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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 119 106 123
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 51 69 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.42% 2.02% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 9.21% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 21
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
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
991 749 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 27.67% 21.95% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 800 613 441
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 6 March 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 87 (77.68%) Active Directory
4 70 (62.50%) VMware
5 67 (59.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 65 (58.04%) MS Exchange
7 62 (55.36%) MCSA
8 61 (54.46%) Cisco
9 59 (52.68%) Citrix
10 57 (50.89%) Windows
11 53 (47.32%) SQL Server
12 52 (46.43%) vSphere
12 52 (46.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 51 (45.54%) SAN
14 46 (41.07%) MS Excel
15 45 (40.18%) Hyper-V
16 38 (33.93%) MCITP
16 38 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (33.04%) SharePoint
18 33 (29.46%) CCNA
19 32 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
20 31 (27.68%) Dell
21 30 (26.79%) ITIL
21 30 (26.79%) Firewall
21 30 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2013
22 28 (25.00%) MCP
22 28 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
22 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
23 27 (24.11%) CCA
24 26 (23.21%) VoIP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 65 (58.04%) MS Exchange
2 37 (33.04%) SharePoint
3 32 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (13.39%) Lync
7 10 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (5.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (41.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (45.54%) SAN
2 30 (26.79%) Firewall
3 26 (23.21%) VoIP
4 25 (22.32%) Wireless
5 22 (19.64%) DNS
6 18 (16.07%) LAN
7 17 (15.18%) WAN
7 17 (15.18%) DHCP
8 13 (11.61%) TCP/IP
9 10 (8.93%) SSL
9 10 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.25%) VPN
11 6 (5.36%) MPLS
11 6 (5.36%) OSPF
11 6 (5.36%) BGP
11 6 (5.36%) EIGRP
11 6 (5.36%) DMVPN
11 6 (5.36%) IPsec
11 6 (5.36%) VPLS
12 4 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.79%) OLAP
5 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.79%) MOLAP
5 2 (1.79%) OLTP
5 2 (1.79%) ROLAP
General
1 6 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.79%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (19.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (16.07%) Technical Support
4 16 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Architect
6 8 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.46%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.46%) Support Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Applications Support Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Server Support Technician
9 4 (3.57%) Applications Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Server Technician
9 4 (3.57%) Data Centre Technician
9 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) Web Services
1 4 (3.57%) LAMP
2 2 (1.79%) XML
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) COM
3 1 (0.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) Replication
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) Celerra
4 3 (2.68%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.89%) Windows
2 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (12.50%) Linux
5 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.61%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.25%) Mac OS
7 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.57%) UNIX
8 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.79%) ITIL
2 13 (11.61%) Project Management
2 13 (11.61%) Incident Management
3 12 (10.71%) Change Management
3 12 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 11 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.04%) Business Continuity
6 9 (8.04%) Coaching
7 8 (7.14%) High Availability
7 8 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (7.14%) Network Architecture
8 7 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.25%) Network Design
9 6 (5.36%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.36%) Performance Management
9 6 (5.36%) BCP
9 6 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.61%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (55.36%) MCSA
3 52 (46.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 38 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (33.93%) MCITP
5 33 (29.46%) CCNA
6 28 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 28 (25.00%) MCP
7 27 (24.11%) CCA
8 12 (10.71%) CCNP
8 12 (10.71%) MCTS
9 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 7 (6.25%) VCP5
10 7 (6.25%) CCDA
10 7 (6.25%) CCDP
10 7 (6.25%) CISSP
10 7 (6.25%) CCSA
10 7 (6.25%) CCSE
11 5 (4.46%) CCIE
11 5 (4.46%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (77.68%) Active Directory
2 67 (59.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (46.43%) vSphere
4 45 (40.18%) Hyper-V
5 26 (23.21%) XenApp
5 26 (23.21%) XenServer
5 26 (23.21%) XenDesktop
6 16 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 12 (10.71%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.68%) vCloud
9 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.36%) SCDPM
3 4 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.89%) WSUS
5 1 (0.89%) SCOM
5 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 91 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 70 (62.50%) VMware
3 61 (54.46%) Cisco
4 59 (52.68%) Citrix
5 31 (27.68%) Dell
6 23 (20.54%) Veeam
6 23 (20.54%) Riverbed
7 12 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 11 (9.82%) HP
9 9 (8.04%) NetApp
10 6 (5.36%) Oracle
11 5 (4.46%) Sophos
12 3 (2.68%) IBM
12 3 (2.68%) EMC
12 3 (2.68%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.79%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.79%) CommVault
14 1 (0.89%) BMC
14 1 (0.89%) Symantec
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