The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 73 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.68% 1.09% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 3.70% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,200 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £35,000 £51,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,834 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% +2.31%
Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
154 135 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 26.24% 29.35% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 141 122 90
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,776 £42,020
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSE
Leicestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Leicester

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) Windows
4 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
4 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (43.48%) MCITP
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) Citrix
7 9 (39.13%) Dell
8 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
8 8 (34.78%) IIS
8 8 (34.78%) MCP
8 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
8 8 (34.78%) vSphere
9 7 (30.43%) HP
10 6 (26.09%) Internet
10 6 (26.09%) Clustering
10 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
10 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
11 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
11 5 (21.74%) SCOM
11 5 (21.74%) Network Management
11 5 (21.74%) Change Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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 8 (34.78%) IIS
1 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
4 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
2 5 (21.74%) Network Management
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (43.48%) MCITP
3 8 (34.78%) MCP
4 4 (17.39%) MCTS
5 3 (13.04%) VCAP
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.04%) MCSA
6 2 (8.70%) CCNP
6 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CCEE
7 1 (4.35%) CCIA
7 1 (4.35%) CCA
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (34.78%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
5 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
3 9 (39.13%) Dell
4 7 (30.43%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Altiris
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
8 1 (4.35%) Meraki
8 1 (4.35%) CommVault