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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 103 118 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 83 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.19% 1.19% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.61% 5.09% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 68 28 43
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,834 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -0.45%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
864 648 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.83% 23.30% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 740 501 516
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 £29,550 £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 23 April 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (80.66%) Windows
3 145 (80.11%) Microsoft
4 117 (64.64%) VMware
5 103 (56.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 95 (52.49%) Active Directory
7 78 (43.09%) MCITP
8 76 (41.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (41.99%) MS Excel
9 70 (38.67%) MCSA
10 66 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
11 64 (35.36%) Cisco
12 61 (33.70%) SAN
13 60 (33.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 57 (31.49%) CCNA
15 55 (30.39%) Citrix
16 54 (29.83%) DNS
17 52 (28.73%) TCP/IP
18 45 (24.86%) Clustering
19 44 (24.31%) MS Exchange
20 43 (23.76%) NetApp
21 42 (23.20%) Windows Server 2012
22 38 (20.99%) Linux
23 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
24 35 (19.34%) SCCM
25 34 (18.78%) ITIL
26 32 (17.68%) SQL Server
26 32 (17.68%) IIS
26 32 (17.68%) Load Balancing
27 31 (17.13%) Finance

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 44 (24.31%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.68%) IIS
3 29 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (15.47%) Lync
4 28 (15.47%) SharePoint
5 21 (11.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (8.29%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (7.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (6.63%) Apache
11 10 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 76 (41.99%) MS Excel
2 26 (14.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (5.52%) SaaS
1 10 (5.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (33.70%) SAN
2 54 (29.83%) DNS
3 52 (28.73%) TCP/IP
4 31 (17.13%) MPLS
5 30 (16.57%) Cisco IOS
6 27 (14.92%) Firewall
7 23 (12.71%) SMTP
8 22 (12.15%) VPN
9 21 (11.60%) OSPF
9 21 (11.60%) BGP
9 21 (11.60%) EIGRP
10 18 (9.94%) DHCP
11 14 (7.73%) Unified Communications
12 11 (6.08%) NetScaler
13 9 (4.97%) Internet
14 5 (2.76%) PBX
14 5 (2.76%) PSTN
14 5 (2.76%) SSL
15 3 (1.66%) WAN
15 3 (1.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
General
1 31 (17.13%) Finance
2 3 (1.66%) Retail
3 2 (1.10%) German Language
3 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (19.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (14.92%) Consultant
3 25 (13.81%) Analyst
4 21 (11.60%) Team Leader
4 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 20 (11.05%) Infrastructure Manager
6 18 (9.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (6.63%) Operations Team Leader
8 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
9 11 (6.08%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (5.52%) Citrix Support
10 10 (5.52%) Citrix Support Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) Server Support
11 9 (4.97%) Senior Support Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (4.42%) Server Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.97%) Software Packaging
2 6 (3.31%) .NET
3 3 (1.66%) XML
3 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) XSLT
4 1 (0.55%) XHTML
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.86%) Clustering
2 14 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (7.18%) Statistics
4 10 (5.52%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.97%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.76%) Replication
7 4 (2.21%) Social Media
7 4 (2.21%) iPad
7 4 (2.21%) iPhone
8 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.66%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.10%) CMDB
10 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.55%) Derivative
10 1 (0.55%) IVR
10 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 146 (80.66%) Windows
2 76 (41.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (23.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (20.99%) Linux
5 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (9.39%) Windows 7
8 11 (6.08%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.76%) CentOS
9 5 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.21%) Android
10 4 (2.21%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.10%) UNIX
11 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.78%) ITIL
2 32 (17.68%) Load Balancing
3 22 (12.15%) E-Commerce
4 21 (11.60%) Service Delivery
5 20 (11.05%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (9.39%) Change Control
7 13 (7.18%) Change Management
7 13 (7.18%) Project Management
8 10 (5.52%) Migration
9 9 (4.97%) Business Continuity
9 9 (4.97%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.42%) CRM
11 7 (3.87%) Integration Testing
11 7 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (2.21%) Risk Management
13 4 (2.21%) Network Load Balancing
13 4 (2.21%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.02%) SQL
2 26 (14.36%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.63%) Java
4 11 (6.08%) VBScript
5 6 (3.31%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.31%) C#
6 5 (2.76%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.21%) C
8 3 (1.66%) Perl
8 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 181 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (43.09%) MCITP
3 70 (38.67%) MCSA
4 66 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (33.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 57 (31.49%) CCNA
7 24 (13.26%) MCP
8 23 (12.71%) CCNP
9 22 (12.15%) RHCE
9 22 (12.15%) CCSE
10 21 (11.60%) RHCA
10 21 (11.60%) CCSA
10 21 (11.60%) NCDA
11 20 (11.05%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (9.39%) MCTS
13 13 (7.18%) HP ASE
14 12 (6.63%) Degree
15 11 (6.08%) CCA
16 8 (4.42%) Security Cleared
17 6 (3.31%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.60%) PCI DSS
2 18 (9.94%) SLA
3 3 (1.66%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.66%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 103 (56.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (52.49%) Active Directory
3 26 (14.36%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.15%) vSphere
5 12 (6.63%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (6.63%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.97%) VMware ESX
8 8 (4.42%) XenServer
9 7 (3.87%) UAG
10 6 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.66%) Xen
11 3 (1.66%) XenApp
12 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 35 (19.34%) SCCM
2 16 (8.84%) SCOM
3 8 (4.42%) Nagios
4 5 (2.76%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.21%) MOM
5 4 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.21%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.66%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.10%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.10%) SCSM
8 1 (0.55%) Netcool
8 1 (0.55%) Foglight
Vendors
1 145 (80.11%) Microsoft
2 117 (64.64%) VMware
3 64 (35.36%) Cisco
4 55 (30.39%) Citrix
5 43 (23.76%) NetApp
6 27 (14.92%) Red Hat
6 27 (14.92%) HP
7 23 (12.71%) CheckPoint
8 17 (9.39%) Dell
9 12 (6.63%) SolarWinds
10 11 (6.08%) Juniper
11 9 (4.97%) LANDesk
11 9 (4.97%) CommVault
12 8 (4.42%) Veeam
12 8 (4.42%) Huawei
13 6 (3.31%) Mitel
13 6 (3.31%) Symantec
14 5 (2.76%) Polycom
14 5 (2.76%) Siemens
15 2 (1.10%) EMC
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