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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 264 183 250
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +67
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 477 720 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.75% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.54% 6.81% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 427 625 462
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,317
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
10514 10569 10998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.96% 25.75% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8789 8634 8816
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -62 76 £45,000 - 5
Hounslow - 4 £30,590 - 1
Docklands, London +24 3 £29,000 -43.41%
Wimbledon -9 3 £18,000 -51.02%
Twickenham -2 2 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Bromley +7 1 £26,000 -54.78%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 £30,000 -15.49%
Westminster - 1 £32,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 969 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 743 (76.68%) Windows
3 699 (72.14%) Microsoft
4 520 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 472 (48.71%) Windows Server
6 471 (48.61%) VMware
7 384 (39.63%) MCSA
8 350 (36.12%) Cisco
9 344 (35.50%) Cisco Certification
10 329 (33.95%) ITIL
11 315 (32.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 313 (32.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 306 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 302 (31.17%) CCNA
15 297 (30.65%) Firewall
16 285 (29.41%) MCITP
17 283 (29.21%) MS Exchange
18 274 (28.28%) MS Excel
19 237 (24.46%) Citrix
20 225 (23.22%) Hyper-V
21 217 (22.39%) SQL Server
22 201 (20.74%) DNS
23 194 (20.02%) SQL
24 187 (19.30%) TCP/IP
25 185 (19.09%) Linux
26 180 (18.58%) Finance
27 177 (18.27%) SAN
28 172 (17.75%) MCP
29 171 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
30 166 (17.13%) DHCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 283 (29.21%) MS Exchange
2 165 (17.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 138 (14.24%) SharePoint
4 134 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 98 (10.11%) Skype for Business
6 67 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 63 (6.50%) IIS
8 36 (3.72%) Apache Pig
9 29 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (0.93%) Confluence
14 8 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.52%) Apache
17 5 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.52%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 274 (28.28%) MS Excel
2 143 (14.76%) MS Office
3 12 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.03%) MS Project
5 8 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.72%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.10%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.41%) Eikon
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 133 (13.73%) Office 365
2 68 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.52%) IaaS
6 5 (0.52%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.31%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.31%) SaaS
8 2 (0.21%) GitHub
8 2 (0.21%) Yammer
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.10%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 297 (30.65%) Firewall
2 201 (20.74%) DNS
3 187 (19.30%) TCP/IP
4 177 (18.27%) SAN
5 166 (17.13%) DHCP
6 157 (16.20%) LAN
7 152 (15.69%) VPN
8 144 (14.86%) WAN
9 82 (8.46%) MPLS
10 46 (4.75%) VoIP
11 45 (4.64%) NAS
12 43 (4.44%) Wireless
13 38 (3.92%) Internet
14 37 (3.82%) VLAN
15 36 (3.72%) Network Security
16 31 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (2.68%) SSL
18 23 (2.37%) Skype
19 20 (2.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (4.13%) Big Data
5 38 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (3.72%) Apache Hive
6 36 (3.72%) Hadoop
7 29 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (2.89%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.68%) MySQL
10 21 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.14%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.14%) NoSQL
14 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.93%) Couchbase
15 9 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 16 (1.65%) JIRA
2 12 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (0.21%) Moq
4 2 (0.21%) NSubstitute
4 2 (0.21%) NUnit
4 2 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.21%) Selenium
4 2 (0.21%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.10%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 180 (18.58%) Finance
2 50 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.30%) Banking
4 25 (2.58%) Retail
5 23 (2.37%) Marketing
6 19 (1.96%) Law
7 14 (1.44%) Legal
8 13 (1.34%) Games
9 10 (1.03%) Back Office
9 10 (1.03%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.72%) Advertising
10 7 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.41%) French Language
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Korean Language
14 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 207 (21.36%) Support Engineer
2 153 (15.79%) Analyst
3 125 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 114 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 95 (9.80%) Support Analyst
6 89 (9.18%) Administrator
7 88 (9.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 85 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
9 78 (8.05%) IT Support
10 76 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 69 (7.12%) Consultant
12 68 (7.02%) IT Engineer
13 66 (6.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 55 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 51 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
16 45 (4.64%) Architect
17 44 (4.54%) DBA
17 44 (4.54%) Network Engineer
17 44 (4.54%) SQL DBA
18 43 (4.44%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.61%) Java EE
2 34 (3.51%) .NET
3 32 (3.30%) STL
4 20 (2.06%) Web Services
5 14 (1.44%) MDX
6 12 (1.24%) Middleware
7 10 (1.03%) LAMP
8 9 (0.93%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.83%) HTML
10 7 (0.72%) CSS
10 7 (0.72%) WSH
11 6 (0.62%) XML
12 5 (0.52%) COM
12 5 (0.52%) Software Packaging
13 4 (0.41%) WPF
14 3 (0.31%) XSLT
15 2 (0.21%) Google Chart
15 2 (0.21%) ODBC
15 2 (0.21%) SOAP
15 2 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.63%) Data Centre
2 80 (8.26%) Blackberry
3 79 (8.15%) Clustering
4 50 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 45 (4.64%) Replication
7 32 (3.30%) Cybercrime
8 24 (2.48%) Driving Licence
9 19 (1.96%) Hedge funds
10 17 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.75%) EMC VNX
10 17 (1.75%) Visualisation
11 16 (1.65%) HP Storage
11 16 (1.65%) Smartphone
11 16 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.55%) Statistics
13 12 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.24%) iPad
14 10 (1.03%) iPhone
15 9 (0.93%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 743 (76.68%) Windows
2 472 (48.71%) Windows Server
3 315 (32.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 313 (32.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 185 (19.09%) Linux
6 158 (16.31%) Windows 7
7 125 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 98 (10.11%) Windows 8
9 64 (6.60%) Android
10 62 (6.40%) Unix
11 42 (4.33%) Apple iOS
12 32 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (3.30%) Windows XP
13 18 (1.86%) Windows Phone
14 16 (1.65%) Mac OS
14 16 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (1.34%) Mac OS X
16 11 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (1.03%) Windows 10
18 8 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (33.95%) ITIL
2 60 (6.19%) Information Security
3 55 (5.68%) Service Delivery
4 54 (5.57%) Service Management
5 52 (5.37%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (4.85%) Mentoring
8 44 (4.54%) Penetration Testing
9 43 (4.44%) Project Management
10 42 (4.33%) Ethical Hacking
11 41 (4.23%) Migration
12 37 (3.82%) Presales
13 36 (3.72%) Mobile Development
13 36 (3.72%) Reverse Engineering
14 35 (3.61%) Multithreading
14 35 (3.61%) PRINCE2
14 35 (3.61%) Software Engineering
15 34 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (3.30%) Patch Management
16 32 (3.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (20.02%) SQL
2 94 (9.70%) PowerShell
3 53 (5.47%) C
4 47 (4.85%) C#
5 39 (4.02%) Java
6 36 (3.72%) C++
7 32 (3.30%) Objective-C
8 28 (2.89%) VBScript
9 19 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.65%) Perl
10 16 (1.65%) Python
11 12 (1.24%) sed
11 12 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.03%) VB
13 9 (0.93%) JavaScript
14 8 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.72%) AWK
15 7 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.72%) VBA
16 6 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 969 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 384 (39.63%) MCSA
3 344 (35.50%) Cisco Certification
4 302 (31.17%) CCNA
5 285 (29.41%) MCITP
6 172 (17.75%) MCP
7 171 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 132 (13.62%) Degree
9 125 (12.90%) MCTS
10 81 (8.36%) CCNP
11 72 (7.43%) CISSP
12 60 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
13 53 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
14 50 (5.16%) CCA
15 39 (4.02%) SSCP
16 38 (3.92%) SANS
16 38 (3.92%) Security Cleared
17 37 (3.82%) GIAC
18 36 (3.72%) Linux+ Certification
19 32 (3.30%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.22%) SLA
2 46 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (3.30%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.24%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.83%) COBIT
6 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.31%) HL7
8 2 (0.21%) DICOM
9 1 (0.10%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
System Software
1 520 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 306 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 225 (23.22%) Hyper-V
4 75 (7.74%) XenApp
5 56 (5.78%) vSphere
6 42 (4.33%) VMware ESX
7 35 (3.61%) XenDesktop
8 30 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (2.37%) XenServer
10 18 (1.86%) Xen
11 16 (1.65%) NFS
12 9 (0.93%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.83%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 7 (0.72%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.52%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.52%) Postfix
17 4 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 107 (11.04%) SCCM
2 58 (5.99%) SCOM
3 39 (4.02%) Backup Exec
4 23 (2.37%) SCVMM
5 17 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 14 (1.44%) WSUS
7 11 (1.14%) Kibana
7 11 (1.14%) Nagios
8 10 (1.03%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.83%) vMotion
10 8 (0.83%) Windows Intune
11 6 (0.62%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.62%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.52%) Control-M
12 5 (0.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 699 (72.14%) Microsoft
2 471 (48.61%) VMware
3 350 (36.12%) Cisco
4 237 (24.46%) Citrix
5 154 (15.89%) HP
6 90 (9.29%) Dell
7 70 (7.22%) Apple
8 64 (6.60%) EMC
9 60 (6.19%) NetApp
10 54 (5.57%) Oracle
11 49 (5.06%) CheckPoint
12 42 (4.33%) Avaya
13 36 (3.72%) IBM
14 29 (2.99%) SonicWALL
15 25 (2.58%) SolarWinds
15 25 (2.58%) Veeam
16 24 (2.48%) LANDesk
17 23 (2.37%) Symantec
18 21 (2.17%) Meraki
19 20 (2.06%) Juniper
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Pebble.IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Beckenham, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HP
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + c.£6,000 on call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Blue Juice Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package including car allow
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £27500.00 per annum + Bonus + Training + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Plus DOE+Bonus+Full Expenses+Paid Conference
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 Per Annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Searchability
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Green Fields Technology Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexley, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 12 days ago