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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 141 188
Rank change year-on-year -33 +47  
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 69 109 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 1.92% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.55% 8.27% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 53 94 66
Median salary £32,500 £26,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1054 1318 1621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 19.52% 23.25% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 822 1109 1321
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -15 44 £41,500 +59.61% 7
East Yorkshire -13 16 £23,750 -3.06%
North Yorkshire -1 8 £32,500 +25.00%
South Yorkshire -21 1 £47,500 +82.69% 2
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (83.90%) Microsoft
3 89 (75.42%) Windows
4 73 (61.86%) Active Directory
5 68 (57.63%) VMware
6 66 (55.93%) Windows Server
7 61 (51.69%) MCSA
8 51 (43.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (38.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (36.44%) SQL Server
12 42 (35.59%) ITIL
13 35 (29.66%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (29.66%) MCP
14 33 (27.97%) MS Exchange
14 33 (27.97%) SAN
14 33 (27.97%) Hyper-V
15 31 (26.27%) WAN
15 31 (26.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (25.42%) LAN
17 28 (23.73%) DNS
17 28 (23.73%) Citrix
17 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
18 26 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 26 (22.03%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (21.19%) HP
19 25 (21.19%) IIS
19 25 (21.19%) SQL
20 23 (19.49%) Management Information System

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 33 (27.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (21.19%) IIS
3 15 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (12.71%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.63%) Apache
6 5 (4.24%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.39%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.54%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.69%) CMS
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.54%) IaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Office 365
4 2 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.97%) SAN
2 31 (26.27%) WAN
3 30 (25.42%) LAN
4 28 (23.73%) DNS
5 21 (17.80%) VPN
5 21 (17.80%) WebEx
6 19 (16.10%) DHCP
7 8 (6.78%) Firewall
8 7 (5.93%) iSCSI
8 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.08%) Internet
10 5 (4.24%) VoIP
11 4 (3.39%) ISDN
11 4 (3.39%) NAS
11 4 (3.39%) Wireless
12 3 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.54%) MPLS
12 3 (2.54%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.54%) VLAN
13 2 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (36.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (22.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.85%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.85%) OLAP
10 1 (0.85%) OLTP
10 1 (0.85%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (7.63%) Law
2 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.24%) Legal
4 4 (3.39%) Finance
4 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (33.90%) Windows Engineer
2 38 (32.20%) Support Engineer
3 33 (27.97%) Windows Support Engineer
4 21 (17.80%) Server Engineer
5 20 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (16.95%) Windows Server Engineer
6 19 (16.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 19 (16.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (15.25%) IT Support
8 17 (14.41%) IT Engineer
9 14 (11.86%) Server Support
9 14 (11.86%) Windows Server Support
10 13 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (11.02%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (9.32%) Administrator
12 10 (8.47%) Consultant
12 10 (8.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 10 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (8.47%) VMware Engineer
13 9 (7.63%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) Data Centre
1 23 (19.49%) Management Information System
2 20 (16.95%) Replication
3 15 (12.71%) Clustering
4 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.78%) CMDB
6 7 (5.93%) PKI
6 7 (5.93%) Public Cloud
7 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.39%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.85%) IVR
11 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
11 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (75.42%) Windows
2 66 (55.93%) Windows Server
3 48 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (38.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (26.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (18.64%) Windows XP
7 13 (11.02%) Linux
8 10 (8.47%) Unix
9 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.93%) CentOS
10 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.39%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.54%) Solaris
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) ITIL
2 35 (29.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (14.41%) Service Management
4 14 (11.86%) Information Security
5 13 (11.02%) Time Management
6 11 (9.32%) Load Balancing
7 10 (8.47%) Change Management
7 10 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.63%) ETL
8 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
9 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.93%) Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (5.08%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (5.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
2 25 (21.19%) SQL
3 10 (8.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (51.69%) MCSA
3 35 (29.66%) MCP
4 22 (18.64%) Degree
5 14 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (11.86%) GNVQ
5 14 (11.86%) HND
6 11 (9.32%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (9.32%) MCITP
7 9 (7.63%) CCNA
7 9 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (3.39%) VCAP
12 2 (1.69%) CCNP
12 2 (1.69%) MCDST
12 2 (1.69%) MCSD
12 2 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.25%) SLA
2 13 (11.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (61.86%) Active Directory
2 51 (43.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (27.97%) Hyper-V
4 19 (16.10%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (12.71%) XenApp
6 9 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (7.63%) vSphere
7 5 (4.24%) DFS Replication
7 5 (4.24%) Terminal Server
7 5 (4.24%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) DameWare
1 21 (17.80%) Perfmon
2 16 (13.56%) SCOM
3 15 (12.71%) SCCM
4 10 (8.47%) ServiceCenter
5 7 (5.93%) WSUS
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.69%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.85%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 99 (83.90%) Microsoft
2 68 (57.63%) VMware
3 28 (23.73%) Citrix
4 25 (21.19%) HP
5 15 (12.71%) Cisco
5 15 (12.71%) Dell
6 10 (8.47%) EMC
6 10 (8.47%) NetApp
6 10 (8.47%) SolarWinds
7 7 (5.93%) Oracle
7 7 (5.93%) Veeam
8 6 (5.08%) CommVault
9 5 (4.24%) Avaya
9 5 (4.24%) LANDesk
10 4 (3.39%) Sitecore
11 3 (2.54%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.54%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (2.54%) Huawei
11 3 (2.54%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto
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