Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 202 185
Rank change year-on-year -17 -17 +43
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 91 133 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.93% 1.24% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.91% 6.28% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85 123 161
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +34.62% -25.71%
10th Percentile £26,550 £23,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,375 £63,500 £50,000
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 1,539 2,119 2,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.81% 19.73% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 1,691 2,357
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -2 60 £42,500 +6.25% 12
North Yorkshire +20 17 £40,000 +23.08% 2
South Yorkshire +9 11 £28,000 -30.00% 1
East Yorkshire +2 2 £40,000 +53.85% 2
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (78.02%) Microsoft
3 59 (64.84%) Windows
4 52 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 44 (48.35%) Active Directory
6 42 (46.15%) MCSA
7 40 (43.96%) VMware
8 39 (42.86%) Office 365
9 35 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (30.77%) SQL
12 27 (29.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (27.47%) SAN
14 23 (25.27%) DNS
14 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
15 22 (24.18%) DHCP
15 22 (24.18%) Firewall
16 21 (23.08%) Citrix
17 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
17 20 (21.98%) Finance
17 20 (21.98%) SCCM
18 19 (20.88%) ITIL
18 19 (20.88%) Linux
19 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
20 17 (18.68%) Cisco
21 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
21 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
22 14 (15.38%) Service Management
22 14 (15.38%) vSphere
22 14 (15.38%) Degree

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 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.40%) IIS
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.86%) Office 365
2 35 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.40%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) SAN
2 23 (25.27%) DNS
3 22 (24.18%) DHCP
3 22 (24.18%) Firewall
4 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.19%) NAS
5 12 (13.19%) WAN
6 10 (10.99%) Internet
6 10 (10.99%) VPN
7 9 (9.89%) Network Security
8 8 (8.79%) LAN
9 6 (6.59%) Wireless
10 4 (4.40%) Skype
10 4 (4.40%) VLAN
11 3 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.20%) VoIP
13 1 (1.10%) HTTP
13 1 (1.10%) PBX
13 1 (1.10%) SMS
13 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.40%) Power BI
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (21.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Marketing
3 3 (3.30%) Law
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Administrator
3 11 (12.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) DBA
5 9 (9.89%) Senior DBA
5 9 (9.89%) Senior SQL DBA
5 9 (9.89%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 9 (9.89%) SQL DBA
5 9 (9.89%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.69%) IT Support
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Windows Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) JSON
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (2.20%) PKI
3 2 (2.20%) PlayStation
3 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (64.84%) Windows
2 52 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 19 (20.88%) Linux
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.19%) Windows 10
6 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.20%) CentOS
8 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (20.88%) ITIL
3 14 (15.38%) Service Management
4 12 (13.19%) Information Security
4 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
4 12 (13.19%) Patch Management
5 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (10.99%) Change Control
6 10 (10.99%) Commercial Awareness
6 10 (10.99%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.99%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.69%) Network Design
9 5 (5.49%) CRM
10 4 (4.40%) High Availability
10 4 (4.40%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.40%) Network Management
11 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) SQL
2 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.20%) VBA
5 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (46.15%) MCSA
3 14 (15.38%) Degree
4 13 (14.29%) CCNA
4 13 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (9.89%) MCITP
7 6 (6.59%) MCP
8 3 (3.30%) CCIE
8 3 (3.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.30%) VCP6
9 2 (2.20%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.20%) CCENT
9 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.20%) MCDST
9 2 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.10%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.49%) SLA
3 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.20%) GDPR
4 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 44 (48.35%) Active Directory
2 34 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
4 14 (15.38%) vSphere
5 13 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (13.19%) Firmware
7 11 (12.09%) XenApp
8 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.10%) Docker
10 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (21.98%) SCCM
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (10.99%) vCenter Server
3 7 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 7 (7.69%) SCOM
4 5 (5.49%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.40%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.10%) Puppet
7 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.10%) SmoothWall
7 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (78.02%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.96%) VMware
3 21 (23.08%) Citrix
4 17 (18.68%) Cisco
5 9 (9.89%) Meraki
5 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.69%) Google
6 7 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.69%) Veeam
7 4 (4.40%) CommVault
8 3 (3.30%) Zerto
9 2 (2.20%) Apple
9 2 (2.20%) HP
9 2 (2.20%) Lotus
9 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.20%) Symantec
10 1 (1.10%) Altiris
10 1 (1.10%) Capita
10 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.10%) Sitecore