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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 302 284 200
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -84
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 331 486 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.93% 1.12% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 4.35% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 279 452 633
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
8663 11184 11686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.30% 25.86% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7008 9066 9543
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 £32,500 £30,500 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -2 62 £47,500 +9.82% 6
Feltham +9 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Surbiton - 3 £22,500 -
Twickenham - 3 £42,500 -
Ealing - 3 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £50,000 -
Westminster -15 2 £47,500 -36.66%
Hounslow +14 1 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Croydon +8 1 £42,500 +51.78%
Chiswick -11 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Brentford - 1 £25,000 -
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
Southwark - 1 - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 693 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 526 (75.90%) Windows
3 493 (71.14%) Microsoft
4 418 (60.32%) Active Directory
5 359 (51.80%) Windows Server
6 329 (47.47%) VMware
7 295 (42.57%) ITIL
8 228 (32.90%) Cisco
9 226 (32.61%) MS Exchange
10 214 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 199 (28.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 191 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 191 (27.56%) Citrix
13 189 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
14 181 (26.12%) MS Excel
15 175 (25.25%) MCSA
16 171 (24.68%) Hyper-V
17 170 (24.53%) MCITP
18 165 (23.81%) Office 365
19 164 (23.67%) CCNA
20 150 (21.65%) SCCM
21 149 (21.50%) MCP
21 149 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2013
22 145 (20.92%) Firewall
23 135 (19.48%) Windows 7
24 122 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2010
25 117 (16.88%) SQL Server
26 116 (16.74%) DNS
26 116 (16.74%) Finance
27 114 (16.45%) LAN

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
1 226 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 149 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 122 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 92 (13.28%) Skype for Business
5 78 (11.26%) SharePoint
6 70 (10.10%) IIS
7 59 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (4.91%) Apache
9 28 (4.04%) Tomcat
10 25 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.88%) JBoss
12 13 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.73%) Confluence
14 5 (0.72%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.58%) SAS
16 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 181 (26.12%) MS Excel
2 106 (15.30%) MS Office
3 25 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 165 (23.81%) Office 365
2 109 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (5.19%) SaaS
5 33 (4.76%) IaaS
6 30 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (3.75%) PaaS
8 13 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.44%) OneDrive
10 9 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.87%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.58%) Yammer
13 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.14%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (20.92%) Firewall
2 116 (16.74%) DNS
3 114 (16.45%) LAN
3 114 (16.45%) WAN
4 112 (16.16%) SAN
5 101 (14.57%) DHCP
6 96 (13.85%) VPN
7 68 (9.81%) VoIP
8 66 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 45 (6.49%) Skype
10 36 (5.19%) VLAN
11 28 (4.04%) Network Security
12 26 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
13 24 (3.46%) MPLS
14 23 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (2.89%) Internet
15 20 (2.89%) IP Telephony
15 20 (2.89%) NAS
16 19 (2.74%) Unified Communications
17 18 (2.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.87%) MySQL
6 6 (0.87%) OLAP
6 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.72%) Big Data
7 5 (0.72%) GIS
7 5 (0.72%) OLTP
8 3 (0.43%) Power BI
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.14%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (3.75%) JIRA
2 6 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.72%) MSI
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.58%) Subversion
4 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 116 (16.74%) Finance
2 52 (7.50%) Banking
3 24 (3.46%) Billing
4 23 (3.32%) Law
5 20 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.02%) Retail
7 13 (1.88%) Legal
7 13 (1.88%) Marketing
8 11 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.30%) Japanese Language
10 8 (1.15%) Publishing
11 5 (0.72%) Advertising
11 5 (0.72%) Back Office
12 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (18.90%) Analyst
2 129 (18.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 114 (16.45%) Support Engineer
4 79 (11.40%) Windows Engineer
5 64 (9.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 57 (8.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 52 (7.50%) IT Support
8 50 (7.22%) Architect
9 46 (6.64%) Service Analyst
10 45 (6.49%) Server Engineer
11 43 (6.20%) IT Engineer
11 43 (6.20%) Service Desk Analyst
12 41 (5.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 40 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
14 39 (5.63%) Desktop Support
15 38 (5.48%) Exchange Engineer
15 38 (5.48%) Support Analyst
16 37 (5.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 36 (5.19%) Consultant
18 35 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.32%) Middleware
1 23 (3.32%) Web Services
2 9 (1.30%) .NET
3 7 (1.01%) WSH
4 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.29%) COM
4 2 (0.29%) HTML
4 2 (0.29%) LAMP
4 2 (0.29%) MDX
4 2 (0.29%) ODBC
5 1 (0.14%) REST
5 1 (0.14%) SOAP
5 1 (0.14%) WCF
5 1 (0.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 110 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 66 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 47 (6.78%) Clustering
4 46 (6.64%) Video Conferencing
5 35 (5.05%) Public Cloud
6 31 (4.47%) Computer Science
7 27 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 26 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (3.61%) Smartphone
10 20 (2.89%) EMC VNX
11 19 (2.74%) Client/Server
12 16 (2.31%) Management Information System
13 14 (2.02%) Replication
14 10 (1.44%) Driving Licence
15 8 (1.15%) Private Cloud
16 7 (1.01%) Fintech
17 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
17 6 (0.87%) iPhone
17 6 (0.87%) N-Tier
18 5 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 526 (75.90%) Windows
2 359 (51.80%) Windows Server
3 199 (28.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 191 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (19.48%) Windows 7
6 98 (14.14%) Linux
7 68 (9.81%) Windows 8
8 65 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (7.79%) Windows 10
10 34 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (3.03%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.44%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.30%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.01%) Unix
14 7 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.87%) Android
15 6 (0.87%) HPUX
16 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.72%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (42.57%) ITIL
2 64 (9.24%) PRINCE2
3 57 (8.23%) Project Management
4 55 (7.94%) Migration
5 45 (6.49%) Load Balancing
6 44 (6.35%) ITIL V3
7 42 (6.06%) DevOps
8 41 (5.92%) Mentoring
9 39 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 39 (5.63%) Service Management
10 38 (5.48%) Change Control
11 35 (5.05%) Presales
12 33 (4.76%) Service Delivery
13 31 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (4.18%) TOGAF
15 28 (4.04%) Identity Management
16 27 (3.90%) Incident Management
17 24 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (3.46%) Change Management
17 24 (3.46%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (16.45%) PowerShell
2 110 (15.87%) SQL
3 18 (2.60%) T-SQL
4 16 (2.31%) VBScript
5 11 (1.59%) C
6 6 (0.87%) VB
7 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.43%) C#
7 3 (0.43%) Python
8 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.29%) Perl
8 2 (0.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.14%) C++
9 1 (0.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.14%) Java
9 1 (0.14%) Korn
9 1 (0.14%) PHP
9 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 693 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 189 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 175 (25.25%) MCSA
4 170 (24.53%) MCITP
5 164 (23.67%) CCNA
6 149 (21.50%) MCP
7 107 (15.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 89 (12.84%) Degree
9 53 (7.65%) ITIL Certification
10 42 (6.06%) CCNP
11 41 (5.92%) MCTS
12 34 (4.91%) MCDST
13 30 (4.33%) EMC Certification
14 20 (2.89%) Security Cleared
15 18 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (2.31%) A+ Certification
17 12 (1.73%) CCA
17 12 (1.73%) DV Cleared
17 12 (1.73%) JNCIA
17 12 (1.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (12.84%) SLA
2 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.58%) QA
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.14%) GCP
5 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 418 (60.32%) Active Directory
2 214 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (24.68%) Hyper-V
4 74 (10.68%) vSphere
5 60 (8.66%) XenApp
6 25 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 23 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (2.74%) NFS
9 15 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.59%) XenServer
11 10 (1.44%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.44%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.30%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.15%) vCloud
13 8 (1.15%) Xen
14 6 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 150 (21.65%) SCCM
2 68 (9.81%) SCOM
3 34 (4.91%) WSUS
4 28 (4.04%) SCVMM
5 25 (3.61%) Failover Clustering
6 22 (3.17%) AirWatch
7 19 (2.74%) NetBackup
8 15 (2.16%) Backup Exec
8 15 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 15 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (1.59%) SCOrch
10 10 (1.44%) Nagios
10 10 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (1.15%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.87%) EMC VPLEX
13 6 (0.87%) Puppet
13 6 (0.87%) SCSM
13 6 (0.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 5 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 493 (71.14%) Microsoft
2 329 (47.47%) VMware
3 228 (32.90%) Cisco
4 191 (27.56%) Citrix
5 96 (13.85%) HP
6 65 (9.38%) EMC
7 61 (8.80%) NetApp
8 44 (6.35%) Apple
9 36 (5.19%) Dell
10 34 (4.91%) Oracle
11 32 (4.62%) Meraki
12 26 (3.75%) Red Hat
12 26 (3.75%) Symantec
13 25 (3.61%) Juniper
14 24 (3.46%) CheckPoint
14 24 (3.46%) SolarWinds
15 23 (3.32%) Google
16 22 (3.17%) SonicWALL
17 18 (2.60%) IBM
18 15 (2.16%) Brocade
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + qualifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50-60k + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Salary: £63000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Valis IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + equity stake
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
JoJo Maman Bebe
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £95000 - £105000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago