The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 56 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.14% 0.52% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 2.08% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.97%
MCSE
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 144 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.72% 25.00% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 137 122
Average salary £37,250 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.30% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MCSE
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE across the Leicester region.

MCSE Salary Trend in Leicester

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp