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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 122 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 43 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.66% 0.25% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.95% 1.01% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 21
Median salary £33,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,320 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
619 891 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.96% 24.67% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 530 686 750
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 24 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (83.61%) Windows
3 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
4 35 (57.38%) VMware
5 34 (55.74%) Microsoft
6 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
7 32 (52.46%) MS Excel
8 30 (49.18%) VPN
9 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (42.62%) MCSE
11 25 (40.98%) ITIL
12 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
13 23 (37.70%) MCITP
14 20 (32.79%) Cisco
14 20 (32.79%) Hyper-V
15 19 (31.15%) Firewall
16 18 (29.51%) MS Office
16 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
17 17 (27.87%) MCP
18 16 (26.23%) CCNA
18 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
19 15 (24.59%) Citrix
19 15 (24.59%) Windows XP
20 13 (21.31%) SLA
20 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
21 12 (19.67%) Remote Desktop
21 12 (19.67%) Avaya
21 12 (19.67%) SAN
21 12 (19.67%) SQL Server

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 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
4 4 (6.56%) SAS
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (52.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (29.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 6 (9.84%) Mimecast
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) VPN
2 19 (31.15%) Firewall
3 12 (19.67%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (19.67%) SAN
4 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.11%) LAN
5 8 (13.11%) MPLS
5 8 (13.11%) WAN
6 6 (9.84%) ADSL
6 6 (9.84%) VLAN
7 5 (8.20%) DNS
7 5 (8.20%) Internet
8 4 (6.56%) VoIP
9 3 (4.92%) DHCP
10 2 (3.28%) DSL
10 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.56%) Biml
5 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.56%) Power BI
5 4 (6.56%) QlikView
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Games
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Analyst
2 17 (27.87%) Support Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Service Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) IT Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) IT Support
7 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Applications Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) MDX
2 1 (1.64%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) IVR
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Online Games
2 5 (8.20%) Social Network
2 5 (8.20%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.56%) Statistics
3 4 (6.56%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 2 (3.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
5 15 (24.59%) Windows XP
6 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (16.39%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (16.39%) Trend Analysis
3 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
4 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.48%) Web Filtering
6 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.84%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (9.84%) Supplier Management
6 6 (9.84%) Time Management
7 5 (8.20%) Machine Learning
7 5 (8.20%) Software Deployment
7 5 (8.20%) Speech Recognition
7 5 (8.20%) Test Planning
8 4 (6.56%) Inmon Methodology
8 4 (6.56%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (6.56%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (6.56%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Perl
2 5 (8.20%) Python
2 5 (8.20%) R
3 4 (6.56%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (42.62%) MCSE
3 23 (37.70%) MCITP
4 17 (27.87%) MCP
5 16 (26.23%) CCNA
5 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (18.03%) MCDST
7 10 (16.39%) Degree
8 6 (9.84%) CCNP
9 4 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
10 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (3.28%) CCEA
12 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) SLA
2 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (32.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.28%) XenServer
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) DameWare
2 8 (13.11%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) VMware
2 34 (55.74%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) Cisco
4 15 (24.59%) Citrix
5 12 (19.67%) Avaya
6 11 (18.03%) HP
7 6 (9.84%) Forcepoint
7 6 (9.84%) Sophos
8 4 (6.56%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (6.56%) Sun
8 4 (6.56%) Tableau
9 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.64%) Apple
10 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Dell
10 1 (1.64%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.64%) IBM
10 1 (1.64%) Synology
10 1 (1.64%) Veeam
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