Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 181 184
Rank change year-on-year +36 +3 -41
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 116 90 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.74% 1.23% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.33% 5.59% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 106 76 117
West Yorkshire median annual salary £48,750 £33,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.52% -9.46% +13.85%
10th Percentile £32,224 £25,000 £27,063
90th Percentile £67,500 £43,750 £50,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £33,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year +35.34% -10.14% +13.85%

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 1,243 1,610 2,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.65% 21.98% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,350 1,577
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,075 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +10 53 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Bradford +38 47 £50,000 +81.82% 2
Wakefield +3 9 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Halifax - 4 £32,500 -
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (81.90%) Microsoft
3 74 (63.79%) MCSA
4 67 (57.76%) Windows
5 64 (55.17%) SQL
6 52 (44.83%) Windows Server
7 51 (43.97%) Active Directory
8 44 (37.93%) SQL Server
8 44 (37.93%) PowerShell
8 44 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (30.17%) Performance Tuning
10 34 (29.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (29.31%) Firewall
10 34 (29.31%) T-SQL
11 33 (28.45%) ITIL
11 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (22.41%) VMware
14 25 (21.55%) DNS
14 25 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (20.69%) ETL
16 22 (18.97%) Cisco
17 21 (18.10%) Finance
17 21 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (18.10%) Hyper-V
18 20 (17.24%) CCNA
18 20 (17.24%) Office 365
19 19 (16.38%) SCCM

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 18 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (8.62%) IIS
3 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.86%) Apache
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 44 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (17.24%) Office 365
3 13 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (11.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (11.21%) SaaS
4 5 (4.31%) IaaS
4 5 (4.31%) PaaS
5 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.31%) Firewall
2 25 (21.55%) DNS
3 18 (15.52%) VPN
4 16 (13.79%) LAN
5 15 (12.93%) WAN
6 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
7 11 (9.48%) DHCP
8 10 (8.62%) SAN
9 9 (7.76%) Network Security
10 8 (6.90%) SSL
11 7 (6.03%) MPLS
12 5 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (3.45%) FTP
13 4 (3.45%) HTTP
13 4 (3.45%) HTTPS
13 4 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (3.45%) SMTP
13 4 (3.45%) Telnet
14 3 (2.59%) NAS
14 3 (2.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 29 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (15.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (12.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.72%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.72%) Power BI
11 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (8.62%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Marketing
2 4 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.86%) Law
3 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Administrator
2 35 (30.17%) DBA
3 18 (15.52%) SQL DBA
4 17 (14.66%) Senior DBA
4 17 (14.66%) Senior SQL DBA
5 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Implementation Specialist
6 9 (7.76%) Migration Specialist
6 9 (7.76%) Office 365 Specialist
7 8 (6.90%) Architect
8 7 (6.03%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) IT Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) IT Support
11 4 (3.45%) Network Architect
12 3 (2.59%) Telephony Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.17%) Private Cloud
2 6 (5.17%) Replication
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (1.72%) PlayStation
5 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) iPad
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (57.76%) Windows
2 52 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.34%) Linux
6 8 (6.90%) Windows 10
6 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.59%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.72%) CentOS
10 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.86%) Android
11 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.86%) Solaris
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (29.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (28.45%) ITIL
4 24 (20.69%) ETL
5 19 (16.38%) Load Balancing
6 17 (14.66%) E-Commerce
6 17 (14.66%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 12 (10.34%) Migration
9 10 (8.62%) Project Management
9 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (7.76%) Time Management
11 8 (6.90%) Information Security
12 7 (6.03%) High Availability
12 7 (6.03%) Network Design
12 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (5.17%) Security Management
13 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.17%) SQL
2 44 (37.93%) PowerShell
3 34 (29.31%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (63.79%) MCSA
3 25 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (17.24%) CCNA
5 17 (14.66%) MCITP
6 15 (12.93%) MCP
7 12 (10.34%) Degree
8 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.45%) MCDBA
9 4 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.72%) CCIE
10 2 (1.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (1.72%) CCNP
10 2 (1.72%) MCDST
10 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.86%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (43.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.10%) Hyper-V
2 21 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.90%) XenApp
5 6 (5.17%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.17%) vSphere
6 3 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) SCCM
2 16 (13.79%) SCOM
3 12 (10.34%) SCDPM
4 4 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.59%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.59%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.86%) Simpana
Vendors
1 95 (81.90%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.41%) VMware
3 22 (18.97%) Cisco
4 13 (11.21%) Citrix
5 10 (8.62%) Hitachi
6 9 (7.76%) Oracle
7 8 (6.90%) Avaya
7 8 (6.90%) NetApp
8 5 (4.31%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.45%) CommVault
9 4 (3.45%) Google
9 4 (3.45%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.45%) Symantec
10 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.59%) HP
10 3 (2.59%) Meraki
10 3 (2.59%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.59%) Veeam
10 3 (2.59%) Zerto
11 2 (1.72%) BMC