Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 159 216
Rank change year-on-year -14 +57 -101
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 94 138 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.33% 1.68% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.86% 7.52% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 82 117 89
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -16.67%
10th Percentile £24,400 £21,250 £23,450
90th Percentile £64,250 £48,500 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £26,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +34.62% -25.71% -16.67%

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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1370 1835 2256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 19.45% 22.37% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1526 1786
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,550 £23,875 £25,150
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.06% -1.25% +9.59%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSE in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Leeds -31 45 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Bradford +30 27 £47,500 +72.73% 3
Wakefield +1 15 £40,000 +64.95%
Wetherby +9 9 £28,750 +25.00% 1
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (77.66%) Microsoft
3 60 (63.83%) Active Directory
3 60 (63.83%) Windows
4 52 (55.32%) MCSA
4 52 (55.32%) VMware
5 43 (45.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (43.62%) Windows Server
7 31 (32.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (32.98%) DNS
8 30 (31.91%) SAN
8 30 (31.91%) ITIL
9 28 (29.79%) SQL
10 27 (28.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (27.66%) MS Exchange
11 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (26.60%) PowerShell
12 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
14 23 (24.47%) MCP
15 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
15 22 (23.40%) SCOM
16 19 (20.21%) HP
17 18 (19.15%) WAN
17 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
17 18 (19.15%) SharePoint
17 18 (19.15%) SCCM
17 18 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (18.09%) IIS
18 17 (18.09%) LAN

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 26 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.15%) SharePoint
3 17 (18.09%) IIS
4 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (10.64%) Apache
6 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.32%) CMS
8 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.19%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.06%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.45%) Office 365
4 4 (4.26%) IaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.13%) PaaS
7 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.98%) DNS
2 30 (31.91%) SAN
3 18 (19.15%) WAN
4 17 (18.09%) LAN
5 16 (17.02%) DHCP
6 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.57%) VPN
8 8 (8.51%) Firewall
9 7 (7.45%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.19%) Internet
10 3 (3.19%) ISDN
10 3 (3.19%) VLAN
10 3 (3.19%) VoIP
11 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.13%) MPLS
11 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.06%) PBX
12 1 (1.06%) Skype
12 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.06%) MOLAP
8 1 (1.06%) OLAP
8 1 (1.06%) OLTP
8 1 (1.06%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
1 14 (14.89%) Law
2 9 (9.57%) Legal
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Administrator
2 18 (19.15%) IT Support
2 18 (19.15%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Windows Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Windows Support Engineer
3 17 (18.09%) DBA
4 14 (14.89%) Senior DBA
4 14 (14.89%) Senior SQL DBA
4 14 (14.89%) SQL DBA
5 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) IT Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Consultant
9 7 (7.45%) VMware Support Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) .NET
1 1 (1.06%) COM
1 1 (1.06%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.51%) Clustering
3 8 (8.51%) CMDB
4 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.45%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.32%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.19%) PKI
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.06%) IVR
8 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 60 (63.83%) Windows
2 41 (43.62%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.89%) Linux
6 10 (10.64%) Unix
7 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.45%) CentOS
9 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
10 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.13%) Solaris
12 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) ITIL
2 27 (28.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (14.89%) Time Management
5 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.77%) ETL
6 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.51%) Change Management
8 8 (8.51%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.38%) Migration
11 4 (4.26%) DevOps
11 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.26%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.26%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (4.26%) Release Management
11 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.26%) Service Design
12 3 (3.19%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.79%) SQL
2 25 (26.60%) PowerShell
3 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (55.32%) MCSA
3 23 (24.47%) MCP
4 11 (11.70%) CCNA
4 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.51%) MCDST
6 7 (7.45%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.38%) MCITP
8 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.19%) Degree
10 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.13%) MCSD
10 2 (2.13%) MCTS
10 2 (2.13%) VCAP
11 1 (1.06%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 43 (45.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.70%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (11.70%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.45%) vSphere
6 6 (6.38%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.32%) Terminal Server
7 5 (5.32%) XenApp
8 4 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (23.40%) SCOM
2 18 (19.15%) SCCM
3 10 (10.64%) ServiceCenter
4 7 (7.45%) SCDPM
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.19%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.06%) SCSM
7 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (77.66%) Microsoft
2 52 (55.32%) VMware
3 19 (20.21%) HP
4 15 (15.96%) Dell
5 14 (14.89%) Citrix
6 13 (13.83%) Cisco
7 10 (10.64%) NetApp
8 8 (8.51%) Avaya
8 8 (8.51%) EMC
9 7 (7.45%) CommVault
9 7 (7.45%) Hitachi
10 6 (6.38%) Oracle
11 5 (5.32%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.26%) Veeam
13 3 (3.19%) F5
13 3 (3.19%) Huawei
14 2 (2.13%) 3PAR
14 2 (2.13%) Dell Compellent
14 2 (2.13%) Nimble Storage
14 2 (2.13%) Symantec
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Provident Financial
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Negotiable based on experience + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial
Salary: £55,000 + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 23 days ago