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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 159 166 147
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 14 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 0.39% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 1.75% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 34
Average salary £22,500 £32,831 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.46% -17.92%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -6.47%
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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
688 802 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.41% 22.59% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 538 613 724
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) MCSE
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 12 (75.00%) VPN
5 11 (68.75%) Citrix
5 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
5 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
5 11 (68.75%) MS Office
5 11 (68.75%) VMware
5 11 (68.75%) MCITP
5 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
6 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
7 9 (56.25%) DameWare
7 9 (56.25%) ITIL
7 9 (56.25%) MCP
7 9 (56.25%) SLA
7 9 (56.25%) Trend Analysis
7 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (18.75%) Firewall
12 2 (12.50%) Finance
12 2 (12.50%) Law
12 2 (12.50%) DSL
12 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
12 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) DSL
3 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) VPLS
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Support Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) IT Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) IT Support
3 6 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) Android
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Email Filtering
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Web Filtering
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) MCSE
3 11 (68.75%) MCITP
4 9 (56.25%) MCP
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
6 1 (6.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) DameWare
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Citrix
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
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