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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 157 222 218
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 94 91 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 0.88% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.48% 3.63% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 72 80 119
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £25,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £60,250 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1451 2505 3241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.06% 24.17% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 2145 2718
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (70.35%) Microsoft
3 120 (69.77%) Windows
4 109 (63.37%) ITIL
5 103 (59.88%) Active Directory
6 85 (49.42%) VMware
7 78 (45.35%) Windows Server
8 71 (41.28%) MCSA
9 63 (36.63%) Citrix
10 60 (34.88%) MS Excel
11 58 (33.72%) Finance
12 54 (31.40%) SQL Server
13 53 (30.81%) Cisco
14 46 (26.74%) LAN
14 46 (26.74%) WAN
14 46 (26.74%) MS Office
15 45 (26.16%) MS Exchange
16 42 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
17 41 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (22.09%) CCNA
19 38 (22.09%) DNS
19 38 (22.09%) SQL
19 38 (22.09%) MCP
20 35 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
21 34 (19.77%) MCITP
22 33 (19.19%) DHCP
22 33 (19.19%) SAN
23 32 (18.60%) XenDesktop
23 32 (18.60%) Amazon AWS

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 45 (26.16%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.70%) IIS
3 20 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.98%) Apache
5 12 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.98%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.23%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.49%) JBoss
8 5 (2.91%) Confluence
9 4 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 46 (26.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) assyst
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.72%) Office 365
4 12 (6.98%) SaaS
5 6 (3.49%) IaaS
5 6 (3.49%) PaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.74%) LAN
1 46 (26.74%) WAN
2 38 (22.09%) DNS
3 33 (19.19%) DHCP
3 33 (19.19%) SAN
4 30 (17.44%) TCP/IP
5 29 (16.86%) Firewall
6 20 (11.63%) VPN
7 18 (10.47%) NetScaler
8 15 (8.72%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (4.65%) FTP
9 8 (4.65%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.65%) Skype
10 7 (4.07%) LDAP
11 6 (3.49%) IP Telephony
11 6 (3.49%) IPsec
12 5 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.91%) Internet
12 5 (2.91%) Network Security
12 5 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (8.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.91%) MySQL
7 3 (1.74%) GIS
7 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) JIRA
2 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Grunt
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (33.72%) Finance
2 25 (14.53%) Banking
3 12 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.40%) Back Office
5 7 (4.07%) Japanese Language
5 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.49%) Law
7 4 (2.33%) Retail
8 3 (1.74%) Publishing
9 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 2 (1.16%) Billing
9 2 (1.16%) Marketing
10 1 (0.58%) Electronics
10 1 (0.58%) Front Office
10 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (17.44%) Analyst
2 29 (16.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (12.21%) Administrator
4 19 (11.05%) Support Engineer
5 15 (8.72%) Citrix Engineer
5 15 (8.72%) DBA
5 15 (8.72%) SQL DBA
5 15 (8.72%) SQL Server DBA
5 15 (8.72%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.72%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (8.14%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 14 (8.14%) Server Engineer
7 13 (7.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.40%) IT Engineer
8 11 (6.40%) Service Analyst
8 11 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.07%) Web Services
2 6 (3.49%) Middleware
3 3 (1.74%) .NET
3 3 (1.74%) LAMP
3 3 (1.74%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) jQuery
4 1 (0.58%) MDX
4 1 (0.58%) Sass
4 1 (0.58%) StructureMap
4 1 (0.58%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.12%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.88%) Replication
3 14 (8.14%) Fat Client
3 14 (8.14%) Thin Client
4 11 (6.40%) Blackberry
4 11 (6.40%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.07%) Clustering
7 6 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.49%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.49%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.33%) Online Banking
8 4 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.16%) PKI
11 1 (0.58%) BYOD
11 1 (0.58%) Health Informatics
11 1 (0.58%) Informatics
11 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 120 (69.77%) Windows
2 78 (45.35%) Windows Server
3 40 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (15.70%) Linux
6 24 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 17 (9.88%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.33%) Android
10 4 (2.33%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.74%) Unix
12 2 (1.16%) HPUX
12 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (63.37%) ITIL
2 24 (13.95%) PRINCE2
3 23 (13.37%) ITIL V3
4 19 (11.05%) Service Delivery
5 17 (9.88%) Data Protection
6 16 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
7 14 (8.14%) Database Theory
7 14 (8.14%) Relational Database Theory
8 13 (7.56%) Change Management
8 13 (7.56%) ITSM
8 13 (7.56%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 13 (7.56%) Project Management
8 13 (7.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 11 (6.40%) DevOps
10 9 (5.23%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.65%) Migration
11 8 (4.65%) Programme Management
11 8 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.09%) SQL
2 24 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.98%) VB
4 3 (1.74%) sed
4 3 (1.74%) VBScript
5 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) AWK
6 1 (0.58%) C
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
6 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (41.28%) MCSA
3 42 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (22.09%) CCNA
4 38 (22.09%) MCP
5 34 (19.77%) MCITP
6 28 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (13.95%) CCA
7 24 (13.95%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (12.21%) MCTS
9 17 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (9.30%) CCNP
11 14 (8.14%) Degree
11 14 (8.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 14 (8.14%) MCDBA
12 8 (4.65%) EMC Certification
12 8 (4.65%) MCDST
13 6 (3.49%) RHCE
14 5 (2.91%) A+ Certification
14 5 (2.91%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.47%) SLA
2 14 (8.14%) Solvency II
3 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 103 (59.88%) Active Directory
2 41 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (18.60%) XenDesktop
4 31 (18.02%) XenApp
5 18 (10.47%) vSphere
6 15 (8.72%) XenServer
7 14 (8.14%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.49%) NFS
9 5 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.33%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.58%) UAG
13 1 (0.58%) vCloud
13 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (14.53%) SCCM
2 17 (9.88%) SCOM
3 6 (3.49%) AirWatch
3 6 (3.49%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.91%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.91%) Puppet
5 4 (2.33%) Nagios
5 4 (2.33%) vRealize
6 3 (1.74%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.74%) WSUS
7 2 (1.16%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.58%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.58%) vMotion
Vendors
1 121 (70.35%) Microsoft
2 85 (49.42%) VMware
3 63 (36.63%) Citrix
4 53 (30.81%) Cisco
5 29 (16.86%) HP
6 17 (9.88%) Dell
7 14 (8.14%) Veeam
8 12 (6.98%) Wyse
9 11 (6.40%) EMC
10 10 (5.81%) Oracle
11 9 (5.23%) IBM
12 7 (4.07%) NetApp
12 7 (4.07%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.49%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (3.49%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.49%) Software AG
13 6 (3.49%) Splunk
13 6 (3.49%) Symantec
14 5 (2.91%) CenturyLink
14 5 (2.91%) Isilon
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