The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / London
Rank 332 270 180
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -90
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 255 518 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 1.26% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% 4.84% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 210 461 661
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7750 10697 10820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.50% 25.93% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6274 8942 8791
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSE
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the London region.

MCSE Salary Trend in London

MCSE
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

MCSE Salary Histogram in London

MCSE
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 63 £42,000 -4.54% 7
Croydon +7 3 £28,000 +14.28% 1
Brentford - 2 £34,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £41,250 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +19 1 £42,500 +70.00% 1
West End +2 1 £24,500 -55.45%
Twickenham +1 1 £28,500 -24.00%
Canary Wharf -9 1 £60,000 -
Rainham - 1 £27,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 589 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 424 (71.99%) Windows
3 422 (71.65%) Microsoft
4 337 (57.22%) Active Directory
5 292 (49.58%) Windows Server
6 273 (46.35%) VMware
7 218 (37.01%) ITIL
8 180 (30.56%) Cisco
9 179 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 170 (28.86%) Citrix
10 170 (28.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 168 (28.52%) MCSA
12 162 (27.50%) MS Exchange
13 159 (26.99%) Cisco Certification
13 159 (26.99%) Hyper-V
14 151 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 151 (25.64%) MS Excel
15 150 (25.47%) Office 365
16 142 (24.11%) MCP
17 141 (23.94%) Firewall
18 137 (23.26%) SCCM
19 123 (20.88%) CCNA
20 109 (18.51%) MCITP
21 102 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2013
22 101 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
23 99 (16.81%) SAN
24 96 (16.30%) DNS
25 93 (15.79%) Windows 7
26 89 (15.11%) Data Centre
27 87 (14.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 162 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 102 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 80 (13.58%) Skype for Business
4 77 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 72 (12.22%) SharePoint
6 50 (8.49%) IIS
7 22 (3.74%) Apache
8 18 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (2.89%) Tomcat
10 12 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.53%) Confluence
12 8 (1.36%) JBoss
13 5 (0.85%) SAS
14 4 (0.68%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 151 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 73 (12.39%) MS Office
3 18 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 150 (25.47%) Office 365
2 101 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (4.07%) SaaS
5 19 (3.23%) IaaS
6 16 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (2.21%) PaaS
8 10 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.85%) Yammer
11 4 (0.68%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 141 (23.94%) Firewall
2 99 (16.81%) SAN
3 96 (16.30%) DNS
4 82 (13.92%) VPN
5 80 (13.58%) DHCP
6 78 (13.24%) LAN
7 77 (13.07%) WAN
8 53 (9.00%) Skype
9 51 (8.66%) VoIP
10 43 (7.30%) TCP/IP
11 37 (6.28%) VLAN
12 26 (4.41%) MPLS
13 22 (3.74%) Network Security
14 21 (3.57%) NAS
15 20 (3.40%) BGP
16 18 (3.06%) IP Telephony
17 14 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
18 13 (2.21%) LDAP
18 13 (2.21%) Unified Communications
19 12 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.19%) Big Data
5 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.85%) OLAP
6 5 (0.85%) OLTP
7 4 (0.68%) GIS
8 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.34%) QlikView
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.17%) MySQL
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (3.90%) JIRA
2 8 (1.36%) MSI
3 7 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (12.22%) Finance
2 34 (5.77%) Banking
3 24 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.06%) Legal
5 17 (2.89%) Marketing
6 16 (2.72%) Retail
7 15 (2.55%) Law
8 10 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.53%) Billing
10 7 (1.19%) Publishing
11 4 (0.68%) Advertising
12 3 (0.51%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (18.00%) Analyst
1 106 (18.00%) Support Engineer
2 80 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 69 (11.71%) Windows Engineer
4 60 (10.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 56 (9.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 54 (9.17%) Server Engineer
7 43 (7.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 42 (7.13%) Desktop Support
9 41 (6.96%) IT Support
9 41 (6.96%) Support Analyst
9 41 (6.96%) VMware Engineer
10 38 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
11 37 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 37 (6.28%) Architect
11 37 (6.28%) IT Engineer
12 33 (5.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 32 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
14 30 (5.09%) Desktop Engineer
14 30 (5.09%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.57%) Web Services
2 16 (2.72%) Middleware
3 12 (2.04%) .NET
4 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.17%) MDX
5 1 (0.17%) REST
5 1 (0.17%) SOAP
5 1 (0.17%) WCF
5 1 (0.17%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (15.11%) Data Centre
2 44 (7.47%) Blackberry
3 32 (5.43%) Clustering
4 30 (5.09%) Computer Science
5 29 (4.92%) Public Cloud
5 29 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
6 25 (4.24%) Smartphone
7 24 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (2.21%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.87%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.53%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.53%) PKI
11 9 (1.53%) Replication
12 7 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.02%) Fintech
14 4 (0.68%) Handset
14 4 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 424 (71.99%) Windows
2 292 (49.58%) Windows Server
3 170 (28.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 151 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 74 (12.56%) Linux
7 64 (10.87%) Windows 10
8 45 (7.64%) Windows 8
9 43 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (3.90%) Mac OS X
11 18 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (2.55%) Android
13 13 (2.21%) Unix
14 8 (1.36%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.36%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.19%) Solaris
16 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (37.01%) ITIL
2 55 (9.34%) Project Management
3 45 (7.64%) Migration
4 39 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (5.77%) Mentoring
5 34 (5.77%) Service Management
6 33 (5.60%) ITIL V3
7 29 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 27 (4.58%) Load Balancing
9 26 (4.41%) DevOps
9 26 (4.41%) PRINCE2
10 25 (4.24%) Data Management
11 24 (4.07%) Change Control
12 23 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (3.90%) Change Management
12 23 (3.90%) Identity Management
13 22 (3.74%) Presales
14 21 (3.57%) Time Management
15 20 (3.40%) TOGAF
16 19 (3.23%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 83 (14.09%) PowerShell
2 72 (12.22%) SQL
3 10 (1.70%) VBScript
4 9 (1.53%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.53%) VB
5 7 (1.19%) C
6 6 (1.02%) C#
7 3 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) C++
9 1 (0.17%) Java
9 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 589 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 168 (28.52%) MCSA
3 159 (26.99%) Cisco Certification
4 142 (24.11%) MCP
5 123 (20.88%) CCNA
6 109 (18.51%) MCITP
7 87 (14.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 85 (14.43%) Degree
9 59 (10.02%) CCNP
10 38 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (3.74%) JNCIA
11 22 (3.74%) MCDST
12 21 (3.57%) MCTS
13 19 (3.23%) JNCIP
14 17 (2.89%) Security Cleared
15 14 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (2.04%) EMC Certification
17 10 (1.70%) A+ Certification
17 10 (1.70%) DV Cleared
18 8 (1.36%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.85%) SLA
2 13 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.02%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.34%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
5 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 337 (57.22%) Active Directory
2 179 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (26.99%) Hyper-V
4 62 (10.53%) XenApp
5 54 (9.17%) vSphere
6 25 (4.24%) XenDesktop
7 19 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.53%) VMware Server
9 9 (1.53%) XenServer
10 8 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.19%) NFS
12 5 (0.85%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.68%) vCloud
13 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.51%) Xen
15 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 137 (23.26%) SCCM
2 52 (8.83%) SCOM
3 38 (6.45%) WSUS
4 20 (3.40%) SCVMM
5 15 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
6 12 (2.04%) AirWatch
6 12 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (1.53%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.53%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.85%) SCSM
11 4 (0.68%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.51%) Control-M
12 3 (0.51%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 2 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 422 (71.65%) Microsoft
2 273 (46.35%) VMware
3 180 (30.56%) Cisco
4 170 (28.86%) Citrix
5 61 (10.36%) NetApp
6 56 (9.51%) HP
7 39 (6.62%) EMC
8 32 (5.43%) Juniper
9 24 (4.07%) Dell
9 24 (4.07%) Meraki
10 23 (3.90%) Apple
11 22 (3.74%) Google
11 22 (3.74%) Oracle
12 19 (3.23%) SonicWALL
13 18 (3.06%) Symantec
14 16 (2.72%) CheckPoint
15 15 (2.55%) Red Hat
16 14 (2.38%) Veritas
17 13 (2.21%) IBM
18 10 (1.70%) SolarWinds
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