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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 135 - 143
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 22 0 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.84% - 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% - 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 35
Median salary £38,500 - £30,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 - £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.87%

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
582 760 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.28% 22.61% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 491 583 697
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 February 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (90.91%) Windows
3 49 (89.09%) Active Directory
4 42 (76.36%) Windows Server
5 34 (61.82%) Cisco
5 34 (61.82%) VMware
6 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 27 (49.09%) MS Excel
8 23 (41.82%) CCNA
8 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (40.00%) SAN
10 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (30.91%) Finance
11 17 (30.91%) LAN
11 17 (30.91%) WAN
12 16 (29.09%) ITIL
12 16 (29.09%) Time Management
13 13 (23.64%) CCNP
14 12 (21.82%) VPN
14 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
14 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
14 12 (21.82%) Office 365
15 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 11 (20.00%) MCITP
15 11 (20.00%) HP
15 11 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (18.18%) MCSE
16 10 (18.18%) Avaya
16 10 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
16 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

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 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (49.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Mimecast
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) SAN
2 17 (30.91%) LAN
2 17 (30.91%) WAN
3 12 (21.82%) VPN
4 11 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (14.55%) Firewall
6 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.91%) VoIP
8 4 (7.27%) ADSL
8 4 (7.27%) DNS
8 4 (7.27%) MPLS
8 4 (7.27%) VLAN
9 3 (5.45%) DHCP
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) QlikView
2 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 17 (30.91%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (29.09%) VMware Engineer
3 16 (29.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) Support Analyst
7 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (12.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
9 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) IVR
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Online Games
3 1 (1.82%) Social Network
3 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 42 (76.36%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) ITIL
1 16 (29.09%) Time Management
2 10 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.36%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.27%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (7.27%) Service Management
4 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.45%) High Availability
5 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.64%) ERP
7 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.82%) Machine Learning
7 1 (1.82%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (41.82%) CCNA
2 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (23.64%) CCNP
4 11 (20.00%) MCITP
5 10 (18.18%) MCSE
6 7 (12.73%) MCDST
7 5 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (7.27%) MCP
9 3 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.64%) CCEA
10 2 (3.64%) Degree
10 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.82%) CCA
11 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (89.09%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) WSUS
2 3 (5.45%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Sentry
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Cisco
1 34 (61.82%) VMware
2 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) HP
4 10 (18.18%) Avaya
5 4 (7.27%) Forcepoint
5 4 (7.27%) Sophos
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix
6 3 (5.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
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