Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 168 145
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 68 69 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.37% 1.26% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.96% 5.42% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 68 64 111
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.35% -11.90%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £43,750 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £33,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +49.25% -9.46% -11.90%

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 977 1273 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.69% 23.34% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1103 1267
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,150 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,269 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 43 (63.24%) MCSA
4 35 (51.47%) Windows
5 25 (36.76%) SQL
5 25 (36.76%) Active Directory
5 25 (36.76%) PowerShell
6 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 24 (35.29%) VMware
6 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 22 (32.35%) ITIL
8 20 (29.41%) Firewall
8 20 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (27.94%) Performance Analysis
9 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (27.94%) T-SQL
9 19 (27.94%) E-Commerce
10 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (25.00%) LAN
12 16 (23.53%) VPN
12 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (22.06%) WAN
14 14 (20.59%) MCP
14 14 (20.59%) CCNA
14 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (19.12%) DNS
15 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
15 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange

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 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.29%) IIS
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Apache
7 2 (2.94%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.82%) Office 365
4 5 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.88%) IaaS
6 3 (4.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) LAN
3 16 (23.53%) VPN
4 15 (22.06%) WAN
5 13 (19.12%) DNS
5 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.76%) DHCP
7 7 (10.29%) MPLS
7 7 (10.29%) SAN
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (5.88%) Network Security
9 3 (4.41%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.41%) VLAN
9 3 (4.41%) VoIP
10 2 (2.94%) ISDN
10 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.47%) DMVPN
11 1 (1.47%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.41%) Legal
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Administrator
2 20 (29.41%) DBA
3 8 (11.76%) Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) IT Support
6 4 (5.88%) Exchange Support
6 4 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Server Support
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Product Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Support Technician
7 3 (4.41%) Telephony Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Management Information System
1 10 (14.71%) Private Cloud
2 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) PKI
4 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (51.47%) Windows
2 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.76%) Linux
6 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.88%) Unix
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.41%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.94%) CentOS
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.47%) Android
10 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.47%) Solaris
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) ITIL
2 20 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (27.94%) E-Commerce
3 19 (27.94%) Performance Analysis
4 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (17.65%) ETL
6 8 (11.76%) Time Management
7 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.88%) Change Management
9 4 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security
9 4 (5.88%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) Presales
9 4 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (4.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 3 (4.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (4.41%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) PowerShell
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (63.24%) MCSA
3 14 (20.59%) CCNA
3 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (20.59%) MCP
4 12 (17.65%) MCITP
5 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.41%) MCTS
8 2 (2.94%) CCNP
8 2 (2.94%) Degree
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.94%) MCDST
9 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.47%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (11.76%) vSphere
5 6 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.41%) XenApp
8 2 (2.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) SCOM
2 6 (8.82%) SCCM
3 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.47%) SCSM
5 1 (1.47%) Simpana
5 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) HP
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco
6 6 (8.82%) Citrix
6 6 (8.82%) Dell
7 5 (7.35%) NetApp
7 5 (7.35%) Symantec
7 5 (7.35%) Veeam
8 4 (5.88%) CommVault
9 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.94%) Altiris
10 2 (2.94%) EMC
10 2 (2.94%) Huawei
10 2 (2.94%) Lotus
10 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.94%) Veritas
11 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.47%) Avaya