Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 176 167
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 49 63 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.99% 1.19% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 5.23% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 82
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.04% +14.62%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £44,250 £49,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +15.38%

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 797 1,205 1,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.07% 22.71% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 645 1,023 1,156
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,850 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 34 (69.39%) MCSA
4 24 (48.98%) Windows
5 19 (38.78%) SQL
5 19 (38.78%) Firewall
6 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
7 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
8 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
9 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (28.57%) LAN
10 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
11 13 (26.53%) CCNA
11 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
11 13 (26.53%) ITIL
11 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
12 12 (24.49%) WAN
12 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (22.45%) VMware
14 10 (20.41%) VPN
14 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.41%) Office 365
14 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (18.37%) Performance Analysis

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 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
2 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.41%) Office 365
3 6 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) LAN
3 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
4 12 (24.49%) WAN
5 10 (20.41%) VPN
6 7 (14.29%) DNS
7 6 (12.24%) MPLS
8 5 (10.20%) DHCP
9 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.16%) Network Security
9 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (6.12%) SAN
11 2 (4.08%) IPsec
11 2 (4.08%) VLAN
12 1 (2.04%) DMVPN
12 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (2.04%) VPLS
12 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) Power BI
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Administrator
2 12 (24.49%) DBA
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) IT Support
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Product Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Senior SQL DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Telephony Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (6.12%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
5 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.12%) CentOS
6 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
6 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (26.53%) ITIL
3 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
4 9 (18.37%) ETL
4 9 (18.37%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.16%) Presales
8 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (6.12%) Information Security
8 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.12%) Network Design
8 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.12%) Product Management
8 3 (6.12%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.12%) Software Licensing
9 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
3 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (69.39%) MCSA
3 13 (26.53%) CCNA
3 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (18.37%) MCP
5 6 (12.24%) MCITP
6 4 (8.16%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.08%) Degree
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.04%) MCDST
8 1 (2.04%) MCTS
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Terminal Services
3 5 (10.20%) vSphere
4 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (6.12%) XenApp
5 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
1 2 (4.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.04%) Simpana
2 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.04%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Apple
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) NetApp
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) Altiris
7 1 (2.04%) Avaya
7 1 (2.04%) CommVault
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Lotus
7 1 (2.04%) Sage
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam
7 1 (2.04%) Veritas