Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 152 182
Rank change year-on-year -15 +30 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 22 68 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.57% 1.43% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 6.98% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 68 62
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,325 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,125 £70,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +43.94% -10.81%

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 610 974 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.78% 20.51% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 482 755 1,083
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,600 £25,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (68.18%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) SQL
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
6 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
7 9 (40.91%) MCSA
8 8 (36.36%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
9 7 (31.82%) SAN
9 7 (31.82%) SCOM
10 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
11 5 (22.73%) SCCM
11 5 (22.73%) Finance
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (18.18%) vSphere
12 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (18.18%) Linux
12 4 (18.18%) IIS
12 4 (18.18%) VMware
12 4 (18.18%) CRM
12 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
13 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments

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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) IT Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) IT Technician
3 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Technician
3 3 (13.64%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Technician
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Proactive Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) VBA
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) MCSA
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) MCITP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.55%) MCDST
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCOM
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Lotus
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Zerto