The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 63 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.68% - 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% - 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 3
Median salary £30,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
MCSA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Qualifications Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 74 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 17.11% 18.55% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79 57 49
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bradford region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Bradford

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bradford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA 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 Bradford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
4 11 (47.83%) Time Management
4 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (47.83%) MS Office
4 11 (47.83%) LAN
4 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 11 (47.83%) VPN
4 11 (47.83%) Citrix
5 10 (43.48%) Terminal Services
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) Symantec
7 7 (30.43%) Sage
7 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
7 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (47.83%) MS Office
2 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) VPN
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) ADSL
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) IT Support
1 11 (47.83%) Server Support
1 11 (47.83%) Windows Server Support
2 9 (39.13%) Server Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) IT Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (30.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (47.83%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Presales
2 1 (4.35%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCEA
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCP
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (43.48%) Terminal Services
4 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) Sage
4 7 (30.43%) Symantec
5 4 (17.39%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Sophos