Period
to 16 June 2021

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 16 June 2021 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 158 158
Rank change year-on-year -57 0 +57
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 24 41 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.97% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 7.33% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 152
10th Percentile £31,243 £27,500 "
25th Percentile £35,358 £29,250 £20,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,810 £36,589 £22,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.80% +66.31% -45.00%
75th Percentile £44,870 £39,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,625 £45,750 £43,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,012 559 1,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.80% 13.18% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 666 430 1,439
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,280 £33,750 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,775 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

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 16 June 2021. 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
South Yorkshire -28 12 £39,810 -27.62%
West Yorkshire -47 12 £40,000 +9.46% 2
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) ITIL
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
6 12 (50.00%) Project Management
6 12 (50.00%) Firewall
7 11 (45.83%) Citrix
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco
8 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (41.67%) DNA
8 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
8 10 (41.67%) Network Management
8 10 (41.67%) BitLocker
8 10 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (41.67%) Windows 10
9 8 (33.33%) Azure
10 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
11 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (20.83%) CCNA
12 5 (20.83%) Network Security
12 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
13 4 (16.67%) Information Governance
13 4 (16.67%) Mentoring

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (33.33%) Azure
3 6 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) IaaS
4 3 (12.50%) PaaS
5 2 (8.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) Skype
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Local Government
1 3 (12.50%) Public Sector
1 3 (12.50%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.17%) Support Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Technology Director
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) DNA
3 10 (41.67%) Network Management
4 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Information Governance
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) Presales
7 3 (12.50%) Server Management
7 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (12.50%) WFM
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNA
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) BitLocker
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
1 3 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
4 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard