Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 236 272 242
Rank change year-on-year +36 -30 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 58 92 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.70% 0.71% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 3.60% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 53 84 161
Median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +27.78% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,650 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £72,500
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +11.76%

MCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,519 2,557 3,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.26% 19.82% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,304 2,205 2,805
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Central London

MCSE
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Central London.

Salary trend for MCSE in Central London

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in Central London over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Central London

MCSE
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Central London region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +61 49 £47,500 -9.52% 3
West End of London +1 2 £72,500 +3.57%
City of Westminster - 1 £85,000 -
Southwark - 1 £29,500 -
MCSE
London

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (81.03%) Microsoft
3 43 (74.14%) Windows
4 37 (63.79%) MCSA
5 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
6 22 (37.93%) Azure
7 20 (34.48%) Office 365
7 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
8 18 (31.03%) Windows 10
8 18 (31.03%) MCP
9 17 (29.31%) DNS
9 17 (29.31%) VMware
10 16 (27.59%) HP
10 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
11 15 (25.86%) CMDB
11 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
11 15 (25.86%) CTC Cleared
11 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
11 15 (25.86%) Dell
11 15 (25.86%) Windows XP
12 14 (24.14%) DHCP
12 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
13 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
13 13 (22.41%) Finance
14 12 (20.69%) MCITP
14 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (18.97%) Firewall
15 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
16 10 (17.24%) SQL Server

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) Azure
2 20 (34.48%) Office 365
3 4 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) AWS
5 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) DNS
2 14 (24.14%) DHCP
3 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.97%) Firewall
5 8 (13.79%) LAN
5 8 (13.79%) WAN
6 5 (8.62%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.90%) BGP
7 4 (6.90%) NAS
7 4 (6.90%) OSPF
7 4 (6.90%) VoIP
7 4 (6.90%) VPN
8 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.45%) PBX
8 2 (3.45%) SAN
8 2 (3.45%) VLAN
9 1 (1.72%) Internet
9 1 (1.72%) IPv4
9 1 (1.72%) IPv6
9 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Deskside Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Deskside Support
2 8 (13.79%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Desktop Support
3 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) IT Support
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) CyberArk Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) IAM Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Office 365 Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) SailPoint
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) CMDB
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 18 (31.03%) Windows 10
4 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 15 (25.86%) Windows XP
6 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.90%) Linux
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (3.45%) Android
11 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (8.62%) Analytics
3 5 (8.62%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.62%) Privileged Access Management
4 4 (6.90%) Identity Management
4 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.90%) Network Design
5 3 (5.17%) ITIL
5 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.17%) Ticket Management
6 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.45%) Data Management
6 2 (3.45%) ERP
6 2 (3.45%) Line Management
6 2 (3.45%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (3.45%) Security Operations
6 2 (3.45%) Task Automation
6 2 (3.45%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.90%) Perl
4 4 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) C
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (63.79%) MCSA
3 18 (31.03%) MCP
4 15 (25.86%) CTC Cleared
4 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
4 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
5 12 (20.69%) MCITP
6 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (15.52%) Degree
7 6 (10.34%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (8.62%) CCNP
8 5 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (6.90%) CCIE
9 4 (6.90%) CCNA
9 4 (6.90%) CCSA
9 4 (6.90%) CCSE
10 3 (5.17%) A+ Certification
10 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (3.45%) CREST Certified
11 2 (3.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (81.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) VMware
3 16 (27.59%) HP
4 15 (25.86%) Dell
5 8 (13.79%) Cisco
6 6 (10.34%) McAfee
6 6 (10.34%) Veeam
7 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.62%) CyberArk
8 4 (6.90%) F5
8 4 (6.90%) NetApp
8 4 (6.90%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.90%) Splunk
9 3 (5.17%) BeyondTrust
9 3 (5.17%) ForgeRock
9 3 (5.17%) Nintex
9 3 (5.17%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.45%) Citrix
10 2 (3.45%) Meraki
10 2 (3.45%) Sophos