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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £42,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
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
187 206 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.68% 29.68% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 145 147 257
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 - 2 £64,250 -
Barnsley - 1 £22,000 -
Rotherham - 1 £20,500 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 8 (80.00%) SAN
4 7 (70.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (60.00%) CCNA
5 6 (60.00%) HP
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (60.00%) Change Control
5 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (20.00%) NAS
8 2 (20.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) MCTS
8 2 (20.00%) MCITP
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (20.00%) Office 365
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (60.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (60.00%) Change Control
1 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCTS
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) Apple