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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 283 204 249
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +45
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 485 723 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.60% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 6.10% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 426 626 571
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
10706 11854 12806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.38% 26.23% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8926 9720 10409
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £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 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 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 2 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 -43 91 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Twickenham - 5 £37,500 - 2
Uxbridge +2 4 £41,500 +80.43%
Feltham +1 4 - -
New Malden - 4 £37,500 -
Sidcup - 4 £22,500 -
Surbiton +5 3 £47,500 +90.00%
Croydon -3 3 £24,000 -5.88%
Canary Wharf -8 3 £52,500 -19.23%
Kingston Upon Thames +9 2 £37,500 -10.17%
Mayfair -3 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Chiswick -6 2 £29,750 -33.88%
Greenford - 1 £53,500 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 978 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 743 (75.97%) Windows
3 699 (71.47%) Microsoft
4 536 (54.81%) Active Directory
5 468 (47.85%) Windows Server
6 458 (46.83%) VMware
7 377 (38.55%) ITIL
8 340 (34.76%) Cisco
9 337 (34.46%) MS Exchange
10 336 (34.36%) MCSA
11 310 (31.70%) Cisco Certification
12 298 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 291 (29.75%) MS Excel
14 284 (29.04%) Citrix
15 277 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
16 263 (26.89%) Firewall
17 262 (26.79%) CCNA
18 261 (26.69%) MCITP
19 258 (26.38%) VMware Infrastructure
20 234 (23.93%) SQL Server
21 197 (20.14%) Finance
22 194 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2010
23 193 (19.73%) Hyper-V
23 193 (19.73%) SQL
24 169 (17.28%) SAN
25 159 (16.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 159 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2013
26 155 (15.85%) Windows 7
27 147 (15.03%) HP
28 146 (14.93%) 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
1 337 (34.46%) MS Exchange
2 194 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 159 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 107 (10.94%) SharePoint
5 97 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 97 (9.92%) Skype for Business
6 62 (6.34%) IIS
7 34 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (1.43%) Apache Pig
9 14 (1.43%) Confluence
10 12 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.92%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.72%) Apache
12 7 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 291 (29.75%) MS Excel
2 143 (14.62%) MS Office
3 10 (1.02%) MS Project
4 7 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.61%) Acrobat
5 6 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.10%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) Eikon
3 3 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.20%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) assyst
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 146 (14.93%) Office 365
2 79 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.72%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.51%) IaaS
8 5 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.31%) SaaS
10 2 (0.20%) Yammer
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (26.89%) Firewall
2 169 (17.28%) SAN
3 146 (14.93%) LAN
4 143 (14.62%) DNS
5 133 (13.60%) WAN
6 120 (12.27%) DHCP
7 118 (12.07%) TCP/IP
7 118 (12.07%) VPN
8 57 (5.83%) MPLS
9 47 (4.81%) Internet
10 44 (4.50%) VoIP
11 39 (3.99%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (3.58%) NAS
13 31 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
14 28 (2.86%) Skype
15 26 (2.66%) Wireless
16 25 (2.56%) Network Security
17 24 (2.45%) iSCSI
17 24 (2.45%) NetScaler
18 22 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (6.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (2.56%) MySQL
9 21 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (1.53%) Big Data
11 15 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.43%) Apache Hive
13 13 (1.33%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.02%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Power View
17 9 (0.92%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.92%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 27 (2.76%) JIRA
2 2 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.10%) Grunt
3 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.10%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.10%) MSI
3 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 197 (20.14%) Finance
2 36 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.58%) Banking
4 23 (2.35%) Marketing
5 19 (1.94%) Retail
6 15 (1.53%) Back Office
7 14 (1.43%) French Language
8 13 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.23%) Spanish Language
10 11 (1.12%) Japanese Language
10 11 (1.12%) Law
10 11 (1.12%) Legal
11 8 (0.82%) Games
12 6 (0.61%) Advertising
12 6 (0.61%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.41%) Local Government
14 3 (0.31%) Billing
14 3 (0.31%) Publishing
15 2 (0.20%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 171 (17.48%) Analyst
2 164 (16.77%) Support Engineer
3 134 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 126 (12.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 100 (10.22%) Windows Engineer
6 99 (10.12%) Administrator
7 92 (9.41%) Support Analyst
8 85 (8.69%) IT Support
9 84 (8.59%) 3rd Line Support
10 78 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 68 (6.95%) Consultant
12 63 (6.44%) IT Engineer
13 59 (6.03%) DBA
13 59 (6.03%) SQL DBA
14 55 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 54 (5.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 54 (5.52%) Windows Support Engineer
16 50 (5.11%) Architect
17 47 (4.81%) Network Engineer
18 45 (4.60%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.86%) Web Services
2 18 (1.84%) MDX
3 14 (1.43%) Java EE
4 12 (1.23%) .NET
4 12 (1.23%) Middleware
5 10 (1.02%) COM
5 10 (1.02%) STL
6 7 (0.72%) 802.1X
6 7 (0.72%) WSH
7 5 (0.51%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.51%) Ultra Messaging
7 5 (0.51%) XML
8 4 (0.41%) LAMP
9 3 (0.31%) HTML
10 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.20%) ODBC
10 2 (0.20%) SOAP
10 2 (0.20%) XSLT
11 1 (0.10%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.10%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.02%) Data Centre
2 85 (8.69%) Blackberry
3 74 (7.57%) Clustering
4 59 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (5.01%) Replication
6 25 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.45%) Hedge funds
8 23 (2.35%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.15%) Smartphone
10 20 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.94%) Fat Client
11 19 (1.94%) Thin Client
12 18 (1.84%) EMC VNX
13 17 (1.74%) Visualisation
14 16 (1.64%) Statistics
15 13 (1.33%) Cybercrime
15 13 (1.33%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.92%) PKI
16 9 (0.92%) Public Cloud
17 8 (0.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 743 (75.97%) Windows
2 468 (47.85%) Windows Server
3 298 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 277 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 155 (15.85%) Windows 7
6 145 (14.83%) Linux
7 129 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (7.36%) Unix
9 71 (7.26%) Windows 8
10 39 (3.99%) Android
11 30 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (2.76%) Mac OS
13 26 (2.66%) Windows XP
14 21 (2.15%) Mac OS X
15 17 (1.74%) Windows Phone
16 16 (1.64%) Apple iOS
17 15 (1.53%) Windows 10
18 14 (1.43%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (38.55%) ITIL
2 74 (7.57%) Service Delivery
3 63 (6.44%) Migration
3 63 (6.44%) Service Management
4 60 (6.13%) PRINCE2
5 54 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 50 (5.11%) Presales
7 49 (5.01%) Kalman Filter
8 48 (4.91%) Project Management
9 46 (4.70%) Change Control
10 39 (3.99%) Change Management
10 39 (3.99%) Information Security
11 38 (3.89%) ITIL V3
12 37 (3.78%) Cybersecurity
13 36 (3.68%) Database Theory
13 36 (3.68%) Patch Management
13 36 (3.68%) Relational Database Theory
14 35 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
16 30 (3.07%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (19.73%) SQL
2 98 (10.02%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.25%) C
4 20 (2.04%) VB
5 17 (1.74%) C#
6 16 (1.64%) C++
6 16 (1.64%) Java
7 14 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.12%) VBScript
10 10 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.02%) Python
10 10 (1.02%) sed
10 10 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.82%) Perl
12 3 (0.31%) AWK
12 3 (0.31%) VBA
13 2 (0.20%) Ruby
13 2 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 978 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 336 (34.36%) MCSA
3 310 (31.70%) Cisco Certification
4 262 (26.79%) CCNA
5 261 (26.69%) MCITP
6 159 (16.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 145 (14.83%) MCP
8 124 (12.68%) Degree
9 109 (11.15%) MCTS
10 88 (9.00%) CCNP
11 80 (8.18%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (6.03%) Citrix Certification
13 48 (4.91%) CCA
14 44 (4.50%) MCDBA
15 41 (4.19%) CISSP
15 41 (4.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 37 (3.78%) Security Cleared
17 20 (2.04%) ACSA
18 18 (1.84%) SSCP
19 16 (1.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.36%) SLA
2 38 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.74%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.61%) COBIT
6 5 (0.51%) QA
7 3 (0.31%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) DICOM
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
System Software
1 536 (54.81%) Active Directory
2 258 (26.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (19.73%) Hyper-V
4 77 (7.87%) XenApp
5 72 (7.36%) vSphere
6 56 (5.73%) XenDesktop
7 36 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (3.17%) VMware ESX
9 29 (2.97%) XenServer
10 27 (2.76%) NFS
11 14 (1.43%) Postfix
12 12 (1.23%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.72%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.61%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 6 (0.61%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 119 (12.17%) SCCM
2 88 (9.00%) SCOM
3 30 (3.07%) SCVMM
4 25 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 9 (0.92%) Nagios
6 8 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.72%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.72%) Kibana
8 6 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (0.61%) Windows Intune
9 5 (0.51%) Control-M
9 5 (0.51%) MIIS
9 5 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.51%) vRealize
9 5 (0.51%) WSUS
10 4 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.41%) Legato
10 4 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 699 (71.47%) Microsoft
2 458 (46.83%) VMware
3 340 (34.76%) Cisco
4 284 (29.04%) Citrix
5 147 (15.03%) HP
6 81 (8.28%) Apple
7 79 (8.08%) Dell
8 70 (7.16%) NetApp
9 58 (5.93%) CheckPoint
10 56 (5.73%) EMC
11 44 (4.50%) Avaya
12 43 (4.40%) Oracle
13 41 (4.19%) SolarWinds
14 39 (3.99%) SonicWALL
15 34 (3.48%) Juniper
15 34 (3.48%) Symantec
16 31 (3.17%) Meraki
16 31 (3.17%) Veeam
17 28 (2.86%) Google
18 21 (2.15%) IBM
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £26K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Insurance, Private M
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Greater London
Reed Business Information
Salary: To £54,000 + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Plus DOE+Bonus+Full Expenses+Paid Conference
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable + Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bouns + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £48000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus profit and performance related
Posted: 13 days ago