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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 173 178 157
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 60 92 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 1.33% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 5.42% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 156
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1287 1698 2679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.98% 24.56% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1476 2301
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (78.79%) Windows
3 94 (71.21%) Microsoft
4 85 (64.39%) Active Directory
5 72 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 62 (46.97%) ITIL
7 57 (43.18%) VMware
8 44 (33.33%) Citrix
9 42 (31.82%) Cisco
10 39 (29.55%) SQL Server
11 38 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (27.27%) Finance
13 35 (26.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (26.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (26.52%) Data Centre
14 33 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (24.24%) DNS
16 31 (23.48%) CCNA
16 31 (23.48%) Linux
16 31 (23.48%) SCCM
17 30 (22.73%) DHCP
18 29 (21.97%) VPN
18 29 (21.97%) MCSA
19 28 (21.21%) SQL
19 28 (21.21%) MS Exchange
19 28 (21.21%) PowerShell
19 28 (21.21%) Office 365
19 28 (21.21%) DevOps
20 26 (19.70%) Banking
21 25 (18.94%) LAN

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 28 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 25 (18.94%) IIS
3 22 (16.67%) Apache
4 21 (15.91%) Skype for Business
4 21 (15.91%) Tomcat
5 17 (12.88%) SharePoint
6 14 (10.61%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (10.61%) JBoss
7 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.76%) Confluence
11 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.42%) MS Office
3 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (26.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (21.21%) Office 365
3 22 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (13.64%) SaaS
5 16 (12.12%) IaaS
5 16 (12.12%) PaaS
6 10 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.27%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.24%) DNS
2 30 (22.73%) DHCP
3 29 (21.97%) VPN
4 25 (18.94%) LAN
4 25 (18.94%) SAN
4 25 (18.94%) WAN
5 17 (12.88%) Skype
6 15 (11.36%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.82%) VoIP
8 8 (6.06%) Firewall
9 6 (4.55%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.79%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (3.79%) FTP
10 5 (3.79%) InfiniBand
10 5 (3.79%) Network Security
10 5 (3.79%) Wireless
11 4 (3.03%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.27%) Internet
12 3 (2.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.55%) OLAP
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.79%) OLTP
6 3 (2.27%) Big Data
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.76%) Power BI
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) JIRA
2 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (27.27%) Finance
2 26 (19.70%) Banking
3 6 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Billing
4 5 (3.79%) Japanese Language
4 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.03%) Retail
6 3 (2.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Marketing
7 2 (1.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (24.24%) Analyst
2 20 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) Windows Engineer
5 16 (12.12%) Architect
5 16 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (11.36%) Azure Engineer
7 14 (10.61%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (10.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (10.61%) Service Analyst
7 14 (10.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (8.33%) IT Support
9 10 (7.58%) Desktop Support
9 10 (7.58%) Support Analyst
10 9 (6.82%) Consultant
10 9 (6.82%) IT Analyst
11 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (6.06%) Server Engineer
11 8 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.12%) Middleware
2 2 (1.52%) MDX
2 2 (1.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.52%) WSH
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.52%) Data Centre
2 22 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (12.12%) Public Cloud
4 14 (10.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.30%) Blackberry
5 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.79%) Clustering
6 5 (3.79%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.52%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.52%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.52%) Replication
8 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.76%) BYOD
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 104 (78.79%) Windows
2 72 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 35 (26.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (23.48%) Linux
5 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 12 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.79%) HPUX
11 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.76%) Android
13 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.76%) Unix
13 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.97%) ITIL
2 28 (21.21%) DevOps
3 19 (14.39%) PRINCE2
4 17 (12.88%) ITIL V3
5 16 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.12%) Identity Management
5 16 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 16 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 15 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management
7 14 (10.61%) Line Management
7 14 (10.61%) Project Management
7 14 (10.61%) Wealth Management
8 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.55%) Migration
10 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.79%) Service Management
11 5 (3.79%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.21%) PowerShell
1 28 (21.21%) SQL
2 13 (9.85%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.76%) Korn
4 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (23.48%) CCNA
4 29 (21.97%) MCSA
5 23 (17.42%) Degree
5 23 (17.42%) MCP
6 22 (16.67%) MCITP
7 21 (15.91%) EMC Certification
8 14 (10.61%) MCTS
9 11 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.79%) MCDST
12 4 (3.03%) HND
12 4 (3.03%) MOS
13 3 (2.27%) CCA
13 3 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.76%) CISSP
14 1 (0.76%) HNC
14 1 (0.76%) RHCE
14 1 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) GCP
System Software
1 85 (64.39%) Active Directory
2 38 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.82%) vSphere
5 8 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.06%) XenApp
6 7 (5.30%) NFS
7 6 (4.55%) XenServer
8 5 (3.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (3.79%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.76%) Samba
10 1 (0.76%) vCloud
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (23.48%) SCCM
2 16 (12.12%) AirWatch
3 13 (9.85%) SCOM
4 11 (8.33%) WSUS
5 7 (5.30%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.55%) Nagios
6 6 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (3.79%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.79%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (2.27%) Puppet
10 2 (1.52%) Ansible
10 2 (1.52%) Casper Suite
10 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.52%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 94 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 57 (43.18%) VMware
3 44 (33.33%) Citrix
4 42 (31.82%) Cisco
5 22 (16.67%) EMC
6 18 (13.64%) Oracle
7 14 (10.61%) HP
7 14 (10.61%) IBM
7 14 (10.61%) NetApp
7 14 (10.61%) Software AG
8 7 (5.30%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.55%) Symantec
10 5 (3.79%) Brocade
10 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.79%) Google
10 5 (3.79%) Isilon
10 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.79%) SolidFire
10 5 (3.79%) Sybase
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