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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 286 241 222
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 431 594 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 1.23% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.87% 4.91% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 394 510 482
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
11140 12094 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.21% 25.12% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9069 9723 9017
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -19 83 £43,250 -7.97% 10
Croydon - 7 £25,500 - 1
Chiswick - 5 £45,000 -
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
New Malden +6 2 - -
Feltham - 2 £30,000 -
Bromley +18 1 £27,000 -44.61%
Hounslow +12 1 £52,500 +90.90%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Wimbledon -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Uxbridge -5 1 £21,000 -23.63%
Canary Wharf - 1 £33,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1125 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 863 (76.71%) Windows
3 843 (74.93%) Microsoft
4 592 (52.62%) Active Directory
5 527 (46.84%) VMware
6 396 (35.20%) ITIL
7 383 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 381 (33.87%) MS Exchange
9 366 (32.53%) MCSA
10 363 (32.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 342 (30.40%) MCITP
12 329 (29.24%) Citrix
13 320 (28.44%) MS Excel
14 303 (26.93%) Cisco
15 302 (26.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 256 (22.76%) MCP
17 255 (22.67%) Finance
18 253 (22.49%) Cisco Certification
19 252 (22.40%) Windows 7
20 234 (20.80%) Hyper-V
21 227 (20.18%) CCNA
22 226 (20.09%) SQL Server
23 218 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2010
24 206 (18.31%) Firewall
25 198 (17.60%) SQL
26 197 (17.51%) SAN
27 190 (16.89%) DNS
28 179 (15.91%) HP
29 178 (15.82%) MS Office
30 176 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 381 (33.87%) MS Exchange
2 218 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 168 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 152 (13.51%) SharePoint
5 113 (10.04%) Lync
6 102 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 87 (7.73%) IIS
8 81 (7.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 46 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 35 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 27 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (1.87%) Apache
13 17 (1.51%) Tomcat
14 14 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (0.62%) WorkSite
16 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.36%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.36%) CMS
17 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 320 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 178 (15.82%) MS Office
3 25 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.71%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.44%) MS Project
8 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.89%) SAP Business One
2 9 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.27%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.18%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 107 (9.51%) Office 365
2 53 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.89%) Symantec.cloud
6 9 (0.80%) SaaS
7 7 (0.62%) IaaS
8 4 (0.36%) Yammer
8 4 (0.36%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.27%) PaaS
9 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.18%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 206 (18.31%) Firewall
2 197 (17.51%) SAN
3 190 (16.89%) DNS
4 148 (13.16%) WAN
5 142 (12.62%) DHCP
6 128 (11.38%) LAN
7 117 (10.40%) TCP/IP
8 93 (8.27%) VPN
9 52 (4.62%) NAS
10 51 (4.53%) VoIP
11 46 (4.09%) Internet
12 34 (3.02%) VLAN
13 27 (2.40%) Network Security
13 27 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (2.31%) Wireless
15 24 (2.13%) iSCSI
16 19 (1.69%) MPLS
17 15 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (1.24%) SSL
19 13 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.60%) MySQL
7 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.36%) EDRMS
12 4 (0.36%) MS Access
13 3 (0.27%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.27%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.27%) Big Data
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.33%) InstallShield
2 14 (1.24%) MSI
3 12 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.27%) Ant
8 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.27%) Subversion
9 1 (0.089%) JIRA
9 1 (0.089%) MSTest
General
1 255 (22.67%) Finance
2 74 (6.58%) Law
3 64 (5.69%) Banking
4 49 (4.36%) Legal
5 41 (3.64%) Financial Institution
6 39 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 36 (3.20%) Retail
8 35 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 35 (3.11%) Advertising
9 34 (3.02%) Front Office
10 23 (2.04%) Marketing
11 20 (1.78%) Back Office
12 7 (0.62%) Games
13 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.44%) Electronics
14 5 (0.44%) Local Government
14 5 (0.44%) Billing
15 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.18%) Publishing
17 1 (0.089%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 204 (18.13%) Analyst
2 195 (17.33%) Support Engineer
3 121 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 121 (10.76%) Support Analyst
4 96 (8.53%) Consultant
5 87 (7.73%) Desktop Support
5 87 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 73 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 61 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
8 55 (4.89%) Administrator
9 46 (4.09%) Architect
10 44 (3.91%) Technical Support
11 42 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
12 41 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
12 41 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
12 41 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 41 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 39 (3.47%) IT Support
13 39 (3.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 37 (3.29%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.73%) .NET
2 26 (2.31%) ASP.NET
3 24 (2.13%) Application Packaging
4 14 (1.24%) CSS
5 13 (1.16%) Web Services
5 13 (1.16%) HTML
6 10 (0.89%) WCF
6 10 (0.89%) WPF
7 8 (0.71%) Ajax
7 8 (0.71%) jQuery
8 5 (0.44%) MDX
8 5 (0.44%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.44%) XHTML
9 4 (0.36%) SAML
9 4 (0.36%) XML
10 3 (0.27%) ODBC
10 3 (0.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 3 (0.27%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.27%) HTML5
10 3 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (10.76%) Blackberry
2 119 (10.58%) Data Centre
3 65 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.33%) Clustering
5 51 (4.53%) Management Information System
6 46 (4.09%) Replication
7 40 (3.56%) Private Cloud
8 31 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 25 (2.22%) Hedge funds
10 23 (2.04%) Fat Client
10 23 (2.04%) Thin Client
11 18 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.42%) EqualLogic
13 14 (1.24%) HP Storage
13 14 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (1.16%) Statistics
15 12 (1.07%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.89%) FlexPod
16 10 (0.89%) iPhone
17 9 (0.80%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 863 (76.71%) Windows
2 383 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 302 (26.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 252 (22.40%) Windows 7
5 176 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 132 (11.73%) Linux
7 91 (8.09%) Windows XP
8 80 (7.11%) Windows 8
9 34 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (3.02%) Windows Vista
10 30 (2.67%) UNIX
10 30 (2.67%) Mac OS X
11 22 (1.96%) Debian
12 16 (1.42%) Mac OS
13 13 (1.16%) CentOS
14 12 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.80%) Android
16 8 (0.71%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
18 6 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (35.20%) ITIL
2 110 (9.78%) Migration
3 82 (7.29%) Service Delivery
4 77 (6.84%) Service Management
5 72 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 60 (5.33%) Business Continuity
7 58 (5.16%) Problem Management
8 54 (4.80%) Project Management
9 45 (4.00%) Incident Management
10 43 (3.82%) Mentoring
11 37 (3.29%) PRINCE2
12 35 (3.11%) Business Continuity Management
12 35 (3.11%) Change Control
13 31 (2.76%) Time Management
14 30 (2.67%) Information Security
15 28 (2.49%) ITSM
15 28 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (2.22%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (17.60%) SQL
2 95 (8.44%) PowerShell
3 22 (1.96%) VBScript
4 19 (1.69%) C#
5 13 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 12 (1.07%) JavaScript
7 11 (0.98%) VBA
8 7 (0.62%) Python
8 7 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.53%) C
9 6 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.36%) Java
10 4 (0.36%) VB
10 4 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.27%) Ruby
11 3 (0.27%) Perl
12 2 (0.18%) PHP
12 2 (0.18%) C++
13 1 (0.089%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1125 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 366 (32.53%) MCSA
3 342 (30.40%) MCITP
4 256 (22.76%) MCP
5 253 (22.49%) Cisco Certification
6 227 (20.18%) CCNA
7 175 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 165 (14.67%) Degree
9 116 (10.31%) MCTS
10 73 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
11 66 (5.87%) CCA
12 56 (4.98%) CCNP
13 32 (2.84%) Security Cleared
14 26 (2.31%) VCP5
15 24 (2.13%) MOS
16 22 (1.96%) A+ Certification
16 22 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (1.78%) SC Cleared
18 19 (1.69%) HND
19 18 (1.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (9.24%) SLA
2 28 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.16%) QA
4 8 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.71%) COBIT
5 4 (0.36%) BS7799
6 3 (0.27%) BS25999
7 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 592 (52.62%) Active Directory
2 363 (32.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (20.80%) Hyper-V
4 90 (8.00%) XenApp
5 61 (5.42%) vSphere
6 41 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (3.56%) XenDesktop
8 39 (3.47%) VMware ESX
9 36 (3.20%) Terminal Services
10 29 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (2.31%) VMware Server
12 15 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 15 (1.33%) Xen
13 14 (1.24%) vCloud
14 12 (1.07%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.71%) XenServer
17 6 (0.53%) BitLocker
18 5 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 3 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 157 (13.96%) SCCM
2 95 (8.44%) SCOM
3 35 (3.11%) Backup Exec
4 23 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (1.60%) Nagios
7 16 (1.42%) SCVMM
8 15 (1.33%) Puppet
9 13 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 13 (1.16%) Tivoli
10 10 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.80%) SCDPM
11 9 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
11 9 (0.80%) Opsview
12 8 (0.71%) SCSM
12 8 (0.71%) OpenView
12 8 (0.71%) WSUS
13 7 (0.62%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.62%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 843 (74.93%) Microsoft
2 527 (46.84%) VMware
3 329 (29.24%) Citrix
4 303 (26.93%) Cisco
5 179 (15.91%) HP
6 81 (7.20%) Dell
7 71 (6.31%) Symantec
8 69 (6.13%) NetApp
9 68 (6.04%) Apple
10 66 (5.87%) Oracle
11 63 (5.60%) Juniper
12 52 (4.62%) EMC
13 46 (4.09%) IBM
14 45 (4.00%) Red Hat
15 41 (3.64%) CheckPoint
16 35 (3.11%) ServiceNow
17 29 (2.58%) SonicWALL
18 27 (2.40%) Veeam
19 25 (2.22%) Sun
20 24 (2.13%) SolarWinds
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car, pension, life
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Life
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Over Time + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 25-35k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + £4000 bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25850 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £210 - £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago