Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 142 177
Rank change year-on-year -55 +35 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 26 125 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.51% 1.84% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 9.34% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 110 89
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £48,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.05% +45.52% -9.46%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,050 £23,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £65,500 £43,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £29,900 £45,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -33.56% +36.36% -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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 863 1,338 1,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.87% 19.66% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1,098 1,410
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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 -14 14 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Huddersfield - 4 £32,500 -
Wakefield -11 3 £38,000 -10.59% 1
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 15 (57.69%) MCSA
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
5 11 (42.31%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) SAN
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
11 5 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (19.23%) Software Deployment
11 5 (19.23%) DNS
11 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
11 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (19.23%) SCCM
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (15.38%) SCOM
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) WAN
12 4 (15.38%) CCNA
12 4 (15.38%) Linux
12 4 (15.38%) 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.69%) SMS
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) BGP
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.85%) HSRP
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Field Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) IT Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (19.23%) Software Deployment
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Presales
5 3 (11.54%) Proactive Management
5 3 (11.54%) Server Building
6 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) VBScript
4 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (57.69%) MCSA
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (15.38%) CCNA
5 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (7.69%) MCITP
8 1 (3.85%) CCDP
8 1 (3.85%) CCNP
8 1 (3.85%) MCDST
8 1 (3.85%) MCP
8 1 (3.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Lotus
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Synology