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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 178 209 156
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -53
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 72 81 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 0.94% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 3.98% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 159
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +2.66%
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
1280 2037 2836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.37% 23.63% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1748 2324
Median salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,525 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £77,500
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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 117 (70.91%) Windows
4 93 (56.36%) ITIL
5 88 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 75 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 74 (44.85%) VMware
8 60 (36.36%) Finance
9 56 (33.94%) Citrix
10 55 (33.33%) Cisco
10 55 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 51 (30.91%) MCSA
12 48 (29.09%) MS Excel
13 47 (28.48%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (27.27%) CCNA
14 45 (27.27%) DNS
15 44 (26.67%) SQL Server
16 41 (24.85%) SQL
17 39 (23.64%) DHCP
18 38 (23.03%) MS Exchange
18 38 (23.03%) Windows Server 2008
19 36 (21.82%) WAN
20 35 (21.21%) LAN
20 35 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
21 34 (20.61%) MS Office
21 34 (20.61%) Banking
22 32 (19.39%) Linux
22 32 (19.39%) MCITP
22 32 (19.39%) Data Centre
23 31 (18.79%) SCCM

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 38 (23.03%) MS Exchange
2 28 (16.97%) IIS
3 22 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 19 (11.52%) Apache
4 19 (11.52%) Tomcat
5 17 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (7.27%) JBoss
7 12 (7.27%) Skype for Business
8 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (3.03%) Confluence
10 4 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 34 (20.61%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.61%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (13.94%) Office 365
4 20 (12.12%) SaaS
5 14 (8.48%) IaaS
5 14 (8.48%) PaaS
6 2 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (27.27%) DNS
2 39 (23.64%) DHCP
3 36 (21.82%) WAN
4 35 (21.21%) LAN
5 28 (16.97%) VPN
6 25 (15.15%) SAN
7 24 (14.55%) TCP/IP
8 16 (9.70%) Firewall
9 10 (6.06%) NetScaler
10 9 (5.45%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (4.85%) Skype
12 7 (4.24%) FTP
12 7 (4.24%) InfiniBand
12 7 (4.24%) VoIP
13 6 (3.64%) LDAP
13 6 (3.64%) Network Security
14 5 (3.03%) IPsec
14 5 (3.03%) MPLS
14 5 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.03%) OLAP
7 5 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.42%) OLTP
9 3 (1.82%) MySQL
10 2 (1.21%) Big Data
11 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.61%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.03%) JIRA
1 5 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (36.36%) Finance
2 34 (20.61%) Banking
3 15 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.45%) Japanese Language
5 8 (4.85%) Back Office
5 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.64%) Law
7 5 (3.03%) Billing
8 4 (2.42%) Retail
9 3 (1.82%) Publishing
10 2 (1.21%) Advertising
10 2 (1.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.61%) Electronics
11 1 (0.61%) Front Office
11 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (24.85%) Analyst
2 20 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.30%) Support Analyst
5 15 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 15 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (8.48%) Architect
6 14 (8.48%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (7.27%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (7.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (6.67%) Server Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.06%) Administrator
9 10 (6.06%) DBA
9 10 (6.06%) IT Support
9 10 (6.06%) SQL DBA
9 10 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (5.45%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.48%) Middleware
2 6 (3.64%) Web Services
3 3 (1.82%) .NET
4 2 (1.21%) LAMP
4 2 (1.21%) MDX
4 2 (1.21%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (1.21%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 22 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (8.48%) Public Cloud
4 12 (7.27%) Blackberry
4 12 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (4.85%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.03%) Clustering
7 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.42%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.82%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.21%) BYOD
10 2 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.21%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.21%) PKI
10 2 (1.21%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 117 (70.91%) Windows
2 75 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 38 (23.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (19.39%) Linux
5 29 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (13.94%) Windows 7
7 16 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (7.88%) Windows 8
9 12 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.03%) HPUX
11 3 (1.82%) Unix
12 2 (1.21%) Android
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.21%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (56.36%) ITIL
2 24 (14.55%) PRINCE2
3 20 (12.12%) DevOps
3 20 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 18 (10.91%) ITIL V3
4 18 (10.91%) Project Management
5 16 (9.70%) Identity Management
6 15 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 14 (8.48%) Mobile Device Management
7 14 (8.48%) TOGAF
8 12 (7.27%) Line Management
8 12 (7.27%) Wealth Management
9 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.45%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.24%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.24%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 6 (3.64%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.85%) SQL
2 28 (16.97%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.88%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.64%) VB
5 5 (3.03%) VBScript
6 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.21%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.61%) Korn
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 165 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (30.91%) MCSA
3 47 (28.48%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (27.27%) CCNA
5 32 (19.39%) MCITP
6 30 (18.18%) MCP
7 22 (13.33%) Degree
8 20 (12.12%) MCTS
9 19 (11.52%) EMC Certification
10 17 (10.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (7.27%) CCA
11 12 (7.27%) CCNP
11 12 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (5.45%) MCDST
13 5 (3.03%) AWS Certification
13 5 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (3.03%) MCDBA
13 5 (3.03%) MOS
13 5 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.03%) Solvency II
3 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 88 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 55 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.12%) XenApp
4 14 (8.48%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.88%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.45%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.85%) NFS
8 6 (3.64%) vSphere
9 5 (3.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.82%) XenServer
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.61%) Samba
11 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.61%) vCloud
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (18.79%) SCCM
2 15 (9.09%) SCOM
3 14 (8.48%) AirWatch
4 9 (5.45%) Nagios
4 9 (5.45%) WSUS
5 7 (4.24%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.64%) Puppet
7 5 (3.03%) EMC VPLEX
7 5 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (3.03%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.42%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (1.82%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.82%) vRealize
10 2 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.21%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.61%) Ansible
11 1 (0.61%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 120 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 74 (44.85%) VMware
3 56 (33.94%) Citrix
4 55 (33.33%) Cisco
5 22 (13.33%) EMC
6 16 (9.70%) Oracle
7 13 (7.88%) HP
7 13 (7.88%) IBM
8 12 (7.27%) Software AG
8 12 (7.27%) SolarWinds
9 10 (6.06%) NetApp
10 8 (4.85%) Symantec
11 7 (4.24%) 3PAR
11 7 (4.24%) Isilon
12 6 (3.64%) Brocade
12 6 (3.64%) Wyse
13 5 (3.03%) Adobe
13 5 (3.03%) Atlassian
13 5 (3.03%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.03%) Fortinet
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago