Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 177 167
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 +32
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 37 49 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.82% 0.99% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.29% 4.82% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 76
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +29.23% -15.58%
10th Percentile £27,300 £25,350 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,075 £70,000 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year - +57.41% -22.86%

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 699 1,016 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.57% 20.49% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 558 784 1,094
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -6.98%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,625 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (59.46%) MCSA
4 21 (56.76%) SQL
5 17 (45.95%) Windows
5 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
7 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
8 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
9 8 (21.62%) ITIL
9 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
9 8 (21.62%) SAN
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (21.62%) Office 365
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (18.92%) SCCM
10 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
10 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
11 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (16.22%) Linux
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (16.22%) CCNA
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) SCOM
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.70%) IPsec
5 1 (2.70%) Skype
5 1 (2.70%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) DBA
2 7 (18.92%) Senior DBA
2 7 (18.92%) Senior SQL DBA
2 7 (18.92%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 7 (18.92%) SQL DBA
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.22%) Commercial Awareness
5 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.11%) Proactive Management
7 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
7 3 (8.11%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) ERP
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.41%) Product Management
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
3 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) VBA
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (59.46%) MCSA
3 6 (16.22%) CCNA
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) CISA
6 1 (2.70%) CISSP
6 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.70%) MCDST
6 1 (2.70%) MCSD
6 1 (2.70%) QiCA
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.70%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) EMC
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.70%) Veeam
4 1 (2.70%) Zerto