The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 176 130 175
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +45
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 93 203 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.94% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 7.56% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 81 175 158
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,950
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
MCSE
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1689 2685 3029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.35% 25.72% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 2252 2581
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,450 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MCSE Salary Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 174 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (67.82%) Microsoft
3 111 (63.79%) Windows
4 100 (57.47%) ITIL
5 93 (53.45%) Active Directory
6 85 (48.85%) MCSA
7 81 (46.55%) VMware
8 72 (41.38%) Windows Server
9 58 (33.33%) Finance
9 58 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 55 (31.61%) SQL Server
11 54 (31.03%) MCITP
12 53 (30.46%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (28.16%) MS Exchange
14 46 (26.44%) LAN
15 45 (25.86%) Citrix
15 45 (25.86%) Cisco
16 44 (25.29%) WAN
17 42 (24.14%) CCNA
18 40 (22.99%) MS Office
18 40 (22.99%) MCTS
19 38 (21.84%) Firewall
20 36 (20.69%) SQL
20 36 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
21 35 (20.11%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (18.97%) MCP
23 31 (17.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 29 (16.67%) DNS
24 29 (16.67%) HP
25 27 (15.52%) VPN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (28.16%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (9.20%) SharePoint
4 15 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (8.05%) IIS
6 9 (5.17%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.87%) Apache
8 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.15%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.57%) CMS
12 1 (0.57%) Confluence
12 1 (0.57%) JBoss
12 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 58 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 40 (22.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) assyst
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.32%) Office 365
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.44%) LAN
2 44 (25.29%) WAN
3 38 (21.84%) Firewall
4 29 (16.67%) DNS
5 27 (15.52%) DHCP
5 27 (15.52%) VPN
6 25 (14.37%) TCP/IP
7 24 (13.79%) SAN
8 15 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (7.47%) NetScaler
10 12 (6.90%) VLAN
11 10 (5.75%) VoIP
12 8 (4.60%) FTP
12 8 (4.60%) Skype
13 7 (4.02%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (4.02%) NAS
14 6 (3.45%) Internet
14 6 (3.45%) IPsec
14 6 (3.45%) iSCSI
14 6 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.61%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (12.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.90%) MySQL
6 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.72%) GIS
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.15%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.15%) Big Data
8 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Grunt
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
1 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (7.47%) Banking
3 11 (6.32%) Back Office
4 10 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.02%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.87%) Japanese Language
6 5 (2.87%) Law
7 2 (1.15%) Advertising
7 2 (1.15%) Legal
7 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) Publishing
7 2 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (15.52%) Administrator
2 26 (14.94%) Analyst
3 25 (14.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (12.07%) Support Engineer
5 20 (11.49%) DBA
5 20 (11.49%) SQL DBA
5 20 (11.49%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (9.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (8.05%) IT Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) Server Engineer
9 13 (7.47%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (6.90%) Support Analyst
11 11 (6.32%) Citrix Engineer
11 11 (6.32%) Senior Citrix Engineer
11 11 (6.32%) Senior Windows Engineer
12 10 (5.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (5.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.75%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.30%) Web Services
2 3 (1.72%) .NET
2 3 (1.72%) HTML
2 3 (1.72%) Middleware
2 3 (1.72%) Ultra Messaging
2 3 (1.72%) WSH
3 2 (1.15%) Java EE
3 2 (1.15%) LAMP
3 2 (1.15%) MDX
3 2 (1.15%) SOAP
3 2 (1.15%) STL
3 2 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
4 1 (0.57%) jQuery
4 1 (0.57%) Sass
4 1 (0.57%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) Replication
2 17 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.62%) Blackberry
4 14 (8.05%) Fat Client
4 14 (8.05%) Thin Client
5 10 (5.75%) Clustering
6 9 (5.17%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.30%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.57%) BYOD
11 1 (0.57%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.57%) Health Informatics
11 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.57%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 111 (63.79%) Windows
2 72 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 36 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (20.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (14.94%) Linux
6 23 (13.22%) Windows 7
7 15 (8.62%) Windows 8
8 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.17%) Android
10 8 (4.60%) Windows Phone
11 6 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.72%) Unix
13 1 (0.57%) Debian
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (57.47%) ITIL
2 21 (12.07%) Service Delivery
3 20 (11.49%) Data Protection
3 20 (11.49%) ITIL V3
4 18 (10.34%) Database Theory
4 18 (10.34%) Relational Database Theory
5 17 (9.77%) PRINCE2
6 16 (9.20%) Programme Management
7 14 (8.05%) ITSM
7 14 (8.05%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (7.47%) Change Management
9 11 (6.32%) Migration
9 11 (6.32%) Project Management
10 10 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.75%) Service Management
11 9 (5.17%) Information Security
11 9 (5.17%) Time Management
12 8 (4.60%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.60%) SDLC
12 8 (4.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.69%) SQL
2 21 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.75%) VB
4 5 (2.87%) C
5 3 (1.72%) sed
5 3 (1.72%) VBScript
6 2 (1.15%) C#
6 2 (1.15%) C++
6 2 (1.15%) Java
6 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.57%) AWK
7 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 174 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (48.85%) MCSA
3 54 (31.03%) MCITP
4 53 (30.46%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (24.14%) CCNA
6 40 (22.99%) MCTS
7 33 (18.97%) MCP
8 31 (17.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (13.22%) CCNP
10 18 (10.34%) CCA
10 18 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
10 18 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 18 (10.34%) MCDBA
11 15 (8.62%) Degree
12 5 (2.87%) A+ Certification
13 4 (2.30%) MCDST
13 4 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (1.72%) CCEE
14 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.34%) Solvency II
2 17 (9.77%) SLA
3 11 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (6.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.52%) XenDesktop
3 26 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (13.79%) XenApp
5 23 (13.22%) vSphere
6 14 (8.05%) XenServer
7 10 (5.75%) Hyper-V
8 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.30%) NFS
11 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (9.77%) SCCM
2 13 (7.47%) SCOM
3 6 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (2.30%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.30%) WSUS
5 3 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.72%) vRealize
6 2 (1.15%) DameWare
7 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.57%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.57%) Puppet
7 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.57%) vMotion
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 118 (67.82%) Microsoft
2 81 (46.55%) VMware
3 45 (25.86%) Cisco
3 45 (25.86%) Citrix
4 29 (16.67%) HP
5 21 (12.07%) Dell
6 13 (7.47%) Veeam
7 11 (6.32%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.17%) Wyse
9 7 (4.02%) Avaya
10 6 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (3.45%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.45%) Oracle
10 6 (3.45%) Splunk
11 5 (2.87%) EMC
12 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.30%) Symantec
13 3 (1.72%) CommVault
13 3 (1.72%) Mitel
13 3 (1.72%) SonicWALL
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