Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 217 243
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26 -41
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 89 113 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.86% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 5.05% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 85 104 94
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £29,506 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £46,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,600 2,236 2,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.49% 21.07% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 1,820 2,357
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -8 68 £42,500 +21.43% 7
North Yorkshire +19 12 £40,000 +14.29% 2
South Yorkshire -2 9 £31,500 -21.25% 5
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 89 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (71.91%) Microsoft
3 55 (61.80%) Windows
4 46 (51.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (51.69%) Office 365
4 46 (51.69%) Windows Server
5 45 (50.56%) Active Directory
6 44 (49.44%) MCSA
7 31 (34.83%) VMware
8 29 (32.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (32.58%) Firewall
9 27 (30.34%) DNS
9 27 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (28.09%) DHCP
11 24 (26.97%) Finance
12 23 (25.84%) Citrix
13 22 (24.72%) Linux
14 19 (21.35%) SQL
14 19 (21.35%) WAN
14 19 (21.35%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (21.35%) PowerShell
15 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
15 18 (20.22%) SAN
16 17 (19.10%) ITIL
16 17 (19.10%) Hyper-V
17 16 (17.98%) CCNA
18 15 (16.85%) Cisco
18 15 (16.85%) VPN
18 15 (16.85%) Management Information System
18 15 (16.85%) Meraki

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 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Sage X3
1 1 (1.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 46 (51.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 46 (51.69%) Office 365
2 13 (14.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (12.36%) SaaS
5 10 (11.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.25%) IaaS
6 2 (2.25%) PaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) Firewall
2 27 (30.34%) DNS
3 25 (28.09%) DHCP
4 19 (21.35%) WAN
5 18 (20.22%) SAN
5 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
6 15 (16.85%) VPN
7 13 (14.61%) Network Security
8 12 (13.48%) NAS
9 11 (12.36%) LAN
10 8 (8.99%) Internet
11 7 (7.87%) Wireless
12 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (4.49%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (3.37%) HTTP
13 3 (3.37%) HTTPS
13 3 (3.37%) SSL
14 2 (2.25%) IPsec
14 2 (2.25%) MPLS
14 2 (2.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.49%) Power BI
6 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.25%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) Administrator
3 9 (10.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) DBA
3 9 (10.11%) Implementation Specialist
3 9 (10.11%) Migration Specialist
3 9 (10.11%) Office 365 Specialist
3 9 (10.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Senior DBA
4 8 (8.99%) Senior SQL DBA
4 8 (8.99%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 8 (8.99%) SQL DBA
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (6.74%) Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.48%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.49%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.49%) Replication
4 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (3.37%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.80%) Windows
2 46 (51.69%) Windows Server
3 22 (24.72%) Linux
4 9 (10.11%) Windows 10
5 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.37%) CentOS
7 3 (3.37%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (19.10%) ITIL
3 14 (15.73%) Network Design
4 12 (13.48%) Information Security
5 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (12.36%) Migration
5 11 (12.36%) Service Management
6 10 (11.24%) Commercial Awareness
6 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (10.11%) Patch Management
7 9 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.99%) Change Control
8 8 (8.99%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.99%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.99%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (7.87%) Project Management
9 7 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) PowerShell
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (49.44%) MCSA
3 19 (21.35%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (17.98%) CCNA
5 14 (15.73%) Degree
6 7 (7.87%) MCP
7 6 (6.74%) MCITP
8 4 (4.49%) CCIE
8 4 (4.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.12%) CISA
11 1 (1.12%) CISSP
11 1 (1.12%) MCDST
11 1 (1.12%) MCSD
11 1 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.12%) QiCA
11 1 (1.12%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (50.56%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.10%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.61%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (14.61%) XenApp
5 10 (11.24%) Firmware
6 8 (8.99%) vSphere
7 4 (4.49%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.12%) Docker
9 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) SCCM
2 10 (11.24%) FortiGate
3 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (8.99%) vCenter Server
4 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.12%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.12%) SCOM
5 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.12%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (71.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.83%) VMware
3 23 (25.84%) Citrix
4 15 (16.85%) Cisco
4 15 (16.85%) Meraki
5 13 (14.61%) Red Hat
6 11 (12.36%) Google
6 11 (12.36%) Palo Alto
7 5 (5.62%) Zerto
8 4 (4.49%) Veeam
9 3 (3.37%) Apple
9 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.25%) Symantec
11 1 (1.12%) Altiris
11 1 (1.12%) Capita
11 1 (1.12%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.12%) Sage
11 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.12%) Veritas