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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 80 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.60% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 0.98% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £59,250 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.12% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £40,000 £27,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.93%
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
273 205 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.38% 27.08% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 227 166 154
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -12 6 £59,250 +48.12%
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) MCSE
4 11 (78.57%) CCNA
4 11 (78.57%) SAN
4 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (71.43%) Firewall
6 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity
6 9 (64.29%) Problem Management
6 9 (64.29%) Change Control
6 9 (64.29%) Capacity Management
7 7 (50.00%) HP
8 6 (42.86%) ITIL
9 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
10 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 4 (28.57%) VMware
11 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 3 (21.43%) Citrix
11 3 (21.43%) MCITP
12 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (14.29%) Degree
12 2 (14.29%) Migration
12 2 (14.29%) Project Management
12 2 (14.29%) DNS
12 2 (14.29%) DHCP
12 2 (14.29%) NAS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (64.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity
1 9 (64.29%) Problem Management
1 9 (64.29%) Change Control
1 9 (64.29%) Capacity Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) MCSE
3 11 (78.57%) CCNA
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (21.43%) MCITP
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix