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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 120 151
Rank change year-on-year -12 +31  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 23 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.91% 1.51% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 6.84% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 29
Median salary £41,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 462 643 711
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 18.37% 22.01% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 338 539 552
Median salary £45,000 £40,625 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -8.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
3 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 29 (69.05%) Windows
5 25 (59.52%) VMware
6 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
7 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (40.48%) IIS
9 17 (40.48%) DNS
9 17 (40.48%) SAN
10 16 (38.10%) HP
11 15 (35.71%) MCSA
12 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
13 13 (30.95%) Citrix
13 13 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (28.57%) Dell
14 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
14 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
15 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
15 11 (26.19%) Linux
15 11 (26.19%) WAN
16 10 (23.81%) DHCP
16 10 (23.81%) Unix
16 10 (23.81%) LAN
16 10 (23.81%) Change Management
16 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (23.81%) ServiceCenter

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 17 (40.48%) IIS
2 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
3 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (16.67%) Apache
6 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
7 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
7 4 (9.52%) Umbraco
8 3 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Office 365
4 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) DNS
1 17 (40.48%) SAN
2 11 (26.19%) WAN
3 10 (23.81%) DHCP
3 10 (23.81%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 7 (16.67%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) Firewall
6 4 (9.52%) Internet
6 4 (9.52%) NAS
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.14%) ISDN
7 3 (7.14%) MPLS
7 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.14%) VLAN
7 3 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (2.38%) PBX
8 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) MOLAP
5 1 (2.38%) OLAP
5 1 (2.38%) OLTP
5 1 (2.38%) ROLAP
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (16.67%) Law
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 12 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
1 12 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) IT Support
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) IT Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Server Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Software Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (19.05%) Clustering
4 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (16.67%) CMDB
4 7 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 3 (7.14%) PKI
6 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.38%) IVR
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (26.19%) Linux
6 10 (23.81%) Unix
7 7 (16.67%) CentOS
7 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (23.81%) Change Management
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
6 5 (11.90%) Time Management
7 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
7 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.52%) Presales
7 4 (9.52%) Service Management
8 3 (7.14%) Change Control
8 3 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (4.76%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (35.71%) MCSA
3 9 (21.43%) MCP
4 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) MCITP
6 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (7.14%) VCAP
8 2 (4.76%) CCNA
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.76%) MCTS
9 1 (2.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.67%) vSphere
4 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.90%) XenApp
4 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
1 10 (23.81%) ServiceCenter
2 8 (19.05%) SCOM
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (59.52%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) HP
4 13 (30.95%) Citrix
5 12 (28.57%) Dell
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle
8 6 (14.29%) CommVault
8 6 (14.29%) Veeam
9 5 (11.90%) NetApp
10 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
11 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
11 3 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (7.14%) Huawei
11 3 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (4.76%) EMC
12 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.38%) Avaya
13 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
13 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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