Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 89 101
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.65% 0.60% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 3.64% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 29
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £35,625 £30,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £46,875 £42,500 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +45.29%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 293 165 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 27.18% 16.42% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 155 245
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £24,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,700 £64,100
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Leicestershire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for MCSE in Leicestershire

MCSE
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -21 7 £42,500 +6.25%
MCSE
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) MCTS
3 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
5 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Threat Detection

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) GFI Software
2 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware