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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 181 226 236
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 715 558 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.75% 1.30% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.85% 5.15% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 625 467 479
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 £29,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
10437 10841 11918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.58% 25.26% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8541 8650 10027
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +44 232 £45,000 - 9
Wimbledon +8 14 £36,000 -27.08%
Canary Wharf - 7 £65,000 -
Uxbridge -2 5 £35,000 +3.70%
Chiswick - 5 £45,000 -
Bexley - 4 £28,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Chessington - 3 £40,000 - 1
Croydon +6 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £35,000 - 1
Twickenham +2 1 £36,000 -28.00%
Docklands, London -2 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Mayfair -2 1 £40,000 -42.85%
Sidcup - 1 £29,000 - 1
Enfield - 1 £30,000 - 2
Bromley - 1 £57,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1374 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1021 (74.31%) Microsoft
3 1015 (73.87%) Windows
4 704 (51.24%) Active Directory
5 590 (42.94%) VMware
6 534 (38.86%) MCITP
7 491 (35.74%) MS Exchange
8 476 (34.64%) MCSA
9 474 (34.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 424 (30.86%) ITIL
11 416 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 402 (29.26%) Cisco
13 397 (28.89%) MS Excel
14 389 (28.31%) Cisco Certification
15 378 (27.51%) Citrix
16 345 (25.11%) MCP
17 316 (23.00%) CCNA
18 310 (22.56%) Windows Server 2012
19 272 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
20 267 (19.43%) Finance
21 263 (19.14%) Hyper-V
22 259 (18.85%) Windows 7
23 252 (18.34%) DNS
24 237 (17.25%) SQL Server
25 235 (17.10%) Firewall
26 232 (16.89%) SAN
27 224 (16.30%) MS Office
28 216 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
29 215 (15.65%) Lync
30 209 (15.21%) MCTS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 491 (35.74%) MS Exchange
2 272 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 215 (15.65%) Lync
4 195 (14.19%) SharePoint
5 141 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 119 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 74 (5.39%) IIS
8 72 (5.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 70 (5.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 56 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
11 53 (3.86%) SharePoint 2013
12 41 (2.98%) Office Communications Server
13 33 (2.40%) Apache
14 12 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.51%) LiveLink
16 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.36%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
16 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 397 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 224 (16.30%) MS Office
3 27 (1.97%) InfoPath
4 17 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.073%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.073%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.36%) assyst
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.073%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.073%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (7.13%) Office 365
2 33 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.31%) IaaS
4 13 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.87%) PaaS
6 7 (0.51%) SaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.15%) Yammer
9 1 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 252 (18.34%) DNS
2 235 (17.10%) Firewall
3 232 (16.89%) SAN
4 178 (12.95%) DHCP
5 164 (11.94%) TCP/IP
6 127 (9.24%) VPN
7 110 (8.01%) WAN
8 104 (7.57%) LAN
9 84 (6.11%) Internet
10 65 (4.73%) Unified Communications
11 55 (4.00%) NAS
12 45 (3.28%) VoIP
13 38 (2.77%) VLAN
14 31 (2.26%) Network Security
15 26 (1.89%) NetScaler
16 25 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (1.75%) MPLS
17 24 (1.75%) ISDN
18 19 (1.38%) IP Telephony
18 19 (1.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (1.60%) MySQL
7 19 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.80%) QlikView
9 11 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.58%) DB2
11 7 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.51%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
11 7 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.51%) Essbase
11 7 (0.51%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (1.31%) MSI
2 9 (0.66%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.22%) Ant
5 1 (0.073%) AdminStudio
General
1 267 (19.43%) Finance
2 60 (4.37%) Banking
3 54 (3.93%) Law
4 41 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.91%) Legal
6 28 (2.04%) Advertising
6 28 (2.04%) Retail
7 21 (1.53%) Front Office
8 18 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.31%) Back Office
8 18 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.24%) Marketing
10 9 (0.66%) Electronics
10 9 (0.66%) Billing
11 8 (0.58%) Publishing
12 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.29%) Games
14 3 (0.22%) Local Government
15 1 (0.073%) French Language
Job Titles
1 251 (18.27%) Analyst
1 251 (18.27%) Support Engineer
2 182 (13.25%) Consultant
3 153 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 136 (9.90%) Support Analyst
5 122 (8.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 86 (6.26%) Administrator
7 75 (5.46%) Desktop Support
7 75 (5.46%) Microsoft Consultant
8 72 (5.24%) Technical Support
9 70 (5.09%) IT Support
10 67 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
10 67 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 66 (4.80%) Architect
12 65 (4.73%) Technical Consultant
13 57 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 50 (3.64%) Server Engineer
14 50 (3.64%) Network Engineer
15 47 (3.42%) Service Analyst
15 47 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.47%) .NET
2 31 (2.26%) Application Packaging
3 14 (1.02%) Web Services
4 13 (0.95%) HTML
5 10 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.58%) WCF
7 7 (0.51%) SAML
8 6 (0.44%) CSS
8 6 (0.44%) Ajax
8 6 (0.44%) WPF
9 5 (0.36%) jQuery
10 4 (0.29%) XHTML
10 4 (0.29%) XML
11 2 (0.15%) WAP
11 2 (0.15%) XSLT
12 1 (0.073%) MDX
12 1 (0.073%) HTML5
12 1 (0.073%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.073%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 171 (12.45%) Blackberry
2 106 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (4.95%) Clustering
4 42 (3.06%) Client/Server
5 40 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 38 (2.77%) Computer Science
7 31 (2.26%) iPhone
8 30 (2.18%) Replication
9 23 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
10 21 (1.53%) Fat Client
10 21 (1.53%) Thin Client
11 15 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.95%) iPad
13 12 (0.87%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.80%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.80%) GIS
15 9 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (0.58%) Digital Media
16 8 (0.58%) EqualLogic
17 7 (0.51%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1015 (73.87%) Windows
2 474 (34.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 310 (22.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 259 (18.85%) Windows 7
5 216 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 137 (9.97%) Linux
7 136 (9.90%) Windows 8
8 114 (8.30%) Windows XP
9 47 (3.42%) UNIX
10 35 (2.55%) Windows Vista
11 27 (1.97%) Windows 2000
12 19 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.87%) Solaris
15 11 (0.80%) Debian
16 10 (0.73%) CentOS
17 9 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.66%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (30.86%) ITIL
2 128 (9.32%) Migration
3 74 (5.39%) Service Delivery
4 70 (5.09%) Problem Management
5 69 (5.02%) Change Control
6 62 (4.51%) Project Management
7 50 (3.64%) Service Management
8 49 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 48 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 47 (3.42%) Incident Management
11 40 (2.91%) Business Continuity
12 37 (2.69%) Mentoring
13 31 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (2.18%) CRM
15 27 (1.97%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (1.82%) Identity Management
17 24 (1.75%) Information Security
17 24 (1.75%) Time Management
17 24 (1.75%) Network Management
18 22 (1.60%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 197 (14.34%) SQL
2 85 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 21 (1.53%) Shell Script
4 15 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 14 (1.02%) VBScript
5 14 (1.02%) Java
6 9 (0.66%) C
7 8 (0.58%) C#
8 7 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.44%) Python
9 6 (0.44%) PHP
10 4 (0.29%) AppleScript
11 3 (0.22%) Perl
11 3 (0.22%) VB
12 2 (0.15%) C++
12 2 (0.15%) R
13 1 (0.073%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.073%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.073%) VBA
13 1 (0.073%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1374 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 534 (38.86%) MCITP
3 476 (34.64%) MCSA
4 389 (28.31%) Cisco Certification
5 345 (25.11%) MCP
6 316 (23.00%) CCNA
7 209 (15.21%) MCTS
7 209 (15.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 203 (14.77%) Degree
9 106 (7.71%) Citrix Certification
10 102 (7.42%) CCNP
11 78 (5.68%) CCA
12 54 (3.93%) Security Cleared
13 48 (3.49%) SC Cleared
14 43 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (2.40%) JNCIA
16 30 (2.18%) CCIA
17 29 (2.11%) VCAP
18 27 (1.97%) CISSP
19 25 (1.82%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (8.08%) SLA
2 32 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (1.09%) QA
5 11 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.51%) BS7799
6 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 7 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 704 (51.24%) Active Directory
2 416 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (19.14%) Hyper-V
4 126 (9.17%) XenApp
5 114 (8.30%) vSphere
6 96 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
7 66 (4.80%) XenDesktop
8 47 (3.42%) VMware ESX
9 32 (2.33%) XenServer
10 23 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (1.67%) Xen
11 16 (1.16%) Terminal Services
12 15 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 12 (0.87%) VMware Server
14 10 (0.73%) NDS
15 9 (0.66%) UAG
15 9 (0.66%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.51%) vCloud
17 6 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 201 (14.63%) SCCM
2 134 (9.75%) SCOM
3 41 (2.98%) Backup Exec
4 37 (2.69%) SCVMM
5 28 (2.04%) SCDPM
6 25 (1.82%) NetBackup
7 24 (1.75%) SCOrch
8 22 (1.60%) WSUS
9 21 (1.53%) Nagios
10 18 (1.31%) Opsview
11 17 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (0.95%) HP SIM
12 13 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 12 (0.87%) SCSM
14 11 (0.80%) XenMobile
14 11 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 10 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
16 7 (0.51%) Nessus
16 7 (0.51%) Tivoli
17 6 (0.44%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1021 (74.31%) Microsoft
2 590 (42.94%) VMware
3 402 (29.26%) Cisco
4 378 (27.51%) Citrix
5 161 (11.72%) HP
6 97 (7.06%) Dell
7 90 (6.55%) NetApp
8 84 (6.11%) Apple
9 82 (5.97%) Symantec
10 65 (4.73%) Juniper
11 48 (3.49%) EMC
12 43 (3.13%) IBM
12 43 (3.13%) Veeam
13 37 (2.69%) Oracle
14 35 (2.55%) Websense
15 32 (2.33%) Avaya
15 32 (2.33%) Red Hat
16 29 (2.11%) SAP
16 29 (2.11%) Wyse
17 28 (2.04%) CheckPoint
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum salary depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
KPRS
Salary: £40,000 per annum ++ Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits pension,healthcare,season ticket l
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-35k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4000 Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago