Period
to 15 July 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 174 194
Rank change year-on-year +62 +20 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 39 40 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.56% 0.89% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.82% 5.62% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 66
Median annual salary £36,544 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.64% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £40,575 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,589 £22,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +66.31% -45.00% +6.67%

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 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 330 712 1,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.16% 15.85% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 242 601 847
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -1.18%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSE in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for MCSE in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 2020. 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 +40 29 £39,000 -8.24% 1
Huddersfield +21 6 £30,500 -18.67%
Bradford +14 4 £36,544 +10.74%
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (94.87%) VMware
3 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (58.97%) MCSA
5 21 (53.85%) Firewall
6 19 (48.72%) Office 365
7 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 17 (43.59%) SAN
9 16 (41.03%) LAN
9 16 (41.03%) VoIP
9 16 (41.03%) WAN
9 16 (41.03%) Windows
9 16 (41.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (30.77%) Wireless
10 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (30.77%) Retail
10 12 (30.77%) IP Telephony
10 12 (30.77%) Facilities Management
10 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
10 12 (30.77%) CCNA
10 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
10 12 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (30.77%) Network Architecture
11 11 (28.21%) Tech Ops
11 11 (28.21%) DNS
11 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
11 11 (28.21%) DHCP
11 11 (28.21%) SQL Server

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 11 (28.21%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.95%) Skype for Business
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Office 365
2 11 (28.21%) AWS
2 11 (28.21%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) SAN
3 16 (41.03%) LAN
3 16 (41.03%) VoIP
3 16 (41.03%) WAN
4 12 (30.77%) IP Telephony
4 12 (30.77%) Wireless
5 11 (28.21%) DHCP
5 11 (28.21%) DNS
6 5 (12.82%) MPLS
6 5 (12.82%) VPN
7 4 (10.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 12 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Administrator
2 12 (30.77%) IT Administrator
2 12 (30.77%) IT Systems Administrator
2 12 (30.77%) Network Administrator
2 12 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) IT Support
4 8 (20.51%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
2 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (30.77%) Facilities Management
2 12 (30.77%) Network Architecture
3 11 (28.21%) Tech Ops
4 10 (25.64%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) Change Management
6 8 (20.51%) Proactive Maintenance
7 7 (17.95%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
8 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.26%) Server Management
8 4 (10.26%) Server Patching
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (58.97%) MCSA
3 12 (30.77%) CCNA
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.95%) MCP
5 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (10.26%) DBS Check
6 4 (10.26%) MCSD
7 1 (2.56%) CCA
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 12 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 5 (12.82%) VMware Server
5 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.13%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (2.56%) vSphere
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) VMware
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 10 (25.64%) Veeam
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) Dell
5 5 (12.82%) EqualLogic
5 5 (12.82%) Symantec
6 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 4 (10.26%) Zerto