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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 208 216 203
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 614 583 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.29% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 5.28% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 541 499 628
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,200 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,995 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +17.12%
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
11174 11037 13000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.73% 24.51% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8911 9111 11048
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 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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 +40 198 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Uxbridge +14 12 £27,500 -21.42%
Wimbledon - 9 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -16 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Sidcup +1 2 £33,250 +47.77% 2
Hounslow -5 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Teddington -7 1 £42,500 +73.46%
Docklands, London -7 1 £32,000 -41.81%
Croydon -17 1 £30,500 -37.43%
Beckenham - 1 £30,000 - 1
New Malden - 1 £42,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £25,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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
2 900 (73.23%) Windows
3 869 (70.71%) Microsoft
4 627 (51.02%) Active Directory
5 576 (46.87%) VMware
6 487 (39.63%) MCITP
7 480 (39.06%) MS Exchange
8 450 (36.62%) ITIL
9 394 (32.06%) Cisco
9 394 (32.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 384 (31.24%) MCSA
11 378 (30.76%) Cisco Certification
12 366 (29.78%) MS Excel
13 364 (29.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 337 (27.42%) Citrix
15 331 (26.93%) CCNA
16 295 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 292 (23.76%) DNS
17 292 (23.76%) SQL
18 290 (23.60%) SQL Server
19 264 (21.48%) SAN
20 262 (21.32%) Firewall
21 259 (21.07%) MCP
22 235 (19.12%) Degree
23 234 (19.04%) Finance
24 221 (17.98%) SharePoint
25 219 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
26 210 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
27 203 (16.52%) DHCP
28 194 (15.79%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 480 (39.06%) MS Exchange
2 295 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 221 (17.98%) SharePoint
4 175 (14.24%) Lync
5 135 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 132 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 98 (7.97%) IIS
8 96 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 70 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 54 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 50 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
15 13 (1.06%) Apache
16 10 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
17 8 (0.65%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.65%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 366 (29.78%) MS Excel
2 148 (12.04%) MS Office
3 27 (2.20%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.24%) SPSS
7 3 (0.24%) FastStats
8 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.16%) Maya
8 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 39 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.90%) assyst
4 10 (0.81%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.24%) Eikon
7 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.081%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.081%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 93 (7.57%) Office 365
2 34 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.81%) IaaS
5 8 (0.65%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.65%) SaaS
5 8 (0.65%) PaaS
6 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.24%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 292 (23.76%) DNS
2 264 (21.48%) SAN
3 262 (21.32%) Firewall
4 203 (16.52%) DHCP
5 183 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 163 (13.26%) LAN
7 151 (12.29%) WAN
8 122 (9.93%) VPN
9 65 (5.29%) Internet
10 59 (4.80%) NAS
11 49 (3.99%) VoIP
12 48 (3.91%) Unified Communications
13 40 (3.25%) SMTP
14 38 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (2.52%) MPLS
16 30 (2.44%) NetScaler
16 30 (2.44%) VLAN
16 30 (2.44%) Network Security
17 25 (2.03%) LDAP
18 23 (1.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.71%) MySQL
7 17 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.57%) OLTP
11 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.33%) FileMaker
13 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.24%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.24%) DB2
13 3 (0.24%) OLAP
13 3 (0.24%) SSDT
14 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Power View
14 2 (0.16%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 10 (0.81%) MSI
2 8 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 8 (0.65%) Subversion
3 7 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.49%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.41%) MSBuild
5 5 (0.41%) WiX
5 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.081%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.081%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.081%) WATIR
7 1 (0.081%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.081%) Cucumber
General
1 234 (19.04%) Finance
2 61 (4.96%) Law
3 43 (3.50%) Legal
4 40 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.01%) Banking
6 29 (2.36%) Marketing
7 25 (2.03%) Retail
8 24 (1.95%) Advertising
9 12 (0.98%) Games
10 11 (0.90%) Electronics
11 10 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.73%) Billing
12 9 (0.73%) Publishing
13 7 (0.57%) Back Office
14 4 (0.33%) Front Office
14 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.24%) French Language
16 1 (0.081%) German Language
Job Titles
1 169 (13.75%) Analyst
1 169 (13.75%) Support Engineer
2 148 (12.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 120 (9.76%) Administrator
4 100 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 94 (7.65%) Systems Engineer
6 93 (7.57%) Consultant
7 89 (7.24%) Support Analyst
8 80 (6.51%) Architect
9 70 (5.70%) Technical Support
10 69 (5.61%) IT Support
11 59 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
12 53 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
13 45 (3.66%) Server Engineer
14 40 (3.25%) Server Support
14 40 (3.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 39 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
16 37 (3.01%) Desktop Support
17 33 (2.69%) Microsoft Consultant
18 32 (2.60%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.70%) .NET
2 32 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 19 (1.55%) Software Packaging
4 18 (1.46%) XML
5 14 (1.14%) .NET Framework
5 14 (1.14%) Web Services
6 12 (0.98%) WCF
7 11 (0.90%) WPF
8 10 (0.81%) COM
8 10 (0.81%) CSS
9 8 (0.65%) Application Packaging
10 6 (0.49%) Middleware
10 6 (0.49%) HTML
11 3 (0.24%) LAMP
11 3 (0.24%) JSON
11 3 (0.24%) HTML5
12 2 (0.16%) CSS3
12 2 (0.16%) Django
12 2 (0.16%) SAML
13 1 (0.081%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 141 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (10.58%) Blackberry
3 106 (8.62%) Clustering
4 45 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.20%) Hedge funds
7 20 (1.63%) Replication
8 19 (1.55%) iPhone
9 18 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.30%) EqualLogic
11 15 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.22%) Spread Betting
12 14 (1.14%) Digital Media
13 11 (0.90%) Statistics
13 11 (0.90%) iPad
14 10 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.81%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.81%) GIS
15 9 (0.73%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.73%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 900 (73.23%) Windows
2 394 (32.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 219 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 210 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 194 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 171 (13.91%) Linux
7 116 (9.44%) Windows XP
8 82 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 50 (4.07%) UNIX
10 32 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.63%) Android
12 17 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 16 (1.30%) Mac OS
14 15 (1.22%) CentOS
15 13 (1.06%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
17 11 (0.90%) Debian
18 10 (0.81%) Windows 2000
19 9 (0.73%) Solaris
19 9 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (36.62%) ITIL
2 76 (6.18%) Project Management
3 69 (5.61%) Migration
4 56 (4.56%) Change Control
5 55 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 54 (4.39%) Service Delivery
7 53 (4.31%) Service Management
8 52 (4.23%) Load Balancing
9 49 (3.99%) CRM
10 44 (3.58%) PRINCE2
11 39 (3.17%) Information Security
12 37 (3.01%) Problem Management
13 36 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
13 36 (2.93%) Mobile Device Management
14 33 (2.69%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (2.28%) Performance Tuning
16 27 (2.20%) Penetration Testing
17 26 (2.12%) Configuration Management
18 25 (2.03%) Business Continuity
19 24 (1.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 292 (23.76%) SQL
2 118 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.44%) VBScript
4 25 (2.03%) C#
5 23 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 18 (1.46%) Java
7 13 (1.06%) Python
8 12 (0.98%) Perl
9 10 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.81%) C
10 9 (0.73%) C++
11 8 (0.65%) VB
12 6 (0.49%) PHP
13 5 (0.41%) VBA
14 4 (0.33%) AppleScript
14 4 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.24%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.24%) R
16 1 (0.081%) Ruby
16 1 (0.081%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1229 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 487 (39.63%) MCITP
3 384 (31.24%) MCSA
4 378 (30.76%) Cisco Certification
5 331 (26.93%) CCNA
6 259 (21.07%) MCP
7 235 (19.12%) Degree
8 166 (13.51%) MCTS
9 159 (12.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 81 (6.59%) CCNP
11 69 (5.61%) Citrix Certification
12 42 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
13 35 (2.85%) CCA
14 33 (2.69%) VCAP
15 32 (2.60%) MCDBA
16 31 (2.52%) MCDST
17 30 (2.44%) CCEE
18 28 (2.28%) A+ Certification
19 23 (1.87%) CISSP
20 21 (1.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.83%) SLA
2 37 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.63%) QA
4 9 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.081%) BS7799
6 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.081%) COBIT
6 1 (0.081%) Section 508
System Software
1 627 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 364 (29.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (15.62%) Hyper-V
4 116 (9.44%) XenApp
5 86 (7.00%) VMware ESX
6 82 (6.67%) vSphere
7 41 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (3.17%) XenDesktop
9 33 (2.69%) XenServer
10 18 (1.46%) UAG
11 14 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (0.81%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.73%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.73%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.57%) Xen
16 6 (0.49%) Nmap
17 5 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 155 (12.61%) SCCM
2 89 (7.24%) SCOM
3 57 (4.64%) Backup Exec
4 31 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 25 (2.03%) NetBackup
6 23 (1.87%) SCVMM
7 18 (1.46%) WSUS
7 18 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
7 18 (1.46%) SCSM
7 18 (1.46%) Tivoli
8 17 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (1.06%) SCDPM
10 11 (0.90%) Puppet
11 9 (0.73%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.65%) HP SIM
12 8 (0.65%) Nagios
13 6 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.49%) MIIS
14 4 (0.33%) Opsview
14 4 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 869 (70.71%) Microsoft
2 576 (46.87%) VMware
3 394 (32.06%) Cisco
4 337 (27.42%) Citrix
5 144 (11.72%) HP
6 110 (8.95%) NetApp
7 97 (7.89%) Symantec
8 86 (7.00%) Dell
9 68 (5.53%) Apple
10 55 (4.48%) Juniper
11 49 (3.99%) Oracle
12 39 (3.17%) Red Hat
13 35 (2.85%) Bloomberg
13 35 (2.85%) Avaya
13 35 (2.85%) EMC
14 33 (2.69%) SAP
15 31 (2.52%) IBM
16 29 (2.36%) CheckPoint
17 24 (1.95%) Mitel
18 22 (1.79%) Reuters
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits packagec / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pygmalion Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ACL Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
SBC Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45k plus full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Beckenham, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,500 to £14,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and g
Posted: 6 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ADIL
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 7 days ago