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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 303 311 262
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -49
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 387 432 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.97% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 3.84% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 337 389 499
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
MCSE
England

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
9506 11248 12207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.06% 25.29% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7968 9146 9790
Median salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.61% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
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 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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +61 84 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Twickenham - 6 £62,500 -
Surbiton - 5 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +7 3 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Barnet - 3 £32,500 -
Brentford - 2 £42,500 -
Stanmore - 2 £43,288 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £43,000 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Bromley 0 1 £25,500 -5.55% 2
Croydon -3 1 £52,500 +105.88% 2
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £25,000 - 2
Paddington - 1 £42,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 877 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 674 (76.85%) Windows
3 604 (68.87%) Microsoft
4 542 (61.80%) Active Directory
5 421 (48.00%) Windows Server
6 403 (45.95%) VMware
7 390 (44.47%) ITIL
8 315 (35.92%) MS Exchange
9 290 (33.07%) Cisco
10 289 (32.95%) Citrix
11 267 (30.44%) MS Excel
12 263 (29.99%) MCSA
13 248 (28.28%) Cisco Certification
14 243 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 240 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 234 (26.68%) Windows Server 2012
17 223 (25.43%) CCNA
18 208 (23.72%) Finance
19 197 (22.46%) SQL Server
20 191 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2010
21 186 (21.21%) MCITP
22 184 (20.98%) Firewall
23 174 (19.84%) Hyper-V
24 162 (18.47%) Windows 7
25 161 (18.36%) MS Office
26 155 (17.67%) Exchange Server 2013
27 154 (17.56%) Office 365
28 153 (17.45%) SQL
29 147 (16.76%) SAN
30 138 (15.74%) HP

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
1 315 (35.92%) MS Exchange
2 191 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 155 (17.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 111 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 95 (10.83%) SharePoint
6 81 (9.24%) Skype for Business
7 65 (7.41%) IIS
8 36 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (2.62%) Apache
9 23 (2.62%) Confluence
10 21 (2.39%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.91%) JBoss
14 6 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.23%) Eucalyptus
16 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 267 (30.44%) MS Excel
2 161 (18.36%) MS Office
3 12 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.14%) MS Project
5 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) SketchUp
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.34%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.11%) assyst
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 154 (17.56%) Office 365
2 116 (13.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.51%) OneDrive
5 20 (2.28%) IaaS
6 18 (2.05%) SaaS
7 17 (1.94%) PaaS
8 10 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.34%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.23%) GitHub
12 2 (0.23%) Nimbula
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.11%) Route 53
13 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 184 (20.98%) Firewall
2 147 (16.76%) SAN
3 130 (14.82%) WAN
4 128 (14.60%) DNS
5 126 (14.37%) LAN
6 101 (11.52%) DHCP
7 88 (10.03%) VPN
8 84 (9.58%) TCP/IP
9 39 (4.45%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
11 31 (3.53%) VoIP
12 30 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
12 30 (3.42%) iSCSI
12 30 (3.42%) NAS
13 28 (3.19%) Internet
14 27 (3.08%) NetScaler
15 26 (2.96%) Skype
16 25 (2.85%) MPLS
17 24 (2.74%) InfiniBand
17 24 (2.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.82%) MySQL
9 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.34%) Big Data
14 3 (0.34%) GIS
14 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Power View
14 3 (0.34%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (3.65%) JIRA
2 8 (0.91%) Subversion
3 6 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.23%) MSI
6 1 (0.11%) Grunt
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 208 (23.72%) Finance
2 70 (7.98%) Banking
3 26 (2.96%) Japanese Language
4 24 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.51%) Billing
5 22 (2.51%) Law
6 20 (2.28%) Retail
7 16 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.71%) Back Office
8 15 (1.71%) French Language
8 15 (1.71%) Marketing
9 12 (1.37%) Spanish Language
10 11 (1.25%) Legal
11 8 (0.91%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.57%) Advertising
13 4 (0.46%) Games
13 4 (0.46%) Publishing
14 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
15 2 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 163 (18.59%) Analyst
2 152 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 116 (13.23%) Support Engineer
4 96 (10.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 86 (9.81%) Windows Engineer
6 72 (8.21%) Administrator
7 70 (7.98%) Consultant
8 67 (7.64%) IT Support
9 66 (7.53%) Support Analyst
10 63 (7.18%) 2nd Line Support
11 57 (6.50%) Service Analyst
12 54 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
13 53 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
14 50 (5.70%) IT Engineer
15 47 (5.36%) Architect
16 45 (5.13%) Team Leader
17 42 (4.79%) DBA
17 42 (4.79%) SQL DBA
18 39 (4.45%) Systems Engineer
19 38 (4.33%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.76%) Web Services
2 18 (2.05%) Middleware
3 8 (0.91%) 802.1X
3 8 (0.91%) COM
3 8 (0.91%) MDX
4 6 (0.68%) .NET
5 5 (0.57%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (0.46%) LAMP
7 2 (0.23%) HTML
7 2 (0.23%) ODBC
8 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.11%) CSS
8 1 (0.11%) Java EE
8 1 (0.11%) jQuery
8 1 (0.11%) Node.js
8 1 (0.11%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.11%) Sass
8 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.11%) StructureMap
8 1 (0.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 113 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 70 (7.98%) Blackberry
3 55 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.68%) Clustering
5 37 (4.22%) Replication
6 35 (3.99%) Video Conferencing
7 28 (3.19%) Smartphone
8 25 (2.85%) Public Cloud
9 23 (2.62%) Computer Science
10 19 (2.17%) Fat Client
10 19 (2.17%) Thin Client
11 18 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.82%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.71%) Driving Licence
14 14 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (1.37%) PKI
16 10 (1.14%) EMC VNX
16 10 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
17 9 (1.03%) Client/Server
17 9 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 674 (76.85%) Windows
2 421 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 240 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 234 (26.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 162 (18.47%) Windows 7
6 135 (15.39%) Linux
7 101 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (8.21%) Windows 8
9 49 (5.59%) Unix
10 32 (3.65%) Windows 10
11 29 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (3.08%) Mac OS
13 24 (2.74%) Mac OS X
13 24 (2.74%) Windows XP
14 16 (1.82%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.60%) HPUX
16 13 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (1.14%) Android
18 7 (0.80%) Apple iOS
19 5 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (44.47%) ITIL
2 80 (9.12%) PRINCE2
3 74 (8.44%) Service Delivery
4 67 (7.64%) Migration
5 66 (7.53%) Change Control
6 59 (6.73%) Service Management
7 58 (6.61%) Presales
8 46 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (5.25%) ITIL V3
9 42 (4.79%) Project Management
10 40 (4.56%) Change Management
11 38 (4.33%) Incident Management
11 38 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
12 34 (3.88%) Problem Management
13 30 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
14 29 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (3.31%) DevOps
14 29 (3.31%) High Availability
15 28 (3.19%) Load Balancing
15 28 (3.19%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (17.45%) SQL
2 113 (12.88%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.28%) VB
4 15 (1.71%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.25%) VBScript
6 7 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 7 (0.80%) Python
7 5 (0.57%) sed
8 4 (0.46%) C#
8 4 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.34%) C
9 3 (0.34%) C++
9 3 (0.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.34%) Perl
9 3 (0.34%) Ruby
9 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.11%) Java
10 1 (0.11%) Korn
10 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 877 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 263 (29.99%) MCSA
3 248 (28.28%) Cisco Certification
4 223 (25.43%) CCNA
5 186 (21.21%) MCITP
6 135 (15.39%) MCP
7 131 (14.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 111 (12.66%) Degree
9 72 (8.21%) ITIL Certification
10 58 (6.61%) MCTS
11 54 (6.16%) CCNP
12 49 (5.59%) Citrix Certification
13 42 (4.79%) CCA
14 34 (3.88%) EMC Certification
15 33 (3.76%) MCDST
16 28 (3.19%) MCDBA
17 26 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 23 (2.62%) Security Cleared
19 17 (1.94%) CISSP
20 15 (1.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.60%) SLA
2 17 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.37%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.68%) QA
5 5 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.34%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 542 (61.80%) Active Directory
2 243 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (19.84%) Hyper-V
4 85 (9.69%) XenApp
5 68 (7.75%) vSphere
6 55 (6.27%) XenDesktop
7 39 (4.45%) NFS
8 28 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (3.08%) XenServer
10 26 (2.96%) VMware ESX
11 21 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.82%) Terminal Services
13 14 (1.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 14 (1.60%) Postfix
14 13 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.80%) BitLocker
17 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
18 5 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 125 (14.25%) SCCM
2 91 (10.38%) SCOM
3 29 (3.31%) SCVMM
4 28 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 22 (2.51%) Failover Clustering
6 15 (1.71%) AirWatch
6 15 (1.71%) Backup Exec
7 14 (1.60%) EMC VPLEX
8 13 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (1.48%) SafeCom
8 13 (1.48%) WSUS
9 12 (1.37%) Nagios
10 11 (1.25%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.14%) Puppet
12 8 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 8 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
14 6 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 604 (68.87%) Microsoft
2 403 (45.95%) VMware
3 290 (33.07%) Cisco
4 289 (32.95%) Citrix
5 138 (15.74%) HP
6 82 (9.35%) NetApp
7 69 (7.87%) Apple
8 67 (7.64%) EMC
9 56 (6.39%) Dell
10 44 (5.02%) SolarWinds
11 41 (4.68%) CheckPoint
12 38 (4.33%) Juniper
12 38 (4.33%) Symantec
13 32 (3.65%) Oracle
14 31 (3.53%) Sophos
15 30 (3.42%) SonicWALL
16 29 (3.31%) Google
17 28 (3.19%) Brocade
18 26 (2.96%) Veeam
19 24 (2.74%) Meraki
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: C£80,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 12 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus profit and performance related
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £14,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 12 days ago