Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 172 189
Rank change year-on-year +19 +17 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 23 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.75% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 6.22% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 39
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,025 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%

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 489 675 1,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.99% 14.28% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 409 551 824
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,845 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £65,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
4 12 (52.17%) MCSA
4 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (43.48%) Migration
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (39.13%) SCCM
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (30.43%) Office 365
8 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
9 6 (26.09%) SAN
9 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
9 6 (26.09%) Network Management
9 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
9 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (26.09%) Server Management
9 6 (26.09%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (26.09%) Security Monitoring

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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (30.43%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Broadband
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) MOLAP
5 2 (8.70%) OLAP
5 2 (8.70%) OLTP
5 2 (8.70%) ROLAP
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) NHS
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Migration
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 6 (26.09%) Network Management
4 6 (26.09%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) Server Management
4 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (52.17%) MCSA
3 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CCNP
6 1 (4.35%) CCSP
6 1 (4.35%) CCVP
6 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Qualys
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Sonus