The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 71 78
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 7 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.47% 0.32% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 1.96% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -26.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £30,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.12%  

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 Sheffield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 112 102 177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 23.53% 16.11% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 86 81 149
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,400 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

MCSE
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (66.67%) ITIL
5 10 (66.67%) DNS
6 9 (60.00%) DHCP
6 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (40.00%) SCOM
9 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
9 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (33.33%) XenApp
9 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
10 4 (26.67%) PKI
10 4 (26.67%) Citrix
10 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (20.00%) Office 365
11 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
11 3 (20.00%) Skype
11 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) Skype
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Wintel Support
2 7 (46.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Server Support
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Genesys
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp