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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 70 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.78% 1.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 3.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 0
Average salary £24,150 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
183 232 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.86% 32.49% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 148 186 105
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (94.12%) SLA
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (88.24%) MS Office
3 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
5 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
5 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
6 10 (58.82%) Windows 8
6 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (35.29%) MCSE
7 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) CommVault
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Office 365
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) Lync
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Change Management
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) SCCM
9 4 (23.53%) SCOM
9 4 (23.53%) SCVMM
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix
10 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (88.24%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.88%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Primavera
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) PABX
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) PBX
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) IPsec
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Server Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) CCTV
1 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 10 (58.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
1 4 (23.53%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) CommVault
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec