The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 75 72
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 0 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 2.42% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.71% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 7
Average salary - £34,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.70%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
MCSE
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 313 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.20% 36.14% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 116 268 212
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Leicestershire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 3 (37.50%) MCSM
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Sun
6 1 (12.50%) CCSP
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) CCIP
6 1 (12.50%) CCDA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 3 (37.50%) MCSM
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
1 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) SAP