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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 66 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.16% 1.56% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 6.88% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £20,000 £24,150 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +34.16%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
104 160 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.86% 22.63% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 78 139 165
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,150 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix