Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 170 177
Rank change year-on-year -57 +7 +36
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 67 165 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.76% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 8.32% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 60 139 160
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +61.54% -25.71%
10th Percentile £23,675 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +3.90%

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 1,433 1,983 2,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.33% 19.64% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,149 1,593 2,163
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £24,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -68 36 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North Yorkshire -2 17 £40,000 +10.34% 1
South Yorkshire +6 11 £29,344 +6.71% 3
East Yorkshire +1 2 £40,000 +66.67%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (80.60%) Windows
3 47 (70.15%) Microsoft
3 47 (70.15%) Windows Server
4 40 (59.70%) VMware
5 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
6 33 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (46.27%) MCSA
8 30 (44.78%) SAN
9 28 (41.79%) SQL
10 26 (38.81%) SCCM
11 21 (31.34%) Office 365
12 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (25.37%) Finance
13 17 (25.37%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (23.88%) ITIL
14 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
14 16 (23.88%) DNS
14 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
15 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (22.39%) vSphere
16 14 (20.90%) Hyper-V
16 14 (20.90%) SCOM
16 14 (20.90%) DHCP
17 13 (19.40%) Service Management
17 13 (19.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (19.40%) SQL Server

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 10 (14.93%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) Office 365
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) SAN
2 16 (23.88%) DNS
2 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.90%) DHCP
4 12 (17.91%) NAS
5 10 (14.93%) Internet
6 8 (11.94%) Firewall
7 5 (7.46%) LAN
7 5 (7.46%) WAN
8 3 (4.48%) Network Security
8 3 (4.48%) Skype
8 3 (4.48%) VLAN
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.99%) SMS
9 2 (2.99%) VoIP
9 2 (2.99%) Wireless
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.49%) SMTP
10 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) Power BI
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) Informix
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Law
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Administrator
2 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) IT Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) NetBackup Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior IT Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Support
8 3 (4.48%) IT Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) IT Technician
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) JSON
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
1 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 47 (70.15%) Windows Server
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.42%) Linux
6 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
7 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (23.88%) ITIL
3 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (19.40%) Service Management
5 12 (17.91%) Information Security
5 12 (17.91%) Patch Management
6 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.93%) Change Control
7 10 (14.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 10 (14.93%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (13.43%) High Availability
9 6 (8.96%) CRM
10 5 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (7.46%) Software Deployment
10 5 (7.46%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
12 3 (4.48%) Analytics
12 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) VBA
3 3 (4.48%) VBScript
4 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (46.27%) MCSA
3 13 (19.40%) Degree
3 13 (19.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (13.43%) CCNA
5 9 (13.43%) MCITP
6 3 (4.48%) CCIE
6 3 (4.48%) CCNP
6 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) VCP6
7 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.99%) CCENT
7 2 (2.99%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (2.99%) MCP
7 2 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.94%) SLA
3 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.99%) QA
5 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
2 33 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.39%) vSphere
4 14 (20.90%) Hyper-V
5 12 (17.91%) Firmware
5 12 (17.91%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.99%) XenApp
8 1 (1.49%) Docker
8 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (38.81%) SCCM
2 14 (20.90%) SCOM
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (14.93%) vCenter Server
4 8 (11.94%) SCVMM
5 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.49%) Puppet
7 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (59.70%) VMware
3 12 (17.91%) Citrix
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco
5 8 (11.94%) CommVault
6 7 (10.45%) Veeam
7 4 (5.97%) HP
8 3 (4.48%) EMC
9 2 (2.99%) NetApp
9 2 (2.99%) Zerto
10 1 (1.49%) Capita
10 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.49%) Dell
10 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.49%) F5
10 1 (1.49%) IBM
10 1 (1.49%) Lotus
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.49%) Symantec