Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 172 180
Rank change year-on-year -62 +8 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 59 164 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.70% 1.67% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 8.86% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 52 148 137
Yorkshire median annual salary £29,900 £45,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.56% +42.86% -14.86%
10th Percentile £20,250 £25,525 £23,000
90th Percentile £48,625 £70,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 1,467 1,852 2,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.40% 18.86% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,158 1,507 2,110
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -72 32 £40,000 -20.00% 10
North Yorkshire -2 15 £22,000 -48.24% 1
South Yorkshire -4 11 £29,900 -57.29% 2
East Yorkshire +4 1 £40,000 +70.21%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (89.83%) Microsoft
3 40 (67.80%) Windows
4 37 (62.71%) Active Directory
4 37 (62.71%) VMware
5 34 (57.63%) Windows Server
6 33 (55.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (47.46%) MCSA
8 26 (44.07%) SQL
9 25 (42.37%) Citrix
10 20 (33.90%) Cisco
10 20 (33.90%) SAN
10 20 (33.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (33.90%) Office 365
11 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (32.20%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (30.51%) SCCM
12 18 (30.51%) SCOM
13 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (28.81%) CCNA
14 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (25.42%) Firewall
14 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (25.42%) PowerShell
15 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (23.73%) MCITP
16 13 (22.03%) ITIL
17 12 (20.34%) High Availability
17 12 (20.34%) Skype for Business

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 (20.34%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.90%) Office 365
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) SAN
2 15 (25.42%) Firewall
3 11 (18.64%) VoIP
4 10 (16.95%) 3G
4 10 (16.95%) ADSL
4 10 (16.95%) Broadband
4 10 (16.95%) Wireless
5 5 (8.47%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security
6 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.39%) DHCP
7 2 (3.39%) NAS
7 2 (3.39%) Skype
7 2 (3.39%) SMS
7 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Informix
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Support Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Technical Support
3 10 (16.95%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Technical Support Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.17%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (10.17%) Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) IT Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) IT Technician
7 4 (6.78%) Senior IT Technician
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Technician
7 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.39%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Windows Server
3 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.56%) Linux
6 7 (11.86%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (22.03%) ITIL
4 12 (20.34%) High Availability
5 10 (16.95%) Supplier Management
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (8.47%) Software Deployment
7 5 (8.47%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.78%) CRM
8 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.78%) Proactive Management
9 3 (5.08%) Analytics
9 3 (5.08%) Server Building
9 3 (5.08%) Service Management
10 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
10 2 (3.39%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) VBA
3 3 (5.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (47.46%) MCSA
3 20 (33.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (28.81%) CCNA
6 14 (23.73%) MCITP
7 8 (13.56%) Degree
8 5 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (5.08%) CCNP
10 2 (3.39%) MCP
10 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.69%) CCDP
11 1 (1.69%) CCENT
11 1 (1.69%) CCIE
11 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
2 10 (16.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 37 (62.71%) Active Directory
2 33 (55.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.47%) vSphere
5 3 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) SCCM
1 18 (30.51%) SCOM
2 11 (18.64%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (89.83%) Microsoft
2 37 (62.71%) VMware
3 25 (42.37%) Citrix
4 20 (33.90%) Cisco
5 11 (18.64%) CommVault
6 10 (16.95%) Aruba
6 10 (16.95%) Meraki
6 10 (16.95%) Polycom
7 5 (8.47%) NetApp
8 4 (6.78%) HP
9 3 (5.08%) Veeam
10 2 (3.39%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.69%) Dell
11 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.69%) F5
11 1 (1.69%) IBM
11 1 (1.69%) Lotus
11 1 (1.69%) Sitecore