Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 188 185
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 35 40 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.74% 0.79% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 3.83% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 59
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -2.32%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £43,750 £53,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £34,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +24.09% +5.38% -1.52%

MCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 671 1,045 1,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.23% 20.71% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 551 842 1,127
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £58,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Leeds

MCSE
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Leeds

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
3 27 (77.14%) MCSA
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (40.00%) Office 365
6 13 (37.14%) SharePoint
7 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (31.43%) Windows
8 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 10 (28.57%) Commercial Awareness
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
10 8 (22.86%) LAN
10 8 (22.86%) WAN
10 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
10 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
11 7 (20.00%) CCNA
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (17.14%) Firewall
12 6 (17.14%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) Citrix

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (37.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.86%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
5 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) Wireless
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.86%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.86%) IPsec
7 1 (2.86%) Skype
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (25.71%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) DBA
2 8 (22.86%) Senior DBA
2 8 (22.86%) Senior SQL DBA
2 8 (22.86%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 8 (22.86%) SQL DBA
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (14.29%) IT Support
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.71%) CRM Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Licensing
1 3 (8.57%) PlayStation
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) CentOS
5 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (28.57%) Commercial Awareness
4 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Decision-Making
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Product Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
3 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (77.14%) MCSA
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.14%) MCP
5 4 (11.43%) MCITP
6 3 (8.57%) Degree
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (2.86%) CISA
8 1 (2.86%) CISSP
8 1 (2.86%) MCDST
8 1 (2.86%) MCSD
8 1 (2.86%) QiCA
8 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.86%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Apple
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) Altiris
6 1 (2.86%) Capita
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Lotus
6 1 (2.86%) Sage
6 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas