The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 233 212 211
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 583 573 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.29% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.80% 5.13% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 501 479 607
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12138 11163 12656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.23% 25.18% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9739 9031 11041
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -12 142 £47,000 +4.44% 23
Kingston Upon Thames -6 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Sidcup - 9 £39,000 -
Uxbridge +7 8 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Teddington - 7 £42,500 -
Barnet - 7 £65,000 -
Mayfair - 6 £56,250 -
Hounslow -24 5 £27,500 -57.69% 2
Bexley - 5 £36,000 -
Wembley -5 4 £65,000 +66.66% 1
Wimbledon - 3 £42,500 -
Bromley -14 2 £48,750 +50.00% 1
Chessington - 2 £50,000 -
New Malden - 2 £42,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
West Drayton - 1 £32,500 -
Orpington - 1 £32,500 -
Chislehurst - 1 £36,000 -
Enfield - 1 £23,500 -
Harrow - 1 - - 3
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1227 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 939 (76.53%) Windows
3 879 (71.64%) Microsoft
4 657 (53.55%) Active Directory
5 639 (52.08%) VMware
6 499 (40.67%) MS Exchange
7 486 (39.61%) MCITP
8 434 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 434 (35.37%) ITIL
9 412 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 408 (33.25%) Citrix
11 383 (31.21%) MS Excel
12 376 (30.64%) Cisco
13 356 (29.01%) MCSA
14 333 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 320 (26.08%) Cisco Certification
16 318 (25.92%) DNS
17 309 (25.18%) SQL
18 300 (24.45%) SQL Server
19 295 (24.04%) SAN
20 293 (23.88%) CCNA
21 257 (20.95%) Finance
22 256 (20.86%) MCP
23 251 (20.46%) Windows Server 2003
24 243 (19.80%) Firewall
25 220 (17.93%) DHCP
26 215 (17.52%) Hyper-V
26 215 (17.52%) Degree
27 211 (17.20%) Windows 7
28 208 (16.95%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 499 (40.67%) MS Exchange
2 333 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 207 (16.87%) SharePoint
4 143 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 139 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 128 (10.43%) Lync
7 112 (9.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 110 (8.96%) IIS
9 71 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 47 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
14 14 (1.14%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
16 7 (0.57%) WorkSite
16 7 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
16 7 (0.57%) CMS
16 7 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 383 (31.21%) MS Excel
2 176 (14.34%) MS Office
3 26 (2.12%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.33%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.24%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) FastStats
6 3 (0.24%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.16%) Maya
7 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.22%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.49%) assyst
4 6 (0.49%) Eikon
5 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.081%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 73 (5.95%) Office 365
2 42 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.73%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.65%) IaaS
6 7 (0.57%) SaaS
6 7 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.49%) PaaS
8 5 (0.41%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 318 (25.92%) DNS
2 295 (24.04%) SAN
3 243 (19.80%) Firewall
4 220 (17.93%) DHCP
5 208 (16.95%) TCP/IP
6 193 (15.73%) LAN
7 182 (14.83%) WAN
8 130 (10.59%) VPN
9 73 (5.95%) NAS
10 55 (4.48%) Internet
11 53 (4.32%) VoIP
12 45 (3.67%) SMTP
13 44 (3.59%) Unified Communications
14 37 (3.02%) LDAP
15 36 (2.93%) HTTP
15 36 (2.93%) Wireless
16 31 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (2.53%) MPLS
17 30 (2.44%) NetScaler
18 29 (2.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (24.45%) SQL Server
2 77 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (0.90%) MySQL
9 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.57%) DB2
10 7 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.49%) OLTP
12 4 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.24%) MS Access
13 3 (0.24%) OLAP
13 3 (0.24%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.24%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.16%) PerformancePoint
14 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Visual Studio
1 8 (0.65%) Subversion
2 7 (0.57%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.57%) MSI
3 6 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.41%) WiX
4 5 (0.41%) MSBuild
4 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.16%) JIRA
7 1 (0.081%) WATIR
7 1 (0.081%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.081%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.081%) Cucumber
General
1 257 (20.95%) Finance
2 70 (5.70%) Law
3 53 (4.32%) Legal
4 42 (3.42%) Banking
5 38 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 37 (3.02%) Advertising
7 27 (2.20%) Retail
8 26 (2.12%) Marketing
9 11 (0.90%) Games
10 10 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.49%) Electronics
14 5 (0.41%) Billing
15 4 (0.33%) Front Office
15 4 (0.33%) Back Office
16 3 (0.24%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) French Language
17 1 (0.081%) German Language
Job Titles
1 168 (13.69%) Analyst
2 142 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 134 (10.92%) Support Engineer
4 127 (10.35%) Administrator
5 109 (8.88%) Consultant
6 98 (7.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 97 (7.91%) Systems Engineer
8 91 (7.42%) Support Analyst
9 82 (6.68%) Architect
10 79 (6.44%) Systems Administrator
11 71 (5.79%) IT Support
12 68 (5.54%) Technical Support
13 64 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
14 50 (4.07%) Technical Consultant
15 43 (3.50%) Network Engineer
16 34 (2.77%) Server Support
17 33 (2.69%) Server Engineer
17 33 (2.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
18 31 (2.53%) Desktop Support
19 30 (2.44%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (6.52%) .NET
2 39 (3.18%) ASP.NET
3 29 (2.36%) Software Packaging
4 24 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 22 (1.79%) XML
6 12 (0.98%) WCF
7 11 (0.90%) WPF
7 11 (0.90%) CSS
8 10 (0.81%) COM
9 8 (0.65%) Web Services
10 7 (0.57%) Middleware
11 6 (0.49%) LAMP
12 5 (0.41%) JSON
12 5 (0.41%) HTML
13 4 (0.33%) XSLT
13 4 (0.33%) Application Packaging
14 2 (0.16%) SAML
14 2 (0.16%) Django
14 2 (0.16%) HTML5
14 2 (0.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.27%) Blackberry
2 110 (8.96%) Clustering
3 51 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.53%) Hedge funds
6 30 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.96%) Statistics
8 20 (1.63%) Replication
9 19 (1.55%) EqualLogic
10 14 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.06%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.90%) Smartphone
13 10 (0.81%) Derivative
14 9 (0.73%) Spread Betting
14 9 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.57%) Cryptography
17 6 (0.49%) NHS
17 6 (0.49%) DTV
17 6 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 939 (76.53%) Windows
2 434 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 251 (20.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 211 (17.20%) Windows 7
5 207 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 177 (14.43%) Linux
7 129 (10.51%) Windows XP
8 73 (5.95%) Windows 8
9 50 (4.07%) UNIX
10 33 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (2.12%) Android
12 20 (1.63%) Windows Vista
12 20 (1.63%) Mac OS
13 17 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.90%) Solaris
15 10 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.81%) CentOS
16 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.57%) SUSE
17 6 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (35.37%) ITIL
2 85 (6.93%) PRINCE2
3 74 (6.03%) Service Management
4 70 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 64 (5.22%) Load Balancing
6 61 (4.97%) Migration
7 57 (4.65%) Project Management
8 53 (4.32%) Service Delivery
9 47 (3.83%) CRM
10 45 (3.67%) Change Control
11 42 (3.42%) Problem Management
12 39 (3.18%) Configuration Management
13 38 (3.10%) Information Security
13 38 (3.10%) Performance Monitoring
14 36 (2.93%) Mobile Device Management
15 30 (2.44%) ITSM
16 29 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
16 29 (2.36%) High Availability
17 26 (2.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 309 (25.18%) SQL
2 144 (11.74%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.44%) VBScript
4 28 (2.28%) T-SQL
4 28 (2.28%) C#
5 19 (1.55%) JavaScript
5 19 (1.55%) Perl
6 14 (1.14%) Java
7 13 (1.06%) C
7 13 (1.06%) VB
8 12 (0.98%) Python
9 9 (0.73%) C++
10 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.33%) VBA
12 3 (0.24%) R
13 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.081%) Ada
14 1 (0.081%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.081%) Ruby
14 1 (0.081%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1227 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 486 (39.61%) MCITP
3 356 (29.01%) MCSA
4 320 (26.08%) Cisco Certification
5 293 (23.88%) CCNA
6 256 (20.86%) MCP
7 215 (17.52%) Degree
8 184 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 146 (11.90%) MCTS
10 90 (7.33%) Citrix Certification
11 65 (5.30%) CCNP
12 60 (4.89%) CCA
13 44 (3.59%) VCP5
14 36 (2.93%) MCDST
15 34 (2.77%) VCAP
16 32 (2.61%) HP AIS
16 32 (2.61%) HP ASE
16 32 (2.61%) MCDBA
17 31 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (2.20%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.22%) SLA
2 27 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.98%) QA
4 11 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.081%) Section 508
System Software
1 657 (53.55%) Active Directory
2 412 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 215 (17.52%) Hyper-V
4 187 (15.24%) XenApp
5 113 (9.21%) vSphere
6 96 (7.82%) XenDesktop
7 95 (7.74%) VMware ESX
8 70 (5.70%) XenServer
9 38 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.79%) Terminal Services
11 21 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (1.14%) UAG
13 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (0.90%) VMware Server
15 10 (0.81%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.73%) Xen
17 8 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
18 7 (0.57%) Nmap
19 6 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 5 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 184 (15.00%) SCCM
2 101 (8.23%) SCOM
3 61 (4.97%) Backup Exec
4 31 (2.53%) NetBackup
5 28 (2.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 27 (2.20%) SCVMM
7 22 (1.79%) WSUS
8 21 (1.71%) SCSM
9 20 (1.63%) Tivoli
10 16 (1.30%) Puppet
11 14 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (1.06%) ARCserve
13 11 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (0.73%) SCDPM
15 8 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
17 4 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
17 4 (0.33%) HP SIM
17 4 (0.33%) Nagios
17 4 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 879 (71.64%) Microsoft
2 639 (52.08%) VMware
3 408 (33.25%) Citrix
4 376 (30.64%) Cisco
5 175 (14.26%) HP
6 106 (8.64%) Dell
7 104 (8.48%) Symantec
8 94 (7.66%) NetApp
9 64 (5.22%) Oracle
10 62 (5.05%) EMC
11 56 (4.56%) Apple
12 44 (3.59%) Juniper
13 39 (3.18%) Bloomberg
14 35 (2.85%) Avaya
14 35 (2.85%) IBM
15 32 (2.61%) Red Hat
16 31 (2.53%) SonicWALL
16 31 (2.53%) 3PAR
17 30 (2.44%) SAP
18 28 (2.28%) CheckPoint
Central London / West End
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £45k plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus great benefits and career prog
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23500 per annum + £1966 LW
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + (package)+o/t+ben+training
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health Insurance, Pension, Gym M/ship
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health Insurance, Pension, Gym M/ship
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago