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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 139 178
Rank change year-on-year -13 +39  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 33 71 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.92% 1.66% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 7.47% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 35
Median salary £32,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +8.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 677 951 1089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 18.82% 22.18% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 558 757 843
Median salary £44,031 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.07% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 15 £37,500 +20.00% 2
Bradford +5 7 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Wakefield -1 7 £40,000 +64.94% 1
Wetherby -7 6 £27,500 +19.56%
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 61 (81.33%) Active Directory
4 58 (77.33%) Windows
5 50 (66.67%) VMware
6 47 (62.67%) Windows Server
7 34 (45.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (45.33%) MS Exchange
8 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
9 28 (37.33%) SAN
9 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (32.00%) Citrix
12 23 (30.67%) IIS
13 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (25.33%) DNS
15 18 (24.00%) MCSA
15 18 (24.00%) WAN
15 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
15 18 (24.00%) Windows 7
16 16 (21.33%) Change Management
16 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Office
17 15 (20.00%) LAN
17 15 (20.00%) DHCP
18 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Excel
18 14 (18.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 14 (18.67%) Time Management
19 13 (17.33%) SCCM
19 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008

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 34 (45.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (30.67%) IIS
3 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (9.33%) Umbraco
6 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.33%) Apache
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.33%) SAN
2 19 (25.33%) DNS
3 18 (24.00%) WAN
4 15 (20.00%) DHCP
4 15 (20.00%) LAN
5 10 (13.33%) Internet
6 7 (9.33%) NAS
7 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.00%) Firewall
8 3 (4.00%) MPLS
8 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.00%) VPN
8 3 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.00%) QlikView
7 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.00%) SSDT
8 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.33%) MOLAP
9 1 (1.33%) OLAP
9 1 (1.33%) OLTP
9 1 (1.33%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Law
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) IT Support
2 17 (22.67%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 15 (20.00%) Analyst
5 14 (18.67%) Support Analyst
6 12 (16.00%) IT Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (13.33%) Consultant
7 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (13.33%) Technical Support
7 10 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
7 10 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 9 (12.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (10.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.00%) Clustering
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.67%) CMDB
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) IVR
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (77.33%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) Windows Server
3 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.67%) Linux
7 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.33%) CentOS
8 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.33%) Unix
9 3 (4.00%) Solaris
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (21.33%) Change Management
3 14 (18.67%) Time Management
4 13 (17.33%) ITIL
5 10 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (13.33%) Service Management
6 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.67%) Presales
7 7 (9.33%) Application Packaging
7 7 (9.33%) Business Continuity
7 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
7 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.67%) ETL
8 5 (6.67%) Migration
9 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.33%) ERP
9 4 (5.33%) High Availability
10 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (24.00%) MCSA
3 9 (12.00%) MCITP
3 9 (12.00%) MCP
3 9 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (10.67%) CCA
4 8 (10.67%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (6.67%) CCNA
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.00%) VCAP
7 2 (2.67%) Degree
7 2 (2.67%) MCSD
7 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) CCIE
8 1 (1.33%) CCNP
8 1 (1.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (81.33%) Active Directory
2 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.67%) XenApp
4 7 (9.33%) vSphere
5 6 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.67%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.67%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) SCCM
2 9 (12.00%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Sentry
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (66.67%) VMware
3 24 (32.00%) Citrix
4 13 (17.33%) HP
5 10 (13.33%) Oracle
5 10 (13.33%) Veeam
6 9 (12.00%) NetApp
7 8 (10.67%) Cisco
8 7 (9.33%) Sitecore
9 6 (8.00%) Dell
10 3 (4.00%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.00%) CommVault
10 3 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.67%) Avaya
11 2 (2.67%) EMC
12 1 (1.33%) iManage
12 1 (1.33%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago