The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Harrogate region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 39 29
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate - 1.38% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.94% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £36,834 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +71.31%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
Qualifications Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 15.40% 28.03% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 27
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £20,213
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
North Yorkshire

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

MCSA
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Harrogate

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 12 (100.00%) SCOM
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) MCITP
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (66.67%) DDNS
4 6 (50.00%) McAfee
4 6 (50.00%) IIS
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Brocade
5 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
5 5 (41.67%) SQL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) DDNS
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (41.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) SCOM
2 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) McAfee
3 5 (41.67%) Brocade
3 5 (41.67%) F5