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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 292 313
Rank change year-on-year -38 +21  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 329 421 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.90% 4.32% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 264 355 422
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 8446 9755 11623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.06% 24.38% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6517 8175 9486
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 0 67 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Twickenham -5 12 £47,500 -24.00%
Brentford - 5 £44,500 - 1
Croydon - 5 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 4 £42,500 - 1
Mitcham - 4 £35,000 -
Surbiton -1 2 £19,000 -62.00%
West End of London +1 1 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Uxbridge 0 1 £26,500 -36.14%
Chiswick -7 1 £42,500 +32.81%
Harrow - 1 £27,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £32,500 -
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 591 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 470 (79.53%) Windows
3 422 (71.40%) Microsoft
4 377 (63.79%) Active Directory
5 283 (47.88%) VMware
6 272 (46.02%) Windows Server
7 225 (38.07%) ITIL
8 194 (32.83%) MCSA
9 188 (31.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 187 (31.64%) MS Exchange
10 187 (31.64%) Citrix
11 178 (30.12%) Office 365
12 173 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 172 (29.10%) Hyper-V
14 165 (27.92%) Cisco
15 160 (27.07%) Cisco Certification
16 158 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
17 142 (24.03%) CCNA
17 142 (24.03%) Firewall
18 133 (22.50%) DNS
19 132 (22.34%) SCCM
20 127 (21.49%) MCP
21 122 (20.64%) Microsoft Azure
22 120 (20.30%) Windows 7
23 119 (20.14%) Finance
24 118 (19.97%) Microsoft Office
25 111 (18.78%) SAN
26 107 (18.10%) MCITP
27 103 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2010
28 95 (16.07%) SharePoint

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
1 187 (31.64%) MS Exchange
2 103 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (16.07%) SharePoint
4 86 (14.55%) Skype for Business
5 62 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (5.92%) IIS
7 25 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.35%) Apache
11 6 (1.02%) CloudStack
11 6 (1.02%) Confluence
11 6 (1.02%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.68%) CMS
14 3 (0.51%) SAS
15 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 118 (19.97%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Eikon
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 178 (30.12%) Office 365
2 122 (20.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (4.74%) IaaS
5 13 (2.20%) SaaS
6 11 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.18%) G Suite
8 5 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.85%) PaaS
9 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.34%) Akamai
11 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.34%) Yammer
12 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 142 (24.03%) Firewall
2 133 (22.50%) DNS
3 111 (18.78%) SAN
4 84 (14.21%) DHCP
5 76 (12.86%) Skype
6 73 (12.35%) TCP/IP
7 69 (11.68%) LAN
8 65 (11.00%) WAN
9 44 (7.45%) VPN
10 41 (6.94%) VoIP
11 28 (4.74%) iSCSI
12 27 (4.57%) Unified Communications
12 27 (4.57%) VLAN
13 25 (4.23%) NAS
14 24 (4.06%) Internet
15 22 (3.72%) Network Security
16 21 (3.55%) Wireless
17 17 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (2.71%) IP Telephony
19 15 (2.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.85%) MySQL
7 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.68%) QlikView
8 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.34%) Big Data
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (2.54%) JIRA
2 8 (1.35%) MSI
3 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 119 (20.14%) Finance
2 47 (7.95%) Banking
3 34 (5.75%) Retail
4 27 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.89%) Retail Banking
6 21 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.38%) Marketing
8 19 (3.21%) Legal
9 12 (2.03%) Law
10 4 (0.68%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 96 (16.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 94 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 85 (14.38%) Analyst
4 63 (10.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 53 (8.97%) Desktop Support
5 53 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
6 52 (8.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 51 (8.63%) Windows Engineer
8 49 (8.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 44 (7.45%) Server Engineer
10 43 (7.28%) Support Analyst
11 39 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 38 (6.43%) VMware Engineer
13 37 (6.26%) IT Engineer
14 36 (6.09%) IT Support
15 35 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
16 33 (5.58%) Administrator
17 29 (4.91%) Consultant
18 26 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
18 26 (4.40%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.71%) .NET
2 14 (2.37%) HTML
3 12 (2.03%) Web Services
4 10 (1.69%) CSS
5 8 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.35%) XML
6 5 (0.85%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.68%) Ajax
7 4 (0.68%) jQuery
7 4 (0.68%) XSLT
8 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.34%) Middleware
9 1 (0.17%) MDX
9 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.01%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.77%) Blackberry
3 35 (5.92%) Clustering
4 33 (5.58%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.74%) User Experience
6 25 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (4.06%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.54%) Smartphone
9 14 (2.37%) Public Cloud
10 12 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.35%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.35%) iPad
13 7 (1.18%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.18%) Fintech
13 7 (1.18%) Replication
13 7 (1.18%) Social Media
13 7 (1.18%) Thin Client
14 6 (1.02%) PKI
14 6 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 470 (79.53%) Windows
2 272 (46.02%) Windows Server
3 188 (31.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 158 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (20.30%) Windows 7
6 89 (15.06%) Windows 10
7 77 (13.03%) Linux
8 46 (7.78%) Mac OS X
9 44 (7.45%) Android
10 41 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (4.91%) Apple iOS
12 25 (4.23%) Windows 8
13 22 (3.72%) Unix
14 11 (1.86%) CentOS
15 10 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.69%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.52%) Ubuntu
17 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (38.07%) ITIL
2 79 (13.37%) Service Management
3 48 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (6.77%) Project Management
5 32 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 31 (5.25%) ITIL V3
7 28 (4.74%) Migration
8 26 (4.40%) Presales
8 26 (4.40%) Time Management
8 26 (4.40%) Wealth Management
9 25 (4.23%) Change Management
10 23 (3.89%) Mobile Device Management
11 21 (3.55%) CRM
11 21 (3.55%) PRINCE2
12 17 (2.88%) Analytics
12 17 (2.88%) Business Continuity
12 17 (2.88%) High Availability
12 17 (2.88%) Service Delivery
13 16 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (2.54%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 92 (15.57%) PowerShell
2 57 (9.64%) SQL
3 15 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.37%) C#
5 10 (1.69%) VBScript
6 8 (1.35%) C++
6 8 (1.35%) VB
7 7 (1.18%) C
8 6 (1.02%) Java
9 4 (0.68%) PHP
9 4 (0.68%) XPath
10 2 (0.34%) Python
10 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 591 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 194 (32.83%) MCSA
3 160 (27.07%) Cisco Certification
4 142 (24.03%) CCNA
5 127 (21.49%) MCP
6 107 (18.10%) MCITP
7 82 (13.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 70 (11.84%) Degree
9 55 (9.31%) Citrix Certification
10 50 (8.46%) CCNP
11 42 (7.11%) CCA
12 24 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 15 (2.54%) MCDST
14 14 (2.37%) MCTS
15 13 (2.20%) VCP5
16 12 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (1.86%) RHCE
18 9 (1.52%) A+ Certification
19 8 (1.35%) CCEA
19 8 (1.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.26%) SLA
2 16 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.68%) SSAE 16
5 3 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.51%) PMO
6 2 (0.34%) GDPR
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 377 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 173 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (29.10%) Hyper-V
4 94 (15.91%) XenApp
5 83 (14.04%) vSphere
6 76 (12.86%) XenDesktop
7 42 (7.11%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.86%) vCloud
9 11 (1.86%) XenServer
10 10 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (1.52%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.35%) KVM
13 6 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (1.02%) NFS
14 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.51%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 132 (22.34%) SCCM
2 36 (6.09%) Backup Exec
3 35 (5.92%) SCOM
4 29 (4.91%) WSUS
5 24 (4.06%) AirWatch
6 16 (2.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 16 (2.71%) SCVMM
7 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (1.86%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.35%) PowerCLI
10 8 (1.35%) vCenter Server
10 8 (1.35%) WMI
11 7 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.02%) Nagios
13 4 (0.68%) Cacti
13 4 (0.68%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.68%) Puppet
13 4 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 422 (71.40%) Microsoft
2 283 (47.88%) VMware
3 187 (31.64%) Citrix
4 165 (27.92%) Cisco
5 57 (9.64%) HP
6 51 (8.63%) Dell
7 48 (8.12%) NetApp
8 40 (6.77%) AppSense
9 35 (5.92%) Apple
10 34 (5.75%) McAfee
11 31 (5.25%) EMC
12 28 (4.74%) ServiceNow
13 25 (4.23%) Juniper
14 19 (3.21%) Symantec
14 19 (3.21%) Veeam
14 19 (3.21%) Veritas
15 15 (2.54%) Google
15 15 (2.54%) Red Hat
16 14 (2.37%) Dell Compellent
17 13 (2.20%) F5
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32500 - £37000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £27K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000-£75,000 + Benefits and bonus (depending on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenwich
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
North London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Health insurance, Profit an
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 85,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent training package + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Skynet Worldwide
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West London
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago