The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 73 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 11 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.44% 1.22% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.91% 4.38% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 7
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,150 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
MCSE
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
186 160 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.28% 27.78% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 159 119 176
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

MCSE
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

MCSE Salary Trend in Sheffield

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSE across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MCSE Salary Histogram in Sheffield

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 35 (83.33%) VMware
4 30 (71.43%) Windows
5 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (57.14%) Citrix
7 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
7 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (45.24%) Hyper-V
8 18 (42.86%) MCITP
8 18 (42.86%) vSphere
9 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
9 17 (40.48%) MCTS
9 17 (40.48%) XenDesktop
10 16 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (35.71%) CCA
11 15 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (35.71%) Change Management
11 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (33.33%) HP
12 14 (33.33%) EMC
12 14 (33.33%) SAN
12 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 12 (28.57%) MCP
13 12 (28.57%) Cisco
13 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (26.19%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (23.81%) Lync
5 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.38%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) SAN
2 11 (26.19%) WAAS
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) Firewall
4 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
5 3 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) PBX
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) IPsec
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
2 14 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Server Support
4 11 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (26.19%) Virtualisation Architect
4 11 (26.19%) Storage Architect
4 11 (26.19%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) Server Support Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) Server Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Server Technician
9 2 (4.76%) Server Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) CLARiiON
1 11 (26.19%) Celerra
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) PDA
3 1 (2.38%) CCTV
3 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Change Management
2 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Change Control
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) CRM
7 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (42.86%) MCITP
3 17 (40.48%) MCTS
4 16 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (35.71%) CCA
5 15 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (28.57%) MCP
7 11 (26.19%) MCSA
7 11 (26.19%) CCEA
7 11 (26.19%) NCDA
7 11 (26.19%) NCIE
7 11 (26.19%) VCAP
7 11 (26.19%) VTSP
7 11 (26.19%) CCIA
8 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (11.90%) CCNA
10 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (9.52%) CCEE
11 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (45.24%) Hyper-V
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 18 (42.86%) vSphere
4 17 (40.48%) XenDesktop
5 11 (26.19%) vCloud
6 6 (14.29%) XenApp
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
1 8 (19.05%) SCOM
2 5 (11.90%) SCVMM
3 4 (9.52%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 35 (83.33%) VMware
3 24 (57.14%) Citrix
4 14 (33.33%) HP
4 14 (33.33%) EMC
5 12 (28.57%) Cisco
6 11 (26.19%) NetApp
6 11 (26.19%) 3PAR
7 8 (19.05%) IBM
8 4 (9.52%) AppSense
8 4 (9.52%) CommVault
9 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.38%) Civica
10 1 (2.38%) Symantec
10 1 (2.38%) Primavera
10 1 (2.38%) SolidWorks
10 1 (2.38%) Adobe
10 1 (2.38%) CA