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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 75 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% 1.26% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 4.42% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £24,150 £48,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.68% +128.57%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
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
173 181 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.76% 28.50% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 142 147 119
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,250 £50,000
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 22 May 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) SLA
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (85.71%) MS Office
3 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) IIS
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) CommVault
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) PABX
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Server Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Change Management
1 2 (14.29%) Line Management
1 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
1 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) CommVault