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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 64 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.04% 0.42% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.67% 1.85% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Median salary £26,000 £24,150 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.66% -49.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £24,150 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £34,195 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
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
150 216 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.22% 22.48% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 124 168 186
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +24 7 £26,000 +7.66%
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) MCSE
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) SLA
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) MCP
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (20.00%) CommVault
8 2 (20.00%) Apple
8 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) Office 365
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (20.00%) VMware
8 2 (20.00%) Problem Management

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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) PlayStation
1 1 (10.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) CommVault
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam