The table below looks at the statistics for MCSM in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSM over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM)
Rank 628 622 622
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSM 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.044% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £54,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.51%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- -32.14%
MCSM
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
10996 11418 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.07% 24.83% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9160 9108 8938
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSM Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSM
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSM across the London region.

MCSM Salary Trend in London

MCSM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MCSM 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 MCSM.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) VCAP
1 1 (100.00%) CCAA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MCSM 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 MCSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VCAP
1 1 (100.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware