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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 63 78
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 1.14% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.95% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £36,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
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
91 84 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 28.09% 19.18% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58 66 137
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £42,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) MCSA
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) NetApp
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (12.50%) Presales
8 1 (12.50%) vSphere
8 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Presales
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM