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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 165 239 238
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 790 541 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.89% 1.25% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.64% 4.88% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 686 478 439
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
11891 11076 11634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.41% 25.51% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9695 8907 9688
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,600 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +56 277 £45,000 - 19
Canary Wharf - 19 £65,000 -
Chiswick - 9 £45,000 -
Wimbledon +10 8 £37,500 -24.05%
Docklands, London +1 5 £42,500 -
Chessington - 5 £45,000 -
Ilford +6 4 - -
Uxbridge +2 4 £35,000 -
Bexley - 4 £28,500 -
Croydon +4 3 £25,500 -47.69% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -8 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Mayfair -4 2 £40,000 -42.85%
Wembley - 2 £35,000 - 1
Brentford - 2 £52,500 - 1
Twickenham -4 1 £36,000 -15.29%
Bromley - 1 £57,500 -
Feltham - 1 £27,500 -
Teddington - 1 £42,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1505 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1148 (76.28%) Windows
3 1116 (74.15%) Microsoft
4 825 (54.82%) Active Directory
5 642 (42.66%) VMware
6 567 (37.67%) MS Exchange
7 545 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 543 (36.08%) MCITP
9 488 (32.43%) MCSA
10 452 (30.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 447 (29.70%) ITIL
12 423 (28.11%) MS Excel
13 420 (27.91%) Cisco
14 413 (27.44%) Citrix
15 393 (26.11%) Cisco Certification
16 385 (25.58%) MCP
17 381 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 326 (21.66%) CCNA
19 325 (21.59%) Finance
20 314 (20.86%) Windows 7
21 291 (19.34%) Hyper-V
21 291 (19.34%) Exchange Server 2010
22 276 (18.34%) DNS
23 272 (18.07%) SQL Server
24 258 (17.14%) Firewall
25 254 (16.88%) MS Office
26 247 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
27 242 (16.08%) SAN
28 237 (15.75%) Lync
29 230 (15.28%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 567 (37.67%) MS Exchange
2 291 (19.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 237 (15.75%) Lync
4 215 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 172 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 145 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 106 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 96 (6.38%) IIS
9 74 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 62 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 56 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 45 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
13 34 (2.26%) Apache
14 13 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.40%) LiveLink
16 4 (0.27%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
17 3 (0.20%) Site Server
Applications
1 423 (28.11%) MS Excel
2 254 (16.88%) MS Office
3 23 (1.53%) InfoPath
4 16 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.066%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.20%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 123 (8.17%) Office 365
2 41 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.33%) IaaS
4 17 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.80%) SaaS
5 12 (0.80%) PaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.13%) Yammer
7 1 (0.066%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 276 (18.34%) DNS
2 258 (17.14%) Firewall
3 242 (16.08%) SAN
4 190 (12.62%) DHCP
5 168 (11.16%) TCP/IP
6 167 (11.10%) VPN
7 127 (8.44%) WAN
8 114 (7.57%) LAN
9 84 (5.58%) Internet
10 70 (4.65%) Unified Communications
11 57 (3.79%) VoIP
11 57 (3.79%) NAS
12 51 (3.39%) VLAN
13 28 (1.86%) MPLS
14 27 (1.79%) Network Security
15 25 (1.66%) NetScaler
16 23 (1.53%) iSCSI
17 22 (1.46%) ISDN
18 21 (1.40%) IP Telephony
19 18 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 17 (1.13%) MySQL
8 15 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.80%) QlikView
10 11 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.53%) DB2
13 7 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
13 7 (0.47%) SAP HANA
13 7 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
13 7 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.47%) Essbase
13 7 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (1.20%) MSI
2 11 (0.73%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.20%) Ant
3 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.066%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.066%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.066%) AdminStudio
General
1 325 (21.59%) Finance
2 86 (5.71%) Banking
3 53 (3.52%) Law
4 44 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.86%) Advertising
6 40 (2.66%) Legal
7 38 (2.52%) Front Office
8 37 (2.46%) Investment Banking
8 37 (2.46%) Financial Institution
9 31 (2.06%) Back Office
10 28 (1.86%) Retail
11 18 (1.20%) Marketing
12 8 (0.53%) Electronics
13 7 (0.47%) Billing
14 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.33%) Publishing
16 3 (0.20%) Games
16 3 (0.20%) Local Government
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.066%) French Language
Job Titles
1 292 (19.40%) Analyst
2 268 (17.81%) Support Engineer
3 209 (13.89%) Consultant
4 173 (11.50%) Support Analyst
5 160 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 132 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 104 (6.91%) Desktop Support
8 94 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 89 (5.91%) Microsoft Consultant
10 88 (5.85%) Administrator
11 77 (5.12%) Technical Consultant
12 76 (5.05%) Technical Support
13 70 (4.65%) IT Support
14 68 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
15 64 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 55 (3.65%) Architect
16 55 (3.65%) Desktop Analyst
17 52 (3.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 52 (3.46%) Network Engineer
18 49 (3.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.79%) .NET
2 33 (2.19%) Application Packaging
3 17 (1.13%) ASP.NET
4 13 (0.86%) HTML
5 12 (0.80%) SAML
5 12 (0.80%) WCF
6 10 (0.66%) Web Services
6 10 (0.66%) WPF
7 6 (0.40%) CSS
7 6 (0.40%) Ajax
8 5 (0.33%) jQuery
9 4 (0.27%) XHTML
9 4 (0.27%) XML
10 2 (0.13%) WAP
10 2 (0.13%) XSLT
11 1 (0.066%) HTML5
11 1 (0.066%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.066%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.066%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 207 (13.75%) Blackberry
2 102 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (4.12%) Clustering
4 44 (2.92%) Client/Server
5 41 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.66%) Replication
7 36 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.79%) iPhone
9 25 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 24 (1.59%) Fat Client
11 21 (1.40%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.13%) Digital Media
13 14 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
15 12 (0.80%) iPad
16 11 (0.73%) Smartphone
17 10 (0.66%) Social Network
18 8 (0.53%) CMDB
19 7 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1148 (76.28%) Windows
2 545 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 381 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 314 (20.86%) Windows 7
5 247 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 155 (10.30%) Windows 8
7 150 (9.97%) Linux
8 143 (9.50%) Windows XP
9 50 (3.32%) Windows Vista
10 49 (3.26%) UNIX
11 26 (1.73%) Windows 2000
12 25 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (1.40%) Mac OS X
14 20 (1.33%) Debian
15 18 (1.20%) CentOS
16 14 (0.93%) Solaris
16 14 (0.93%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.66%) Android
19 8 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (29.70%) ITIL
2 161 (10.70%) Migration
3 100 (6.64%) Service Delivery
4 92 (6.11%) Problem Management
5 85 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (4.92%) Change Control
7 71 (4.72%) Business Continuity
8 67 (4.45%) Service Management
9 65 (4.32%) Incident Management
10 59 (3.92%) PRINCE2
11 54 (3.59%) Project Management
12 44 (2.92%) Mentoring
13 35 (2.33%) Business Continuity Management
14 34 (2.26%) Time Management
15 29 (1.93%) Project Planning
16 28 (1.86%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (1.73%) Identity Management
18 24 (1.59%) Asset Management
18 24 (1.59%) Software Deployment
19 23 (1.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 198 (13.16%) SQL
2 108 (7.18%) PowerShell
3 19 (1.26%) Shell Script
4 15 (1.00%) VBScript
5 13 (0.86%) C#
5 13 (0.86%) Java
6 10 (0.66%) T-SQL
6 10 (0.66%) C
7 7 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.33%) Python
9 4 (0.27%) Perl
9 4 (0.27%) C++
9 4 (0.27%) VB
10 3 (0.20%) PHP
11 2 (0.13%) VBA
11 2 (0.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.13%) R
12 1 (0.066%) Ruby
12 1 (0.066%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.066%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1505 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 543 (36.08%) MCITP
3 488 (32.43%) MCSA
4 393 (26.11%) Cisco Certification
5 385 (25.58%) MCP
6 326 (21.66%) CCNA
7 220 (14.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 218 (14.49%) MCTS
9 217 (14.42%) Degree
10 125 (8.31%) Citrix Certification
11 103 (6.84%) CCA
12 93 (6.18%) CCNP
13 48 (3.19%) Security Cleared
14 43 (2.86%) JNCIA
14 43 (2.86%) SC Cleared
15 40 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
16 39 (2.59%) VCP4
17 27 (1.79%) A+ Certification
18 26 (1.73%) CISSP
18 26 (1.73%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (8.37%) SLA
2 30 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.47%) QA
6 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 7 (0.47%) BS7799
7 4 (0.27%) COBIT
8 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 825 (54.82%) Active Directory
2 452 (30.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 291 (19.34%) Hyper-V
4 137 (9.10%) XenApp
5 132 (8.77%) vSphere
6 103 (6.84%) VMware ESXi
7 75 (4.98%) XenDesktop
8 43 (2.86%) VMware ESX
9 31 (2.06%) Terminal Services
10 30 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 30 (1.99%) XenServer
11 28 (1.86%) Xen
11 28 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 16 (1.06%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.66%) NDS
14 9 (0.60%) vCloud
14 9 (0.60%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.53%) UAG
16 7 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 230 (15.28%) SCCM
2 161 (10.70%) SCOM
3 40 (2.66%) Backup Exec
4 39 (2.59%) SCVMM
5 27 (1.79%) SCDPM
6 26 (1.73%) Nagios
7 24 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 24 (1.59%) WSUS
8 22 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 22 (1.46%) Opsview
9 20 (1.33%) SCOrch
10 15 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 12 (0.80%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.80%) HP SIM
11 12 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 12 (0.80%) SCSM
12 10 (0.66%) XenMobile
12 10 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1116 (74.15%) Microsoft
2 642 (42.66%) VMware
3 420 (27.91%) Cisco
4 413 (27.44%) Citrix
5 188 (12.49%) HP
6 111 (7.38%) Dell
7 101 (6.71%) Symantec
8 98 (6.51%) Apple
9 85 (5.65%) NetApp
10 71 (4.72%) Juniper
11 50 (3.32%) EMC
11 50 (3.32%) Veeam
12 48 (3.19%) IBM
13 44 (2.92%) Oracle
14 41 (2.72%) Avaya
15 38 (2.52%) ServiceNow
15 38 (2.52%) Wyse
16 36 (2.39%) Red Hat
17 35 (2.33%) Websense
18 31 (2.06%) CommVault
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits pension,healthcare,season ticket l
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Featured In Spec - Extensive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
International Students House
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension, Meal Allowance, Health Plan
Posted: 2 days ago