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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 57 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.22% 0.36% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 1.75% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £19,250 £24,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.28%
UK excluding London median salary £36,950 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +2.94%

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
81 114 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.88% 20.61% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 66 84 156
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £23,805
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 27 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (58.33%) MS Office
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) SLA
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) High Availability
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Avaya
8 1 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) CCNA

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:

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (58.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) IT Support
1 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya