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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 148 149
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 1.03% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.16% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 34 22
Average salary - £34,081 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
771 866 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.14% 24.75% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 586 741 543
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 20 (83.33%) VMware
3 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (79.17%) MS Excel
5 18 (75.00%) Windows
5 18 (75.00%) MCSE
5 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
7 15 (62.50%) SAN
8 14 (58.33%) ITIL
9 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
10 11 (45.83%) Firewall
11 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (41.67%) SQL
11 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (37.50%) vSphere
12 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
12 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (33.33%) VLAN
13 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
13 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
13 8 (33.33%) Office 365
13 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 21 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (79.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) SAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (33.33%) VLAN
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) SSL
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) DBA
3 6 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LAMP
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.83%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 5 (20.83%) MCITP
4 5 (20.83%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) NCDA
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) vSphere
4 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago