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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 166 148 134
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 1.22% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 4.78% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 13
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
800 941 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.92% 25.56% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 648 790 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (84.00%) VMware
4 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (72.00%) MCSE
6 17 (68.00%) Windows
7 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
9 14 (56.00%) SAN
10 13 (52.00%) Citrix
10 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (44.00%) DHCP
11 11 (44.00%) DNS
12 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
12 10 (40.00%) MCP
13 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (36.00%) ITIL
13 9 (36.00%) Dell
13 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (36.00%) XenApp
13 9 (36.00%) XenServer
13 9 (36.00%) vSphere
13 9 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (32.00%) Wireless
14 8 (32.00%) NetApp
14 8 (32.00%) VoIP
14 8 (32.00%) Cisco
15 7 (28.00%) MS Excel

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.00%) IIS
6 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) SAN
2 11 (44.00%) DHCP
2 11 (44.00%) DNS
3 8 (32.00%) VoIP
3 8 (32.00%) Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.00%) Multicast
6 2 (8.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (8.00%) 802.11
6 2 (8.00%) SONET
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) OSPF
6 2 (8.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
1 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (72.00%) MCSE
3 10 (40.00%) MCP
4 9 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (28.00%) MCITP
6 6 (24.00%) CCA
6 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.00%) CCNA
8 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) XenApp
3 9 (36.00%) XenServer
3 9 (36.00%) vSphere
4 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (84.00%) VMware
3 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 9 (36.00%) Dell
5 8 (32.00%) NetApp
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
6 6 (24.00%) Veeam
6 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
7 5 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) EMC
9 1 (4.00%) Symantec
9 1 (4.00%) Clearswift
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