Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 301 255 238
Rank change year-on-year -46 -17 -38
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 73 136 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.57% 0.97% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 4.61% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59 123 142
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £60,900
London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 2,399 2,948 2,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.71% 21.09% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,056 2,579 2,571
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,050 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 -19 50 £52,500 -4.55% 15
West End of London +13 9 £70,000 +86.67%
MCSE
London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 51 (69.86%) Office 365
3 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
4 48 (65.75%) Active Directory
5 40 (54.79%) MCSA
6 33 (45.21%) VMware
7 30 (41.10%) Windows Server
8 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
8 27 (36.99%) DNS
9 26 (35.62%) Cisco
9 26 (35.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
10 24 (32.88%) Azure
11 20 (27.40%) PowerShell
11 20 (27.40%) SCCM
11 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (27.40%) ITIL
11 20 (27.40%) Citrix
12 19 (26.03%) DHCP
13 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
14 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (20.55%) Line Management
14 15 (20.55%) SharePoint
14 15 (20.55%) WAN
14 15 (20.55%) LAN
14 15 (20.55%) Clustering
14 15 (20.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (20.55%) Finance

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 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.55%) SharePoint
3 11 (15.07%) IIS
4 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (12.33%) Skype for Business
6 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.37%) CMS
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 51 (69.86%) Office 365
2 24 (32.88%) Azure
3 6 (8.22%) AWS
4 4 (5.48%) IaaS
5 3 (4.11%) PaaS
5 3 (4.11%) SaaS
6 2 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.37%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.99%) DNS
2 19 (26.03%) DHCP
3 15 (20.55%) LAN
3 15 (20.55%) WAN
4 13 (17.81%) Firewall
5 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
6 10 (13.70%) Skype
6 10 (13.70%) VoIP
7 8 (10.96%) IPv4
7 8 (10.96%) IPv6
8 7 (9.59%) Network Security
8 7 (9.59%) SAN
9 4 (5.48%) Internet
9 4 (5.48%) VPN
10 3 (4.11%) NAS
10 3 (4.11%) Wireless
11 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.74%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.74%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.37%) GIS
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.37%) Power BI
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MSI
2 2 (2.74%) MSTest
2 2 (2.74%) NUnit
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Legal
3 5 (6.85%) Law
4 4 (5.48%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) IT Support
4 10 (13.70%) IT Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Support Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
7 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 6 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.48%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) jQuery
5 2 (2.74%) CSS
5 2 (2.74%) WCF
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Clustering
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.59%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.11%) iPhone
4 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) LLPG
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.81%) Windows 10
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.48%) Linux
8 3 (4.11%) Android
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (27.40%) ITIL
3 15 (20.55%) Line Management
4 11 (15.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (15.07%) Migration
5 8 (10.96%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.59%) Service Management
7 6 (8.22%) Time Management
8 5 (6.85%) Project Management
9 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.48%) Application Packaging
9 4 (5.48%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.48%) Server Management
9 4 (5.48%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.11%) DevOps
10 3 (4.11%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (4.11%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (54.79%) MCSA
3 15 (20.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (17.81%) MCITP
5 12 (16.44%) CCNA
5 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (16.44%) Degree
6 8 (10.96%) MCP
6 8 (10.96%) VCP5
7 6 (8.22%) MCDST
8 5 (6.85%) CCNP
8 5 (6.85%) CISSP
9 4 (5.48%) MCTS
10 2 (2.74%) CCA
10 2 (2.74%) CCDA
10 2 (2.74%) CCEA
10 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.74%) MCDBA
10 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (65.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
3 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (17.81%) vSphere
5 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.22%) XenApp
7 4 (5.48%) BitLocker
7 4 (5.48%) DFS Replication
7 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) SCCM
2 7 (9.59%) WSUS
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.11%) Control-M
4 3 (4.11%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.37%) Ansible
5 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.37%) Puppet
5 1 (1.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
2 33 (45.21%) VMware
3 26 (35.62%) Cisco
4 20 (27.40%) Citrix
5 8 (10.96%) WatchGuard
6 5 (6.85%) EMC
7 4 (5.48%) Ivanti
7 4 (5.48%) Veeam
8 3 (4.11%) BMC
8 3 (4.11%) HP
8 3 (4.11%) NetApp
9 2 (2.74%) Dell
9 2 (2.74%) Polycom
10 1 (1.37%) Apple
10 1 (1.37%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.37%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.37%) Reuters
10 1 (1.37%) SAP