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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 45 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.01% 0.55% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.90% 2.53% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Median salary £26,000 £24,150 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.66% -50.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £24,150 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,195 £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -1.42%
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
101 158 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.32% 21.91% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 90 135 166
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (53.85%) MCSE
7 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
8 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 4 (30.77%) MS Office
9 3 (23.08%) CCNA
9 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 2 (15.38%) Office 365
10 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
10 2 (15.38%) WAN
10 2 (15.38%) SLA
10 2 (15.38%) ITIL
10 2 (15.38%) MCP
10 2 (15.38%) CommVault
10 2 (15.38%) VMware
11 1 (7.69%) Clustering
11 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
11 1 (7.69%) MCTS
11 1 (7.69%) MCITP
11 1 (7.69%) Degree

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) PABX
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) PlayStation
1 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCSE
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CommVault
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam