Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 184 210
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26 -44
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 143 155 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.45% 1.40% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.02% 6.27% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 127 126 147
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £25,450 £23,000 £27,063
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,750 £50,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1783 2472 3114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.09% 22.29% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 2056 2450
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 13 December 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 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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 +30 126 £48,750 +45.52% 4
North Yorkshire +8 10 £37,500 +14.50%
South Yorkshire -6 7 £70,000 +150.00%
East Yorkshire -12 3 £24,000 +0.52%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 87 (60.84%) MCSA
4 84 (58.74%) Windows
5 71 (49.65%) SQL
6 62 (43.36%) Active Directory
7 58 (40.56%) Windows Server
8 54 (37.76%) ITIL
8 54 (37.76%) PowerShell
9 52 (36.36%) SQL Server
10 46 (32.17%) VMware
11 43 (30.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Azure
12 40 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
14 38 (26.57%) T-SQL
14 38 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (23.78%) DNS
16 33 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (23.08%) Firewall
17 31 (21.68%) MS Exchange
17 31 (21.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 31 (21.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (18.88%) SCOM
18 27 (18.88%) Hyper-V
18 27 (18.88%) MCP
18 27 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (18.18%) ETL
19 26 (18.18%) SCCM
20 25 (17.48%) Load Balancing

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 31 (21.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (11.19%) IIS
3 11 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.50%) CMS
5 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.10%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.40%) Apache
6 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.40%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.69%) Office 365
3 12 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.90%) SaaS
5 6 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.50%) IaaS
7 4 (2.80%) PaaS
8 2 (1.40%) G Suite
9 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.78%) DNS
2 33 (23.08%) Firewall
3 25 (17.48%) WAN
4 23 (16.08%) LAN
4 23 (16.08%) TCP/IP
5 22 (15.38%) SAN
6 18 (12.59%) VPN
7 13 (9.09%) DHCP
8 7 (4.90%) MPLS
8 7 (4.90%) SSL
9 5 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.50%) Network Security
10 4 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.80%) SMTP
11 3 (2.10%) FTP
11 3 (2.10%) HTTP
11 3 (2.10%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.10%) Telnet
11 3 (2.10%) VoIP
12 2 (1.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 31 (21.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (21.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (16.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (13.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (4.90%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.70%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Visual Studio Team System
2 14 (9.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Law
2 7 (4.90%) Legal
3 4 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.07%) Administrator
2 39 (27.27%) DBA
3 20 (13.99%) SQL DBA
4 19 (13.29%) Senior DBA
4 19 (13.29%) Senior SQL DBA
5 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.49%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.29%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) Architect
7 8 (5.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (4.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
9 6 (4.20%) Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) IT Support
10 5 (3.50%) Office 365 Specialist
10 5 (3.50%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.59%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.50%) Replication
5 3 (2.10%) Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.40%) PKI
6 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (58.74%) Windows
2 58 (40.56%) Windows Server
3 43 (30.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.99%) Linux
6 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.20%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.20%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.10%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.10%) Unix
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.70%) Android
11 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.70%) Solaris
11 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.76%) ITIL
2 39 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 33 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (18.18%) ETL
5 25 (17.48%) Load Balancing
6 19 (13.29%) E-Commerce
6 19 (13.29%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (9.79%) Data Modelling
8 11 (7.69%) Project Management
8 11 (7.69%) Time Management
9 8 (5.59%) Release Management
9 8 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.90%) High Availability
10 7 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.90%) Presales
10 7 (4.90%) Project Planning
10 7 (4.90%) Service Design
11 6 (4.20%) Security Management
11 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (49.65%) SQL
2 54 (37.76%) PowerShell
3 38 (26.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (60.84%) MCSA
3 27 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (18.88%) MCP
4 24 (16.78%) CCNA
5 18 (12.59%) MCITP
6 12 (8.39%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (7.69%) Degree
8 9 (6.29%) MCDST
9 5 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.80%) MCDBA
10 4 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (2.10%) CCNP
11 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.70%) CCIE
13 1 (0.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (43.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.88%) Hyper-V
4 20 (13.99%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (4.90%) vSphere
6 7 (4.90%) XenApp
7 4 (2.80%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.80%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (18.88%) SCOM
2 26 (18.18%) SCCM
3 18 (12.59%) SCDPM
4 5 (3.50%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.10%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.40%) Simpana
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 46 (32.17%) VMware
3 24 (16.78%) Cisco
4 16 (11.19%) Citrix
4 16 (11.19%) Hitachi
5 14 (9.79%) Avaya
6 12 (8.39%) NetApp
7 11 (7.69%) Oracle
8 8 (5.59%) CommVault
9 7 (4.90%) EMC
10 6 (4.20%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.50%) F5
11 5 (3.50%) HP
11 5 (3.50%) Symantec
11 5 (3.50%) Veeam
12 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.10%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.40%) Altiris
13 2 (1.40%) Meraki
13 2 (1.40%) MobileIron