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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 238 242 242
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 567 619 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.26% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 4.90% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 503 529 419
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
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
11205 12623 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.82% 25.79% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9179 10272 8964
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +33 139 £47,250 +5.00% 10
Canary Wharf - 8 £65,000 -
Uxbridge -3 6 £23,000 -4.16%
Croydon +11 4 £25,500 -5.55%
Feltham - 4 £28,750 -
Hounslow +10 3 £52,500 +0.96% 1
Wimbledon -10 3 £44,000 +10.00%
Brentford - 3 £52,500 - 1
Chiswick +4 2 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £53,750 +53.57%
Southall - 2 £25,000 -
Ilford - 2 - -
Hammersmith -5 1 £25,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £42,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £25,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1336 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1058 (79.19%) Windows
3 1014 (75.90%) Microsoft
4 727 (54.42%) Active Directory
5 603 (45.13%) VMware
6 474 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 471 (35.25%) MS Exchange
8 456 (34.13%) ITIL
9 444 (33.23%) MCITP
10 416 (31.14%) MCSA
11 405 (30.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 387 (28.97%) Citrix
13 381 (28.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 378 (28.29%) MS Excel
15 366 (27.40%) Cisco
16 335 (25.07%) Windows 7
17 321 (24.03%) MCP
18 318 (23.80%) Finance
19 312 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
20 276 (20.66%) Hyper-V
21 272 (20.36%) CCNA
22 239 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
23 237 (17.74%) Firewall
24 234 (17.51%) SQL Server
25 227 (16.99%) SCCM
26 223 (16.69%) Windows Server 2003
27 219 (16.39%) SAN
27 219 (16.39%) DNS
28 208 (15.57%) MS Office
29 201 (15.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 471 (35.25%) MS Exchange
2 239 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 176 (13.17%) Lync
4 160 (11.98%) SharePoint
5 150 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 138 (10.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 113 (8.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 103 (7.71%) IIS
9 50 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 45 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 37 (2.77%) Office Communications Server
12 32 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (1.12%) Apache
13 15 (1.12%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.37%) LiveLink
16 4 (0.30%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.30%) WorkSite
17 3 (0.22%) Site Server
18 1 (0.075%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 378 (28.29%) MS Excel
2 208 (15.57%) MS Office
3 24 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.75%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.22%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (8.98%) Office 365
2 54 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (1.27%) IaaS
6 9 (0.67%) SaaS
6 9 (0.67%) PaaS
7 7 (0.52%) Symantec.cloud
8 5 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.30%) Yammer
10 2 (0.15%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.075%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 237 (17.74%) Firewall
2 219 (16.39%) DNS
2 219 (16.39%) SAN
3 158 (11.83%) DHCP
4 135 (10.10%) VPN
5 133 (9.96%) WAN
6 123 (9.21%) TCP/IP
7 118 (8.83%) LAN
8 62 (4.64%) Internet
9 56 (4.19%) VoIP
10 43 (3.22%) Unified Communications
11 40 (2.99%) NAS
12 35 (2.62%) VLAN
13 32 (2.40%) Network Security
14 22 (1.65%) MPLS
15 18 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (1.27%) Wireless
16 17 (1.27%) IP Telephony
17 16 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.75%) QlikView
9 10 (0.75%) MySQL
10 8 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.37%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.37%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.37%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (0.37%) DB2
11 5 (0.37%) OLAP
11 5 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (1.27%) MSI
2 14 (1.05%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.075%) Ant
6 1 (0.075%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.075%) MSTest
General
1 318 (23.80%) Finance
2 89 (6.66%) Banking
3 73 (5.46%) Law
4 59 (4.42%) Financial Institution
5 54 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 53 (3.97%) Front Office
7 48 (3.59%) Legal
8 45 (3.37%) Advertising
9 36 (2.69%) Retail
10 29 (2.17%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.95%) Back Office
12 21 (1.57%) Marketing
13 10 (0.75%) Billing
14 8 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.60%) Games
15 3 (0.22%) Electronics
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
17 1 (0.075%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.075%) Local Government
17 1 (0.075%) French Language
Job Titles
1 275 (20.58%) Analyst
2 225 (16.84%) Support Engineer
3 172 (12.87%) Consultant
4 161 (12.05%) Support Analyst
5 149 (11.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 115 (8.61%) Desktop Support
7 90 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 88 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 75 (5.61%) Technical Consultant
9 75 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
9 75 (5.61%) Microsoft Consultant
10 68 (5.09%) Administrator
11 63 (4.72%) Desktop Analyst
12 61 (4.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 58 (4.34%) Technical Support
14 53 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
15 43 (3.22%) Service Analyst
15 43 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
15 43 (3.22%) Technical Engineer
15 43 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.40%) .NET
2 30 (2.25%) Application Packaging
3 15 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 12 (0.90%) SAML
5 9 (0.67%) WCF
6 8 (0.60%) WPF
6 8 (0.60%) Web Services
7 4 (0.30%) CSS
7 4 (0.30%) HTML
7 4 (0.30%) WAP
7 4 (0.30%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.30%) Ajax
7 4 (0.30%) jQuery
8 3 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.22%) XHTML
8 3 (0.22%) XML
9 1 (0.075%) ODBC
9 1 (0.075%) Middleware
9 1 (0.075%) LAMP
9 1 (0.075%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 178 (13.32%) Blackberry
3 88 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (4.87%) Private Cloud
5 62 (4.64%) Clustering
6 48 (3.59%) Replication
7 44 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.99%) Computer Science
9 36 (2.69%) Client/Server
10 28 (2.10%) Thin Client
10 28 (2.10%) Fat Client
11 18 (1.35%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (1.20%) Digital Media
13 11 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (0.82%) Statistics
14 10 (0.75%) FlexPod
15 9 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.67%) Social Network
15 9 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1058 (79.19%) Windows
2 474 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 381 (28.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 335 (25.07%) Windows 7
5 223 (16.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 132 (9.88%) Linux
7 125 (9.36%) Windows XP
8 121 (9.06%) Windows 8
9 53 (3.97%) Windows Vista
10 37 (2.77%) UNIX
11 33 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (1.87%) Debian
13 21 (1.57%) Mac OS X
14 19 (1.42%) Mac OS
15 17 (1.27%) Windows 2000
16 15 (1.12%) CentOS
17 9 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.60%) Android
19 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
20 6 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (34.13%) ITIL
2 160 (11.98%) Migration
3 119 (8.91%) Service Delivery
4 95 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 92 (6.89%) Service Management
5 92 (6.89%) Business Continuity
6 82 (6.14%) Problem Management
7 62 (4.64%) Incident Management
8 61 (4.57%) Change Control
9 54 (4.04%) Business Continuity Management
10 50 (3.74%) PRINCE2
11 49 (3.67%) Project Management
12 45 (3.37%) Mentoring
13 38 (2.84%) Time Management
14 32 (2.40%) Project Planning
15 28 (2.10%) ITSM
16 26 (1.95%) Configuration Management
17 25 (1.87%) Server Building
18 24 (1.80%) Software Deployment
18 24 (1.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 190 (14.22%) SQL
2 101 (7.56%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.05%) VBScript
4 11 (0.82%) Shell Script
5 9 (0.67%) C
5 9 (0.67%) C#
6 6 (0.45%) Java
6 6 (0.45%) Python
7 5 (0.37%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.30%) VBA
8 4 (0.30%) VB
9 3 (0.22%) Ruby
9 3 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.15%) R
10 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.15%) Perl
10 2 (0.15%) PHP
10 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 1336 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 444 (33.23%) MCITP
3 416 (31.14%) MCSA
4 321 (24.03%) MCP
5 312 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
6 272 (20.36%) CCNA
7 201 (15.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 192 (14.37%) Degree
9 159 (11.90%) MCTS
10 107 (8.01%) Citrix Certification
11 101 (7.56%) CCA
12 72 (5.39%) CCNP
13 39 (2.92%) Security Cleared
14 36 (2.69%) JNCIA
15 29 (2.17%) SC Cleared
16 23 (1.72%) VCP5
16 23 (1.72%) A+ Certification
17 21 (1.57%) CISSP
18 20 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
19 19 (1.42%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (8.83%) SLA
2 29 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.45%) COBIT
5 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.22%) BS7799
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.075%) QA
System Software
1 727 (54.42%) Active Directory
2 405 (30.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 276 (20.66%) Hyper-V
4 127 (9.51%) XenApp
5 92 (6.89%) vSphere
6 79 (5.91%) VMware ESXi
7 72 (5.39%) XenDesktop
8 46 (3.44%) VMware ESX
9 43 (3.22%) Terminal Services
10 37 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 29 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 24 (1.80%) VMware Server
13 22 (1.65%) Xen
14 17 (1.27%) XenServer
15 13 (0.97%) vCloud
16 8 (0.60%) Terminal Server
17 7 (0.52%) BitLocker
17 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
18 5 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 227 (16.99%) SCCM
2 158 (11.83%) SCOM
3 40 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 27 (2.02%) SCVMM
4 27 (2.02%) Nagios
5 20 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 19 (1.42%) Opsview
7 17 (1.27%) SCDPM
8 15 (1.12%) WSUS
8 15 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 14 (1.05%) SCOrch
9 14 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 11 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.67%) SCSM
12 9 (0.67%) OpenView
13 8 (0.60%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.60%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
15 6 (0.45%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1014 (75.90%) Microsoft
2 603 (45.13%) VMware
3 387 (28.97%) Citrix
4 366 (27.40%) Cisco
5 191 (14.30%) HP
6 102 (7.63%) Symantec
7 91 (6.81%) Dell
8 84 (6.29%) Apple
9 72 (5.39%) NetApp
10 67 (5.01%) Juniper
11 64 (4.79%) Oracle
12 55 (4.12%) ServiceNow
13 45 (3.37%) IBM
13 45 (3.37%) Red Hat
14 42 (3.14%) EMC
15 38 (2.84%) Veeam
16 32 (2.40%) CheckPoint
17 31 (2.32%) Avaya
17 31 (2.32%) Wyse
18 30 (2.25%) CommVault
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £30500 per annum + pension + holidays
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Co-operative Systems
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum Competitive (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Excellent package and opportunity
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago