Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 177 203
Rank change year-on-year +20 +26 -71
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 166 180 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.74% 1.60% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.99% 7.11% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 140 154 157
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% -25.68% -11.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £27,063
90th Percentile £63,875 £45,325 £50,625
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1846 2532 3256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.36% 22.46% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 2122 2586
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,850 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 +42 137 £45,000 +37.40% 4
East Yorkshire -17 14 £23,500 -4.08%
North Yorkshire +15 12 £32,500 +25.00%
South Yorkshire -10 4 £70,000 +150.00%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 166 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (82.53%) Microsoft
3 104 (62.65%) Windows
3 104 (62.65%) MCSA
4 85 (51.20%) SQL
5 77 (46.39%) Windows Server
6 75 (45.18%) Active Directory
7 67 (40.36%) SQL Server
8 63 (37.95%) ITIL
8 63 (37.95%) VMware
8 63 (37.95%) PowerShell
8 63 (37.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (34.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (33.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (28.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 42 (25.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 42 (25.30%) DNS
12 42 (25.30%) Performance Tuning
13 41 (24.70%) T-SQL
13 41 (24.70%) MS Exchange
14 40 (24.10%) MCP
15 35 (21.08%) SAN
15 35 (21.08%) Hyper-V
16 34 (20.48%) SCOM
16 34 (20.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (18.07%) LAN
18 29 (17.47%) VMware ESXi
19 28 (16.87%) WAN
19 28 (16.87%) ETL

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 41 (24.70%) MS Exchange
2 28 (16.87%) IIS
3 20 (12.05%) SharePoint
4 19 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.82%) Apache
7 5 (3.01%) CMS
7 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.01%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.81%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.20%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (28.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.23%) Office 365
4 6 (3.61%) IaaS
5 4 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.41%) PaaS
6 3 (1.81%) SaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 42 (25.30%) DNS
2 35 (21.08%) SAN
3 30 (18.07%) LAN
4 28 (16.87%) Firewall
4 28 (16.87%) WAN
5 25 (15.06%) VPN
6 18 (10.84%) DHCP
7 17 (10.24%) TCP/IP
8 11 (6.63%) WebEx
9 7 (4.22%) VoIP
10 5 (3.01%) MPLS
10 5 (3.01%) SSL
11 4 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (2.41%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.41%) ISDN
11 4 (2.41%) Network Security
12 3 (1.81%) SMTP
12 3 (1.81%) VLAN
12 3 (1.81%) Wireless
13 2 (1.20%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (40.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 34 (20.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (14.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (13.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 21 (12.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (10.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (4.22%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (13.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (9.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (12.05%) Finance
2 11 (6.63%) Law
3 9 (5.42%) Legal
4 7 (4.22%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (28.92%) Administrator
2 42 (25.30%) DBA
3 25 (15.06%) SQL DBA
4 24 (14.46%) Senior DBA
4 24 (14.46%) Senior SQL DBA
5 19 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (10.84%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (10.84%) Windows Engineer
7 16 (9.64%) Server Engineer
8 15 (9.04%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) Windows Server Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Windows Support Engineer
11 9 (5.42%) Field Engineer
11 9 (5.42%) IT Support
11 9 (5.42%) Server Support
12 8 (4.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 8 (4.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.04%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.04%) Replication
3 10 (6.02%) Clustering
4 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.42%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.01%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.41%) CMDB
7 4 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.81%) PKI
9 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.60%) iPad
10 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 104 (62.65%) Windows
2 77 (46.39%) Windows Server
3 63 (37.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (34.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (9.04%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.43%) Linux
8 8 (4.82%) Unix
8 8 (4.82%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.22%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.41%) CentOS
12 1 (0.60%) Android
12 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.60%) Solaris
12 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.95%) ITIL
2 42 (25.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 42 (25.30%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (16.87%) ETL
4 25 (15.06%) Load Balancing
5 18 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (10.84%) Data Modelling
6 17 (10.24%) E-Commerce
6 17 (10.24%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (7.23%) Project Management
8 11 (6.63%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (6.63%) Time Management
9 9 (5.42%) Information Security
10 8 (4.82%) Email Filtering
10 8 (4.82%) Release Management
10 8 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.82%) Web Filtering
11 7 (4.22%) High Availability
11 7 (4.22%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (4.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 85 (51.20%) SQL
2 63 (37.95%) PowerShell
3 41 (24.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (62.65%) MCSA
3 40 (24.10%) MCP
4 24 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (13.86%) MCITP
6 21 (12.65%) CCNA
6 21 (12.65%) Degree
7 18 (10.84%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (5.42%) MCDST
9 8 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (3.61%) GNVQ
10 6 (3.61%) HND
10 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.61%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.41%) MCDBA
12 3 (1.81%) CCNP
12 3 (1.81%) MCTS
12 3 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) SLA
2 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (45.18%) Active Directory
2 55 (33.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (21.08%) Hyper-V
4 29 (17.47%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.02%) XenApp
6 9 (5.42%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (5.42%) vSphere
7 7 (4.22%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (4.22%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.01%) DFS Replication
8 5 (3.01%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.81%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (20.48%) SCOM
2 28 (16.87%) SCCM
3 18 (10.84%) SCDPM
4 11 (6.63%) DameWare
4 11 (6.63%) Perfmon
5 7 (4.22%) ServiceCenter
5 7 (4.22%) WSUS
6 5 (3.01%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.81%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.81%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.81%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.20%) Simpana
8 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 137 (82.53%) Microsoft
2 63 (37.95%) VMware
3 20 (12.05%) Cisco
4 19 (11.45%) Citrix
5 17 (10.24%) HP
6 16 (9.64%) Hitachi
7 15 (9.04%) NetApp
8 14 (8.43%) Avaya
9 13 (7.83%) EMC
10 12 (7.23%) Dell
10 12 (7.23%) SolarWinds
11 11 (6.63%) Oracle
12 10 (6.02%) CommVault
13 7 (4.22%) Veeam
14 5 (3.01%) F5
14 5 (3.01%) LANDesk
14 5 (3.01%) Symantec
15 3 (1.81%) Huawei
15 3 (1.81%) Riverbed
16 2 (1.20%) Palo Alto