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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / London
Rank 328 266 189
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -77
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 262 497 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.24% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 4.71% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 215 451 611
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,050 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%

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
7987 10553 10638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.88% 26.43% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6435 8710 8669
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +3 55 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Kingston Upon Thames +11 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Croydon +8 3 £42,500 -
Hounslow +6 1 £37,500 +22.58% 1
Westminster -8 1 £30,000 -60.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Rainham - 1 £27,500 -
Brentford - 1 £25,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 624 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 463 (74.20%) Windows
3 439 (70.35%) Microsoft
4 368 (58.97%) Active Directory
5 318 (50.96%) Windows Server
6 309 (49.52%) VMware
7 237 (37.98%) ITIL
8 209 (33.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 205 (32.85%) Cisco
10 196 (31.41%) MS Exchange
11 178 (28.53%) Citrix
11 178 (28.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 175 (28.04%) MCSA
13 170 (27.24%) Cisco Certification
14 163 (26.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 160 (25.64%) Hyper-V
16 159 (25.48%) MS Excel
17 147 (23.56%) Office 365
18 146 (23.40%) Firewall
19 145 (23.24%) MCITP
20 144 (23.08%) MCP
21 142 (22.76%) CCNA
22 134 (21.47%) SCCM
23 124 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2013
24 112 (17.95%) Windows 7
25 105 (16.83%) SAN
26 103 (16.51%) DNS
27 101 (16.19%) LAN
27 101 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
28 100 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 196 (31.41%) MS Exchange
2 124 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 100 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 88 (14.10%) Skype for Business
5 78 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 62 (9.94%) IIS
7 32 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (4.49%) Apache
9 22 (3.53%) Tomcat
10 18 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (1.92%) JBoss
14 10 (1.60%) Confluence
15 5 (0.80%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.80%) SAS
16 4 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
18 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 159 (25.48%) MS Excel
2 91 (14.58%) MS Office
3 27 (4.33%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 147 (23.56%) Office 365
2 101 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (4.97%) SaaS
6 24 (3.85%) IaaS
7 18 (2.88%) PaaS
8 13 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.80%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.80%) Yammer
12 3 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 146 (23.40%) Firewall
2 105 (16.83%) SAN
3 103 (16.51%) DNS
4 101 (16.19%) LAN
5 99 (15.87%) WAN
6 90 (14.42%) VPN
7 88 (14.10%) DHCP
8 70 (11.22%) VoIP
9 50 (8.01%) Skype
10 49 (7.85%) TCP/IP
11 39 (6.25%) VLAN
12 24 (3.85%) MPLS
13 23 (3.69%) NAS
14 22 (3.53%) Network Security
15 19 (3.04%) IP Telephony
16 17 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
17 16 (2.56%) Internet
18 15 (2.40%) BGP
18 15 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
19 14 (2.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.96%) Big Data
7 5 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.80%) GIS
7 5 (0.80%) OLAP
7 5 (0.80%) OLTP
8 3 (0.48%) MySQL
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.32%) Power BI
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (3.53%) JIRA
2 7 (1.12%) MSI
3 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (13.14%) Finance
2 35 (5.61%) Banking
3 21 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.04%) Law
5 16 (2.56%) Legal
5 16 (2.56%) Retail
6 15 (2.40%) Billing
7 13 (2.08%) Marketing
8 9 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.28%) Publishing
10 5 (0.80%) Advertising
10 5 (0.80%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (19.87%) Analyst
2 113 (18.11%) Support Engineer
3 90 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 70 (11.22%) Windows Engineer
5 61 (9.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 57 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 51 (8.17%) Server Engineer
8 49 (7.85%) IT Support
9 47 (7.53%) Support Analyst
10 42 (6.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 41 (6.57%) Architect
12 40 (6.41%) IT Engineer
13 39 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
14 38 (6.09%) Desktop Support
15 36 (5.77%) VMware Engineer
16 34 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 34 (5.45%) Administrator
16 34 (5.45%) Exchange Engineer
16 34 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 34 (5.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.37%) Middleware
1 21 (3.37%) Web Services
2 10 (1.60%) .NET
3 7 (1.12%) WSH
4 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.16%) MDX
5 1 (0.16%) REST
5 1 (0.16%) SOAP
5 1 (0.16%) WCF
5 1 (0.16%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.90%) Data Centre
2 58 (9.29%) Blackberry
3 43 (6.89%) Clustering
4 37 (5.93%) Video Conferencing
5 29 (4.65%) Public Cloud
6 27 (4.33%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.01%) Smartphone
8 22 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.56%) EMC VNX
10 15 (2.40%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.92%) Replication
12 11 (1.76%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.12%) Fintech
13 7 (1.12%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.96%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.96%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.96%) PKI
15 4 (0.64%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 463 (74.20%) Windows
2 318 (50.96%) Windows Server
3 178 (28.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 163 (26.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (17.95%) Windows 7
6 81 (12.98%) Linux
7 59 (9.46%) Windows 10
8 56 (8.97%) Windows 8
9 49 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (4.17%) Mac OS X
12 15 (2.40%) Android
13 10 (1.60%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.44%) Unix
15 5 (0.80%) Solaris
15 5 (0.80%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (37.98%) ITIL
2 56 (8.97%) Project Management
3 44 (7.05%) Migration
4 40 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (6.41%) Mentoring
5 39 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 39 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 36 (5.77%) Service Management
7 35 (5.61%) Load Balancing
8 33 (5.29%) DevOps
9 32 (5.13%) Change Control
10 29 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
11 28 (4.49%) Identity Management
12 26 (4.17%) TOGAF
13 25 (4.01%) Time Management
14 23 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (3.69%) Presales
15 22 (3.53%) Change Management
15 22 (3.53%) Incident Management
16 21 (3.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (14.74%) PowerShell
2 88 (14.10%) SQL
3 15 (2.40%) T-SQL
4 14 (2.24%) VBScript
5 10 (1.60%) C
6 6 (0.96%) VB
7 3 (0.48%) C#
7 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.32%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) Java
9 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 624 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 175 (28.04%) MCSA
3 170 (27.24%) Cisco Certification
4 145 (23.24%) MCITP
5 144 (23.08%) MCP
6 142 (22.76%) CCNA
7 97 (15.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 78 (12.50%) Degree
9 48 (7.69%) CCNP
10 42 (6.73%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (5.45%) MCTS
12 26 (4.17%) MCDST
13 19 (3.04%) Security Cleared
14 18 (2.88%) EMC Certification
15 17 (2.72%) JNCIA
16 15 (2.40%) JNCIP
17 14 (2.24%) A+ Certification
18 11 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
18 11 (1.76%) DV Cleared
19 9 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (11.70%) SLA
2 13 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.96%) QA
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 368 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 209 (33.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (25.64%) Hyper-V
4 71 (11.38%) vSphere
5 62 (9.94%) XenApp
6 20 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (2.40%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.60%) NFS
9 10 (1.60%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.60%) VMware Server
9 10 (1.60%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.44%) XenServer
11 8 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (1.28%) Xen
12 7 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.12%) vCloud
13 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 134 (21.47%) SCCM
2 57 (9.13%) SCOM
3 39 (6.25%) WSUS
4 24 (3.85%) SCVMM
5 22 (3.53%) Failover Clustering
6 17 (2.72%) AirWatch
7 16 (2.56%) NetBackup
8 15 (2.40%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 12 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (1.60%) SCOrch
11 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.28%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 5 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
14 5 (0.80%) Nagios
14 5 (0.80%) SCSM
15 4 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 3 (0.48%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 439 (70.35%) Microsoft
2 309 (49.52%) VMware
3 205 (32.85%) Cisco
4 178 (28.53%) Citrix
5 80 (12.82%) HP
6 62 (9.94%) NetApp
7 56 (8.97%) EMC
8 32 (5.13%) Meraki
9 31 (4.97%) Apple
10 30 (4.81%) Dell
11 28 (4.49%) Oracle
12 25 (4.01%) Juniper
13 24 (3.85%) Google
14 22 (3.53%) Symantec
15 21 (3.37%) CheckPoint
16 20 (3.21%) IBM
16 20 (3.21%) Red Hat
17 19 (3.04%) SonicWALL
18 16 (2.56%) SolarWinds
18 16 (2.56%) Veritas
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + qualifications
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum pension, plus profit and performance
Posted: 13 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £350 - £450 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum OTE + Competitive Base + Private Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Digitas LBI
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 13 days ago