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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 278 239 218
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 451 570 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.23% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 4.95% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 405 498 508
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £26,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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
11079 11515 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.81% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9181 9170 9053
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 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 28 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 -57 82 £39,000 -8.23% 17
Croydon +9 6 £24,500 -19.67%
Wimbledon -1 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Chiswick - 6 £45,000 -
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
New Malden +3 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £33,500 -
Bromley +26 1 £27,000 -46.00%
Wembley -2 1 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Uxbridge -9 1 £21,000 -23.63%
Woodford Green - 1 £45,000 -
Feltham - 1 £30,000 - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 989 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 751 (75.94%) Microsoft
3 749 (75.73%) Windows
4 504 (50.96%) Active Directory
5 484 (48.94%) VMware
6 348 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 343 (34.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 335 (33.87%) MCSA
9 330 (33.37%) ITIL
10 316 (31.95%) MCITP
11 302 (30.54%) MS Exchange
12 288 (29.12%) Citrix
13 285 (28.82%) MS Excel
14 283 (28.61%) Cisco
15 259 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 235 (23.76%) Cisco Certification
17 222 (22.45%) Hyper-V
18 218 (22.04%) MCP
19 217 (21.94%) Windows 7
20 211 (21.33%) CCNA
20 211 (21.33%) Firewall
21 199 (20.12%) Finance
22 190 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2010
23 186 (18.81%) SQL Server
24 183 (18.50%) SQL
24 183 (18.50%) DNS
25 178 (18.00%) SAN
26 172 (17.39%) MS Office
27 160 (16.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 158 (15.98%) HP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 302 (30.54%) MS Exchange
2 190 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 152 (15.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 136 (13.75%) SharePoint
5 83 (8.39%) Lync
6 74 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 67 (6.77%) IIS
8 53 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 32 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 29 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (1.82%) Apache
13 15 (1.52%) Tomcat
14 12 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
15 10 (1.01%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.71%) WorkSite
17 4 (0.40%) ArcGIS
17 4 (0.40%) CMS
17 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
18 3 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 285 (28.82%) MS Excel
2 172 (17.39%) MS Office
3 21 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.81%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.20%) MS Project
8 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.81%) SAP Business One
2 8 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.30%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.10%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 91 (9.20%) Office 365
2 45 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.91%) Symantec.cloud
6 4 (0.40%) SaaS
6 4 (0.40%) IaaS
7 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.20%) Yammer
8 2 (0.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 211 (21.33%) Firewall
2 183 (18.50%) DNS
3 178 (18.00%) SAN
4 143 (14.46%) DHCP
5 141 (14.26%) WAN
6 135 (13.65%) TCP/IP
7 126 (12.74%) LAN
8 68 (6.88%) VPN
9 57 (5.76%) NAS
10 44 (4.45%) VoIP
11 38 (3.84%) Internet
12 33 (3.34%) Wireless
13 30 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (2.93%) VLAN
15 28 (2.83%) Network Security
16 26 (2.63%) MPLS
17 20 (2.02%) SSL
18 16 (1.62%) iSCSI
19 14 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
19 14 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.12%) MySQL
8 18 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.31%) Big Data
10 10 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 9 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.40%) EDRMS
15 3 (0.30%) MS Access
15 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.31%) InstallShield
3 12 (1.21%) MSI
4 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.30%) Ant
9 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.30%) Subversion
9 3 (0.30%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.10%) JIRA
10 1 (0.10%) MSTest
General
1 199 (20.12%) Finance
2 72 (7.28%) Law
3 49 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.75%) Legal
5 45 (4.55%) Banking
5 45 (4.55%) Retail
6 27 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 25 (2.53%) Marketing
8 23 (2.33%) Advertising
9 20 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 20 (2.02%) Front Office
10 10 (1.01%) Back Office
11 8 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.71%) Games
13 6 (0.61%) Local Government
13 6 (0.61%) Electronics
14 5 (0.51%) Billing
15 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.20%) Publishing
16 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 187 (18.91%) Support Engineer
2 163 (16.48%) Analyst
3 103 (10.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 91 (9.20%) Support Analyst
5 78 (7.89%) Consultant
6 70 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 69 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 69 (6.98%) Desktop Support
8 57 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
9 50 (5.06%) Administrator
10 43 (4.35%) Architect
11 40 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 39 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 39 (3.94%) IT Support
12 39 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
13 37 (3.74%) Technical Support
13 37 (3.74%) Desktop Engineer
14 32 (3.24%) Technical Engineer
14 32 (3.24%) Senior Support Engineer
15 31 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.15%) .NET
2 23 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 19 (1.92%) Application Packaging
4 18 (1.82%) CSS
5 17 (1.72%) HTML
6 12 (1.21%) Web Services
7 10 (1.01%) STL
7 10 (1.01%) WPF
8 9 (0.91%) Java EE
9 8 (0.81%) jQuery
9 8 (0.81%) Ajax
10 6 (0.61%) WCF
11 5 (0.51%) MDX
11 5 (0.51%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.51%) XHTML
12 3 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 3 (0.30%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.30%) XML
12 3 (0.30%) ODBC
12 3 (0.30%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.01%) Data Centre
2 85 (8.59%) Blackberry
3 59 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.76%) Clustering
5 53 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.64%) Replication
7 33 (3.34%) Private Cloud
8 24 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.12%) Fat Client
9 21 (2.12%) Thin Client
10 18 (1.82%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.72%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.62%) EqualLogic
13 13 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (1.11%) Statistics
14 11 (1.11%) HP Storage
15 10 (1.01%) FlexPod
16 9 (0.91%) iPhone
17 8 (0.81%) Cybercrime
18 7 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 749 (75.73%) Windows
2 348 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 259 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 217 (21.94%) Windows 7
5 144 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 115 (11.63%) Linux
7 74 (7.48%) Windows 8
8 62 (6.27%) Windows XP
9 24 (2.43%) Mac OS X
9 24 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.02%) Windows Vista
10 20 (2.02%) UNIX
10 20 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.82%) Android
12 17 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (1.11%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.11%) Debian
14 8 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.61%) VMS
15 6 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (33.37%) ITIL
2 80 (8.09%) Migration
3 59 (5.97%) Service Management
4 55 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 47 (4.75%) Project Management
6 45 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 42 (4.25%) Problem Management
8 41 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 39 (3.94%) Information Security
10 33 (3.34%) Business Continuity
11 30 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (2.83%) Time Management
12 28 (2.83%) Incident Management
13 27 (2.73%) PRINCE2
13 27 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (2.53%) CRM
14 25 (2.53%) ITSM
15 24 (2.43%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (2.43%) Capacity Management
16 22 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 183 (18.50%) SQL
2 87 (8.80%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.34%) C#
4 29 (2.93%) VBScript
5 17 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 16 (1.62%) C
7 14 (1.42%) Java
7 14 (1.42%) VBA
8 12 (1.21%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.01%) Objective-C
9 10 (1.01%) C++
10 6 (0.61%) Python
10 6 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.51%) VB
12 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.20%) Ruby
13 2 (0.20%) Perl
13 2 (0.20%) PHP
14 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 989 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 335 (33.87%) MCSA
3 316 (31.95%) MCITP
4 235 (23.76%) Cisco Certification
5 218 (22.04%) MCP
6 211 (21.33%) CCNA
7 160 (16.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 136 (13.75%) Degree
9 108 (10.92%) MCTS
10 58 (5.86%) CCNP
10 58 (5.86%) Citrix Certification
11 52 (5.26%) CCA
12 41 (4.15%) Security Cleared
13 32 (3.24%) CISSP
14 26 (2.63%) MOS
14 26 (2.63%) VCP5
15 23 (2.33%) CISM
16 20 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (2.02%) SC Cleared
17 16 (1.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (9.30%) SLA
2 31 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.31%) QA
4 9 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.61%) COBIT
5 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.40%) BS7799
7 3 (0.30%) BS25999
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 504 (50.96%) Active Directory
2 343 (34.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 222 (22.45%) Hyper-V
4 80 (8.09%) XenApp
5 43 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 40 (4.04%) vSphere
7 37 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (3.54%) XenDesktop
9 24 (2.43%) Terminal Services
10 22 (2.22%) VMware Server
11 21 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (2.02%) Xen
13 14 (1.42%) vCloud
14 11 (1.11%) Terminal Server
15 10 (1.01%) XenServer
16 9 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 9 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.51%) ISA Server
17 5 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 4 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 123 (12.44%) SCCM
2 65 (6.57%) SCOM
3 44 (4.45%) Backup Exec
4 25 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (1.82%) Puppet
7 15 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (1.31%) Nagios
9 12 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (1.01%) SCVMM
11 9 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (0.91%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.81%) OpenView
13 7 (0.71%) WSUS
13 7 (0.71%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.71%) XenMobile
14 6 (0.61%) Opsview
14 6 (0.61%) Casper Suite
14 6 (0.61%) SCSM
14 6 (0.61%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 751 (75.94%) Microsoft
2 484 (48.94%) VMware
3 288 (29.12%) Citrix
4 283 (28.61%) Cisco
5 158 (15.98%) HP
6 79 (7.99%) Dell
7 69 (6.98%) NetApp
8 60 (6.07%) Apple
9 58 (5.86%) Symantec
10 52 (5.26%) Oracle
11 51 (5.16%) EMC
12 49 (4.95%) Juniper
13 45 (4.55%) IBM
14 44 (4.45%) CheckPoint
15 36 (3.64%) Red Hat
16 29 (2.93%) SonicWALL
17 24 (2.43%) Sun
18 21 (2.12%) Veeam
18 21 (2.12%) SolarWinds
19 20 (2.02%) ServiceNow
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + £4,000 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Chassam Contract
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + free travel, pension, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago