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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 182 205 238
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +33
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 737 666 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.49% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.59% 5.94% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 645 542 499
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
11176 11217 12183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.55% 25.16% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9155 9027 10234
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 December 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 December 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 +35 208 £46,250 +8.82% 16
Wimbledon - 24 £36,000 -
Uxbridge +2 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Croydon +8 5 £45,000 -7.69%
Sidcup - 5 £29,000 -
Chessington - 3 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £31,250 -10.71%
Stanmore - 2 - -
Bexley - 2 £27,750 -
Chiswick - 2 £45,000 -
Enfield - 1 £30,000 - 1
Southall - 1 £26,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1331 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 967 (72.65%) Microsoft
3 960 (72.13%) Windows
4 668 (50.19%) Active Directory
5 596 (44.78%) VMware
6 535 (40.20%) MCITP
7 492 (36.96%) MCSA
8 463 (34.79%) MS Exchange
9 433 (32.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 431 (32.38%) ITIL
11 408 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 406 (30.50%) Cisco
13 395 (29.68%) Cisco Certification
14 386 (29.00%) MS Excel
15 370 (27.80%) Citrix
16 341 (25.62%) MCP
17 329 (24.72%) CCNA
18 264 (19.83%) DNS
19 261 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
20 259 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
21 257 (19.31%) Firewall
22 255 (19.16%) SQL Server
23 247 (18.56%) Finance
24 241 (18.11%) Hyper-V
25 236 (17.73%) SQL
26 227 (17.05%) SAN
27 223 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
28 214 (16.08%) MCTS
28 214 (16.08%) Degree
29 211 (15.85%) MS Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 463 (34.79%) MS Exchange
2 261 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 211 (15.85%) SharePoint
4 197 (14.80%) Lync
5 134 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 112 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 79 (5.94%) IIS
8 70 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 62 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 56 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 52 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 33 (2.48%) Apache
13 29 (2.18%) Office Communications Server
14 12 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.53%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
16 7 (0.53%) LiveLink
17 5 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 386 (29.00%) MS Excel
2 211 (15.85%) MS Office
3 32 (2.40%) InfoPath
4 15 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.075%) Maya
8 1 (0.075%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.075%) MS Project
8 1 (0.075%) SPSS
8 1 (0.075%) FastStats
8 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.83%) assyst
3 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.38%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.075%) Agresso
7 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.31%) Office 365
2 36 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.35%) IaaS
4 14 (1.05%) PaaS
5 9 (0.68%) SaaS
6 8 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 264 (19.83%) DNS
2 257 (19.31%) Firewall
3 227 (17.05%) SAN
4 185 (13.90%) DHCP
5 174 (13.07%) TCP/IP
6 118 (8.87%) VPN
6 118 (8.87%) WAN
7 114 (8.56%) LAN
8 80 (6.01%) Internet
9 61 (4.58%) NAS
10 55 (4.13%) Unified Communications
11 49 (3.68%) VoIP
12 42 (3.16%) VLAN
13 36 (2.70%) Network Security
14 31 (2.33%) MPLS
15 29 (2.18%) NetScaler
16 28 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (1.80%) SSL
18 23 (1.73%) Intranet
19 20 (1.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (1.73%) MySQL
7 19 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (0.68%) DB2
12 8 (0.60%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.53%) OLAP
14 6 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.45%) Essbase
14 6 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
14 6 (0.45%) QlikView
14 6 (0.45%) DataStage
14 6 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (1.35%) MSI
2 9 (0.68%) InstallShield
3 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.23%) Ant
5 2 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.075%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.075%) Subversion
6 1 (0.075%) Metasploit
General
1 247 (18.56%) Finance
2 58 (4.36%) Law
3 45 (3.38%) Banking
4 42 (3.16%) Legal
5 39 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.65%) Retail
7 18 (1.35%) Advertising
7 18 (1.35%) Back Office
8 16 (1.20%) Marketing
9 10 (0.75%) Publishing
9 10 (0.75%) Billing
10 9 (0.68%) Electronics
11 8 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.53%) Games
13 6 (0.45%) Front Office
14 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.23%) Local Government
15 3 (0.23%) French Language
16 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 234 (17.58%) Support Engineer
2 222 (16.68%) Analyst
3 153 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 152 (11.42%) Consultant
5 116 (8.72%) Support Analyst
6 115 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 92 (6.91%) Administrator
8 76 (5.71%) IT Support
9 73 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
10 72 (5.41%) Architect
11 71 (5.33%) Technical Support
12 60 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 57 (4.28%) Microsoft Consultant
14 54 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 52 (3.91%) Network Engineer
15 52 (3.91%) Server Engineer
16 51 (3.83%) Technical Consultant
17 46 (3.46%) Desktop Support
17 46 (3.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
18 40 (3.01%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.16%) .NET
2 29 (2.18%) Application Packaging
3 17 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 17 (1.28%) Web Services
4 15 (1.13%) HTML
5 8 (0.60%) WCF
5 8 (0.60%) CSS
6 7 (0.53%) XML
7 6 (0.45%) WPF
7 6 (0.45%) Ajax
8 5 (0.38%) Middleware
8 5 (0.38%) jQuery
9 4 (0.30%) XHTML
10 3 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.15%) WAP
11 2 (0.15%) SAML
11 2 (0.15%) XSLT
11 2 (0.15%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.075%) MDX
12 1 (0.075%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 143 (10.74%) Blackberry
2 118 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (5.79%) Clustering
4 40 (3.01%) Client/Server
5 37 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.25%) iPhone
8 26 (1.95%) Replication
9 23 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.35%) Fat Client
10 18 (1.35%) Thin Client
10 18 (1.35%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.05%) iPad
12 12 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 12 (0.90%) EqualLogic
12 12 (0.90%) GIS
13 11 (0.83%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.60%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.53%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 960 (72.13%) Windows
2 433 (32.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 259 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 223 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 211 (15.85%) Windows 7
6 147 (11.04%) Linux
7 112 (8.41%) Windows 8
8 103 (7.74%) Windows XP
9 58 (4.36%) UNIX
10 23 (1.73%) Windows 2000
10 23 (1.73%) Windows Vista
11 15 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.05%) Solaris
13 13 (0.98%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.90%) CentOS
15 9 (0.68%) Debian
15 9 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (32.38%) ITIL
2 102 (7.66%) Migration
3 70 (5.26%) Change Control
4 68 (5.11%) Project Management
5 60 (4.51%) Problem Management
6 52 (3.91%) Service Delivery
7 50 (3.76%) PRINCE2
8 42 (3.16%) Incident Management
9 40 (3.01%) CRM
10 36 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 35 (2.63%) Service Management
12 32 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (2.33%) Mentoring
14 30 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
15 28 (2.10%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (2.10%) Information Security
16 26 (1.95%) Network Management
17 25 (1.88%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (1.80%) Identity Management
18 24 (1.80%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (17.73%) SQL
2 71 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 22 (1.65%) VBScript
4 20 (1.50%) Shell Script
5 18 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 12 (0.90%) Java
7 10 (0.75%) C#
8 9 (0.68%) C
9 7 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.53%) VB
9 7 (0.53%) Python
10 6 (0.45%) PHP
11 4 (0.30%) Perl
11 4 (0.30%) AppleScript
12 3 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.23%) C++
12 3 (0.23%) R
13 2 (0.15%) VBA
14 1 (0.075%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1331 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 535 (40.20%) MCITP
3 492 (36.96%) MCSA
4 395 (29.68%) Cisco Certification
5 341 (25.62%) MCP
6 329 (24.72%) CCNA
7 214 (16.08%) Degree
7 214 (16.08%) MCTS
8 209 (15.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 110 (8.26%) CCNP
10 96 (7.21%) Citrix Certification
11 61 (4.58%) CCA
12 47 (3.53%) Security Cleared
13 45 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
14 41 (3.08%) SC Cleared
15 31 (2.33%) VCAP
16 29 (2.18%) CCIA
16 29 (2.18%) CISSP
17 25 (1.88%) CCEE
18 24 (1.80%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.21%) SLA
2 36 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.13%) QA
4 14 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.38%) BS7799
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 668 (50.19%) Active Directory
2 408 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 241 (18.11%) Hyper-V
4 117 (8.79%) XenApp
5 99 (7.44%) vSphere
6 80 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (4.36%) XenDesktop
8 47 (3.53%) VMware ESX
9 36 (2.70%) XenServer
10 20 (1.50%) Xen
11 19 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (0.90%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.75%) NDS
13 10 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.75%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.60%) UAG
15 7 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 5 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 165 (12.40%) SCCM
2 102 (7.66%) SCOM
3 51 (3.83%) Backup Exec
4 32 (2.40%) SCVMM
5 24 (1.80%) NetBackup
6 23 (1.73%) SCDPM
7 21 (1.58%) WSUS
8 20 (1.50%) SCOrch
9 19 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 15 (1.13%) Nagios
11 14 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 13 (0.98%) Opsview
12 13 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 13 (0.98%) HP SIM
13 12 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (0.90%) SCSM
13 12 (0.90%) XenMobile
14 8 (0.60%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.53%) Nessus
16 6 (0.45%) MIIS
Vendors
1 967 (72.65%) Microsoft
2 596 (44.78%) VMware
3 406 (30.50%) Cisco
4 370 (27.80%) Citrix
5 145 (10.89%) HP
6 105 (7.89%) NetApp
7 91 (6.84%) Dell
8 78 (5.86%) Apple
9 74 (5.56%) Symantec
10 62 (4.66%) Juniper
11 44 (3.31%) Oracle
12 43 (3.23%) EMC
13 35 (2.63%) IBM
14 33 (2.48%) Veeam
15 31 (2.33%) Websense
16 30 (2.25%) CheckPoint
17 29 (2.18%) Red Hat
18 27 (2.03%) Avaya
19 26 (1.95%) SAP
19 26 (1.95%) AppSense
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22500 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Co-operative Systems
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum Competitive (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 44000 - 48000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £85000 - £85001 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bromley, Kent
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £38-45k, DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago