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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 210 198 206
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 630 646 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.43% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.59% 5.72% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 559 540 589
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
11262 11295 12719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.88% 24.94% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9081 9358 10705
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 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 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 21 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 +20 195 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Wimbledon - 16 £35,500 -
Uxbridge - 10 £31,250 -
Sidcup +3 4 £33,250 +47.77%
Kingston Upon Thames -13 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Croydon -14 2 £37,750 -22.56% 1
Docklands, London -8 1 £32,000 -41.81%
Southall - 1 £26,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £30,000 - 1
Bexley - 1 £27,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £25,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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 1218 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 892 (73.23%) Windows
3 872 (71.59%) Microsoft
4 623 (51.15%) Active Directory
5 553 (45.40%) VMware
6 488 (40.07%) MCITP
7 479 (39.33%) MS Exchange
8 420 (34.48%) ITIL
9 405 (33.25%) MCSA
10 396 (32.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 388 (31.86%) Cisco Certification
12 387 (31.77%) Cisco
13 348 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 341 (28.00%) MS Excel
15 336 (27.59%) CCNA
16 317 (26.03%) Citrix
17 284 (23.32%) MCP
18 281 (23.07%) DNS
19 280 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2010
20 269 (22.09%) SQL Server
21 268 (22.00%) SQL
22 256 (21.02%) Firewall
23 241 (19.79%) SAN
24 230 (18.88%) Finance
25 226 (18.56%) Degree
26 220 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
27 216 (17.73%) Windows Server 2003
28 213 (17.49%) SharePoint
29 192 (15.76%) DHCP
30 190 (15.60%) Hyper-V

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 479 (39.33%) MS Exchange
2 280 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 213 (17.49%) SharePoint
4 174 (14.29%) Lync
5 134 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 124 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 87 (7.14%) IIS
8 80 (6.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 71 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 60 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 56 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
13 16 (1.31%) Apache
14 14 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.66%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.66%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
18 6 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 341 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 160 (13.14%) MS Office
3 31 (2.55%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.25%) SPSS
7 3 (0.25%) FastStats
8 2 (0.16%) Maya
8 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.082%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.90%) assyst
3 10 (0.82%) SAP Business One
3 10 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.082%) Agresso
7 1 (0.082%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.082%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 96 (7.88%) Office 365
2 37 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.90%) IaaS
5 8 (0.66%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.66%) SaaS
5 8 (0.66%) PaaS
6 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.082%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 281 (23.07%) DNS
2 256 (21.02%) Firewall
3 241 (19.79%) SAN
4 192 (15.76%) DHCP
5 179 (14.70%) TCP/IP
6 139 (11.41%) LAN
7 122 (10.02%) WAN
8 115 (9.44%) VPN
9 64 (5.25%) Internet
10 53 (4.35%) NAS
11 51 (4.19%) VoIP
12 50 (4.11%) Unified Communications
13 36 (2.96%) MPLS
14 35 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (2.79%) SMTP
16 29 (2.38%) VLAN
17 27 (2.22%) Network Security
17 27 (2.22%) NetScaler
18 23 (1.89%) Intranet
19 20 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (1.64%) MySQL
8 16 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.33%) OLTP
12 4 (0.33%) FileMaker
13 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.25%) DB2
13 3 (0.25%) OLAP
14 2 (0.16%) SSDT
14 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.16%) MS Access
15 1 (0.082%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (0.82%) MSI
2 8 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.57%) Subversion
4 6 (0.49%) Metasploit
5 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.33%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.33%) WiX
6 3 (0.25%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.082%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.082%) WATIR
8 1 (0.082%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.082%) Git (software)
General
1 230 (18.88%) Finance
2 66 (5.42%) Law
3 43 (3.53%) Legal
4 39 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.71%) Banking
6 19 (1.56%) Advertising
6 19 (1.56%) Marketing
7 18 (1.48%) Retail
8 10 (0.82%) Electronics
8 10 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.74%) Billing
9 9 (0.74%) Publishing
10 8 (0.66%) Games
10 8 (0.66%) Back Office
11 7 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Front Office
13 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.25%) French Language
14 1 (0.082%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 188 (15.44%) Support Engineer
2 179 (14.70%) Analyst
3 152 (12.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 117 (9.61%) Administrator
5 102 (8.37%) 3rd Line Support
6 93 (7.64%) Consultant
7 91 (7.47%) Support Analyst
8 85 (6.98%) Architect
9 83 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
10 78 (6.40%) Technical Support
11 68 (5.58%) IT Support
12 57 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
13 54 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
14 45 (3.69%) Server Engineer
15 43 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 40 (3.28%) Server Support
17 36 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
18 35 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
19 34 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 34 (2.79%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.01%) .NET
2 28 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 15 (1.23%) Software Packaging
4 14 (1.15%) Web Services
5 12 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 11 (0.90%) CSS
6 11 (0.90%) HTML
6 11 (0.90%) Application Packaging
7 10 (0.82%) WCF
7 10 (0.82%) XML
8 9 (0.74%) WPF
9 6 (0.49%) Middleware
10 5 (0.41%) COM
10 5 (0.41%) Ajax
10 5 (0.41%) jQuery
11 4 (0.33%) XHTML
12 2 (0.16%) HTML5
13 1 (0.082%) SAML
13 1 (0.082%) DOM
13 1 (0.082%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.84%) Blackberry
2 125 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (7.80%) Clustering
4 46 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.05%) iPhone
6 25 (2.05%) Hedge funds
7 21 (1.72%) Replication
8 20 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.31%) Spread Betting
11 15 (1.23%) EqualLogic
12 14 (1.15%) iPad
13 11 (0.90%) GIS
13 11 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.82%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.74%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.74%) Fat Client
16 8 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 892 (73.23%) Windows
2 396 (32.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 220 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 216 (17.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 187 (15.35%) Windows 7
6 168 (13.79%) Linux
7 124 (10.18%) Windows XP
8 97 (7.96%) Windows 8
9 52 (4.27%) UNIX
10 25 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.64%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.40%) Android
13 15 (1.23%) Mac OS
14 14 (1.15%) Windows Vista
15 13 (1.07%) Solaris
15 13 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (1.07%) CentOS
16 11 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.90%) Debian
17 10 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (34.48%) ITIL
2 76 (6.24%) Migration
3 69 (5.67%) Project Management
4 55 (4.52%) Change Control
5 53 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 51 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 48 (3.94%) Service Management
8 45 (3.69%) CRM
8 45 (3.69%) Load Balancing
9 43 (3.53%) PRINCE2
10 42 (3.45%) Problem Management
11 38 (3.12%) Information Security
12 36 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 29 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
14 26 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
14 26 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (1.97%) Incident Management
16 23 (1.89%) Business Continuity
16 23 (1.89%) Change Management
17 22 (1.81%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 268 (22.00%) SQL
2 109 (8.95%) PowerShell
3 34 (2.79%) VBScript
4 21 (1.72%) C#
5 19 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 14 (1.15%) Java
7 11 (0.90%) Python
8 10 (0.82%) C
9 9 (0.74%) VB
10 8 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.66%) Perl
11 7 (0.57%) C++
12 6 (0.49%) PHP
13 5 (0.41%) VBA
14 4 (0.33%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.33%) AppleScript
15 3 (0.25%) R
16 1 (0.082%) Ada
16 1 (0.082%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1218 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 488 (40.07%) MCITP
3 405 (33.25%) MCSA
4 388 (31.86%) Cisco Certification
5 336 (27.59%) CCNA
6 284 (23.32%) MCP
7 226 (18.56%) Degree
8 173 (14.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 167 (13.71%) MCTS
10 89 (7.31%) CCNP
11 73 (5.99%) Citrix Certification
12 42 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (3.28%) CCA
14 31 (2.55%) MCDST
14 31 (2.55%) VCAP
15 30 (2.46%) CCEE
16 29 (2.38%) A+ Certification
17 28 (2.30%) Security Cleared
18 27 (2.22%) MCDBA
19 23 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.32%) SLA
2 36 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.64%) QA
4 8 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.082%) BS7799
6 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.082%) COBIT
6 1 (0.082%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.082%) Section 508
System Software
1 623 (51.15%) Active Directory
2 348 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 190 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 105 (8.62%) XenApp
5 79 (6.49%) vSphere
6 70 (5.75%) VMware ESX
7 43 (3.53%) XenDesktop
8 41 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (2.55%) XenServer
10 15 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.15%) UAG
12 10 (0.82%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.74%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.74%) Xen
14 8 (0.66%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.49%) Nmap
17 4 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 148 (12.15%) SCCM
2 87 (7.14%) SCOM
3 56 (4.60%) Backup Exec
4 28 (2.30%) NetBackup
5 26 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 23 (1.89%) SCVMM
7 20 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (1.31%) WSUS
9 15 (1.23%) Tivoli
9 15 (1.23%) SCSM
10 14 (1.15%) SCDPM
10 14 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (0.82%) SCOrch
11 10 (0.82%) HP SIM
12 8 (0.66%) Nagios
13 7 (0.57%) Puppet
14 6 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.49%) MIIS
15 5 (0.41%) Opsview
16 4 (0.33%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 872 (71.59%) Microsoft
2 553 (45.40%) VMware
3 387 (31.77%) Cisco
4 317 (26.03%) Citrix
5 132 (10.84%) HP
6 110 (9.03%) NetApp
7 92 (7.55%) Symantec
8 78 (6.40%) Dell
9 76 (6.24%) Apple
10 55 (4.52%) Juniper
11 41 (3.37%) Oracle
12 40 (3.28%) Avaya
13 35 (2.87%) EMC
14 32 (2.63%) Red Hat
15 31 (2.55%) SAP
16 29 (2.38%) Bloomberg
17 28 (2.30%) CheckPoint
17 28 (2.30%) IBM
18 24 (1.97%) Mitel
19 21 (1.72%) Veeam
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
networx
Salary: From £20,400 to £27,700 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits, 36 Hour Week
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £26k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £80K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £31000 per annum + 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago