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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 238 220 142
Rank change year-on-year -18 -78 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 41 29 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.47% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 2.85% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 22
10th Percentile £23,250 £36,456 £27,500
25th Percentile £26,250 £37,280 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £42,500 £36,544
Median % change year-on-year -3.53% +16.30% +66.11%
75th Percentile £57,128 £52,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,500 £41,025
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 1,371 1,016 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.49% 16.64% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 722 784 374
10th Percentile £27,125 £28,886 £26,475
25th Percentile £33,813 £37,280 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,073 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.86% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £65,000 £64,063 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,000 £65,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -22 29 £42,500 -19.05% 4
South Yorkshire 0 7 £42,500 +6.76% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £25,250 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
3 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (68.29%) CCNA
4 22 (53.66%) ITIL
4 22 (53.66%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) VMware
5 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (48.78%) MCSA
7 18 (43.90%) Cisco
7 18 (43.90%) Azure
7 18 (43.90%) Microsoft 365
8 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
9 16 (39.02%) DNS
9 16 (39.02%) DHCP
9 16 (39.02%) SAN
10 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
10 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
10 15 (36.59%) CCNP
11 14 (34.15%) Firewall
12 13 (31.71%) WAN
12 13 (31.71%) LAN
12 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
13 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
13 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
13 12 (29.27%) VPN
13 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (29.27%) VLAN
14 11 (26.83%) NetBackup

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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (43.90%) Azure
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (26.83%) Azure Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) Rubrik
3 3 (7.32%) AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Google Workspace
4 1 (2.44%) Nutanix
4 1 (2.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) DHCP
1 16 (39.02%) DNS
1 16 (39.02%) SAN
2 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
3 14 (34.15%) Firewall
4 13 (31.71%) LAN
4 13 (31.71%) WAN
5 12 (29.27%) VLAN
5 12 (29.27%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.88%) WLAN
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Power BI
General
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Social Skills
3 7 (17.07%) Public Sector
4 4 (9.76%) Back Office
4 4 (9.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 4 (9.76%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Finance
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) IT Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Field Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Field Service Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) IT Support
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Development Manager
7 3 (7.32%) IT Development Manager
7 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Field Hardware Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.76%) NHS
3 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
3 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
4 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (21.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) Data Loss Prevention
6 8 (19.51%) Information Security
6 8 (19.51%) Security Patching
7 7 (17.07%) Agile
7 7 (17.07%) Technology Roadmap
8 5 (12.20%) Containerisation
9 4 (9.76%) Coaching
9 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
9 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
9 4 (9.76%) Service Management
9 4 (9.76%) Time Management
10 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
10 3 (7.32%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (68.29%) CCNA
2 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (48.78%) MCSA
4 15 (36.59%) CCNP
5 9 (21.95%) MCP
6 7 (17.07%) A+ Certification
6 7 (17.07%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (9.76%) DBS Check
7 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) Master's Degree
8 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (4.88%) CCEA
9 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (4.88%) LPIC
9 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.44%) CCSA
10 1 (2.44%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco
4 11 (26.83%) Veeam
4 11 (26.83%) Veritas
5 8 (19.51%) Dell
6 7 (17.07%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) ConnectWise
8 1 (2.44%) Google
8 1 (2.44%) IBM