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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 144 89 114
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 26 100 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 2.74% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 11.53% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 72 32
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
743 867 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.70% 23.77% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 579 746 509
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 £30,000 £29,000 £22,000
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 22 May 2015.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (75.31%) Active Directory
3 58 (71.60%) Microsoft
4 49 (60.49%) VMware
5 46 (56.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (55.56%) MS Exchange
7 40 (49.38%) MCSA
8 38 (46.91%) SAN
9 37 (45.68%) Windows
10 35 (43.21%) Cisco
10 35 (43.21%) Citrix
11 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
12 33 (40.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (34.57%) vSphere
14 26 (32.10%) Hyper-V
14 26 (32.10%) ITIL
14 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
15 25 (30.86%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (30.86%) Firewall
15 25 (30.86%) MCITP
16 23 (28.40%) Dell
17 22 (27.16%) SharePoint
17 22 (27.16%) Exchange Server 2003
18 21 (25.93%) XenApp
18 21 (25.93%) XenServer
18 21 (25.93%) MCP
18 21 (25.93%) CCNA
19 20 (24.69%) VoIP
19 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
20 19 (23.46%) Wireless

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 22 (27.16%) SharePoint
2 22 (27.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (17.28%) Lync
6 11 (13.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (46.91%) SAN
2 25 (30.86%) Firewall
3 20 (24.69%) VoIP
4 19 (23.46%) Wireless
5 17 (20.99%) DNS
6 14 (17.28%) LAN
7 13 (16.05%) WAN
7 13 (16.05%) DHCP
8 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
9 8 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (7.41%) SSL
11 5 (6.17%) DMZ
12 4 (4.94%) IPsec
12 4 (4.94%) EIGRP
12 4 (4.94%) BGP
12 4 (4.94%) MPLS
12 4 (4.94%) OSPF
12 4 (4.94%) VPN
12 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
12 4 (4.94%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MSI
1 3 (3.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (8.64%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (24.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (18.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Technical Support
5 12 (14.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Support Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Engineering Manager
8 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Network Engineering Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Application Packaging
1 3 (3.70%) Web Services
1 3 (3.70%) LAMP
2 2 (2.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (19.75%) Linux
4 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.58%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.94%) UNIX
8 4 (4.94%) AIX
8 4 (4.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.23%) Android
9 1 (1.23%) HPUX
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Change Management
3 11 (13.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
5 8 (9.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (8.64%) Network Architecture
6 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity
6 7 (8.64%) Project Management
7 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.17%) High Availability
8 5 (6.17%) Coaching
8 5 (6.17%) DevOps
8 5 (6.17%) Migration
9 4 (4.94%) BCP
9 4 (4.94%) Network Design
9 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (49.38%) MCSA
3 33 (40.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (30.86%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (30.86%) MCITP
5 21 (25.93%) MCP
5 21 (25.93%) CCNA
6 17 (20.99%) CCA
6 17 (20.99%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (14.81%) CCNP
8 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 10 (12.35%) MCTS
9 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.94%) CCSA
10 4 (4.94%) CCSE
10 4 (4.94%) A+ Certification
10 4 (4.94%) CCIE
10 4 (4.94%) CCDA
10 4 (4.94%) CCDP
10 4 (4.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 61 (75.31%) Active Directory
2 46 (56.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (34.57%) vSphere
4 26 (32.10%) Hyper-V
5 21 (25.93%) XenApp
5 21 (25.93%) XenServer
6 17 (20.99%) XenDesktop
7 10 (12.35%) Terminal Services
8 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 10 (12.35%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 3 (3.70%) ZENworks
4 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.47%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.23%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 58 (71.60%) Microsoft
2 49 (60.49%) VMware
3 35 (43.21%) Cisco
3 35 (43.21%) Citrix
4 23 (28.40%) Dell
5 17 (20.99%) Veeam
5 17 (20.99%) Riverbed
6 11 (13.58%) NetApp
7 10 (12.35%) HP
8 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.94%) Juniper
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle
10 3 (3.70%) IBM
10 3 (3.70%) Novell
11 2 (2.47%) Sophos
11 2 (2.47%) CommVault
11 2 (2.47%) Symantec
12 1 (1.23%) EMC
12 1 (1.23%) Clearswift
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