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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 304 301 250
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -51
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 364 442 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.93% 1.02% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 4.04% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 324 398 498
Median salary £42,500 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £23,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
9243 10929 11559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.59% 25.20% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7772 9040 9206
Median salary £57,500 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +49 71 £47,500 +24.18% 12
Surbiton - 8 £50,000 -
Barnet - 3 £32,500 -
Chiswick -2 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Croydon -10 2 £39,250 +60.20%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £32,500 - 1
Stanmore - 2 £43,288 -
Brentford - 2 £42,500 -
Feltham +8 1 - - 2
Uxbridge -2 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Ealing - 1 £42,500 -
Paddington - 1 £42,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £42,500 -
Finchley - 1 £37,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £26,000 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £25,000 - 2
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 786 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 607 (77.23%) Windows
3 535 (68.07%) Microsoft
4 488 (62.09%) Active Directory
5 377 (47.96%) Windows Server
6 364 (46.31%) VMware
7 363 (46.18%) ITIL
8 299 (38.04%) MS Exchange
9 269 (34.22%) Cisco
10 257 (32.70%) Citrix
11 240 (30.53%) MS Excel
12 233 (29.64%) MCSA
13 229 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 219 (27.86%) Cisco Certification
15 212 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 208 (26.46%) Windows Server 2008
17 202 (25.70%) CCNA
18 184 (23.41%) MCITP
19 182 (23.16%) Finance
20 172 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
21 168 (21.37%) SQL Server
22 164 (20.87%) Windows 7
23 159 (20.23%) Hyper-V
24 157 (19.97%) Firewall
25 153 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2013
26 150 (19.08%) MS Office
27 143 (18.19%) Office 365
28 135 (17.18%) HP
29 134 (17.05%) SQL
30 133 (16.92%) MCP

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
1 299 (38.04%) MS Exchange
2 172 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 153 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 101 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 86 (10.94%) SharePoint
6 78 (9.92%) Skype for Business
7 63 (8.02%) IIS
8 31 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (3.69%) Apache
10 24 (3.05%) Tomcat
11 18 (2.29%) Confluence
12 16 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
14 11 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (1.40%) JBoss
15 7 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
18 2 (0.25%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 240 (30.53%) MS Excel
2 150 (19.08%) MS Office
3 18 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.76%) MS Project
5 5 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.25%) SketchUp
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.38%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (0.13%) assyst
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 143 (18.19%) Office 365
2 107 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (3.18%) SaaS
5 21 (2.67%) IaaS
6 20 (2.54%) OneDrive
6 20 (2.54%) PaaS
7 16 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.25%) GitHub
10 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.25%) Nimbula
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 157 (19.97%) Firewall
2 130 (16.54%) DNS
3 122 (15.52%) SAN
4 121 (15.39%) WAN
5 119 (15.14%) LAN
6 105 (13.36%) DHCP
7 77 (9.80%) VPN
8 72 (9.16%) TCP/IP
9 47 (5.98%) VoIP
10 38 (4.83%) Fibre Channel
11 35 (4.45%) iSCSI
12 33 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (3.69%) Skype
14 28 (3.56%) Internet
15 26 (3.31%) NAS
16 24 (3.05%) InfiniBand
16 24 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
17 22 (2.80%) Network Security
17 22 (2.80%) VLAN
18 20 (2.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.65%) MySQL
7 13 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.38%) Big Data
12 3 (0.38%) GIS
12 3 (0.38%) Power BI
13 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (3.31%) JIRA
2 8 (1.02%) Subversion
3 6 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.25%) MSI
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) Grunt
6 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 182 (23.16%) Finance
2 67 (8.52%) Banking
3 27 (3.44%) Law
4 26 (3.31%) Japanese Language
5 25 (3.18%) Billing
5 25 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.91%) Back Office
7 14 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.65%) Marketing
8 13 (1.65%) Retail
9 12 (1.53%) French Language
9 12 (1.53%) Spanish Language
10 9 (1.15%) Legal
11 8 (1.02%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.76%) Advertising
12 6 (0.76%) Publishing
13 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.38%) Games
13 3 (0.38%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 161 (20.48%) Analyst
2 147 (18.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 79 (10.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 64 (8.14%) Windows Engineer
6 60 (7.63%) Support Analyst
7 59 (7.51%) Administrator
7 59 (7.51%) Consultant
8 57 (7.25%) Service Analyst
9 53 (6.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 52 (6.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 50 (6.36%) IT Support
12 45 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 45 (5.73%) Architect
13 39 (4.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 39 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
14 36 (4.58%) Server Engineer
15 34 (4.33%) 1st Line Support
15 34 (4.33%) Team Leader
16 32 (4.07%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.18%) Web Services
2 18 (2.29%) Middleware
3 8 (1.02%) 802.1X
4 7 (0.89%) COM
4 7 (0.89%) WSH
5 6 (0.76%) .NET
6 5 (0.64%) MDX
6 5 (0.64%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (0.51%) LAMP
8 2 (0.25%) HTML
8 2 (0.25%) ODBC
9 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.13%) CSS
9 1 (0.13%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.13%) jQuery
9 1 (0.13%) Node.js
9 1 (0.13%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.13%) Sass
9 1 (0.13%) StructureMap
9 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.99%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.16%) Blackberry
3 46 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.09%) Clustering
5 38 (4.83%) Video Conferencing
6 27 (3.44%) Public Cloud
7 26 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 26 (3.31%) Smartphone
8 24 (3.05%) Replication
9 20 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.65%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.53%) EMC VNX
12 12 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.40%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.40%) Thin Client
14 10 (1.27%) PKI
15 9 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 8 (1.02%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 607 (77.23%) Windows
2 377 (47.96%) Windows Server
3 212 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 208 (26.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 164 (20.87%) Windows 7
6 125 (15.90%) Linux
7 83 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (9.41%) Windows 8
9 35 (4.45%) Windows 10
10 30 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (3.82%) Unix
11 21 (2.67%) Mac OS
12 20 (2.54%) Mac OS X
13 19 (2.42%) Windows XP
14 14 (1.78%) HPUX
15 12 (1.53%) Ubuntu
16 10 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (1.02%) Android
18 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
19 5 (0.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (46.18%) ITIL
2 78 (9.92%) PRINCE2
3 62 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 58 (7.38%) Migration
5 56 (7.12%) Presales
6 54 (6.87%) Service Management
7 53 (6.74%) Change Control
8 47 (5.98%) ITIL V3
9 45 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (5.34%) Project Management
11 38 (4.83%) Incident Management
12 32 (4.07%) Problem Management
13 31 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (3.94%) Patch Management
14 30 (3.82%) Change Management
14 30 (3.82%) DevOps
14 30 (3.82%) Mentoring
15 29 (3.69%) Load Balancing
16 27 (3.44%) Kalman Filter
17 25 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 134 (17.05%) SQL
2 113 (14.38%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.29%) VBScript
4 15 (1.91%) T-SQL
5 14 (1.78%) VB
6 8 (1.02%) Python
7 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.76%) C
9 3 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.38%) Perl
9 3 (0.38%) Ruby
10 2 (0.25%) C++
10 2 (0.25%) sed
11 1 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 786 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 233 (29.64%) MCSA
3 219 (27.86%) Cisco Certification
4 202 (25.70%) CCNA
5 184 (23.41%) MCITP
6 133 (16.92%) MCP
7 121 (15.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 97 (12.34%) Degree
9 65 (8.27%) ITIL Certification
10 53 (6.74%) MCTS
11 45 (5.73%) CCNP
12 39 (4.96%) Citrix Certification
12 39 (4.96%) MCDST
13 37 (4.71%) EMC Certification
14 33 (4.20%) CCA
15 19 (2.42%) MCDBA
16 17 (2.16%) Security Cleared
17 15 (1.91%) A+ Certification
17 15 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 14 (1.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (11.70%) SLA
2 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.76%) QA
3 6 (0.76%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.38%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 488 (62.09%) Active Directory
2 229 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (20.23%) Hyper-V
4 84 (10.69%) XenApp
5 77 (9.80%) vSphere
6 38 (4.83%) XenDesktop
7 35 (4.45%) NFS
8 25 (3.18%) VMware ESX
9 20 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (2.54%) XenServer
10 17 (2.16%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (1.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 14 (1.78%) Postfix
12 12 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (1.15%) Xen
14 7 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.89%) vCloud
15 6 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 131 (16.67%) SCCM
2 82 (10.43%) SCOM
3 28 (3.56%) SCVMM
4 22 (2.80%) Failover Clustering
5 21 (2.67%) WSUS
6 18 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 17 (2.16%) AirWatch
8 16 (2.04%) Backup Exec
9 14 (1.78%) EMC VPLEX
9 14 (1.78%) Nagios
10 13 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (1.65%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.27%) Puppet
12 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.89%) SafeCom
15 6 (0.76%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.76%) SCSM
15 6 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 535 (68.07%) Microsoft
2 364 (46.31%) VMware
3 269 (34.22%) Cisco
4 257 (32.70%) Citrix
5 135 (17.18%) HP
6 75 (9.54%) NetApp
7 73 (9.29%) EMC
8 54 (6.87%) Apple
9 42 (5.34%) Dell
10 39 (4.96%) Symantec
11 37 (4.71%) SolarWinds
12 36 (4.58%) CheckPoint
13 30 (3.82%) Juniper
13 30 (3.82%) Oracle
14 28 (3.56%) Brocade
15 23 (2.93%) Meraki
15 23 (2.93%) SonicWALL
16 22 (2.80%) Isilon
16 22 (2.80%) Red Hat
16 22 (2.80%) Veeam
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West London
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £56000 - £700000 per annum + 5k Car + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Plus Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus + Training & Development
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum pension, plus profit and performance
Posted: 8 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago