Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 202 137
Rank change year-on-year +54 -65 +34
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 59 33 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.40% 0.60% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.92% 3.53% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 65 25 128
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +49.25%
10th Percentile £33,150 £22,350 £30,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,050 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £29,900 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.78% -33.56% +46.34%

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 595 935 1,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.12% 17.04% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 480 756 1,115
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,713 £22,875 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +57 59 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Wakefield +7 2 £62,500 +64.47% 1
Bradford - 2 £62,500 - 1
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (98.31%) Microsoft
3 52 (88.14%) Active Directory
4 50 (84.75%) Windows
5 40 (67.80%) Azure
6 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
7 28 (47.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (45.76%) SQL
9 26 (44.07%) ITIL
10 25 (42.37%) SharePoint
11 23 (38.98%) Finance
12 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (33.90%) CCNA
13 20 (33.90%) Hyper-V
14 19 (32.20%) AWS
14 19 (32.20%) MCSA
15 18 (30.51%) MCP
15 18 (30.51%) TOGAF
16 17 (28.81%) PRINCE2
16 17 (28.81%) Windows Server
17 16 (27.12%) Mentoring
17 16 (27.12%) Office 365
17 16 (27.12%) SAN
18 15 (25.42%) Translating Business Requirements
18 15 (25.42%) IT Strategy
19 14 (23.73%) Service Management
20 12 (20.34%) Citrix
20 12 (20.34%) DHCP
20 12 (20.34%) DNS
21 11 (18.64%) VMware

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 25 (42.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.25%) Skype for Business
3 7 (11.86%) IIS
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) assyst
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 40 (67.80%) Azure
2 28 (47.46%) Azure Active Directory
3 19 (32.20%) AWS
4 16 (27.12%) Office 365
5 4 (6.78%) IaaS
6 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) SAN
2 12 (20.34%) DHCP
2 12 (20.34%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) VoIP
5 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.39%) Broadband
6 2 (3.39%) NAS
6 2 (3.39%) Network Security
6 2 (3.39%) Skype
6 2 (3.39%) SMTP
6 2 (3.39%) SNMP
6 2 (3.39%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) ISDN
7 1 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (1.69%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Legal
3 4 (6.78%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Architect
2 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Office 365 Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) IT Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.95%) Public Cloud
3 7 (11.86%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Handset
4 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (84.75%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) TOGAF
3 17 (28.81%) PRINCE2
4 16 (27.12%) Mentoring
5 15 (25.42%) IT Strategy
5 15 (25.42%) Translating Business Requirements
6 14 (23.73%) Service Management
7 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
7 11 (18.64%) Server Virtualisation
8 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.95%) Coaching
9 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (13.56%) High Availability
11 7 (11.86%) Tech Ops
12 6 (10.17%) Change Management
12 6 (10.17%) Cloud Operations
12 6 (10.17%) Migration
12 6 (10.17%) Proactive Maintenance
12 6 (10.17%) Proactive Monitoring
12 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (33.90%) CCNA
4 19 (32.20%) MCSA
5 18 (30.51%) MCP
6 7 (11.86%) MCITP
7 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
7 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.39%) CCNP
9 2 (3.39%) CCSP
9 2 (3.39%) CCVP
9 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.69%) CCA
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (88.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.90%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.64%) XenApp
4 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.78%) Docker
6 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.39%) vSphere
8 1 (1.69%) Postfix
8 1 (1.69%) Squid
8 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) vRealize
4 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (98.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) Citrix
3 11 (18.64%) VMware
4 10 (16.95%) ServiceNow
5 9 (15.25%) HP
6 7 (11.86%) Cisco
7 5 (8.47%) NetApp
8 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.78%) F5
9 3 (5.08%) Dell
9 3 (5.08%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (5.08%) EqualLogic
10 2 (3.39%) Sonus
11 1 (1.69%) Huawei
11 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.69%) Synology
11 1 (1.69%) Veeam