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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 88 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 98 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.67% 1.51% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.45% 5.59% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 62 31 28
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
938 698 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.54% 27.04% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 785 502 513
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 1 August 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (85.41%) Windows
3 145 (78.38%) Microsoft
4 113 (61.08%) VMware
5 104 (56.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 104 (56.22%) Active Directory
6 87 (47.03%) Cisco
6 87 (47.03%) Citrix
7 85 (45.95%) MCITP
8 83 (44.86%) MCSA
9 80 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (41.62%) MS Excel
11 69 (37.30%) MS Exchange
12 67 (36.22%) SAN
13 63 (34.05%) Cisco Certification
14 61 (32.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 58 (31.35%) CCNA
16 56 (30.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 52 (28.11%) Clustering
18 50 (27.03%) Firewall
19 48 (25.95%) ITIL
20 43 (23.24%) Hyper-V
20 43 (23.24%) Lync
21 39 (21.08%) SharePoint
22 38 (20.54%) Windows Server 2003
22 38 (20.54%) Cisco IOS
23 37 (20.00%) Load Balancing
24 36 (19.46%) Linux
25 34 (18.38%) TCP/IP
26 33 (17.84%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 69 (37.30%) MS Exchange
2 43 (23.24%) Lync
3 39 (21.08%) SharePoint
4 30 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (8.65%) IIS
7 15 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (6.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (3.24%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (1.08%) Apache
14 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 77 (41.62%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.19%) SaaS
1 17 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (36.22%) SAN
2 50 (27.03%) Firewall
3 38 (20.54%) Cisco IOS
4 34 (18.38%) TCP/IP
5 27 (14.59%) DNS
6 25 (13.51%) MPLS
7 18 (9.73%) NetScaler
8 17 (9.19%) VPN
9 16 (8.65%) OSPF
9 16 (8.65%) EIGRP
9 16 (8.65%) BGP
9 16 (8.65%) Unified Communications
10 15 (8.11%) DHCP
11 11 (5.95%) WAN
11 11 (5.95%) LAN
11 11 (5.95%) PBX
12 9 (4.86%) DMZ
12 9 (4.86%) SMTP
13 7 (3.78%) PSTN
14 6 (3.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (4.86%) Finance
2 4 (2.16%) Retail
3 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (21.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.14%) Consultant
3 22 (11.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (8.65%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 16 (8.65%) Team Leader
5 15 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Consultant
6 14 (7.57%) Analyst
7 13 (7.03%) Server Support
8 12 (6.49%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 7 (3.78%) Architect
11 7 (3.78%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.24%) Support Technician
12 6 (3.24%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) Service Manager
13 5 (2.70%) Senior Support Analyst
13 5 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.62%) LAMP
2 2 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) XHTML
3 1 (0.54%) XML
3 1 (0.54%) XSLT
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (28.11%) Clustering
2 19 (10.27%) Blackberry
3 18 (9.73%) EqualLogic
4 13 (7.03%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.32%) Social Media
5 8 (4.32%) CMDB
6 5 (2.70%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.70%) Celerra
7 4 (2.16%) PKI
7 4 (2.16%) IVR
8 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
8 2 (1.08%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 158 (85.41%) Windows
2 80 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (30.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (20.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (19.46%) Linux
6 18 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.78%) CentOS
9 6 (3.24%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.16%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.62%) Solaris
13 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.08%) UNIX
13 2 (1.08%) Debian
13 2 (1.08%) Android
14 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.95%) ITIL
2 37 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 24 (12.97%) Change Management
4 19 (10.27%) Service Delivery
4 19 (10.27%) Change Control
5 16 (8.65%) E-Commerce
6 15 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 14 (7.57%) Business Continuity
7 14 (7.57%) CRM
7 14 (7.57%) Project Management
8 12 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (5.95%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.86%) DevOps
11 8 (4.32%) Migration
11 8 (4.32%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.24%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (3.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.35%) PowerShell
2 19 (10.27%) SQL
3 6 (3.24%) VBScript
4 5 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.62%) C
6 2 (1.08%) PHP
7 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 185 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (45.95%) MCITP
3 83 (44.86%) MCSA
4 63 (34.05%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (32.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 58 (31.35%) CCNA
7 30 (16.22%) MCTS
8 23 (12.43%) CCNP
8 23 (12.43%) CCA
8 23 (12.43%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (10.81%) MCP
10 19 (10.27%) CCSE
11 16 (8.65%) RHCA
11 16 (8.65%) CCSA
11 16 (8.65%) RHCE
11 16 (8.65%) NCDA
12 9 (4.86%) CCEE
13 7 (3.78%) CCIE
13 7 (3.78%) CCIA
13 7 (3.78%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) PCI DSS
2 12 (6.49%) SLA
3 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.62%) QA
5 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (56.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 104 (56.22%) Active Directory
2 43 (23.24%) Hyper-V
3 29 (15.68%) vSphere
4 17 (9.19%) XenServer
4 17 (9.19%) XenDesktop
5 13 (7.03%) XenApp
6 9 (4.86%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.78%) UAG
8 5 (2.70%) vCloud
9 4 (2.16%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (17.84%) SCCM
2 10 (5.41%) ZABBIX
3 7 (3.78%) SCOM
4 6 (3.24%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.62%) MOM
6 3 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.54%) Nagios
8 1 (0.54%) Foglight
8 1 (0.54%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.54%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.54%) Opsview
Vendors
1 145 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 113 (61.08%) VMware
3 87 (47.03%) Cisco
3 87 (47.03%) Citrix
4 30 (16.22%) NetApp
5 21 (11.35%) CheckPoint
6 20 (10.81%) Juniper
7 18 (9.73%) Red Hat
8 15 (8.11%) Dell
9 11 (5.95%) HP
10 10 (5.41%) Symantec
11 8 (4.32%) Mitel
12 7 (3.78%) Brocade
12 7 (3.78%) Polycom
12 7 (3.78%) Siemens
12 7 (3.78%) EMC
13 5 (2.70%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.16%) Apple
14 4 (2.16%) CommVault
14 4 (2.16%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum Expenses, Mobile Phone, Laptop, Pens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Life Assurance
Posted: 24 days ago