The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England / Yorkshire
Rank 187 232 200
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 32 12 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.20% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 0.84% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 49
Median salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £24,430
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.85% +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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1134 1436 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.21% 24.35% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1107 1323
Median salary £39,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire +42 24 £30,000 -20.00% 6
East Yorkshire - 6 £28,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +2 2 - -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (85.98%) Windows
3 75 (70.09%) Windows Server
4 69 (64.49%) Active Directory
5 62 (57.94%) Microsoft
6 58 (54.21%) MS Excel
7 48 (44.86%) VMware
8 46 (42.99%) MCSE
9 39 (36.45%) Cisco
10 37 (34.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (34.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (33.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (31.78%) LAN
12 34 (31.78%) WAN
13 32 (29.91%) VPN
13 32 (29.91%) ITIL
14 29 (27.10%) Hyper-V
15 27 (25.23%) MCP
15 27 (25.23%) CCNA
15 27 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
16 26 (24.30%) Windows 7
17 23 (21.50%) Firewall
18 22 (20.56%) Degree
18 22 (20.56%) SAN
18 22 (20.56%) SQL
18 22 (20.56%) MS Exchange
19 17 (15.89%) Disaster Recovery
20 16 (14.95%) HP
20 16 (14.95%) Finance
20 16 (14.95%) MCITP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in 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 22 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 58 (54.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Office 365
2 8 (7.48%) Mimecast
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.78%) LAN
1 34 (31.78%) WAN
2 32 (29.91%) VPN
3 23 (21.50%) Firewall
4 22 (20.56%) SAN
5 16 (14.95%) Remote Desktop
6 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.48%) ADSL
7 8 (7.48%) MPLS
7 8 (7.48%) VLAN
8 7 (6.54%) DNS
8 7 (6.54%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.67%) DHCP
9 5 (4.67%) VoIP
10 3 (2.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) QlikView
2 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.80%) SSDT
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.74%) Games
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Windows Engineer
2 23 (21.50%) Analyst
3 21 (19.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (15.89%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (13.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) Server Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) Windows Server Engineer
7 12 (11.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (11.21%) Support Engineer
8 11 (10.28%) Architect
8 11 (10.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (10.28%) Support Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) Installations Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Service Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 9 (8.41%) Database Architect
10 9 (8.41%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Driving Licence
2 8 (7.48%) IVR
3 4 (3.74%) Clustering
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) Online Games
4 3 (2.80%) Social Network
4 3 (2.80%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 92 (85.98%) Windows
2 75 (70.09%) Windows Server
3 37 (34.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (33.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (24.30%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.41%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.48%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.80%) Linux
8 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) ITIL
2 17 (15.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (14.02%) Time Management
4 13 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (9.35%) Information Security
6 9 (8.41%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (7.48%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.48%) Regulatory Compliance
7 8 (7.48%) Supplier Management
8 5 (4.67%) High Availability
8 5 (4.67%) Service Management
9 3 (2.80%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.80%) Machine Learning
9 3 (2.80%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.80%) Presales
9 3 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.80%) Test Planning
9 3 (2.80%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.56%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) Perl
2 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.80%) Python
2 3 (2.80%) R
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (42.99%) MCSE
3 27 (25.23%) CCNA
3 27 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (25.23%) MCP
4 22 (20.56%) Degree
5 16 (14.95%) MCITP
6 13 (12.15%) CCNP
7 9 (8.41%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (8.41%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (7.48%) CCEA
8 8 (7.48%) MCDST
9 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.93%) CCA
10 1 (0.93%) CCENT
10 1 (0.93%) MCSD
10 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) SLA
2 9 (8.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (64.49%) Active Directory
2 37 (34.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (27.10%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.35%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) WSUS
2 3 (2.80%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.87%) DameWare
3 2 (1.87%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 62 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 48 (44.86%) VMware
3 39 (36.45%) Cisco
4 16 (14.95%) HP
5 14 (13.08%) Avaya
6 12 (11.21%) Citrix
7 8 (7.48%) Forcepoint
7 8 (7.48%) Sophos
8 5 (4.67%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.93%) Dell
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) Sage
9 1 (0.93%) Symantec
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