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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 140 141 146
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 18 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.70% 1.06% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 4.79% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 40
Median salary £28,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.84% -9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,550 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £65,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.12%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 556 730 874
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 21.66% 22.13% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 472 565 698
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (88.14%) Microsoft
3 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
3 48 (81.36%) Windows
4 41 (69.49%) VMware
4 41 (69.49%) Windows Server
5 31 (52.54%) SQL Server
6 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
7 27 (45.76%) SAN
7 27 (45.76%) Citrix
8 26 (44.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (38.98%) IIS
9 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
10 20 (33.90%) WAN
11 19 (32.20%) DHCP
11 19 (32.20%) DNS
12 17 (28.81%) LAN
12 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
13 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (27.12%) XenApp
14 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
14 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (25.42%) Change Management
14 15 (25.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (23.73%) CCA
15 14 (23.73%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (23.73%) ITIL
16 13 (22.03%) Telecoms

MCSE
Top Related 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 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
2 23 (38.98%) IIS
3 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
5 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
5 7 (11.86%) Umbraco
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
3 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) SAN
2 20 (33.90%) WAN
3 19 (32.20%) DHCP
3 19 (32.20%) DNS
4 17 (28.81%) LAN
5 8 (13.56%) Internet
6 7 (11.86%) NAS
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.08%) MPLS
7 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.39%) Firewall
8 2 (3.39%) VPN
8 2 (3.39%) Wireless
9 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (52.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.08%) QlikView
7 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.08%) SSDT
8 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) MOLAP
8 1 (1.69%) MySQL
8 1 (1.69%) OLAP
8 1 (1.69%) OLTP
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.69%) ROLAP
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
1 15 (25.42%) Support Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Support
2 12 (20.34%) Technical Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Technical Support
2 12 (20.34%) Technical Support Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Consultant
5 8 (13.56%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Implementation Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Server Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Software Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.95%) Clustering
3 4 (6.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server
3 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (16.95%) Linux
7 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.08%) Solaris
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (25.42%) Change Management
3 14 (23.73%) ITIL
4 13 (22.03%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (20.34%) Service Management
6 9 (15.25%) Presales
7 7 (11.86%) Application Packaging
7 7 (11.86%) Business Continuity
7 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) Time Management
9 4 (6.78%) High Availability
9 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.08%) Converged Infrastructure
10 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.39%) ERP
11 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (3.39%) Server Patching
11 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (23.73%) CCA
3 14 (23.73%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (18.64%) MCITP
5 10 (16.95%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (13.56%) MCSA
7 7 (11.86%) MCP
8 3 (5.08%) VCAP
9 2 (3.39%) CCNA
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.39%) Degree
9 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.12%) XenApp
3 10 (16.95%) XenDesktop
4 6 (10.17%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.47%) vSphere
6 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) SCOM
2 9 (15.25%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Sentry
3 3 (5.08%) WSUS
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 52 (88.14%) Microsoft
2 41 (69.49%) VMware
3 27 (45.76%) Citrix
4 12 (20.34%) Veeam
5 11 (18.64%) Oracle
6 8 (13.56%) NetApp
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco
7 7 (11.86%) Sitecore
8 6 (10.17%) HP
9 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.08%) CommVault
9 3 (5.08%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (5.08%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.69%) BMC
10 1 (1.69%) Dell
10 1 (1.69%) iManage
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.69%) Veritas