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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 70 69 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.16% 0.43% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 1.79% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Median salary - £20,000 £24,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.18%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

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
111 168 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.70% 23.93% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 80 123 164
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,800
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +9 1 - -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) MS Office
4 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (53.85%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) SLA
5 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
5 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
6 5 (38.46%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) High Availability
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 1 (7.69%) MCP
9 1 (7.69%) DNS
9 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
9 1 (7.69%) DHCP
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco
9 1 (7.69%) CCNA
9 1 (7.69%) HP

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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCENT
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) HP