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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 57 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 6 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.84% 1.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 7.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 0
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.84%  

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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 145 160 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 20.31% 23.95% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 116 121 109
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 4 £41,250 -
Loughborough - 1 £37,500 -
MCSE
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 11 (73.33%) NetApp
4 11 (73.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (66.67%) Line Management
5 10 (66.67%) ITIL
6 9 (60.00%) SLA
6 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (53.33%) Process Improvement
7 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) vSphere
8 3 (20.00%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) MCSA
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (13.33%) Firewall
9 2 (13.33%) Service Management
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
10 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
10 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
10 1 (6.67%) Resource Allocation

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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Technical Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) Line Management
2 8 (53.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Service Design
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP