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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 163 173 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -58
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 61 82 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.21% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.01% 4.61% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 53 72 218
Median salary £42,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,475 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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
1218 1778 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.39% 26.24% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1585 2207
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (72.58%) Microsoft
3 81 (65.32%) Windows
4 75 (60.48%) Active Directory
5 66 (53.23%) VMware
6 55 (44.35%) ITIL
6 55 (44.35%) Windows Server
7 50 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (34.68%) MCSA
9 42 (33.87%) Cisco
10 39 (31.45%) Data Centre
11 38 (30.65%) Citrix
12 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
12 36 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (28.23%) MS Exchange
14 34 (27.42%) SAN
15 32 (25.81%) Hyper-V
16 31 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
17 30 (24.19%) Office 365
18 29 (23.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
19 28 (22.58%) Finance
19 28 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (21.77%) NetApp
21 25 (20.16%) CCNA
21 25 (20.16%) SCCM
22 24 (19.35%) Linux
22 24 (19.35%) Skype for Business
23 23 (18.55%) Skype
23 23 (18.55%) DNS

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 35 (28.23%) MS Exchange
2 24 (19.35%) Skype for Business
3 21 (16.94%) IIS
4 20 (16.13%) SharePoint
5 17 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (12.90%) Apache
7 15 (12.10%) Tomcat
8 9 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (7.26%) JBoss
9 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (4.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.19%) Office 365
2 28 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (8.06%) IaaS
4 10 (8.06%) PaaS
4 10 (8.06%) SaaS
5 6 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.42%) SAN
2 23 (18.55%) DNS
2 23 (18.55%) Skype
3 20 (16.13%) DHCP
4 18 (14.52%) VPN
5 17 (13.71%) WAN
6 16 (12.90%) LAN
7 12 (9.68%) Firewall
8 6 (4.84%) VoIP
9 5 (4.03%) FTP
9 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.42%) LDAP
10 3 (2.42%) NAS
11 2 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.61%) Internet
11 2 (1.61%) VLAN
11 2 (1.61%) Wireless
12 1 (0.81%) SCCP
12 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.03%) OLAP
4 5 (4.03%) OLTP
5 2 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.81%) QlikView
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) JIRA
2 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 22 (17.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Back Office
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (17.74%) Analyst
2 20 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 19 (15.32%) Server Engineer
4 18 (14.52%) Windows Engineer
5 17 (13.71%) VMware Engineer
6 16 (12.90%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 15 (12.10%) Azure Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) SAN Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (8.06%) Architect
10 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
11 9 (7.26%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (7.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (7.26%) IT Support
12 8 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.45%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.10%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (8.06%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.65%) Clustering
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.03%) PKI
5 5 (4.03%) Replication
6 3 (2.42%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.61%) Handset
7 2 (1.61%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (65.32%) Windows
2 55 (44.35%) Windows Server
3 36 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (23.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (19.35%) Linux
6 16 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 12 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (8.06%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.84%) Unix
11 5 (4.03%) Solaris
12 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) ITIL
2 21 (16.94%) DevOps
3 17 (13.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (8.87%) ITIL V3
5 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
6 10 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (8.06%) Identity Management
6 10 (8.06%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.06%) PRINCE2
6 10 (8.06%) Project Management
6 10 (8.06%) TOGAF
7 9 (7.26%) Line Management
7 9 (7.26%) Wealth Management
8 7 (5.65%) Capacity Management
8 7 (5.65%) Migration
8 7 (5.65%) Software Deployment
9 5 (4.03%) Release Management
9 5 (4.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.10%) SQL
3 8 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.23%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 124 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (34.68%) MCSA
3 31 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (20.16%) CCNA
5 20 (16.13%) MCP
6 19 (15.32%) Degree
7 13 (10.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (8.87%) MCITP
9 10 (8.06%) EMC Certification
10 5 (4.03%) CCNP
10 5 (4.03%) MCTS
11 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.42%) HND
12 3 (2.42%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.81%) CCA
13 1 (0.81%) CISSP
13 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.81%) ISACA
13 1 (0.81%) VCP5
13 1 (0.81%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) GCP
System Software
1 75 (60.48%) Active Directory
2 50 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (25.81%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.10%) vSphere
5 8 (6.45%) XenApp
6 6 (4.84%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.03%) XenServer
8 2 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.81%) NFS
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (20.16%) SCCM
2 13 (10.48%) SCOM
3 10 (8.06%) AirWatch
4 9 (7.26%) WSUS
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.42%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.61%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.61%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.81%) Ansible
7 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
7 1 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Nagios
7 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.81%) Puppet
7 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 90 (72.58%) Microsoft
2 66 (53.23%) VMware
3 42 (33.87%) Cisco
4 38 (30.65%) Citrix
5 27 (21.77%) NetApp
6 18 (14.52%) EMC
7 10 (8.06%) HP
7 10 (8.06%) Oracle
8 9 (7.26%) IBM
8 9 (7.26%) Software AG
9 6 (4.84%) Dell
10 5 (4.03%) Google
10 5 (4.03%) Sybase
10 5 (4.03%) Veritas
11 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.42%) Brocade
13 2 (1.61%) Adobe
13 2 (1.61%) Apple
13 2 (1.61%) Juniper
14 1 (0.81%) Sun
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