Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 149 143
Rank change year-on-year -83 -6 +88
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 33 7 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.26% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.22% 1.62% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 146
10th Percentile £35,650 £29,623 £20,250
25th Percentile £37,280 £33,497 £21,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £25,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +37.25% -28.17%
75th Percentile £51,250 £36,115 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £39,379 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 1,025 431 1,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.28% 15.95% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 841 356 1,249
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -73 20 £46,250 +32.14% 9
South Yorkshire -39 11 £39,810 -0.48% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £38,500 -
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 23 (69.70%) Windows
4 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
5 18 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (51.52%) Azure
7 14 (42.42%) Firewall
7 14 (42.42%) ITIL
8 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
9 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
9 12 (36.36%) CCNA
9 12 (36.36%) Cisco
9 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (36.36%) Project Management
10 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
10 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (24.24%) BitLocker
13 8 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
13 8 (24.24%) Network Management
13 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
13 8 (24.24%) Citrix
13 8 (24.24%) Finance
14 7 (21.21%) VMware
14 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
15 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V

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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
2 17 (51.52%) Azure
3 9 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (15.15%) AWS
5 2 (6.06%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) SAN
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
4 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) VLAN
4 4 (12.12%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.06%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Social Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Project Management
3 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (24.24%) Network Management
5 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
6 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (18.18%) IT Strategy
7 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
7 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.15%) Presales
7 5 (15.15%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (15.15%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
8 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
9 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNA
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) MCP
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) Server+ Certification
4 2 (6.06%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) NCSC
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) BitLocker
3 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Veeam
5 4 (12.12%) Veritas
6 3 (9.09%) Adobe
6 3 (9.09%) Apple
6 3 (9.09%) Brio
7 2 (6.06%) Google