MCSE Jobs with Work from Home Options

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
UK > Work from Home

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 528 542 611
Rank change year-on-year +14 +69 -233
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 65 133 222
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.19% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.19% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 121 183
10th Percentile £31,000 £23,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £30,500 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.25% -20.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £65,250
90th Percentile £65,750 £61,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -11.70% +4.44%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9,448 11,215 15,238
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 27.96% 25.67% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,949 6,763 8,579
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,844 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £57,810 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.59% +5.11% -

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

MCSE trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing MCSE.

MCSE salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing MCSE over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

MCSE salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Exchange
2 18 (27.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (58.46%) Azure
2 37 (56.92%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (33.85%) AWS
4 9 (13.85%) Entra ID
5 8 (12.31%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (12.31%) OneDrive
5 8 (12.31%) Power Platform
6 6 (9.23%) PowerApps
7 4 (6.15%) WhatsApp
8 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (4.62%) GCP
9 2 (3.08%) Azure App Service
9 2 (3.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (3.08%) IaaS
10 1 (1.54%) PaaS
10 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (41.54%) Firewall
2 24 (36.92%) DNS
3 22 (33.85%) SAN
4 20 (30.77%) DHCP
5 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
6 18 (27.69%) VLAN
7 15 (23.08%) NAS
8 11 (16.92%) VoIP
9 10 (15.38%) VPN
9 10 (15.38%) WAN
10 6 (9.23%) SD-WAN
11 5 (7.69%) LAN
11 5 (7.69%) MPLS
12 4 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (3.08%) IPv6
13 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
13 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
13 2 (3.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Power BI
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git
2 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 23 (35.38%) Social Skills
2 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.31%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 4 (6.15%) Law
4 4 (6.15%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
6 2 (3.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Local Government
7 1 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) IT Support
2 10 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) IT Technician
6 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Functional Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Lead
7 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.15%) Head of IT
9 3 (4.62%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Driving Licence
3 6 (9.23%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.54%) IoT
6 1 (1.54%) Onboarding
6 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) Windows Server
3 18 (27.69%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (6.15%) Unix
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.54%) AIX
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (38.46%) ITIL
3 13 (20.00%) Customer Service
4 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (12.31%) Agile
7 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.77%) Collaborative Culture
8 7 (10.77%) CRM
8 7 (10.77%) Project Management
8 7 (10.77%) Server Management
9 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (9.23%) DevSecOps
9 6 (9.23%) Presales
9 6 (9.23%) Requirements Gathering
9 6 (9.23%) Scrum
10 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) C#
2 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) Bash
5 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (44.62%) CCNA
2 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (16.92%) Degree
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (13.85%) MCSA
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.15%) Azure Certification
7 3 (4.62%) CISSP
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
8 2 (3.08%) MCITP
8 2 (3.08%) MCP
8 2 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.54%) IBM Certification
9 1 (1.54%) LPIC
9 1 (1.54%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (36.92%) Hyper-V
3 23 (35.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (4.62%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) WSUS
4 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (47.69%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Meraki
4 5 (7.69%) Cisco
4 5 (7.69%) Citrix
4 5 (7.69%) Veeam
5 3 (4.62%) Draytek
5 3 (4.62%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) Acronis
6 2 (3.08%) Commvault
6 2 (3.08%) Datto
6 2 (3.08%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.54%) Freshdesk
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.54%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Sophos
7 1 (1.54%) Spiceworks