The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 120 117 140
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 91 94 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.93% 2.20% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.32% 11.28% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 86 55 29
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
MCSE
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1094 833 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.22% 19.46% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 947 645 608
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSE Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

MCSE Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -29 65 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Wakefield -5 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Wetherby - 5 £32,500 -
Halifax - 5 £29,125 -
Huddersfield +5 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Bradford -9 1 £23,500 -53.00%
Dewsbury - 1 £38,500 -
MCSE
Yorkshire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 148 (75.51%) Microsoft
3 137 (69.90%) Active Directory
4 132 (67.35%) VMware
5 127 (64.80%) Windows
6 107 (54.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 97 (49.49%) Cisco
8 92 (46.94%) Citrix
9 88 (44.90%) MS Exchange
10 86 (43.88%) MCITP
11 82 (41.84%) SAN
12 77 (39.29%) MCSA
13 76 (38.78%) MS Excel
14 66 (33.67%) SQL Server
14 66 (33.67%) Hyper-V
15 65 (33.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 62 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 62 (31.63%) vSphere
17 59 (30.10%) ITIL
18 57 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
19 43 (21.94%) CCNA
20 41 (20.92%) SharePoint
21 40 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
22 38 (19.39%) DNS
22 38 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
23 36 (18.37%) MCP
23 36 (18.37%) Citrix Certification
24 35 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
25 34 (17.35%) CCA
26 32 (16.33%) Firewall

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 88 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 41 (20.92%) SharePoint
3 35 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (9.18%) Lync
7 13 (6.63%) IIS
8 7 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.06%) Apache
10 3 (1.53%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.51%) Site Server
Applications
1 76 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (41.84%) SAN
2 38 (19.39%) DNS
3 32 (16.33%) Firewall
4 26 (13.27%) WAN
4 26 (13.27%) LAN
5 20 (10.20%) DHCP
6 18 (9.18%) Wireless
7 17 (8.67%) TCP/IP
8 14 (7.14%) VoIP
9 12 (6.12%) DMZ
10 11 (5.61%) WAAS
10 11 (5.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (4.59%) Internet
11 9 (4.59%) DEFINITY
12 8 (4.08%) MPLS
12 8 (4.08%) VPN
13 7 (3.57%) SMTP
13 7 (3.57%) SSL
13 7 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (3.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.02%) OLAP
5 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.02%) MOLAP
5 2 (1.02%) OLTP
5 2 (1.02%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.53%) Back Office
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (11.22%) Analyst
3 21 (10.71%) Architect
3 21 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 14 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 11 (5.61%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.61%) Operations Analyst
6 11 (5.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (5.61%) Virtualisation Architect
6 11 (5.61%) Storage Architect
6 11 (5.61%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.59%) Operations Support Analyst
8 9 (4.59%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 8 (4.08%) Server Support
10 7 (3.57%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.57%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.04%) .NET
2 3 (1.53%) COM
3 2 (1.02%) Web Services
3 2 (1.02%) XML
3 2 (1.02%) LAMP
4 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.51%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.20%) Clustering
3 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.61%) Celerra
4 11 (5.61%) CLARiiON
5 6 (3.06%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.06%) Replication
6 4 (2.04%) CMDB
7 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 127 (64.80%) Windows
2 62 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (12.76%) Linux
6 19 (9.69%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.63%) UNIX
8 8 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.55%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.53%) Solaris
11 3 (1.53%) Android
12 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.02%) Debian
12 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.02%) CentOS
13 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.10%) ITIL
2 24 (12.24%) Project Management
3 23 (11.73%) Change Management
3 23 (11.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (9.69%) Business Continuity
5 17 (8.67%) PRINCE2
6 14 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 13 (6.63%) Incident Management
7 13 (6.63%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.12%) DevOps
9 10 (5.10%) Workflow
10 9 (4.59%) Coaching
10 9 (4.59%) High Availability
10 9 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.08%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.08%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.27%) SQL
2 8 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.04%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.04%) C
4 3 (1.53%) VB
5 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.02%) PHP
5 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Java
6 1 (0.51%) Perl
6 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 196 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (43.88%) MCITP
3 77 (39.29%) MCSA
4 65 (33.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 57 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (21.94%) CCNA
7 36 (18.37%) MCP
7 36 (18.37%) Citrix Certification
8 34 (17.35%) CCA
9 21 (10.71%) MCTS
10 19 (9.69%) NCDA
10 19 (9.69%) Degree
11 14 (7.14%) VCAP
12 13 (6.63%) CCNP
13 12 (6.12%) CCIA
14 11 (5.61%) VTSP
14 11 (5.61%) NCIE
14 11 (5.61%) CCEA
15 9 (4.59%) HNC
15 9 (4.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 137 (69.90%) Active Directory
2 107 (54.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (33.67%) Hyper-V
4 62 (31.63%) vSphere
5 27 (13.78%) XenDesktop
5 27 (13.78%) XenApp
6 18 (9.18%) XenServer
7 13 (6.63%) Terminal Services
8 12 (6.12%) VMware ESX
9 11 (5.61%) vCloud
10 5 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.51%) Xen
12 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 19 (9.69%) SCCM
1 19 (9.69%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.55%) SCDPM
2 5 (2.55%) SCOM
2 5 (2.55%) MIIS
3 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.51%) WSUS
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 148 (75.51%) Microsoft
2 132 (67.35%) VMware
3 97 (49.49%) Cisco
4 92 (46.94%) Citrix
5 31 (15.82%) NetApp
6 24 (12.24%) Dell
7 15 (7.65%) Veeam
8 14 (7.14%) EMC
9 13 (6.63%) Riverbed
9 13 (6.63%) CheckPoint
10 11 (5.61%) 3PAR
11 10 (5.10%) Brocade
11 10 (5.10%) HP
12 9 (4.59%) Avaya
13 7 (3.57%) SAP
14 6 (3.06%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.55%) Symantec
15 5 (2.55%) Oracle
16 4 (2.04%) Apple
16 4 (2.04%) LANDesk
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £3100040000 per annum + £3,000 on-call
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 18 days ago