Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 192 179
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 40 62 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.89% 0.94% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.62% 6.10% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 56 82
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £22,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -45.00% +14.29% +34.62%

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 712 1,017 1,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.85% 15.39% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 601 847 1,150
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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 +29 33 £41,250 +3.13% 10
Bradford +27 2 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Wakefield -5 2 £27,500 -40.86%
Huddersfield -2 1 £37,500 -3.23%
Halifax -11 1 £42,500 -19.05%
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (62.50%) SQL
5 20 (50.00%) MCSA
6 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
6 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
8 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (40.00%) ITIL
10 15 (37.50%) Finance
11 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
12 12 (30.00%) VMware
12 12 (30.00%) Migration
12 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (30.00%) Office 365
13 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
13 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
13 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
14 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (22.50%) SCCM
15 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
16 8 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (20.00%) SAN

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 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (30.00%) Office 365
3 8 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) NAS
3 4 (10.00%) VoIP
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) Skype
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) Broadband
6 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) SNMP
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) MOLAP
5 2 (5.00%) OLAP
5 2 (5.00%) OLTP
5 2 (5.00%) ROLAP
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Business Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Field Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) MDX
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) OAuth
2 1 (2.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) NHS
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (40.00%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Migration
4 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
5 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.50%) Server Management
8 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
8 6 (15.00%) Network Management
8 6 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (10.00%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) High Availability
10 4 (10.00%) Time Management
11 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (7.50%) Data Management
11 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (50.00%) MCSA
3 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.00%) MCITP
8 1 (2.50%) CCA
8 1 (2.50%) CCEA
8 1 (2.50%) CCNP
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) CCVP
8 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.50%) MCP
8 1 (2.50%) RHCE
8 1 (2.50%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.50%) vRealize
3 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) NetApp
3 5 (12.50%) Qualys
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Sonus
7 1 (2.50%) Synology
7 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard