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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 71 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.54% - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £63,500 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +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
171 123 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.11% 28.28% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 149 102 173
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £27,200 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 October 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
2 9 (81.82%) Business Continuity
2 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
2 9 (81.82%) Change Control
2 9 (81.82%) Capacity Management
3 7 (63.64%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) NAS
5 2 (18.18%) XenApp
5 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 2 (18.18%) Lync
5 2 (18.18%) MCTS
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Infrastructure Manager
1 9 (81.82%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Continuity
1 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
1 9 (81.82%) Change Control
1 9 (81.82%) Capacity Management
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MCTS
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft