The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 125 86 120
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +34
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 63 86 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.71% 2.80% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 13.74% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 27
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +9.64%
MCSE
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
935 626 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.31% 20.37% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 783 479 397
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCSE
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Leeds

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (80.41%) Microsoft
3 112 (75.68%) Active Directory
4 106 (71.62%) VMware
5 104 (70.27%) Windows
6 98 (66.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (56.08%) Citrix
8 78 (52.70%) Cisco
9 73 (49.32%) MCITP
10 70 (47.30%) SAN
11 68 (45.95%) MS Excel
12 63 (42.57%) MS Exchange
13 61 (41.22%) Hyper-V
14 60 (40.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 56 (37.84%) MCSA
16 49 (33.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 49 (33.11%) vSphere
17 48 (32.43%) SQL Server
18 39 (26.35%) SharePoint
19 35 (23.65%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (22.30%) Cisco Certification
21 31 (20.95%) Citrix Certification
22 30 (20.27%) CCA
22 30 (20.27%) NetApp
22 30 (20.27%) Firewall
22 30 (20.27%) ITIL
22 30 (20.27%) CCNA
22 30 (20.27%) Lync
23 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
23 29 (19.59%) XenDesktop

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (42.57%) MS Exchange
2 39 (26.35%) SharePoint
3 30 (20.27%) Lync
4 24 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (6.76%) IIS
8 6 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.35%) Apache
9 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 68 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Office 365
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (47.30%) SAN
2 30 (20.27%) Firewall
3 23 (15.54%) DNS
4 19 (12.84%) LAN
4 19 (12.84%) WAN
5 12 (8.11%) DMZ
5 12 (8.11%) WAAS
5 12 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (6.08%) Wireless
8 8 (5.41%) Internet
8 8 (5.41%) VoIP
8 8 (5.41%) DHCP
9 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.05%) FTP
10 6 (4.05%) PBX
10 6 (4.05%) NetScaler
11 5 (3.38%) Unified Communications
11 5 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.35%) OLAP
5 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.35%) MOLAP
5 2 (1.35%) OLTP
5 2 (1.35%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (7.43%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.68%) Back Office
3 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.16%) Consultant
3 16 (10.81%) Architect
3 16 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.11%) Virtualisation Architect
4 12 (8.11%) Storage Architect
4 12 (8.11%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.43%) Server Engineer
5 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Consultant
5 11 (7.43%) Server Support
6 10 (6.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (5.41%) Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 6 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Sales Consultant
10 6 (4.05%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) LAMP
3 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Clustering
2 14 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.11%) CLARiiON
3 12 (8.11%) Celerra
3 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.73%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.70%) Replication
5 4 (2.70%) CMDB
6 2 (1.35%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.35%) Social Media
6 2 (1.35%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 104 (70.27%) Windows
2 49 (33.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (23.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (8.78%) Linux
6 7 (4.73%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.03%) UNIX
7 3 (2.03%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.35%) Solaris
8 2 (1.35%) Debian
8 2 (1.35%) CentOS
8 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.27%) ITIL
2 21 (14.19%) Project Management
3 20 (13.51%) Change Management
4 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.78%) Load Balancing
6 12 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.11%) DevOps
7 11 (7.43%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.41%) CRM
8 8 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.41%) High Availability
9 7 (4.73%) Change Control
9 7 (4.73%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.05%) Coaching
10 6 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.05%) Identity Management
11 5 (3.38%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.38%) Network Design
11 5 (3.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.89%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.03%) VB
4 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.35%) PHP
4 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (49.32%) MCITP
3 60 (40.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 56 (37.84%) MCSA
5 33 (22.30%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (20.95%) Citrix Certification
7 30 (20.27%) CCA
7 30 (20.27%) CCNA
8 24 (16.22%) MCTS
9 20 (13.51%) NCDA
10 15 (10.14%) MCP
11 14 (9.46%) VCAP
12 13 (8.78%) CCIA
13 12 (8.11%) VTSP
13 12 (8.11%) NCIE
13 12 (8.11%) CCEA
14 10 (6.76%) CCNP
15 8 (5.41%) CCEE
16 6 (4.05%) CCIE
17 5 (3.38%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 112 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 98 (66.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (41.22%) Hyper-V
4 49 (33.11%) vSphere
5 29 (19.59%) XenDesktop
6 17 (11.49%) XenServer
7 13 (8.78%) XenApp
8 12 (8.11%) vCloud
9 10 (6.76%) VMware ESX
10 9 (6.08%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.68%) Xen
11 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (13.51%) SCCM
2 10 (6.76%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.38%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.70%) SCOM
4 4 (2.70%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.35%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.68%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 119 (80.41%) Microsoft
2 106 (71.62%) VMware
3 83 (56.08%) Citrix
4 78 (52.70%) Cisco
5 30 (20.27%) NetApp
6 14 (9.46%) Dell
6 14 (9.46%) EMC
7 12 (8.11%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.76%) Brocade
8 10 (6.76%) CheckPoint
9 9 (6.08%) Veeam
10 8 (5.41%) Juniper
11 7 (4.73%) SAP
12 6 (4.05%) Riverbed
13 5 (3.38%) HP
14 4 (2.70%) Oracle
14 4 (2.70%) LANDesk
14 4 (2.70%) Sophos
15 3 (2.03%) IBM
15 3 (2.03%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago