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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 141 176 148
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 19 12 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 0.34% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 1.51% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 35
Median salary £28,250 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.65% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £32,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
614 795 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.52% 22.73% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 545 638 772
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 July 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) MCSE
4 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 18 (56.25%) VPN
5 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
6 17 (53.13%) MS Office
6 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
7 16 (50.00%) MCITP
7 16 (50.00%) VMware
8 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
9 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (43.75%) Windows Server
10 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
10 13 (40.63%) Citrix
11 12 (37.50%) ITIL
11 12 (37.50%) MCP
12 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
12 11 (34.38%) SLA
13 10 (31.25%) DameWare
13 10 (31.25%) Trend Analysis
13 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
14 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (25.00%) SCCM
15 8 (25.00%) SQL
15 8 (25.00%) Firewall
16 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
16 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification

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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (53.13%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) VPN
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) DSL
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.25%) VPLS
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) ADSL
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (12.50%) Biml
5 4 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (12.50%) Power BI
5 4 (12.50%) QlikView
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Support Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) IT Support
4 7 (21.88%) IT Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) MDX
2 1 (3.13%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Statistics
1 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) Online Games
3 2 (6.25%) Social Network
3 2 (6.25%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.13%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.13%) Android
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Trend Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Software Deployment
4 5 (15.63%) Speech Recognition
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) ETL Development
5 4 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (12.50%) Web Filtering
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (71.88%) MCSE
3 16 (50.00%) MCITP
4 12 (37.50%) MCP
5 7 (21.88%) CCNA
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (21.88%) Degree
6 6 (18.75%) MCDST
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
3 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) DameWare
2 8 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (12.50%) Sun
4 4 (12.50%) Tableau
5 3 (9.38%) Avaya
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Synology
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
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