The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 93 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 99 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.74% 1.57% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.98% 5.87% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 32 29
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,750 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
902 682 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.99% 26.85% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 752 478 501
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSE
West Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 156 (86.19%) Windows
3 145 (80.11%) Microsoft
4 107 (59.12%) VMware
5 100 (55.25%) Active Directory
6 99 (54.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 88 (48.62%) MCITP
8 81 (44.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 81 (44.75%) Citrix
9 80 (44.20%) Cisco
9 80 (44.20%) MCSA
10 74 (40.88%) MS Excel
11 67 (37.02%) MS Exchange
12 64 (35.36%) Cisco Certification
13 61 (33.70%) SAN
14 60 (33.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 58 (32.04%) CCNA
16 55 (30.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 53 (29.28%) Clustering
18 49 (27.07%) Firewall
19 47 (25.97%) ITIL
20 44 (24.31%) Lync
21 39 (21.55%) SharePoint
22 38 (20.99%) Hyper-V
22 38 (20.99%) Cisco IOS
23 37 (20.44%) Load Balancing
23 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
24 36 (19.89%) SCCM
25 35 (19.34%) TCP/IP
26 34 (18.78%) Linux

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (37.02%) MS Exchange
2 44 (24.31%) Lync
3 39 (21.55%) SharePoint
4 29 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (8.29%) IIS
7 15 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (7.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (4.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.87%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 74 (40.88%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.39%) SaaS
3 14 (7.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (33.70%) SAN
2 49 (27.07%) Firewall
3 38 (20.99%) Cisco IOS
4 35 (19.34%) TCP/IP
5 27 (14.92%) MPLS
5 27 (14.92%) DNS
6 20 (11.05%) VPN
7 18 (9.94%) NetScaler
8 16 (8.84%) EIGRP
8 16 (8.84%) OSPF
8 16 (8.84%) BGP
8 16 (8.84%) DHCP
8 16 (8.84%) Unified Communications
9 11 (6.08%) PBX
10 9 (4.97%) LAN
10 9 (4.97%) WAN
10 9 (4.97%) SMTP
11 8 (4.42%) DMZ
12 7 (3.87%) PSTN
13 6 (3.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (4.97%) Finance
2 4 (2.21%) Retail
3 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (17.68%) Consultant
3 22 (12.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Consultant
5 16 (8.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 16 (8.84%) Team Leader
6 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (7.18%) Analyst
7 13 (7.18%) Server Support
8 12 (6.63%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 7 (3.87%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.31%) Service Manager
12 6 (3.31%) Support Technician
12 6 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.31%) Architect
13 5 (2.76%) Services Delivery Manager
13 5 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (2.76%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.66%) LAMP
2 1 (0.55%) HTML
2 1 (0.55%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) XSLT
2 1 (0.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (29.28%) Clustering
2 20 (11.05%) Blackberry
3 18 (9.94%) EqualLogic
4 12 (6.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.42%) CMDB
5 8 (4.42%) Social Media
6 4 (2.21%) Celerra
6 4 (2.21%) PKI
6 4 (2.21%) IVR
6 4 (2.21%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.66%) iPhone
7 3 (1.66%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 156 (86.19%) Windows
2 81 (44.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (30.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (18.78%) Linux
6 16 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (7.18%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.87%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.76%) CentOS
10 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.66%) Solaris
11 3 (1.66%) Android
11 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.10%) UNIX
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.97%) ITIL
2 37 (20.44%) Load Balancing
3 23 (12.71%) Change Management
4 22 (12.15%) Service Delivery
5 20 (11.05%) Change Control
6 16 (8.84%) E-Commerce
7 15 (8.29%) Problem Management
8 14 (7.73%) Business Continuity
9 12 (6.63%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (6.63%) CRM
10 11 (6.08%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.52%) Project Management
12 9 (4.97%) Migration
13 8 (4.42%) DevOps
13 8 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.42%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (3.31%) Integration Testing
15 6 (3.31%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.26%) PowerShell
2 15 (8.29%) SQL
3 6 (3.31%) VBScript
4 5 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.66%) C
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 181 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (48.62%) MCITP
3 80 (44.20%) MCSA
4 64 (35.36%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (33.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 58 (32.04%) CCNA
7 30 (16.57%) MCTS
8 23 (12.71%) CCNP
9 22 (12.15%) MCP
10 21 (11.60%) CCA
10 21 (11.60%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (10.50%) CCSE
12 16 (8.84%) RHCA
12 16 (8.84%) CCSA
12 16 (8.84%) RHCE
13 15 (8.29%) NCDA
14 9 (4.97%) CCEE
15 7 (3.87%) CCIE
15 7 (3.87%) Degree
16 6 (3.31%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.84%) PCI DSS
2 13 (7.18%) SLA
3 4 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 100 (55.25%) Active Directory
2 99 (54.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (20.99%) Hyper-V
4 26 (14.36%) vSphere
5 17 (9.39%) XenDesktop
6 15 (8.29%) XenServer
7 10 (5.52%) XenApp
8 9 (4.97%) VMware ESX
9 8 (4.42%) UAG
10 6 (3.31%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (2.21%) vCloud
11 4 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (19.89%) SCCM
2 10 (5.52%) ZABBIX
3 9 (4.97%) SCOM
4 4 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.21%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.21%) MOM
4 4 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.10%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.10%) Opsview
5 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) Foglight
6 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 145 (80.11%) Microsoft
2 107 (59.12%) VMware
3 81 (44.75%) Citrix
4 80 (44.20%) Cisco
5 28 (15.47%) NetApp
6 21 (11.60%) CheckPoint
7 18 (9.94%) Juniper
8 16 (8.84%) Red Hat
9 14 (7.73%) Dell
10 12 (6.63%) HP
11 11 (6.08%) Symantec
12 8 (4.42%) Mitel
13 7 (3.87%) Siemens
13 7 (3.87%) Polycom
14 5 (2.76%) CommVault
15 4 (2.21%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.21%) Brocade
15 4 (2.21%) EMC
15 4 (2.21%) Apple
16 3 (1.66%) Veeam
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