The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 40 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.11% 0.14% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 0.74% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Median salary £26,000 £24,500 £59,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% -58.64%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
MCSA
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
120 136 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.30% 19.43% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 94 122 191
Median salary £35,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

MCSA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Sheffield region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Sheffield

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 21 (91.30%) Windows Server
4 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (65.22%) MCSE
7 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
10 7 (30.43%) MS Office
11 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
12 5 (21.74%) SLA
12 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
12 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
12 5 (21.74%) VMware
13 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (17.39%) High Availability
14 3 (13.04%) Change Management
14 3 (13.04%) CommVault
14 3 (13.04%) CCNA
14 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (13.04%) Web Services
14 3 (13.04%) ITIL
14 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
14 3 (13.04%) Office 365
14 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
15 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
15 2 (8.70%) SQL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) PABX
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.35%) Games
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.35%) PlayStation
1 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server
3 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) High Availability
2 3 (13.04%) Change Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (65.22%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) CommVault
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam