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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 167 169 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -50
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 56 86 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 1.33% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 5.13% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 50 79 190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £27,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
1202 1675 2534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.20% 26.00% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1505 2194
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £72,500 £82,500
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 January 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 January 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 85 (69.11%) Windows
4 78 (63.41%) Active Directory
5 62 (50.41%) VMware
6 60 (48.78%) Windows Server
7 53 (43.09%) ITIL
8 45 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (34.15%) Citrix
10 39 (31.71%) MCSA
11 36 (29.27%) Cisco
12 35 (28.46%) MS Exchange
12 35 (28.46%) Data Centre
13 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (25.20%) MS Excel
15 30 (24.39%) SAN
15 30 (24.39%) Finance
15 30 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (23.58%) SQL Server
17 27 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
17 27 (21.95%) CCNA
17 27 (21.95%) DNS
17 27 (21.95%) SCCM
17 27 (21.95%) Office 365
18 24 (19.51%) Skype for Business
18 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (18.70%) Hyper-V
19 23 (18.70%) Banking
19 23 (18.70%) DHCP
19 23 (18.70%) Linux

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 (28.46%) MS Exchange
2 24 (19.51%) Skype for Business
3 21 (17.07%) IIS
4 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
5 17 (13.82%) Apache
6 16 (13.01%) Tomcat
7 14 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (8.94%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (8.94%) JBoss
9 9 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (25.20%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.20%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (21.95%) Office 365
3 13 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (8.94%) IaaS
4 11 (8.94%) PaaS
4 11 (8.94%) SaaS
5 10 (8.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.63%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.81%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.39%) SAN
2 27 (21.95%) DNS
3 23 (18.70%) DHCP
4 22 (17.89%) VPN
5 21 (17.07%) Skype
6 20 (16.26%) LAN
6 20 (16.26%) WAN
7 10 (8.13%) Firewall
8 8 (6.50%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.50%) VoIP
9 5 (4.07%) FTP
10 3 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.44%) NAS
11 2 (1.63%) Internet
11 2 (1.63%) LDAP
11 2 (1.63%) Network Security
11 2 (1.63%) Wireless
11 2 (1.63%) WLAN
12 1 (0.81%) SCCP
12 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.07%) OLAP
5 5 (4.07%) OLTP
6 2 (1.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) JIRA
2 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (24.39%) Finance
2 23 (18.70%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.76%) Analyst
2 19 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 18 (14.63%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Server Engineer
5 15 (12.20%) Azure Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 11 (8.94%) Architect
8 11 (8.94%) Cloud Architect
8 11 (8.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (8.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (8.94%) IT Support
9 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (7.32%) Service Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (6.50%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) Middleware
2 2 (1.63%) WSH
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.46%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (8.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (8.94%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.50%) Clustering
5 6 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.07%) Replication
7 4 (3.25%) PKI
8 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.63%) Handset
8 2 (1.63%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) BYOD
9 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.81%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (69.11%) Windows
2 60 (48.78%) Windows Server
3 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (18.70%) Linux
6 16 (13.01%) Windows 7
7 14 (11.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (8.13%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.07%) Unix
11 4 (3.25%) Solaris
12 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.81%) Android
14 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) ITIL
2 22 (17.89%) DevOps
3 18 (14.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 14 (11.38%) ITIL V3
5 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
6 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (8.94%) Identity Management
7 11 (8.94%) Line Management
7 11 (8.94%) Load Balancing
7 11 (8.94%) TOGAF
7 11 (8.94%) Wealth Management
8 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.13%) Project Management
9 6 (4.88%) Migration
9 6 (4.88%) Software Deployment
10 5 (4.07%) Capacity Management
10 5 (4.07%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.63%) SQL
3 10 (8.13%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.44%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (31.71%) MCSA
3 27 (21.95%) CCNA
3 27 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (14.63%) Degree
5 17 (13.82%) MCP
6 15 (12.20%) MCITP
7 11 (8.94%) EMC Certification
7 11 (8.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.32%) MCTS
9 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.44%) HND
10 3 (2.44%) MOS
10 3 (2.44%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.81%) GIAC
11 1 (0.81%) ISACA
11 1 (0.81%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.81%) MCDST
11 1 (0.81%) VCP5
11 1 (0.81%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) GCP
System Software
1 78 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 45 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (18.70%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.38%) vSphere
5 9 (7.32%) XenApp
6 6 (4.88%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.07%) XenServer
8 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.81%) NFS
9 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (21.95%) SCCM
2 14 (11.38%) SCOM
3 11 (8.94%) AirWatch
3 11 (8.94%) WSUS
4 5 (4.07%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.44%) Nagios
5 3 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.63%) Casper Suite
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.63%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.81%) Ansible
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
7 1 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.81%) Puppet
7 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 87 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 62 (50.41%) VMware
3 42 (34.15%) Citrix
4 36 (29.27%) Cisco
5 19 (15.45%) NetApp
6 16 (13.01%) EMC
7 11 (8.94%) IBM
7 11 (8.94%) Oracle
7 11 (8.94%) Software AG
8 9 (7.32%) HP
9 5 (4.07%) Google
9 5 (4.07%) Sybase
10 4 (3.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.25%) Dell
11 3 (2.44%) BT
11 3 (2.44%) CA
11 3 (2.44%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.44%) Juniper
11 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.44%) Symantec
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Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
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Salary: £450 - £550 per day
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
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