Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 235 186 178
Rank change year-on-year -49 -8 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 36 8 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.21% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 1.30% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 53
10th Percentile £34,250 £29,702 £31,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,233 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £33,996 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.66% -32.01% +127.27%
75th Percentile £46,250 £35,315 £57,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £38,131 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +2.27%

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 1,508 616 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.13% 15.86% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 789 517 697
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £22,150
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £70,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -51 25 £38,000 +11.78% 10
South Yorkshire -27 8 £47,500 +31.03% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £38,500 - 1
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (52.78%) Windows
4 17 (47.22%) Linux
4 17 (47.22%) CCNA
4 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (44.44%) CCNP
5 16 (44.44%) Cisco
6 15 (41.67%) MCP
7 13 (36.11%) Azure
8 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
8 12 (33.33%) DNS
8 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 12 (33.33%) DHCP
8 12 (33.33%) VMware
9 11 (30.56%) SAN
9 11 (30.56%) VPN
9 11 (30.56%) LAN
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
10 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 10 (27.78%) ITIL
10 10 (27.78%) Firewall
10 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (27.78%) Social Skills
11 9 (25.00%) Wireless
11 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 9 (25.00%) WAN
11 9 (25.00%) Veeam

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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) Rubrik
4 4 (11.11%) AWS
5 2 (5.56%) GCP
5 2 (5.56%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DHCP
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) LAN
2 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 11 (30.56%) VPN
3 10 (27.78%) Firewall
4 9 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (25.00%) Wireless
5 8 (22.22%) Internet
5 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 8 (22.22%) VLAN
5 8 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (27.78%) Social Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Back Office
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Data Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Data Centre Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Development Manager
3 7 (19.44%) IT Development Manager
3 7 (19.44%) IT Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
1 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 8 (22.22%) IT Asset Management
3 8 (22.22%) Product Roadmap
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) CI/CD
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (19.44%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (19.44%) Information Security
4 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 7 (19.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) Security Patching
4 7 (19.44%) Software Licensing
4 7 (19.44%) Supplier Management
4 7 (19.44%) Technology Roadmap
4 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (47.22%) CCNA
2 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (44.44%) CCNP
4 15 (41.67%) MCP
5 8 (22.22%) LPIC
5 8 (22.22%) MCSA
6 2 (5.56%) MCITP
6 2 (5.56%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) NCSC
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco
3 12 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (25.00%) Veeam
5 8 (22.22%) Veritas
6 7 (19.44%) Adobe
6 7 (19.44%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) Google
8 1 (2.78%) ANSYS
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow