The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 84 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.95% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 0.81% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £24,150 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.50% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
213 247 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.54% 31.51% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 166 167 232
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £26,926 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the South Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 9 £24,150 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) MCSE
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) SAN
5 9 (56.25%) MS Office
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) SLA
7 7 (43.75%) Citrix
7 7 (43.75%) SCCM
7 7 (43.75%) Office 365
8 6 (37.50%) Firewall
8 6 (37.50%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 6 (37.50%) Lync
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) CCNA
9 5 (31.25%) HP
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (31.25%) CommVault
10 4 (25.00%) Web Services
10 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (25.00%) Change Management
10 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (37.50%) Lync
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
3 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) IPsec
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) PBX
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CCTV
1 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (18.75%) MCITP
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) MCTS
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Primavera
5 1 (6.25%) SolidWorks
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.25%) CA