Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 198 208
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 +36
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 84 118 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.15% 1.18% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 7.02% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 80 114 108
Yorkshire median annual salary £22,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.11% +28.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £20,250 £27,300 £24,250
90th Percentile £37,275 £65,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,345 1,680 2,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.41% 16.80% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,065 1,393 1,933
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,350 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
North Yorkshire +35 52 £22,000 -43.23%
West Yorkshire -44 20 £35,000 -22.22% 8
South Yorkshire -5 11 £29,900 -57.29% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 73 (86.90%) VMware
4 71 (84.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 70 (83.33%) Active Directory
6 64 (76.19%) Citrix
7 58 (69.05%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (66.67%) CCNA
8 56 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 55 (65.48%) Cisco
10 53 (63.10%) Firewall
11 52 (61.90%) MCITP
12 51 (60.71%) VoIP
13 50 (59.52%) Data Centre
14 49 (58.33%) Meraki
14 49 (58.33%) Polycom
14 49 (58.33%) Aruba
14 49 (58.33%) ADSL
14 49 (58.33%) Broadband
14 49 (58.33%) 3G
14 49 (58.33%) Supplier Management
14 49 (58.33%) Wireless
15 33 (39.29%) ITIL
16 28 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 27 (32.14%) ISO 9001
18 26 (30.95%) Windows
19 23 (27.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 23 (27.38%) MCSA
20 19 (22.62%) Windows Server
21 18 (21.43%) Office 365

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (13.10%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Office 365
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (63.10%) Firewall
2 51 (60.71%) VoIP
3 49 (58.33%) 3G
3 49 (58.33%) ADSL
3 49 (58.33%) Broadband
3 49 (58.33%) Wireless
4 15 (17.86%) SAN
5 5 (5.95%) DNS
6 4 (4.76%) DHCP
6 4 (4.76%) LAN
6 4 (4.76%) WAN
7 2 (2.38%) NAS
7 2 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.19%) HSRP
8 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Informix
2 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.19%) Back Office
2 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 40 (47.62%) Analyst
2 40 (47.62%) Support Analyst
2 40 (47.62%) Technical Analyst
2 40 (47.62%) Technical Support Analyst
3 27 (32.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 25 (29.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 25 (29.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 25 (29.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
5 23 (27.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (17.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 15 (17.86%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 12 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Field Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
12 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (59.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.95%) Windows
2 19 (22.62%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.76%) Linux
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) Supplier Management
2 33 (39.29%) ITIL
3 23 (27.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (15.48%) High Availability
6 7 (8.33%) Change Management
7 5 (5.95%) Availability Management
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.57%) Line Management
8 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.57%) Presales
9 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.38%) CRM
9 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.38%) Storage Management
10 1 (1.19%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.19%) ITSM
10 1 (1.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (69.05%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (66.67%) CCNA
3 56 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 52 (61.90%) MCITP
5 23 (27.38%) MCSA
6 7 (8.33%) Degree
7 4 (4.76%) CCNP
8 3 (3.57%) CCIE
8 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.19%) CCDP
9 1 (1.19%) CCEA
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.19%) MCP
9 1 (1.19%) RHCE
9 1 (1.19%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (32.14%) ISO 9001
3 12 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (84.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) Firmware
5 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) SCOM
2 11 (13.10%) SCCM
2 11 (13.10%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.19%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 80 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 73 (86.90%) VMware
3 64 (76.19%) Citrix
4 55 (65.48%) Cisco
5 49 (58.33%) Aruba
5 49 (58.33%) Meraki
5 49 (58.33%) Polycom
6 11 (13.10%) CommVault
7 3 (3.57%) HP
7 3 (3.57%) NetApp
7 3 (3.57%) Veeam
8 2 (2.38%) EMC
8 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.38%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.19%) IBM
9 1 (1.19%) McAfee
9 1 (1.19%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.19%) Sophos
9 1 (1.19%) Symantec