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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 159 136 140
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 1.24% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 5.41% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 13
Average salary £35,661 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £46,900 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
802 850 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.73% 22.88% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 614 725 503
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (87.72%) MCSE
3 48 (84.21%) VMware
4 47 (82.46%) Microsoft
4 47 (82.46%) SAN
5 46 (80.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (77.19%) Active Directory
7 40 (70.18%) SQL Server
8 39 (68.42%) Cisco
9 38 (66.67%) MS Exchange
10 34 (59.65%) Citrix
10 34 (59.65%) vSphere
11 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
11 32 (56.14%) Windows
12 31 (54.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (54.39%) Hyper-V
13 29 (50.88%) Dell
14 27 (47.37%) SharePoint
14 27 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 27 (47.37%) Wireless
15 26 (45.61%) XenApp
15 26 (45.61%) XenServer
16 25 (43.86%) MCITP
16 25 (43.86%) MCP
16 25 (43.86%) VoIP
17 24 (42.11%) CCA
17 24 (42.11%) Citrix Certification
17 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
18 23 (40.35%) XenDesktop
18 23 (40.35%) Veeam

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 38 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 27 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 27 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (82.46%) SAN
2 27 (47.37%) Wireless
3 25 (43.86%) VoIP
4 20 (35.09%) Firewall
5 18 (31.58%) DNS
6 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
6 14 (24.56%) DHCP
7 12 (21.05%) WAN
7 12 (21.05%) LAN
8 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (15.79%) SSL
10 8 (14.04%) MPLS
10 8 (14.04%) OSPF
10 8 (14.04%) BGP
10 8 (14.04%) EIGRP
11 6 (10.53%) VPN
11 6 (10.53%) DMVPN
11 6 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (10.53%) VPLS
11 6 (10.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (70.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (29.82%) Technical Support
3 16 (28.07%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.51%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
1 4 (7.02%) LAMP
2 2 (3.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (22.81%) Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.53%) Mac OS
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.02%) UNIX
7 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) AIX
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 10 (17.54%) Change Management
3 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
4 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.28%) Coaching
6 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (10.53%) High Availability
6 6 (10.53%) BCP
6 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 6 (10.53%) Network Design
6 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
1 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.75%) VB
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (87.72%) MCSE
3 31 (54.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (43.86%) MCITP
4 25 (43.86%) MCP
5 24 (42.11%) CCA
5 24 (42.11%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (26.32%) CCNA
7 7 (12.28%) CCNP
8 6 (10.53%) CCDA
8 6 (10.53%) CCDP
8 6 (10.53%) CISSP
8 6 (10.53%) CCSA
8 6 (10.53%) CCSE
8 6 (10.53%) VCP5
9 3 (5.26%) A+ Certification
9 3 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 46 (80.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (77.19%) Active Directory
3 34 (59.65%) vSphere
4 31 (54.39%) Hyper-V
5 26 (45.61%) XenApp
5 26 (45.61%) XenServer
6 23 (40.35%) XenDesktop
7 13 (22.81%) Terminal Services
8 7 (12.28%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (40.35%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.77%) WSUS
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (84.21%) VMware
2 47 (82.46%) Microsoft
3 39 (68.42%) Cisco
4 34 (59.65%) Citrix
5 29 (50.88%) Dell
6 23 (40.35%) Veeam
6 23 (40.35%) Riverbed
7 10 (17.54%) NetApp
7 10 (17.54%) HP
8 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
10 2 (3.51%) CommVault
11 1 (1.75%) Sun
11 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago