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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 180 231 214
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 83 79 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 0.75% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.92% 3.15% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 62 65 117
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,575 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1402 2510 3105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 22.42% 23.86% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 2140 2548
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 29 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 29 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (73.41%) Windows
3 121 (69.94%) Microsoft
4 106 (61.27%) ITIL
5 100 (57.80%) Active Directory
6 86 (49.71%) VMware
7 84 (48.55%) Windows Server
8 71 (41.04%) MCSA
9 68 (39.31%) Citrix
10 63 (36.42%) Cisco
11 61 (35.26%) Finance
12 58 (33.53%) SQL Server
13 56 (32.37%) MS Excel
14 47 (27.17%) WAN
15 46 (26.59%) LAN
15 46 (26.59%) MS Office
15 46 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (26.01%) Cisco Certification
17 43 (24.86%) MS Exchange
18 40 (23.12%) DNS
18 40 (23.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (22.54%) CCNA
20 38 (21.97%) SQL
21 37 (21.39%) SAN
22 35 (20.23%) DHCP
23 34 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
23 34 (19.65%) MCITP
24 33 (19.08%) Data Centre
24 33 (19.08%) MCP
25 32 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012

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 43 (24.86%) MS Exchange
2 30 (17.34%) IIS
3 20 (11.56%) SharePoint
4 17 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (8.67%) Apache
5 15 (8.67%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (5.20%) Skype for Business
8 8 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (4.62%) JBoss
9 5 (2.89%) Confluence
10 4 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 56 (32.37%) MS Excel
2 46 (26.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
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
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (10.40%) Office 365
4 16 (9.25%) SaaS
5 10 (5.78%) IaaS
5 10 (5.78%) PaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.58%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (27.17%) WAN
2 46 (26.59%) LAN
3 40 (23.12%) DNS
4 37 (21.39%) SAN
5 35 (20.23%) DHCP
6 30 (17.34%) Firewall
7 29 (16.76%) TCP/IP
8 24 (13.87%) VPN
9 15 (8.67%) NetScaler
10 14 (8.09%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (5.78%) iSCSI
12 8 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (4.62%) FTP
12 8 (4.62%) InfiniBand
13 7 (4.05%) LDAP
14 6 (3.47%) IPsec
14 6 (3.47%) Network Security
14 6 (3.47%) Skype
15 5 (2.89%) IP Telephony
15 5 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.53%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.73%) GIS
7 3 (1.73%) MySQL
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.58%) OLAP
9 1 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.89%) JIRA
2 4 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Grunt
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (35.26%) Finance
2 29 (16.76%) Banking
3 12 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.78%) Japanese Language
5 8 (4.62%) Back Office
5 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.47%) Law
7 5 (2.89%) Billing
8 4 (2.31%) Retail
9 3 (1.73%) Publishing
10 2 (1.16%) Advertising
10 2 (1.16%) Marketing
11 1 (0.58%) Electronics
11 1 (0.58%) Front Office
11 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (19.65%) Analyst
2 28 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (9.83%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.25%) Administrator
5 15 (8.67%) DBA
5 15 (8.67%) SQL DBA
5 15 (8.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 15 (8.67%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.51%) Citrix Engineer
6 13 (7.51%) Service Analyst
6 13 (7.51%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (6.94%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 12 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.78%) Architect
8 10 (5.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (5.78%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) Middleware
2 7 (4.05%) Web Services
3 3 (1.73%) .NET
3 3 (1.73%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (1.16%) LAMP
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.58%) CSS
5 1 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) jQuery
5 1 (0.58%) MDX
5 1 (0.58%) Sass
5 1 (0.58%) StructureMap
5 1 (0.58%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.08%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.25%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (8.67%) Replication
4 14 (8.09%) Fat Client
4 14 (8.09%) Thin Client
5 13 (7.51%) Blackberry
6 10 (5.78%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
8 7 (4.05%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.89%) Clustering
10 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.31%) Online Banking
10 4 (2.31%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (1.16%) BYOD
12 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.16%) PKI
12 2 (1.16%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 127 (73.41%) Windows
2 84 (48.55%) Windows Server
3 40 (23.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (16.76%) Linux
6 26 (15.03%) Windows 7
7 16 (9.25%) Windows 8
8 12 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.89%) Android
10 5 (2.89%) HPUX
11 4 (2.31%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.73%) Unix
13 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (61.27%) ITIL
2 24 (13.87%) PRINCE2
3 23 (13.29%) ITIL V3
4 20 (11.56%) Service Delivery
5 15 (8.67%) DevOps
5 15 (8.67%) ITSM
5 15 (8.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 14 (8.09%) Mentoring
6 14 (8.09%) Project Management
7 13 (7.51%) Change Management
7 13 (7.51%) Data Protection
8 12 (6.94%) Identity Management
8 12 (6.94%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.36%) Database Theory
9 11 (6.36%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 11 (6.36%) Relational Database Theory
9 11 (6.36%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 10 (5.78%) TOGAF
11 8 (4.62%) Programme Management
11 8 (4.62%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.97%) SQL
2 25 (14.45%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.78%) VB
4 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.73%) VBScript
6 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.16%) Python
6 2 (1.16%) sed
7 1 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.58%) Korn
7 1 (0.58%) Perl
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 173 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (41.04%) MCSA
3 45 (26.01%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (22.54%) CCNA
5 34 (19.65%) MCITP
6 33 (19.08%) MCP
7 24 (13.87%) MCTS
7 24 (13.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (12.14%) CCA
8 21 (12.14%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (9.83%) Degree
9 17 (9.83%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (9.25%) CCNP
11 15 (8.67%) EMC Certification
12 11 (6.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (6.36%) MCDBA
13 8 (4.62%) MCDST
14 5 (2.89%) A+ Certification
14 5 (2.89%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (2.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.40%) SLA
2 11 (6.36%) Solvency II
3 5 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 100 (57.80%) Active Directory
2 46 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (17.34%) XenDesktop
4 28 (16.18%) XenApp
5 16 (9.25%) vSphere
6 15 (8.67%) XenServer
7 14 (8.09%) Hyper-V
8 9 (5.20%) NFS
8 9 (5.20%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.58%) UAG
13 1 (0.58%) vCloud
13 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (16.18%) SCCM
2 17 (9.83%) SCOM
3 10 (5.78%) AirWatch
4 7 (4.05%) Nagios
5 6 (3.47%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.47%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (3.47%) Puppet
5 6 (3.47%) WSUS
6 5 (2.89%) EMC VPLEX
6 5 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.31%) vRealize
8 3 (1.73%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.58%) Ansible
10 1 (0.58%) IBM BigFix
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 121 (69.94%) Microsoft
2 86 (49.71%) VMware
3 68 (39.31%) Citrix
4 63 (36.42%) Cisco
5 30 (17.34%) HP
6 19 (10.98%) EMC
7 18 (10.40%) Dell
8 14 (8.09%) Veeam
9 12 (6.94%) Oracle
9 12 (6.94%) SolarWinds
10 10 (5.78%) IBM
10 10 (5.78%) NetApp
10 10 (5.78%) Wyse
11 8 (4.62%) Isilon
11 8 (4.62%) Software AG
12 7 (4.05%) 3PAR
12 7 (4.05%) Symantec
13 6 (3.47%) Brocade
13 6 (3.47%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (3.47%) Splunk
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