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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 207 203 217
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 641 661 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.46% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 5.86% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 567 550 565
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
11322 11286 12439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.98% 24.85% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9131 9388 10459
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 £72,500 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +30 198 £42,500 -2.85% 16
Wimbledon - 18 £36,000 -
Uxbridge - 9 £35,000 -
Sidcup +2 4 £33,250 +47.77%
Kingston Upon Thames -14 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Stanmore +1 2 - - 1
Croydon -11 2 £37,750 -20.52% 3
Docklands, London -14 1 £32,000 -41.81%
Chiswick - 1 £25,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £30,000 -
Bexley - 1 £27,000 -
Southall - 1 £26,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1229 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 898 (73.07%) Windows
3 885 (72.01%) Microsoft
4 628 (51.10%) Active Directory
5 548 (44.59%) VMware
6 496 (40.36%) MCITP
7 484 (39.38%) MS Exchange
8 425 (34.58%) ITIL
9 412 (33.52%) MCSA
10 402 (32.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 387 (31.49%) Cisco
12 386 (31.41%) Cisco Certification
13 352 (28.64%) MS Excel
14 345 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 334 (27.18%) CCNA
16 314 (25.55%) Citrix
17 289 (23.52%) MCP
18 280 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
19 279 (22.70%) DNS
20 269 (21.89%) SQL Server
21 268 (21.81%) SQL
22 254 (20.67%) Firewall
23 242 (19.69%) SAN
24 231 (18.80%) Finance
25 227 (18.47%) Degree
26 226 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
27 215 (17.49%) Windows Server 2003
28 211 (17.17%) SharePoint
29 193 (15.70%) Hyper-V
30 192 (15.62%) DHCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 484 (39.38%) MS Exchange
2 280 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 211 (17.17%) SharePoint
4 175 (14.24%) Lync
5 134 (10.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 125 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 88 (7.16%) IIS
8 76 (6.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 70 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 60 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 55 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (1.55%) Apache
14 16 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
15 14 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
17 8 (0.65%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.65%) IBM Notes
18 6 (0.49%) WebSphere
18 6 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 352 (28.64%) MS Excel
2 166 (13.51%) MS Office
3 31 (2.52%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.24%) SPSS
6 3 (0.24%) FastStats
7 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.16%) Maya
7 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.081%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.90%) assyst
3 10 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.81%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.081%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.081%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 98 (7.97%) Office 365
2 38 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.90%) IaaS
5 8 (0.65%) SaaS
5 8 (0.65%) PaaS
5 8 (0.65%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 279 (22.70%) DNS
2 254 (20.67%) Firewall
3 242 (19.69%) SAN
4 192 (15.62%) DHCP
5 182 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 133 (10.82%) LAN
7 118 (9.60%) WAN
8 113 (9.19%) VPN
9 65 (5.29%) Internet
10 52 (4.23%) NAS
10 52 (4.23%) Unified Communications
11 51 (4.15%) VoIP
12 37 (3.01%) MPLS
13 35 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (2.69%) SMTP
15 31 (2.52%) VLAN
16 28 (2.28%) NetScaler
17 27 (2.20%) Network Security
18 23 (1.87%) Intranet
19 19 (1.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (1.63%) MySQL
7 16 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.33%) OLTP
11 4 (0.33%) FileMaker
12 3 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.24%) DB2
12 3 (0.24%) OLAP
13 2 (0.16%) MS Access
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.16%) SSDT
14 1 (0.081%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (0.81%) MSI
2 8 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.57%) Subversion
4 6 (0.49%) Metasploit
5 4 (0.33%) WiX
5 4 (0.33%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.24%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.081%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.081%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.081%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.081%) WATIR
General
1 231 (18.80%) Finance
2 66 (5.37%) Law
3 44 (3.58%) Legal
4 42 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.77%) Banking
6 19 (1.55%) Advertising
6 19 (1.55%) Marketing
7 18 (1.46%) Retail
8 10 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (0.81%) Electronics
9 9 (0.73%) Back Office
9 9 (0.73%) Billing
9 9 (0.73%) Publishing
10 8 (0.65%) Games
11 7 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) French Language
13 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.24%) Front Office
14 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (15.70%) Support Engineer
2 183 (14.89%) Analyst
3 151 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 116 (9.44%) Administrator
5 103 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 98 (7.97%) Support Analyst
6 98 (7.97%) Consultant
7 86 (7.00%) Architect
8 82 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 80 (6.51%) Technical Support
10 71 (5.78%) IT Support
11 59 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
12 53 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
13 45 (3.66%) Server Engineer
14 44 (3.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 39 (3.17%) Server Support
16 36 (2.93%) Desktop Support
16 36 (2.93%) Technical Consultant
16 36 (2.93%) Technical Analyst
17 35 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.96%) .NET
2 28 (2.28%) ASP.NET
3 15 (1.22%) Software Packaging
4 14 (1.14%) Web Services
5 12 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 12 (0.98%) Application Packaging
6 11 (0.90%) HTML
7 10 (0.81%) CSS
7 10 (0.81%) WCF
8 9 (0.73%) WPF
8 9 (0.73%) XML
9 6 (0.49%) Middleware
10 5 (0.41%) Ajax
10 5 (0.41%) jQuery
11 4 (0.33%) XHTML
11 4 (0.33%) COM
12 2 (0.16%) HTML5
13 1 (0.081%) REST
13 1 (0.081%) CSS3
13 1 (0.081%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.74%) Blackberry
2 125 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (7.57%) Clustering
4 46 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.12%) iPhone
7 24 (1.95%) Hedge funds
8 21 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.71%) Replication
9 16 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.30%) Spread Betting
10 15 (1.22%) EqualLogic
11 14 (1.14%) iPad
12 12 (0.98%) Digital Media
13 11 (0.90%) GIS
13 11 (0.90%) Fat Client
13 11 (0.90%) Thin Client
14 10 (0.81%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.65%) Statistics
15 8 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 898 (73.07%) Windows
2 402 (32.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 226 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 215 (17.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 190 (15.46%) Windows 7
6 168 (13.67%) Linux
7 125 (10.17%) Windows XP
8 99 (8.06%) Windows 8
9 54 (4.39%) UNIX
10 22 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 15 (1.22%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.14%) Android
13 14 (1.14%) Solaris
14 12 (0.98%) Windows Vista
14 12 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
14 12 (0.98%) CentOS
15 11 (0.90%) Debian
16 10 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (34.58%) ITIL
2 77 (6.27%) Migration
3 72 (5.86%) Project Management
4 56 (4.56%) Change Control
5 53 (4.31%) Service Delivery
6 49 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 48 (3.91%) Service Management
8 45 (3.66%) CRM
9 44 (3.58%) Load Balancing
10 43 (3.50%) Problem Management
10 43 (3.50%) PRINCE2
11 38 (3.09%) Information Security
12 36 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
14 26 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (2.12%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (1.95%) Incident Management
16 23 (1.87%) Change Management
17 22 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (1.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 268 (21.81%) SQL
2 106 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 34 (2.77%) VBScript
4 21 (1.71%) C#
5 19 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.06%) Java
7 11 (0.90%) Python
8 10 (0.81%) C
9 9 (0.73%) VB
10 7 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.57%) Perl
10 7 (0.57%) C++
11 6 (0.49%) PHP
12 5 (0.41%) VBA
12 5 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.33%) AppleScript
13 4 (0.33%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.24%) R
15 1 (0.081%) Ruby
15 1 (0.081%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1229 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 496 (40.36%) MCITP
3 412 (33.52%) MCSA
4 386 (31.41%) Cisco Certification
5 334 (27.18%) CCNA
6 289 (23.52%) MCP
7 227 (18.47%) Degree
8 175 (14.24%) MCTS
9 172 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 89 (7.24%) CCNP
11 73 (5.94%) Citrix Certification
12 45 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (3.17%) CCA
14 32 (2.60%) VCAP
15 31 (2.52%) MCDST
16 30 (2.44%) Security Cleared
16 30 (2.44%) CCEE
17 29 (2.36%) A+ Certification
18 27 (2.20%) MCDBA
19 25 (2.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.18%) SLA
2 36 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.63%) QA
4 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.081%) BS7799
6 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.081%) Section 508
6 1 (0.081%) COBIT
System Software
1 628 (51.10%) Active Directory
2 345 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (15.70%) Hyper-V
4 106 (8.62%) XenApp
5 81 (6.59%) vSphere
6 67 (5.45%) VMware ESX
7 46 (3.74%) XenDesktop
8 40 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (2.44%) XenServer
10 15 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.14%) UAG
12 9 (0.73%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.73%) ISA Server
12 9 (0.73%) Xen
12 9 (0.73%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.49%) Nmap
16 4 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 149 (12.12%) SCCM
2 88 (7.16%) SCOM
3 54 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 29 (2.36%) NetBackup
5 25 (2.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 24 (1.95%) SCVMM
7 21 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
8 15 (1.22%) SCDPM
8 15 (1.22%) Tivoli
8 15 (1.22%) SCSM
9 14 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (1.14%) WSUS
10 11 (0.90%) HP SIM
11 10 (0.81%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.57%) Nagios
13 6 (0.49%) MIIS
13 6 (0.49%) Puppet
13 6 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.41%) XenMobile
14 5 (0.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 885 (72.01%) Microsoft
2 548 (44.59%) VMware
3 387 (31.49%) Cisco
4 314 (25.55%) Citrix
5 131 (10.66%) HP
6 110 (8.95%) NetApp
7 90 (7.32%) Symantec
8 78 (6.35%) Dell
9 76 (6.18%) Apple
10 52 (4.23%) Juniper
11 40 (3.25%) Avaya
11 40 (3.25%) Oracle
12 35 (2.85%) EMC
13 31 (2.52%) SAP
14 29 (2.36%) Red Hat
15 28 (2.28%) CheckPoint
16 27 (2.20%) Bloomberg
16 27 (2.20%) IBM
17 23 (1.87%) Mitel
18 22 (1.79%) Veeam
London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
MI5
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ACL Recruitment
Salary: bonus and on-call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Our IT Deparment
Salary: Up to £40 per annum Plus overtime
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + bens + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £35,000 pa
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mi5
Salary: From £32,608 to £46,187 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago