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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 306 284 234
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -50
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 369 475 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.09% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 4.32% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 328 431 522
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 £26,350 £23,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +2.66%
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
8930 11005 11260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.39% 25.22% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7486 9117 8974
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +31 72 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Surbiton - 10 £48,750 -
Feltham - 5 - - 1
Canary Wharf +5 3 £47,500 +41.79%
Ealing - 3 £42,500 -
Chiswick -7 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Brentford - 2 £42,500 -
Hounslow +5 1 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Sidcup -3 1 £25,000 -31.50%
Croydon -8 1 £26,000 -1.88% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £30,000 - 1
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Teddington - 1 £45,000 - 1
Westminster - 1 £65,000 -
Finchley - 1 £37,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £26,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 797 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 607 (76.16%) Windows
3 549 (68.88%) Microsoft
4 486 (60.98%) Active Directory
5 390 (48.93%) Windows Server
6 373 (46.80%) ITIL
7 358 (44.92%) VMware
8 292 (36.64%) MS Exchange
9 263 (33.00%) Cisco
10 244 (30.61%) Citrix
11 242 (30.36%) MS Excel
12 236 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 225 (28.23%) MCSA
14 219 (27.48%) Cisco Certification
15 217 (27.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 206 (25.85%) Windows Server 2008
17 199 (24.97%) CCNA
18 193 (24.22%) MCITP
19 183 (22.96%) Finance
20 174 (21.83%) Hyper-V
21 170 (21.33%) Office 365
22 169 (21.20%) Exchange Server 2010
23 166 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
24 158 (19.82%) MCP
25 157 (19.70%) Windows 7
26 155 (19.45%) SCCM
27 153 (19.20%) SQL Server
28 147 (18.44%) Firewall
29 145 (18.19%) MS Office
30 139 (17.44%) DNS

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
1 292 (36.64%) MS Exchange
2 169 (21.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 166 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 93 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 93 (11.67%) SharePoint
5 81 (10.16%) Skype for Business
6 64 (8.03%) IIS
7 30 (3.76%) Apache
8 29 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (3.14%) Tomcat
10 17 (2.13%) Confluence
10 17 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.63%) JBoss
13 9 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 3 (0.38%) ArcGIS
17 2 (0.25%) Eucalyptus
17 2 (0.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 242 (30.36%) MS Excel
2 145 (18.19%) MS Office
3 19 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.75%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.38%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.13%) assyst
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 170 (21.33%) Office 365
2 115 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (3.76%) SaaS
5 28 (3.51%) IaaS
6 22 (2.76%) OneDrive
6 22 (2.76%) PaaS
7 19 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.25%) GitHub
9 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.25%) Nimbula
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) Yammer
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 147 (18.44%) Firewall
2 139 (17.44%) DNS
3 125 (15.68%) WAN
4 121 (15.18%) LAN
5 115 (14.43%) DHCP
6 113 (14.18%) SAN
7 83 (10.41%) VPN
8 79 (9.91%) TCP/IP
9 54 (6.78%) VoIP
10 38 (4.77%) Fibre Channel
11 33 (4.14%) iSCSI
12 31 (3.89%) Network Security
13 29 (3.64%) VLAN
14 28 (3.51%) Skype
15 24 (3.01%) Internet
15 24 (3.01%) NAS
16 23 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (2.63%) InfiniBand
18 20 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
19 19 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.51%) MySQL
7 11 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.63%) OLAP
10 5 (0.63%) OLTP
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.38%) Big Data
12 3 (0.38%) GIS
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.38%) Power BI
13 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (3.01%) JIRA
2 8 (1.00%) Subversion
3 6 (0.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.25%) MSI
7 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 183 (22.96%) Finance
2 73 (9.16%) Banking
3 25 (3.14%) Billing
4 24 (3.01%) Law
5 23 (2.89%) Japanese Language
6 18 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.88%) Back Office
9 13 (1.63%) Marketing
9 13 (1.63%) Retail
10 12 (1.51%) French Language
10 12 (1.51%) Spanish Language
11 11 (1.38%) Legal
12 8 (1.00%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.88%) Advertising
13 7 (0.88%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.25%) Electronics
15 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 164 (20.58%) Analyst
2 147 (18.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 105 (13.17%) Support Engineer
4 80 (10.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 76 (9.54%) Windows Engineer
6 63 (7.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 62 (7.78%) Support Analyst
8 61 (7.65%) Consultant
9 60 (7.53%) IT Support
10 56 (7.03%) Service Analyst
11 51 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
12 49 (6.15%) Administrator
13 47 (5.90%) Architect
14 46 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
15 44 (5.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 44 (5.52%) Server Engineer
16 38 (4.77%) Exchange Engineer
16 38 (4.77%) IT Engineer
17 36 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
18 35 (4.39%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.01%) Web Services
2 20 (2.51%) Middleware
3 7 (0.88%) .NET
3 7 (0.88%) 802.1X
3 7 (0.88%) COM
3 7 (0.88%) WSH
4 4 (0.50%) LAMP
4 4 (0.50%) MDX
5 2 (0.25%) HTML
5 2 (0.25%) ODBC
5 2 (0.25%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.13%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.13%) Node.js
6 1 (0.13%) REST
6 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (13.55%) Data Centre
2 82 (10.29%) Blackberry
3 45 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.40%) Clustering
4 43 (5.40%) Video Conferencing
5 31 (3.89%) Public Cloud
6 29 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 28 (3.51%) Smartphone
8 22 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.88%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.63%) Replication
12 12 (1.51%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.51%) EMC VNX
12 12 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (1.13%) Private Cloud
14 8 (1.00%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.00%) HP Storage
14 8 (1.00%) PKI
15 7 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 607 (76.16%) Windows
2 390 (48.93%) Windows Server
3 217 (27.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 206 (25.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 157 (19.70%) Windows 7
6 116 (14.55%) Linux
7 85 (10.66%) Windows 8
8 72 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (5.14%) Windows 10
10 34 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (2.63%) Unix
12 17 (2.13%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.76%) HPUX
13 14 (1.76%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.51%) Windows XP
15 11 (1.38%) Ubuntu
16 9 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.88%) Android
17 7 (0.88%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (46.80%) ITIL
2 73 (9.16%) PRINCE2
3 56 (7.03%) Presales
4 55 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 54 (6.78%) Migration
6 52 (6.52%) Service Management
7 50 (6.27%) Project Management
8 49 (6.15%) Change Control
9 47 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 44 (5.52%) ITIL V3
11 41 (5.14%) Incident Management
12 39 (4.89%) Mentoring
13 37 (4.64%) Problem Management
14 33 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (3.89%) DevOps
15 31 (3.89%) Load Balancing
16 27 (3.39%) Patch Management
17 25 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
17 25 (3.14%) TOGAF
18 23 (2.89%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 133 (16.69%) SQL
2 110 (13.80%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.76%) T-SQL
4 19 (2.38%) VBScript
5 12 (1.51%) VB
6 8 (1.00%) C
6 8 (1.00%) Python
7 6 (0.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.38%) Perl
8 3 (0.38%) Ruby
9 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.13%) Korn
10 1 (0.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 797 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 225 (28.23%) MCSA
3 219 (27.48%) Cisco Certification
4 199 (24.97%) CCNA
5 193 (24.22%) MCITP
6 158 (19.82%) MCP
7 123 (15.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 104 (13.05%) Degree
9 65 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
10 57 (7.15%) MCTS
11 46 (5.77%) MCDST
12 42 (5.27%) CCNP
13 37 (4.64%) EMC Certification
14 34 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
15 28 (3.51%) CCA
16 20 (2.51%) Security Cleared
17 15 (1.88%) A+ Certification
17 15 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
18 14 (1.76%) MCDBA
19 12 (1.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (11.79%) SLA
2 8 (1.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.00%) QA
3 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.38%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 486 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 236 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (21.83%) Hyper-V
4 83 (10.41%) XenApp
5 63 (7.90%) vSphere
6 31 (3.89%) NFS
7 27 (3.39%) XenDesktop
8 24 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (2.63%) VMware ESX
10 16 (2.01%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 13 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (1.25%) Postfix
15 8 (1.00%) vCloud
15 8 (1.00%) Xen
16 7 (0.88%) XenServer
17 6 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
18 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 4 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 155 (19.45%) SCCM
2 87 (10.92%) SCOM
3 32 (4.02%) SCVMM
4 30 (3.76%) WSUS
5 25 (3.14%) Failover Clustering
6 19 (2.38%) AirWatch
7 16 (2.01%) Backup Exec
8 15 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (1.88%) Nagios
9 14 (1.76%) EMC VPLEX
9 14 (1.76%) NetBackup
10 13 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (1.25%) Puppet
12 10 (1.25%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.88%) FortiGate
14 6 (0.75%) SCSM
15 5 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
15 5 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 549 (68.88%) Microsoft
2 358 (44.92%) VMware
3 263 (33.00%) Cisco
4 244 (30.61%) Citrix
5 130 (16.31%) HP
6 73 (9.16%) NetApp
7 72 (9.03%) EMC
8 57 (7.15%) Apple
9 34 (4.27%) Dell
9 34 (4.27%) Symantec
10 33 (4.14%) CheckPoint
10 33 (4.14%) Oracle
10 33 (4.14%) SolarWinds
11 28 (3.51%) Brocade
12 27 (3.39%) Juniper
12 27 (3.39%) Meraki
13 26 (3.26%) SonicWALL
14 23 (2.89%) Red Hat
15 22 (2.76%) Sophos
16 20 (2.51%) SolidFire
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Commission, bonuses & training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 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
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Hiring People
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chiswick
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £90,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £58000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago