The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 135 183 139
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -44
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 22 5 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 0.15% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 0.66% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 36
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
604 758 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.37% 23.08% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 512 570 753
Median salary £38,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCSA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Leeds

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (90.32%) Windows
3 54 (87.10%) Active Directory
4 43 (69.35%) Windows Server
5 37 (59.68%) Cisco
5 37 (59.68%) VMware
6 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
7 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (41.94%) MS Excel
9 25 (40.32%) CCNA
9 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (37.10%) ITIL
11 22 (35.48%) SAN
12 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
13 18 (29.03%) VPN
14 16 (25.81%) WAN
14 16 (25.81%) LAN
14 16 (25.81%) MCITP
14 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
14 16 (25.81%) Windows 7
14 16 (25.81%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (24.19%) Firewall
16 14 (22.58%) Finance
16 14 (22.58%) HP
17 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (20.97%) Time Management
17 13 (20.97%) Penetration Testing
17 13 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (20.97%) CCNP
17 13 (20.97%) MCSE

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Office 365
2 8 (12.90%) Mimecast
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) SAN
2 18 (29.03%) VPN
3 16 (25.81%) LAN
3 16 (25.81%) Remote Desktop
3 16 (25.81%) WAN
4 15 (24.19%) Firewall
5 8 (12.90%) ADSL
5 8 (12.90%) MPLS
5 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.90%) VLAN
6 5 (8.06%) DNS
6 5 (8.06%) VoIP
7 3 (4.84%) DHCP
7 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) QlikView
2 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.84%) SSDT
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Analyst
2 20 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Windows Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) Support Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) Service Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Support
10 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) IVR
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) Online Games
2 3 (4.84%) Social Network
2 3 (4.84%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (20.97%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (20.97%) Time Management
3 9 (14.52%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 8 (12.90%) Regulatory Compliance
4 8 (12.90%) Supplier Management
5 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.84%) High Availability
6 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.84%) Test Planning
6 3 (4.84%) Web Filtering
7 2 (3.23%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Perl
2 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) Python
2 3 (4.84%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (40.32%) CCNA
2 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (25.81%) MCITP
4 13 (20.97%) CCNP
4 13 (20.97%) MCSE
5 8 (12.90%) MCDST
5 8 (12.90%) MCP
6 4 (6.45%) Degree
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.23%) CCEA
8 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) CCA
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) WSUS
2 3 (4.84%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) DameWare
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Cisco
1 37 (59.68%) VMware
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.58%) HP
4 13 (20.97%) Avaya
5 8 (12.90%) Forcepoint
5 8 (12.90%) Sophos
6 5 (8.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
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