Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 201 233
Rank change year-on-year -3 +32 -37
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 112 131 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.13% 1.23% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.80% 5.73% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 109 110 117
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,250 £24,800
90th Percentile £66,000 £43,750 £50,625
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,648 2,285 3,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.67% 21.43% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,365 1,916 2,354
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +20 96 £45,000 +28.57% 15
South Yorkshire +6 10 £70,000 +75.00% 4
North Yorkshire +15 9 £38,750 +18.32% 4
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (82.14%) Microsoft
3 70 (62.50%) Windows
4 59 (52.68%) MCSA
5 53 (47.32%) Windows Server
6 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
7 47 (41.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (39.29%) Firewall
9 42 (37.50%) Office 365
10 39 (34.82%) SQL
11 34 (30.36%) ITIL
12 33 (29.46%) PowerShell
13 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
13 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (25.00%) VMware
15 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (22.32%) Citrix
16 25 (22.32%) DNS
17 24 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (20.54%) Cisco
18 23 (20.54%) CCNA
19 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
20 20 (17.86%) WAN
20 20 (17.86%) VPN
20 20 (17.86%) Hyper-V
21 19 (16.96%) Linux
22 17 (15.18%) T-SQL
22 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP

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 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.36%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.89%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 47 (41.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (37.50%) Office 365
3 15 (13.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (11.61%) SaaS
5 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (4.46%) IaaS
7 5 (4.46%) PaaS
8 2 (1.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 44 (39.29%) Firewall
2 25 (22.32%) DNS
3 20 (17.86%) VPN
3 20 (17.86%) WAN
4 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
5 15 (13.39%) DHCP
5 15 (13.39%) LAN
6 11 (9.82%) Network Security
7 8 (7.14%) SSL
8 7 (6.25%) SAN
9 6 (5.36%) MPLS
9 6 (5.36%) Wireless
10 5 (4.46%) HTTP
10 5 (4.46%) HTTPS
11 4 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.57%) FTP
11 4 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (3.57%) SMTP
11 4 (3.57%) Telnet
12 3 (2.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.68%) Power BI
9 2 (1.79%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Marketing
3 5 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (17.86%) Administrator
3 17 (15.18%) DBA
4 11 (9.82%) Office 365 Specialist
5 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Implementation Specialist
6 9 (8.04%) Migration Specialist
6 9 (8.04%) Senior DBA
6 9 (8.04%) Senior SQL DBA
6 9 (8.04%) SQL DBA
7 8 (7.14%) Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) IT Support
10 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Replication
3 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (2.68%) PlayStation
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
5 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (62.50%) Windows
2 53 (47.32%) Windows Server
3 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (16.96%) Linux
6 11 (9.82%) Windows 10
7 9 (8.04%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.68%) CentOS
9 3 (2.68%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.79%) Unix
10 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.89%) Android
11 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.36%) ITIL
2 24 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (15.18%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (13.39%) Load Balancing
5 14 (12.50%) ETL
6 12 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.71%) Project Management
7 11 (9.82%) Migration
8 10 (8.93%) Network Design
8 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (8.04%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.04%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.25%) Information Security
11 7 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (6.25%) Presales
12 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
12 6 (5.36%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.82%) SQL
2 33 (29.46%) PowerShell
3 17 (15.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (52.68%) MCSA
3 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (20.54%) CCNA
5 15 (13.39%) MCITP
6 13 (11.61%) Degree
7 11 (9.82%) MCP
8 5 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.68%) CCIE
10 3 (2.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 3 (2.68%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.79%) CCNP
11 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.89%) MCDST
12 1 (0.89%) MCTS
12 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) GDPR
2 1 (0.89%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.61%) XenApp
5 6 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.46%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.46%) vSphere
6 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) SCCM
2 8 (7.14%) SCOM
3 6 (5.36%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.36%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.68%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.79%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.89%) Simpana
6 1 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.89%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 92 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.00%) VMware
3 25 (22.32%) Citrix
4 23 (20.54%) Cisco
5 11 (9.82%) Meraki
6 9 (8.04%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.25%) Avaya
7 7 (6.25%) Google
7 7 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.36%) Hitachi
9 5 (4.46%) NetApp
10 3 (2.68%) Apple
10 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.68%) Oracle
10 3 (2.68%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.68%) Zerto
11 2 (1.79%) BMC
11 2 (1.79%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.79%) Remedy
11 2 (1.79%) Symantec