The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 274 182
Rank change year-on-year -58 -92  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 281 496 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.83% 1.17% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 4.54% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 238 439 660
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £25,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -5.06% +8.21%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8027 10916 11111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.69% 25.68% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6501 9049 9070
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in London

MCSE
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MCSE in London

MCSE
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE 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 30 March 2017. 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 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 +16 59 £41,750 -4.02% 10
Croydon +9 4 £28,000 +16.66%
Twickenham +2 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Chiswick -3 2 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Chessington - 2 £24,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +13 1 £70,000 +86.66%
Hounslow -3 1 £42,500 +38.93% 1
Canary Wharf -15 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Brentford - 1 £44,000 -
Mitcham - 1 £27,500 -
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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.

1 548 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 414 (75.55%) Windows
3 386 (70.44%) Microsoft
4 329 (60.04%) Active Directory
5 280 (51.09%) Windows Server
6 276 (50.36%) VMware
7 185 (33.76%) ITIL
8 177 (32.30%) Citrix
8 177 (32.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 173 (31.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 169 (30.84%) Cisco
11 161 (29.38%) MCSA
12 160 (29.20%) Cisco Certification
13 158 (28.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 155 (28.28%) Hyper-V
15 143 (26.09%) MS Excel
16 140 (25.55%) MS Exchange
17 138 (25.18%) Firewall
18 136 (24.82%) Office 365
19 127 (23.18%) CCNA
20 118 (21.53%) SCCM
21 117 (21.35%) MCP
22 111 (20.26%) SAN
22 111 (20.26%) Microsoft Azure
23 98 (17.88%) DNS
24 95 (17.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 91 (16.61%) PowerShell
26 90 (16.42%) Data Centre
27 89 (16.24%) Degree
28 86 (15.69%) Windows 7

MCSE
Co-occurring 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
1 140 (25.55%) MS Exchange
2 77 (14.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 76 (13.87%) SharePoint
4 74 (13.50%) Skype for Business
5 66 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 49 (8.94%) IIS
7 22 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (3.83%) Apache
9 13 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (2.19%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.46%) Confluence
13 6 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.09%) JBoss
14 5 (0.91%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.91%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.55%) SAS
15 3 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 143 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 67 (12.23%) MS Office
3 13 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Eikon
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 136 (24.82%) Office 365
2 111 (20.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.47%) SaaS
5 17 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.01%) IaaS
7 10 (1.82%) PaaS
8 8 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.73%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.55%) Yammer
11 2 (0.36%) Akamai
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.36%) G Suite
11 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (25.18%) Firewall
2 111 (20.26%) SAN
3 98 (17.88%) DNS
4 75 (13.69%) DHCP
5 67 (12.23%) VPN
6 53 (9.67%) Skype
7 47 (8.58%) LAN
8 45 (8.21%) VoIP
9 42 (7.66%) WAN
10 39 (7.12%) TCP/IP
11 34 (6.20%) VLAN
12 25 (4.56%) NAS
13 21 (3.83%) MPLS
14 19 (3.47%) BGP
15 16 (2.92%) Network Security
16 14 (2.55%) iSCSI
16 14 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (2.55%) Unified Communications
17 13 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (2.37%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.09%) Big Data
4 6 (1.09%) MySQL
5 3 (0.55%) QlikView
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.36%) GIS
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.18%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (4.74%) JIRA
2 9 (1.64%) MSI
3 8 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (14.05%) Finance
2 25 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.38%) Banking
4 21 (3.83%) Legal
5 19 (3.47%) Marketing
6 18 (3.28%) Law
7 14 (2.55%) Retail
8 9 (1.64%) Billing
9 6 (1.09%) Advertising
10 5 (0.91%) Publishing
11 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (16.79%) Analyst
2 88 (16.06%) Support Engineer
3 84 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 63 (11.50%) Windows Engineer
5 53 (9.67%) Server Engineer
6 50 (9.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 46 (8.39%) VMware Engineer
8 45 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 38 (6.93%) Desktop Support
11 36 (6.57%) Support Analyst
12 34 (6.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 34 (6.20%) IT Engineer
13 33 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
14 32 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 30 (5.47%) Administrator
16 29 (5.29%) Architect
16 29 (5.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 28 (5.11%) Desktop Engineer
17 28 (5.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.83%) Web Services
2 16 (2.92%) .NET
3 12 (2.19%) Middleware
4 5 (0.91%) CSS
4 5 (0.91%) HTML
5 4 (0.73%) Ajax
5 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.73%) jQuery
5 4 (0.73%) XML
6 3 (0.55%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.36%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.18%) WCF
8 1 (0.18%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (16.42%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.20%) Clustering
2 34 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.93%) Blackberry
4 26 (4.74%) Public Cloud
5 20 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (3.47%) Smartphone
7 16 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.01%) EMC VNX
9 10 (1.82%) Replication
10 9 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.64%) PKI
11 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.09%) Fintech
13 5 (0.91%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.91%) FlexPod
13 5 (0.91%) Social Media
14 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 414 (75.55%) Windows
2 280 (51.09%) Windows Server
3 173 (31.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 158 (28.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (15.69%) Windows 7
6 80 (14.60%) Linux
7 72 (13.14%) Windows 10
8 49 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (4.93%) Windows 8
10 25 (4.56%) Mac OS X
11 20 (3.65%) Unix
12 17 (3.10%) Android
12 17 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.64%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.28%) Solaris
16 6 (1.09%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.91%) CentOS
18 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
19 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (33.76%) ITIL
2 41 (7.48%) Project Management
3 40 (7.30%) Migration
4 39 (7.12%) Service Management
5 34 (6.20%) ITIL V3
6 33 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (5.11%) Mobile Device Management
8 25 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (4.56%) PRINCE2
9 24 (4.38%) Change Management
9 24 (4.38%) Mentoring
10 22 (4.01%) Change Control
10 22 (4.01%) Data Management
10 22 (4.01%) DevOps
10 22 (4.01%) Load Balancing
11 20 (3.65%) Identity Management
11 20 (3.65%) Presales
12 19 (3.47%) Time Management
13 17 (3.10%) Capacity Management
13 17 (3.10%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 91 (16.61%) PowerShell
2 61 (11.13%) SQL
3 10 (1.82%) C#
3 10 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.64%) VB
4 9 (1.64%) VBScript
5 6 (1.09%) PHP
6 3 (0.55%) C
6 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.18%) Java
8 1 (0.18%) Python
8 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 548 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 161 (29.38%) MCSA
3 160 (29.20%) Cisco Certification
4 127 (23.18%) CCNA
5 117 (21.35%) MCP
6 95 (17.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 89 (16.24%) Degree
8 83 (15.15%) MCITP
9 65 (11.86%) CCNP
10 28 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (3.83%) JNCIA
12 18 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (3.10%) JNCIP
14 13 (2.37%) MCDST
15 10 (1.82%) CCA
16 9 (1.64%) A+ Certification
16 9 (1.64%) EMC Certification
16 9 (1.64%) MCTS
16 9 (1.64%) VCP5
17 8 (1.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.94%) SLA
2 12 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.73%) QA
4 4 (0.73%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.18%) GCP
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 329 (60.04%) Active Directory
2 177 (32.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (28.28%) Hyper-V
4 72 (13.14%) XenApp
5 68 (12.41%) vSphere
6 38 (6.93%) XenDesktop
7 29 (5.29%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.64%) XenServer
10 8 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.28%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.09%) NFS
12 6 (1.09%) vCloud
13 5 (0.91%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.55%) KVM
14 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 118 (21.53%) SCCM
2 47 (8.58%) SCOM
3 33 (6.02%) WSUS
4 25 (4.56%) Backup Exec
5 17 (3.10%) SCVMM
6 13 (2.37%) Failover Clustering
7 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.64%) AirWatch
9 9 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (1.46%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.91%) SCSM
12 4 (0.73%) Nagios
12 4 (0.73%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.55%) HP SIM
13 3 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.55%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 386 (70.44%) Microsoft
2 276 (50.36%) VMware
3 177 (32.30%) Citrix
4 169 (30.84%) Cisco
5 63 (11.50%) NetApp
6 59 (10.77%) HP
7 38 (6.93%) EMC
8 31 (5.66%) Dell
8 31 (5.66%) Juniper
9 24 (4.38%) Symantec
10 23 (4.20%) Google
11 20 (3.65%) IBM
12 18 (3.28%) Oracle
13 17 (3.10%) Red Hat
14 15 (2.74%) Veritas
15 14 (2.55%) CheckPoint
15 14 (2.55%) Veeam
16 13 (2.37%) AppSense
17 12 (2.19%) Brocade
18 11 (2.01%) Meraki
South East London
Pera Holdings
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £37,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market Rate + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
XLN Telecom
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum pension, health insurance, profit an
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits + On Call + B
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
EY
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
South East London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago