Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 160 167
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 14 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.38% 1.19% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 6.07% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 57 62
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +24.14% -2.03%
10th Percentile £32,750 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £49,875 £72,000 £43,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £48,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year -22.05% +45.52% -9.46%

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 579 956 1,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.84% 19.60% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 453 777 1,061
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -0.62%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,950 £60,000
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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 7 (50.00%) SAN
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) MCSA
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) SCOM
8 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (21.43%) Proactive Management
9 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (21.43%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (21.43%) SCCM
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) HSRP
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (21.43%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Proactive Management
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.14%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) MCDST
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Synology