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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 66 71 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.77% 0.28% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 1.14% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £31,500 £20,500 £24,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.65% -15.11%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
136 176 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.89% 24.24% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 111 134 173
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +14 5 £31,500 +70.27%
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) MCSE
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) SLA
6 9 (42.86%) MS Office
7 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
7 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
8 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
10 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (19.05%) Linux
12 3 (14.29%) Citrix
12 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (14.29%) HP
12 3 (14.29%) SQL
12 3 (14.29%) Web Services
12 3 (14.29%) ITIL
12 3 (14.29%) DNS
12 3 (14.29%) Cisco
12 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 3 (14.29%) DHCP
12 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
General
1 2 (9.52%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) IT Support
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Change Management
1 3 (14.29%) High Availability
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
2 2 (9.52%) Release Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) NCDA
3 2 (9.52%) NCIE
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCENT
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) MetaFrame
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Altiris
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Sophos
4 2 (9.52%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) CommVault