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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 146 100 125
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 27 83 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 2.22% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 9.67% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 68 28
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.97%
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
807 858 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.83% 22.91% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 621 736 504
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 April 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 73 (76.04%) Microsoft
4 57 (59.38%) MS Exchange
4 57 (59.38%) VMware
5 54 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (52.08%) MCSA
7 49 (51.04%) Cisco
8 47 (48.96%) Citrix
9 46 (47.92%) Windows
10 45 (46.88%) SAN
11 43 (44.79%) SQL Server
12 42 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 39 (40.63%) vSphere
14 36 (37.50%) Hyper-V
15 35 (36.46%) MS Excel
16 33 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
17 30 (31.25%) SharePoint
17 30 (31.25%) ITIL
17 30 (31.25%) Dell
18 29 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2013
18 29 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2003
19 28 (29.17%) MCITP
19 28 (29.17%) CCNA
20 27 (28.13%) VoIP
21 26 (27.08%) MCP
21 26 (27.08%) XenApp
21 26 (27.08%) XenServer
22 25 (26.04%) Citrix Certification
22 25 (26.04%) Backup Exec

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (59.38%) MS Exchange
2 30 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 29 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 29 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (14.58%) Lync
6 12 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.17%) IIS
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (36.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (46.88%) SAN
2 27 (28.13%) VoIP
3 25 (26.04%) Firewall
3 25 (26.04%) Wireless
4 23 (23.96%) DNS
5 20 (20.83%) LAN
6 19 (19.79%) WAN
7 18 (18.75%) DHCP
8 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
9 10 (10.42%) SSL
10 9 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (7.29%) VPN
12 6 (6.25%) MPLS
12 6 (6.25%) OSPF
12 6 (6.25%) BGP
12 6 (6.25%) EIGRP
12 6 (6.25%) DMVPN
12 6 (6.25%) VPLS
12 6 (6.25%) IPsec
13 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (44.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.04%) OLAP
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) MOLAP
5 1 (1.04%) OLTP
5 1 (1.04%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MSI
1 3 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (6.25%) Retail
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 22 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (18.75%) Technical Support
4 16 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 12 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.25%) Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Support Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Network Engineering Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Applications Support Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Applications Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) Web Services
1 4 (4.17%) LAMP
1 4 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.08%) COM
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Replication
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.92%) Windows
2 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
3 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (16.67%) Linux
5 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.25%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.17%) UNIX
10 3 (3.13%) AIX
11 1 (1.04%) HPUX
11 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.46%) Project Management
3 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
4 10 (10.42%) Change Management
5 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 9 (9.38%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (8.33%) Coaching
6 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (8.33%) Network Architecture
7 6 (6.25%) High Availability
7 6 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.25%) Network Design
7 6 (6.25%) BCP
8 5 (5.21%) Migration
8 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (52.08%) MCSA
3 42 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (29.17%) CCNA
5 28 (29.17%) MCITP
6 26 (27.08%) MCP
7 25 (26.04%) Citrix Certification
8 24 (25.00%) CCA
9 13 (13.54%) CCNP
10 11 (11.46%) MCTS
10 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 7 (7.29%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (6.25%) CCSA
12 6 (6.25%) CCSE
12 6 (6.25%) CISSP
12 6 (6.25%) CCDA
12 6 (6.25%) CCDP
12 6 (6.25%) VCP5
13 4 (4.17%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 78 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 54 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (40.63%) vSphere
4 36 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 26 (27.08%) XenApp
5 26 (27.08%) XenServer
6 23 (23.96%) XenDesktop
7 14 (14.58%) Terminal Services
8 7 (7.29%) VMware ESX
9 5 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (26.04%) Backup Exec
2 11 (11.46%) AirWatch
3 5 (5.21%) SCCM
3 5 (5.21%) SCDPM
4 3 (3.13%) ZENworks
5 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (76.04%) Microsoft
2 57 (59.38%) VMware
3 49 (51.04%) Cisco
4 47 (48.96%) Citrix
5 30 (31.25%) Dell
6 23 (23.96%) Veeam
6 23 (23.96%) Riverbed
7 11 (11.46%) HP
7 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.25%) NetApp
9 5 (5.21%) Oracle
9 5 (5.21%) Sophos
10 3 (3.13%) IBM
10 3 (3.13%) Novell
10 3 (3.13%) Juniper
11 2 (2.08%) CommVault
11 2 (2.08%) Symantec
11 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
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