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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 95 118 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 83 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.16% 1.28% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.51% 5.53% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71 30 51
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,834 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% +2.31%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
873 651 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.70% 23.09% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 742 505 537
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 16 April 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 147 (80.77%) Windows
2 147 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 116 (63.74%) VMware
4 101 (55.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 97 (53.30%) Active Directory
6 80 (43.96%) MCITP
7 75 (41.21%) MS Excel
8 74 (40.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 68 (37.36%) MCSA
10 65 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
10 65 (35.71%) SAN
11 62 (34.07%) Cisco
12 61 (33.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 57 (31.32%) DNS
14 56 (30.77%) CCNA
15 53 (29.12%) Citrix
15 53 (29.12%) TCP/IP
16 46 (25.27%) NetApp
17 44 (24.18%) Clustering
18 43 (23.63%) MS Exchange
19 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
20 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
21 36 (19.78%) Linux
22 35 (19.23%) Finance
23 34 (18.68%) SCCM
23 34 (18.68%) ITIL
23 34 (18.68%) IIS
24 32 (17.58%) SQL
25 31 (17.03%) SQL Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (23.63%) MS Exchange
2 34 (18.68%) IIS
3 29 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (15.38%) Lync
4 28 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 21 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (8.24%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (7.14%) Apache
10 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 75 (41.21%) MS Excel
2 26 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (5.49%) Office 365
2 9 (4.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (35.71%) SAN
2 57 (31.32%) DNS
3 53 (29.12%) TCP/IP
4 30 (16.48%) MPLS
5 28 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 25 (13.74%) Firewall
7 24 (13.19%) SMTP
8 21 (11.54%) VPN
9 20 (10.99%) OSPF
9 20 (10.99%) BGP
9 20 (10.99%) EIGRP
10 19 (10.44%) DHCP
11 14 (7.69%) Unified Communications
12 10 (5.49%) NetScaler
12 10 (5.49%) Internet
13 5 (2.75%) PBX
13 5 (2.75%) PSTN
13 5 (2.75%) SSL
14 3 (1.65%) HTTP
14 3 (1.65%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
General
1 35 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (1.65%) Retail
3 2 (1.10%) German Language
3 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (14.84%) Consultant
3 25 (13.74%) Analyst
4 22 (12.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 20 (10.99%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 20 (10.99%) Team Leader
6 19 (10.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.24%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.14%) Operations Team Leader
8 13 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
9 12 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (6.04%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (5.49%) Citrix Support
11 10 (5.49%) Citrix Support Analyst
12 9 (4.95%) Senior Support Analyst
12 9 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.95%) Support Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Server Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Server Support
13 8 (4.40%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) Software Packaging
2 6 (3.30%) .NET
3 3 (1.65%) XML
3 3 (1.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) XSLT
5 1 (0.55%) XHTML
5 1 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.18%) Clustering
2 17 (9.34%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (8.79%) Statistics
4 9 (4.95%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.40%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.75%) Replication
7 4 (2.20%) iPad
7 4 (2.20%) iPhone
8 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.65%) Social Media
8 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.65%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) CMDB
10 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.55%) Derivative
10 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 147 (80.77%) Windows
2 74 (40.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (19.78%) Linux
6 21 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (9.34%) Windows 7
8 11 (6.04%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.75%) CentOS
9 5 (2.75%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.75%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.20%) Android
10 4 (2.20%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.10%) UNIX
11 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.68%) ITIL
2 31 (17.03%) Load Balancing
3 22 (12.09%) Technical Architecture
3 22 (12.09%) E-Commerce
4 21 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 16 (8.79%) Change Control
6 14 (7.69%) Change Management
6 14 (7.69%) Project Management
7 10 (5.49%) Migration
8 8 (4.40%) Business Continuity
8 8 (4.40%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.40%) CRM
8 8 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.40%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 7 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.20%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.20%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (1.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.58%) SQL
2 25 (13.74%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.14%) Java
4 11 (6.04%) VBScript
5 6 (3.30%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.30%) C#
6 5 (2.75%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.20%) C
8 3 (1.65%) Perl
8 3 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 182 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (43.96%) MCITP
3 68 (37.36%) MCSA
4 65 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (33.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 56 (30.77%) CCNA
7 25 (13.74%) MCP
8 23 (12.64%) NCDA
9 22 (12.09%) CCNP
10 21 (11.54%) RHCE
10 21 (11.54%) CCSE
11 20 (10.99%) RHCA
11 20 (10.99%) CCSA
11 20 (10.99%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (9.34%) MCTS
13 16 (8.79%) HP ASE
14 13 (7.14%) Degree
15 11 (6.04%) CCA
16 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
17 6 (3.30%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.99%) SLA
1 20 (10.99%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (55.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (53.30%) Active Directory
3 26 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.54%) vSphere
5 12 (6.59%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (6.59%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.95%) VMware ESX
8 8 (4.40%) XenServer
9 7 (3.85%) UAG
10 6 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.65%) Xen
11 3 (1.65%) XenApp
12 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (18.68%) SCCM
2 16 (8.79%) SCOM
3 8 (4.40%) Nagios
4 5 (2.75%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.20%) MOM
5 4 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.20%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.65%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.10%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.10%) SCSM
8 1 (0.55%) Netcool
8 1 (0.55%) Foglight
Vendors
1 147 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 116 (63.74%) VMware
3 62 (34.07%) Cisco
4 53 (29.12%) Citrix
5 46 (25.27%) NetApp
6 30 (16.48%) HP
7 26 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 22 (12.09%) CheckPoint
9 17 (9.34%) Dell
10 15 (8.24%) SolarWinds
11 10 (5.49%) Juniper
12 9 (4.95%) CommVault
12 9 (4.95%) LANDesk
13 8 (4.40%) Huawei
13 8 (4.40%) Veeam
14 6 (3.30%) Mitel
14 6 (3.30%) Symantec
15 5 (2.75%) Siemens
15 5 (2.75%) Polycom
16 2 (1.10%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago