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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 290 255 259
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 425 574 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.29% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.22% 4.97% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 362 512 535
Median salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
10079 11554 12832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.00% 25.99% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8388 9447 10420
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +10 89 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Twickenham - 7 £62,500 -
Feltham -1 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +11 3 £30,000 -44.18%
Surbiton +6 3 £47,500 +90.00%
Uxbridge +1 3 £41,500 +80.43%
New Malden - 3 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf +2 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Chiswick +1 2 £29,750 -33.88%
Sidcup - 2 £22,500 -
Hammersmith +5 1 £43,500 +74.00%
Croydon -7 1 £24,000 -5.88%
Greenford - 1 £53,500 -
Bromley - 1 £25,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 941 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 728 (77.36%) Windows
3 670 (71.20%) Microsoft
4 546 (58.02%) Active Directory
5 466 (49.52%) Windows Server
6 435 (46.23%) VMware
7 393 (41.76%) ITIL
8 319 (33.90%) MS Exchange
9 318 (33.79%) Cisco
10 317 (33.69%) MCSA
11 299 (31.77%) MS Excel
12 287 (30.50%) Citrix
13 281 (29.86%) Cisco Certification
14 268 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 256 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 251 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 245 (26.04%) CCNA
18 237 (25.19%) Firewall
19 227 (24.12%) SQL Server
19 227 (24.12%) MCITP
20 198 (21.04%) Finance
21 193 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
22 187 (19.87%) Hyper-V
23 184 (19.55%) SQL
24 169 (17.96%) Windows 7
25 166 (17.64%) SAN
26 158 (16.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 153 (16.26%) MCP
28 151 (16.05%) Linux
28 151 (16.05%) Office 365

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
1 319 (33.90%) MS Exchange
2 193 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 104 (11.05%) SharePoint
5 97 (10.31%) Skype for Business
6 95 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 63 (6.70%) IIS
8 29 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (1.91%) Office Communications Server
10 17 (1.81%) Confluence
11 13 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.06%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.96%) Apache
15 7 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.64%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
19 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 299 (31.77%) MS Excel
2 150 (15.94%) MS Office
3 10 (1.06%) MS Project
4 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Eikon
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.21%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.11%) assyst
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 151 (16.05%) Office 365
2 100 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.38%) OneDrive
4 13 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.64%) IaaS
7 6 (0.64%) SaaS
8 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.21%) GitHub
9 2 (0.21%) Nimbula
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
9 2 (0.21%) Yammer
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 237 (25.19%) Firewall
2 166 (17.64%) SAN
3 144 (15.30%) LAN
4 139 (14.77%) DNS
5 133 (14.13%) WAN
6 112 (11.90%) DHCP
7 106 (11.26%) TCP/IP
8 103 (10.95%) VPN
9 49 (5.21%) MPLS
10 45 (4.78%) Internet
11 42 (4.46%) VoIP
12 37 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (3.83%) Remote Desktop
14 34 (3.61%) NAS
15 30 (3.19%) Skype
16 27 (2.87%) iSCSI
17 26 (2.76%) NetScaler
18 22 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
18 22 (2.34%) Wireless
19 20 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (24.12%) SQL Server
2 77 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (2.13%) MySQL
10 19 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.49%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Power View
14 8 (0.85%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.85%) PowerPivot
15 7 (0.74%) Big Data
15 7 (0.74%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.74%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (0.21%) Subversion
2 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.11%) Grunt
3 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.11%) MSI
3 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 198 (21.04%) Finance
2 48 (5.10%) Banking
3 30 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.34%) Retail
5 21 (2.23%) Marketing
6 19 (2.02%) Back Office
7 16 (1.70%) Japanese Language
8 15 (1.59%) French Language
9 14 (1.49%) Law
10 13 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.28%) Spanish Language
12 11 (1.17%) Legal
13 8 (0.85%) Games
14 7 (0.74%) Billing
14 7 (0.74%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.64%) Advertising
16 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.32%) Local Government
17 3 (0.32%) Publishing
18 2 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (17.53%) Analyst
2 148 (15.73%) Support Engineer
3 140 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 114 (12.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 98 (10.41%) Administrator
6 97 (10.31%) Windows Engineer
7 89 (9.46%) Support Analyst
8 85 (9.03%) IT Support
9 71 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 67 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 62 (6.59%) Consultant
12 60 (6.38%) IT Engineer
13 57 (6.06%) DBA
13 57 (6.06%) SQL DBA
14 52 (5.53%) Windows Support Engineer
15 47 (4.99%) Architect
15 47 (4.99%) Server Engineer
15 47 (4.99%) Service Analyst
16 46 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 45 (4.78%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.40%) Web Services
2 17 (1.81%) MDX
3 14 (1.49%) .NET
4 13 (1.38%) Middleware
5 10 (1.06%) COM
6 8 (0.85%) 802.1X
7 6 (0.64%) Java EE
7 6 (0.64%) WSH
8 5 (0.53%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.53%) Ultra Messaging
8 5 (0.53%) XML
9 4 (0.43%) HTML
9 4 (0.43%) LAMP
10 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.21%) ODBC
10 2 (0.21%) SOAP
10 2 (0.21%) STL
10 2 (0.21%) XSLT
11 1 (0.11%) CSS
11 1 (0.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 100 (10.63%) Data Centre
2 77 (8.18%) Blackberry
3 66 (7.01%) Clustering
4 63 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (4.68%) Replication
6 39 (4.14%) Smartphone
7 26 (2.76%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.02%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.81%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.81%) Fat Client
9 17 (1.81%) Thin Client
10 16 (1.70%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.59%) EMC VNX
11 15 (1.59%) Statistics
12 12 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.17%) PKI
14 8 (0.85%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 728 (77.36%) Windows
2 466 (49.52%) Windows Server
3 268 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 256 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 169 (17.96%) Windows 7
6 151 (16.05%) Linux
7 116 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 69 (7.33%) Unix
9 68 (7.23%) Windows 8
10 31 (3.29%) Mac OS
11 30 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (2.66%) Windows 10
13 24 (2.55%) Android
14 20 (2.13%) Mac OS X
15 19 (2.02%) Windows XP
16 16 (1.70%) Ubuntu
17 13 (1.38%) Windows Phone
18 11 (1.17%) Apple iOS
19 9 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
20 7 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (41.76%) ITIL
2 75 (7.97%) Service Delivery
3 69 (7.33%) Service Management
4 61 (6.48%) PRINCE2
5 60 (6.38%) Migration
6 53 (5.63%) Change Control
7 52 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 52 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
8 49 (5.21%) Presales
9 41 (4.36%) ITIL V3
10 40 (4.25%) Project Management
11 39 (4.14%) Patch Management
12 37 (3.93%) Change Management
12 37 (3.93%) Information Security
13 34 (3.61%) Database Theory
13 34 (3.61%) Relational Database Theory
13 34 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 31 (3.29%) High Availability
14 31 (3.29%) Incident Management
15 30 (3.19%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 184 (19.55%) SQL
2 111 (11.80%) PowerShell
3 17 (1.81%) VB
4 16 (1.70%) VBScript
5 14 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.38%) Bash Shell
6 13 (1.38%) C
7 10 (1.06%) Python
7 10 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 9 (0.96%) C#
8 9 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (0.85%) C++
9 8 (0.85%) Java
9 8 (0.85%) sed
10 6 (0.64%) Perl
11 3 (0.32%) AWK
12 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.21%) Ruby
12 2 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 941 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 317 (33.69%) MCSA
3 281 (29.86%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (26.04%) CCNA
5 227 (24.12%) MCITP
6 158 (16.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 153 (16.26%) MCP
8 119 (12.65%) Degree
9 93 (9.88%) MCTS
10 80 (8.50%) ITIL Certification
11 73 (7.76%) CCNP
12 55 (5.84%) Citrix Certification
13 45 (4.78%) CCA
14 42 (4.46%) MCDBA
15 40 (4.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 34 (3.61%) CISSP
17 32 (3.40%) Security Cleared
18 24 (2.55%) MCDST
19 18 (1.91%) ACSA
20 16 (1.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.18%) SLA
2 29 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.81%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.64%) QA
5 5 (0.53%) COBIT
6 3 (0.32%) HL7
6 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.21%) DICOM
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.11%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.11%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.11%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 546 (58.02%) Active Directory
2 251 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (19.87%) Hyper-V
4 82 (8.71%) XenApp
5 68 (7.23%) vSphere
6 55 (5.84%) XenDesktop
7 32 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (3.29%) NFS
9 29 (3.08%) XenServer
10 22 (2.34%) VMware ESX
11 18 (1.91%) Postfix
12 15 (1.59%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.85%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.53%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.53%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 119 (12.65%) SCCM
2 92 (9.78%) SCOM
3 29 (3.08%) SCVMM
4 26 (2.76%) Backup Exec
5 14 (1.49%) SafeCom
6 9 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.96%) WSUS
7 8 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (0.85%) Nagios
8 7 (0.74%) EMC VPLEX
9 6 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.53%) Control-M
10 5 (0.53%) Kibana
10 5 (0.53%) MIIS
10 5 (0.53%) vRealize
10 5 (0.53%) Windows Intune
11 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 670 (71.20%) Microsoft
2 435 (46.23%) VMware
3 318 (33.79%) Cisco
4 287 (30.50%) Citrix
5 141 (14.98%) HP
6 71 (7.55%) Apple
6 71 (7.55%) NetApp
7 66 (7.01%) Dell
8 59 (6.27%) EMC
9 49 (5.21%) CheckPoint
10 43 (4.57%) Oracle
11 39 (4.14%) SolarWinds
12 38 (4.04%) Symantec
13 36 (3.83%) Juniper
14 32 (3.40%) Avaya
14 32 (3.40%) SonicWALL
15 31 (3.29%) Google
16 27 (2.87%) Veeam
17 23 (2.44%) Meraki
18 20 (2.13%) Brocade
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc...
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
networx
Salary: £30,000 per annum Up to
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus & Considerable benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus & Considerable benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
EC1A, London
Harvey McQueen
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
effusion
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum competitive + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago