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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 107 87 131
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +44
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 64 88 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.85% 2.70% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.51% 12.88% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 54 18
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
852 683 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.65% 20.99% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 744 527 467
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 £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 30 January 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (77.60%) Active Directory
3 96 (76.80%) Microsoft
4 85 (68.00%) VMware
5 78 (62.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 73 (58.40%) Windows
7 70 (56.00%) Cisco
8 66 (52.80%) MS Exchange
9 62 (49.60%) MCSA
10 61 (48.80%) SQL Server
10 61 (48.80%) Citrix
11 59 (47.20%) SAN
12 56 (44.80%) vSphere
13 55 (44.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 54 (43.20%) Hyper-V
15 48 (38.40%) MS Excel
16 44 (35.20%) MCITP
17 39 (31.20%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (29.60%) SharePoint
18 37 (29.60%) ITIL
19 35 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 33 (26.40%) Exchange Server 2003
20 33 (26.40%) CCNA
21 32 (25.60%) Firewall
22 28 (22.40%) Dell
22 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
23 27 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2013
23 27 (21.60%) Citrix Certification
24 26 (20.80%) CCA
24 26 (20.80%) DNS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 66 (52.80%) MS Exchange
2 37 (29.60%) SharePoint
3 33 (26.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 27 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (11.20%) Lync
7 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (6.40%) IIS
9 7 (5.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (38.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (47.20%) SAN
2 32 (25.60%) Firewall
3 26 (20.80%) DNS
4 23 (18.40%) LAN
4 23 (18.40%) WAN
5 20 (16.00%) VoIP
6 19 (15.20%) Wireless
7 18 (14.40%) DHCP
8 14 (11.20%) TCP/IP
9 11 (8.80%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (8.00%) SSL
11 8 (6.40%) WAAS
11 8 (6.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (5.60%) VPN
13 6 (4.80%) EIGRP
13 6 (4.80%) MPLS
13 6 (4.80%) OSPF
13 6 (4.80%) BGP
13 6 (4.80%) IPsec
13 6 (4.80%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (48.80%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.60%) MOLAP
5 2 (1.60%) OLTP
5 2 (1.60%) ROLAP
5 2 (1.60%) OLAP
5 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 6 (4.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.80%) Technical Support
2 16 (12.80%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.00%) Architect
4 13 (10.40%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 10 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Virtualisation Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Storage Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.60%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Support Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) Web Services
1 4 (3.20%) LAMP
2 3 (2.40%) .NET
3 2 (1.60%) XML
3 2 (1.60%) COM
4 1 (0.80%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
1 8 (6.40%) CLARiiON
1 8 (6.40%) Celerra
2 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.00%) Replication
4 4 (3.20%) Clustering
5 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 73 (58.40%) Windows
2 35 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.80%) Linux
6 13 (10.40%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.60%) Mac OS
8 6 (4.80%) UNIX
9 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.80%) Android
12 1 (0.80%) CentOS
12 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.80%) Debian
12 1 (0.80%) Solaris
12 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) ITIL
2 19 (15.20%) Project Management
3 16 (12.80%) Change Management
3 16 (12.80%) PRINCE2
4 13 (10.40%) Incident Management
5 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.80%) Coaching
7 10 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.00%) High Availability
8 8 (6.40%) Network Design
8 8 (6.40%) Network Architecture
8 8 (6.40%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.40%) Performance Management
9 7 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.60%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.60%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (5.60%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.80%) BCP
10 6 (4.80%) TOGAF
10 6 (4.80%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) SQL
2 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.40%) VB
5 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 125 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (49.60%) MCSA
3 55 (44.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 44 (35.20%) MCITP
5 39 (31.20%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (26.40%) CCNA
7 27 (21.60%) Citrix Certification
8 26 (20.80%) CCA
8 26 (20.80%) MCP
9 14 (11.20%) MCTS
10 12 (9.60%) CCNP
11 11 (8.80%) NCDA
11 11 (8.80%) VCAP
12 8 (6.40%) CCEA
12 8 (6.40%) CISSP
12 8 (6.40%) CCDP
12 8 (6.40%) CCSE
12 8 (6.40%) CCIA
12 8 (6.40%) VTSP
12 8 (6.40%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (77.60%) Active Directory
2 78 (62.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (44.80%) vSphere
4 54 (43.20%) Hyper-V
5 25 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 21 (16.80%) XenServer
7 20 (16.00%) XenApp
8 17 (13.60%) Terminal Services
9 12 (9.60%) VMware ESX
10 8 (6.40%) vCloud
11 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.40%) SCCM
3 7 (5.60%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.40%) SCOM
5 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 96 (76.80%) Microsoft
2 85 (68.00%) VMware
3 70 (56.00%) Cisco
4 61 (48.80%) Citrix
5 28 (22.40%) Dell
6 18 (14.40%) NetApp
7 17 (13.60%) Veeam
7 17 (13.60%) Riverbed
8 14 (11.20%) CheckPoint
9 11 (8.80%) HP
10 9 (7.20%) EMC
11 8 (6.40%) 3PAR
12 6 (4.80%) Oracle
13 5 (4.00%) SAP
13 5 (4.00%) IBM
13 5 (4.00%) Sophos
14 4 (3.20%) Brocade
14 4 (3.20%) LANDesk
15 3 (2.40%) Sun
16 2 (1.60%) CommVault
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