.44%) VMware Server
14 10 (0.69%) NDS
14 10 (0.69%) vCloud
15 8 (0.55%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.48%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 254 (17.43%) SCCM
2 169 (11.60%) SCOM
3 47 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 34 (2.33%) SCVMM
5 32 (2.20%) Nagios
6 24 (1.65%) Opsview
7 22 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 21 (1.44%) WSUS
8 21 (1.44%) SCDPM
9 19 (1.30%) SCOrch
10 15 (1.03%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 12 (0.82%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 10 (0.69%) SCSM
14 10 (0.69%) XenMobile
15 9 (0.62%) HP SIM
15 9 (0.62%) OpenView
16 7 (0.48%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1079 (74.06%) Microsoft
2 647 (44.41%) VMware
3 421 (28.89%) Citrix
4 390 (26.77%) Cisco
5 182 (12.49%) HP
6 102 (7.00%) Symantec
7 100 (6.86%) Dell
8 90 (6.18%) Apple
9 80 (5.49%) NetApp
10 69 (4.74%) Juniper
11 60 (4.12%) Oracle
12 56 (3.84%) ServiceNow
13 45 (3.09%) Red Hat
14 44 (3.02%) EMC
15 42 (2.88%) Veeam
16 41 (2.81%) IBM
17 36 (2.47%) CommVault
18 35 (2.40%) Wyse
19 34 (2.33%) Avaya
20 30 (2.06%) AppSense
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: £50-55k+benefits (£57k package)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + £10,000 bonus paid montly +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40k - 48k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 15-20% bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £255 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £16 to £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago