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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 115 86 133
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +47
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 65 94 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.94% 2.90% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 14.33% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61 55 21
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 £24,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
860 656 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.73% 20.22% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 758 489 482
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
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 24 December 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (77.04%) Active Directory
3 103 (76.30%) Microsoft
4 100 (74.07%) VMware
5 91 (67.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 85 (62.96%) Windows
7 78 (57.78%) Cisco
8 71 (52.59%) Citrix
9 69 (51.11%) SAN
10 67 (49.63%) MS Exchange
11 64 (47.41%) MS Excel
12 62 (45.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 60 (44.44%) MCITP
14 58 (42.96%) MCSA
15 57 (42.22%) Hyper-V
16 56 (41.48%) vSphere
17 54 (40.00%) SQL Server
18 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (27.41%) SharePoint
20 35 (25.93%) ITIL
20 35 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
21 31 (22.96%) Exchange Server 2003
22 30 (22.22%) CCNA
22 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
23 29 (21.48%) NetApp
23 29 (21.48%) Firewall
24 28 (20.74%) Citrix Certification
24 28 (20.74%) Windows Server 2003
25 27 (20.00%) DNS
25 27 (20.00%) CCA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (49.63%) MS Exchange
2 37 (27.41%) SharePoint
3 31 (22.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 26 (19.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (8.89%) Lync
8 7 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (5.19%) IIS
9 2 (1.48%) Apache
9 2 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (47.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (51.11%) SAN
2 29 (21.48%) Firewall
3 27 (20.00%) DNS
4 20 (14.81%) LAN
4 20 (14.81%) WAN
5 17 (12.59%) Wireless
6 14 (10.37%) VoIP
7 12 (8.89%) DHCP
7 12 (8.89%) DMZ
8 11 (8.15%) WAAS
8 11 (8.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 8 (5.93%) Internet
11 7 (5.19%) SSL
11 7 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (4.44%) FTP
13 5 (3.70%) NAS
13 5 (3.70%) VPN
14 4 (2.96%) HTTPS
14 4 (2.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.48%) OLAP
5 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.48%) MOLAP
5 2 (1.48%) OLTP
5 2 (1.48%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.48%) Back Office
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (11.85%) Architect
3 15 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (10.37%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.89%) Technical Support
6 11 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.15%) Server Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) Virtualisation Architect
6 11 (8.15%) Storage Architect
6 11 (8.15%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 7 (5.19%) Server Support
8 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.19%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.44%) Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.48%) Web Services
2 2 (1.48%) XML
2 2 (1.48%) LAMP
3 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Clustering
2 16 (11.85%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.15%) CLARiiON
3 11 (8.15%) Celerra
4 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.44%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.70%) Replication
7 4 (2.96%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.96%) Windows
2 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (20.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.89%) Linux
6 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.70%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.96%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.96%) UNIX
9 2 (1.48%) Solaris
9 2 (1.48%) Debian
9 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.48%) CentOS
9 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) ITIL
2 23 (17.04%) Project Management
3 20 (14.81%) Change Management
4 17 (12.59%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.89%) Incident Management
5 12 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (8.89%) DevOps
6 11 (8.15%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.67%) High Availability
7 9 (6.67%) Coaching
8 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.19%) Network Design
9 7 (5.19%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.44%) TOGAF
10 6 (4.44%) Performance Management
10 6 (4.44%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
2 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.22%) VB
4 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.48%) PHP
4 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (45.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 60 (44.44%) MCITP
4 58 (42.96%) MCSA
5 35 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (22.22%) CCNA
7 28 (20.74%) Citrix Certification
8 27 (20.00%) CCA
9 21 (15.56%) MCP
10 19 (14.07%) NCDA
11 15 (11.11%) MCTS
12 14 (10.37%) VCAP
13 12 (8.89%) CCIA
13 12 (8.89%) CCNP
14 11 (8.15%) CCEA
14 11 (8.15%) NCIE
14 11 (8.15%) VTSP
15 8 (5.93%) CCIE
16 7 (5.19%) CCDP
16 7 (5.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (77.04%) Active Directory
2 91 (67.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (42.22%) Hyper-V
4 56 (41.48%) vSphere
5 26 (19.26%) XenDesktop
6 20 (14.81%) XenApp
7 18 (13.33%) XenServer
8 12 (8.89%) Terminal Services
9 11 (8.15%) vCloud
10 10 (7.41%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.74%) Xen
12 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) Backup Exec
2 13 (9.63%) SCCM
3 5 (3.70%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.22%) SCOM
5 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
6 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 103 (76.30%) Microsoft
2 100 (74.07%) VMware
3 78 (57.78%) Cisco
4 71 (52.59%) Citrix
5 29 (21.48%) NetApp
6 20 (14.81%) Dell
7 15 (11.11%) Veeam
8 13 (9.63%) EMC
9 12 (8.89%) CheckPoint
9 12 (8.89%) Riverbed
10 11 (8.15%) 3PAR
11 10 (7.41%) Brocade
12 7 (5.19%) SAP
13 6 (4.44%) HP
14 5 (3.70%) Oracle
15 4 (2.96%) LANDesk
16 3 (2.22%) Sophos
16 3 (2.22%) IBM
16 3 (2.22%) Sun
16 3 (2.22%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £3100040000 per annum + £3,000 on-call
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 18 days ago