The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 60 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.26% 0.86% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 2.92% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £49,250 £21,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+131.76% -18.26%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 171 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.87% 29.33% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 170 146 138
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCSA
South Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) MCSE
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) CCNA
4 9 (56.25%) SAN
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
6 7 (43.75%) MCITP
6 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
6 7 (43.75%) Change Control
6 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
7 6 (37.50%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (25.00%) WLAN
9 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Citrix

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Wireless
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) WLAN
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (43.75%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (25.00%) IT Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
1 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
1 7 (43.75%) Change Control
1 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (68.75%) MCSE
3 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) MCITP
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (12.50%) MCTS
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Websense
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £58500 - £68500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago