Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 233 209
Rank change year-on-year -18 -24 -64
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 167 141 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.10% 1.13% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.96% 4.66% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 152 128 193
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,675 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,500 £62,500
London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 3,364 3,024 4,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 22.18% 24.14% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,941 2,724 3,739
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +8 115 £49,500 +13.14% 10
Southwark -76 9 £32,500 -
West End of London -8 5 £40,000 -5.33% 5
Camden -5 4 £45,000 -18.18%
City of Westminster +8 3 £40,000 +33.33%
MCSE
London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (65.87%) Active Directory
3 108 (64.67%) Microsoft
4 96 (57.49%) Windows
5 78 (46.71%) Office 365
6 65 (38.92%) MCSA
7 59 (35.33%) ITIL
8 57 (34.13%) VMware
9 49 (29.34%) Finance
9 49 (29.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 45 (26.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (26.35%) Windows Server
12 43 (25.75%) Firewall
13 39 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
14 38 (22.75%) SCCM
15 36 (21.56%) MS Exchange
16 35 (20.96%) Citrix
16 35 (20.96%) Windows 10
17 34 (20.36%) PowerShell
17 34 (20.36%) SLA
18 33 (19.76%) Cisco
18 33 (19.76%) SharePoint
19 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Office
19 32 (19.16%) SQL Server
20 31 (18.56%) Windows 7
21 30 (17.96%) DNS
22 28 (16.77%) CCNA
22 28 (16.77%) SQL
23 27 (16.17%) MCITP
23 27 (16.17%) Hyper-V

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 36 (21.56%) MS Exchange
2 33 (19.76%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.19%) Skype for Business
4 11 (6.59%) IIS
5 10 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.59%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.99%) Apache
8 5 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 78 (46.71%) Office 365
2 49 (29.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (13.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.59%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.59%) SaaS
6 4 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.80%) IaaS
7 3 (1.80%) PaaS
8 2 (1.20%) G Suite
8 2 (1.20%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.75%) Firewall
2 30 (17.96%) DNS
3 20 (11.98%) DHCP
3 20 (11.98%) WAN
4 19 (11.38%) LAN
5 17 (10.18%) Remote Desktop
6 16 (9.58%) Internet
6 16 (9.58%) TCP/IP
7 12 (7.19%) SAN
8 9 (5.39%) Skype
8 9 (5.39%) Unified Communications
8 9 (5.39%) VoIP
8 9 (5.39%) VPN
8 9 (5.39%) Wireless
9 7 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.19%) VLAN
10 6 (3.59%) Ethernet
10 6 (3.59%) VPLS
11 5 (2.99%) IPsec
11 5 (2.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) Big Data
2 5 (2.99%) QlikView
2 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.79%) JIRA
2 3 (1.80%) MSI
2 3 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.60%) WinDbg
General
1 49 (29.34%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Law
3 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.39%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.19%) Legal
6 5 (2.99%) Banking
7 4 (2.40%) Arabic Language
7 4 (2.40%) Marketing
8 3 (1.80%) Billing
8 3 (1.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (19.76%) Support Engineer
2 23 (13.77%) Analyst
3 18 (10.78%) Consultant
3 18 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.58%) IT Engineer
4 16 (9.58%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.38%) Desktop Support
6 13 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.78%) IT Support
6 13 (7.78%) Office 365 Consultant
7 12 (7.19%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) IT Security Officer
8 11 (6.59%) Security Officer
9 10 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Azure Consultant
11 8 (4.79%) Active Directory Consultant
11 8 (4.79%) Exchange Consultant
11 8 (4.79%) Network Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.18%) .NET
2 12 (7.19%) XML
3 8 (4.79%) JSON
4 4 (2.40%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.20%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.20%) XMPP
6 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.60%) COM
6 1 (0.60%) CSS
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) jQuery
6 1 (0.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.99%) User Experience
5 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.79%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.59%) Clustering
7 5 (2.99%) STB
8 4 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.80%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.80%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.20%) BYOD
10 2 (1.20%) Fintech
10 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.20%) RIA
11 1 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (57.49%) Windows
2 44 (26.35%) Windows Server
3 35 (20.96%) Windows 10
4 31 (18.56%) Windows 7
5 22 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (6.59%) Linux
7 11 (6.59%) Mac OS X
8 7 (4.19%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.80%) Android
11 3 (1.80%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (35.33%) ITIL
2 23 (13.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (11.98%) Information Security
4 18 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (10.18%) Service Delivery
6 16 (9.58%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (8.98%) Business Continuity
7 15 (8.98%) Incident Management
8 14 (8.38%) Data Protection
8 14 (8.38%) Patch Management
9 13 (7.78%) PRINCE2
10 12 (7.19%) Privileged Access Management
10 12 (7.19%) Security Monitoring
11 11 (6.59%) Cryptography
11 11 (6.59%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (6.59%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (6.59%) Line Management
11 11 (6.59%) Risk Management
11 11 (6.59%) Security Operations
11 11 (6.59%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.36%) PowerShell
2 28 (16.77%) SQL
3 11 (6.59%) C#
4 7 (4.19%) VBScript
5 6 (3.59%) Java
6 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
7 1 (0.60%) PHP
7 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 167 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (38.92%) MCSA
3 39 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (16.77%) CCNA
5 27 (16.17%) MCITP
6 26 (15.57%) MCP
7 21 (12.57%) Degree
7 21 (12.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (11.98%) CISSP
9 18 (10.78%) MCTS
10 16 (9.58%) CISM
11 11 (6.59%) CCNP
11 11 (6.59%) CISA
12 7 (4.19%) CCA
12 7 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (3.59%) RHCE
14 5 (2.99%) CEH
14 5 (2.99%) GIAC
14 5 (2.99%) PMI Certification
14 5 (2.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.36%) SLA
2 15 (8.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (2.99%) QA
4 4 (2.40%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.60%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (65.87%) Active Directory
2 45 (26.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (16.17%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.98%) XenApp
5 12 (7.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (5.99%) BitLocker
6 10 (5.99%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.20%) vSphere
11 1 (0.60%) Docker
11 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (22.75%) SCCM
2 13 (7.78%) SCOM
3 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (5.39%) SCOrch
5 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (4.79%) SCDPM
5 8 (4.79%) SCSM
5 8 (4.79%) SCVMM
6 7 (4.19%) Nagios
7 6 (3.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.99%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.40%) Perfmon
9 4 (2.40%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.40%) WSUS
10 3 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.80%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.80%) vRealize
10 3 (1.80%) WMI
11 2 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 108 (64.67%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.13%) VMware
3 35 (20.96%) Citrix
4 33 (19.76%) Cisco
5 11 (6.59%) Apple
5 11 (6.59%) Symantec
6 9 (5.39%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.79%) Avaya
7 8 (4.79%) NetApp
8 7 (4.19%) Google
8 7 (4.19%) HP
8 7 (4.19%) Nintex
8 7 (4.19%) Veeam
9 5 (2.99%) Draytek
9 5 (2.99%) EMC
9 5 (2.99%) NETGEAR
9 5 (2.99%) Oracle
9 5 (2.99%) Remedy
9 5 (2.99%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.99%) Sophos