Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 217 239
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 -90
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 155 166 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.06% 1.29% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.89% 5.68% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 152 152 173
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -3.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £66,500 £63,750
London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -

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 3,167 2,925 4,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 21.64% 22.82% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,774 2,610 3,563
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,800
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £56,375 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.00%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Central London

MCSE
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Central London.

Salary trend for MCSE in Central London

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Central London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +2 109 £45,000 - 16
West End of London +7 10 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Camden -7 7 £45,000 +12.50%
City of Westminster +1 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £33,000 -
Southwark -100 1 £33,000 -34.00%
MCSE
London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Central London region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 155 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 92 (59.35%) Active Directory
4 87 (56.13%) Windows
5 69 (44.52%) Office 365
6 58 (37.42%) VMware
7 57 (36.77%) ITIL
8 56 (36.13%) MCSA
9 54 (34.84%) Cisco Certification
10 50 (32.26%) MS Exchange
11 48 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (29.68%) Windows Server
13 44 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 44 (28.39%) CCNA
14 40 (25.81%) SharePoint
15 37 (23.87%) SCCM
16 36 (23.23%) SQL Server
17 35 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
17 35 (22.58%) Cisco
18 33 (21.29%) Disaster Recovery
19 32 (20.65%) Citrix
19 32 (20.65%) Data Centre
20 30 (19.35%) Firewall
20 30 (19.35%) Finance
21 29 (18.71%) MCP
22 28 (18.06%) DNS
23 27 (17.42%) DHCP
23 27 (17.42%) SLA
24 26 (16.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 25 (16.13%) Degree

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 50 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 40 (25.81%) SharePoint
3 19 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (10.32%) Skype for Business
5 12 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (7.74%) IIS
6 8 (5.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.52%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.58%) Confluence
9 3 (1.94%) Apache
9 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (44.52%) Office 365
2 44 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (11.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (5.16%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.23%) IaaS
6 5 (3.23%) PaaS
6 5 (3.23%) SaaS
7 2 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.29%) G Suite
7 2 (1.29%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.35%) Firewall
2 28 (18.06%) DNS
3 27 (17.42%) DHCP
4 20 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
5 19 (12.26%) WAN
6 16 (10.32%) LAN
6 16 (10.32%) SAN
7 15 (9.68%) Internet
8 13 (8.39%) Skype
9 12 (7.74%) Unified Communications
10 10 (6.45%) VoIP
10 10 (6.45%) VPN
11 9 (5.81%) VLAN
11 9 (5.81%) Wireless
12 8 (5.16%) Ethernet
12 8 (5.16%) VPLS
13 7 (4.52%) SSL
14 6 (3.87%) IPsec
15 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
16 4 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.94%) QlikView
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.29%) Big Data
5 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
1 4 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) MSI
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.65%) WinDbg
General
1 30 (19.35%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Legal
3 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Arabic Language
4 4 (2.58%) Law
5 3 (1.94%) Billing
5 3 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.94%) Front Office
5 3 (1.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Advertising
6 2 (1.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (20.65%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.61%) Analyst
4 17 (10.97%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (10.32%) Desktop Support
6 15 (9.68%) IT Engineer
7 14 (9.03%) IT Support
8 11 (7.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) IT Manager
8 11 (7.10%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Consultant
9 10 (6.45%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.45%) Support Manager
10 9 (5.81%) Network Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Technical Support
11 8 (5.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.97%) .NET
2 8 (5.16%) JSON
3 7 (4.52%) XML
4 3 (1.94%) Velocity
4 3 (1.94%) Web Services
5 2 (1.29%) XMPP
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.65%) COM
6 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.65%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.19%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.03%) Smartphone
4 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.45%) User Experience
6 8 (5.16%) Clustering
7 7 (4.52%) Mobile Computing
8 6 (3.87%) Replication
8 6 (3.87%) STB
8 6 (3.87%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (3.23%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.94%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.94%) Thin Client
12 2 (1.29%) BYOD
12 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.29%) Fintech
12 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Licensing
12 2 (1.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 87 (56.13%) Windows
2 46 (29.68%) Windows Server
3 24 (15.48%) Windows 10
4 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (11.61%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.10%) Linux
8 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.87%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.29%) Android
12 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.77%) ITIL
2 33 (21.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (12.26%) Line Management
4 18 (11.61%) Data Protection
4 18 (11.61%) Service Delivery
5 16 (10.32%) Business Continuity
6 15 (9.68%) Patch Management
6 15 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 14 (9.03%) People Management
8 13 (8.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (7.74%) Service Management
10 10 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (5.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 9 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (5.81%) Project Management
12 8 (5.16%) Application Virtualisation
12 8 (5.16%) Customer-Centricity
12 8 (5.16%) Innovation Management
12 8 (5.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 8 (5.16%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.61%) PowerShell
1 18 (11.61%) SQL
2 10 (6.45%) Java
3 4 (2.58%) VBScript
4 3 (1.94%) C
4 3 (1.94%) Perl
5 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) C#
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) VB
6 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 155 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (36.13%) MCSA
3 54 (34.84%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (28.39%) CCNA
5 29 (18.71%) MCP
6 26 (16.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 25 (16.13%) Degree
8 13 (8.39%) CCNP
8 13 (8.39%) MCITP
9 6 (3.87%) CISSP
9 6 (3.87%) MCDST
9 6 (3.87%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.87%) PMP
9 6 (3.87%) RHCE
10 5 (3.23%) A+ Certification
10 5 (3.23%) CCA
10 5 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.23%) MCTS
11 4 (2.58%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.42%) SLA
2 7 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.23%) QA
4 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.29%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (59.35%) Active Directory
2 48 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.74%) XenApp
5 11 (7.10%) BitLocker
6 9 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (5.81%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (4.52%) vSphere
9 5 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.94%) Docker
12 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (23.87%) SCCM
2 19 (12.26%) SCOM
3 12 (7.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (5.81%) SCOrch
5 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (5.16%) SCDPM
5 8 (5.16%) SCSM
5 8 (5.16%) SCVMM
6 6 (3.87%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (3.87%) WSUS
7 4 (2.58%) Puppet
7 4 (2.58%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (1.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.94%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.29%) Cisco CME
9 2 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 110 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 58 (37.42%) VMware
3 35 (22.58%) Cisco
4 32 (20.65%) Citrix
5 19 (12.26%) Symantec
6 12 (7.74%) NetApp
7 11 (7.10%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.81%) Apple
8 9 (5.81%) Avaya
8 9 (5.81%) HP
8 9 (5.81%) ServiceNow
9 7 (4.52%) Nintex
10 6 (3.87%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.87%) Cognos
10 6 (3.87%) Ivanti
10 6 (3.87%) Postini
10 6 (3.87%) Sophos
11 5 (3.23%) EMC
11 5 (3.23%) Mitel
11 5 (3.23%) Wyse