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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 48 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.06% 0.18% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% 0.76% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £31,500 £18,500 £24,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.27% -23.39%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +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
106 131 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.46% 23.19% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 90 96 165
Median salary £40,000 £50,542 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.85% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 3 December 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (60.00%) MCSE
5 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) MS Office
7 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (35.00%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (35.00%) SLA
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.00%) High Availability
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 1 (5.00%) Degree
9 1 (5.00%) SCCM
9 1 (5.00%) SCOM
9 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
9 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.00%) Citrix
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (5.00%) Avaya

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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) PABX
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Change Management
1 3 (15.00%) High Availability
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) CommVault