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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 173 230 196
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 74 28 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.32% 0.41% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 1.71% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57 28 50
Median salary £26,000 £35,331 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.40% -20.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,745 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
MCSA
England

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
1296 1633 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.15% 23.99% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1340 1367
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
West Yorkshire +48 44 £28,000 -25.33% 5
South Yorkshire +30 13 £26,000 +7.66%
East Yorkshire -3 9 £24,750 -10.00% 2
North Yorkshire +23 8 £26,000 -9.17% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (90.82%) Windows
3 73 (74.49%) Windows Server
4 72 (73.47%) MCSE
5 70 (71.43%) Microsoft
6 58 (59.18%) Active Directory
7 53 (54.08%) MS Excel
8 48 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (41.84%) ITIL
11 39 (39.80%) MS Exchange
12 36 (36.73%) VMware
13 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (33.67%) Hyper-V
15 31 (31.63%) MCP
16 29 (29.59%) MS Office
17 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
17 28 (28.57%) Windows XP
18 27 (27.55%) VPN
19 26 (26.53%) Citrix
20 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 23 (23.47%) SLA
20 23 (23.47%) MCITP
21 18 (18.37%) DameWare
22 17 (17.35%) SQL
23 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
24 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
24 15 (15.31%) Degree
24 15 (15.31%) Terminal Services
25 14 (14.29%) Firewall

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 39 (39.80%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.10%) IIS
3 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.04%) SAS
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 53 (54.08%) MS Excel
2 29 (29.59%) MS Office
3 7 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) VPN
2 14 (14.29%) Firewall
3 13 (13.27%) WAN
4 12 (12.24%) LAN
5 11 (11.22%) DHCP
5 11 (11.22%) DNS
6 8 (8.16%) WebEx
7 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.08%) SAN
9 3 (3.06%) Internet
9 3 (3.06%) MPLS
10 2 (2.04%) DSL
10 2 (2.04%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.04%) VPLS
10 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.02%) Network Security
11 1 (1.02%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.04%) Biml
6 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) Power BI
6 2 (2.04%) QlikView
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Games
2 3 (3.06%) Legal
2 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) German Language
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) IT Support
2 25 (25.51%) Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Support Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) IT Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) IT Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) IT Support Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support
6 10 (10.20%) Server Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Server Support
6 10 (10.20%) Service Desk Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Windows Server Support
7 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (8.16%) Administrator
8 8 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) MDX
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.16%) Replication
3 4 (4.08%) Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) iPad
5 2 (2.04%) Statistics
5 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) iSeries
6 1 (1.02%) Online Games
6 1 (1.02%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.02%) Social Network
6 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.02%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 89 (90.82%) Windows
2 73 (74.49%) Windows Server
3 48 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
8 13 (13.27%) Windows 8
9 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.02%) Android
10 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.84%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.22%) Time Management
4 10 (10.20%) Trend Analysis
5 7 (7.14%) OpenUP
6 5 (5.10%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.06%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.06%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (3.06%) Information Security
7 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.06%) Power Management
7 3 (3.06%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.06%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.06%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.06%) Speech Recognition
7 3 (3.06%) Web Filtering
8 2 (2.04%) ETL Development
8 2 (2.04%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) C#
2 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.02%) Perl
3 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.02%) Python
3 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (73.47%) MCSE
3 31 (31.63%) MCP
4 23 (23.47%) MCITP
5 15 (15.31%) Degree
6 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (11.22%) CCNA
8 9 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (5.10%) VCP5
11 3 (3.06%) CCA
11 3 (3.06%) CCENT
11 3 (3.06%) MCDST
12 2 (2.04%) CCEA
12 2 (2.04%) CCEE
12 2 (2.04%) CCIA
12 2 (2.04%) CCNP
12 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (33.67%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.31%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.06%) XenServer
6 2 (2.04%) XenApp
7 1 (1.02%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) DameWare
2 13 (13.27%) SCCM
3 8 (8.16%) Backup Exec
3 8 (8.16%) Perfmon
3 8 (8.16%) SCOM
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.06%) WSUS
6 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.02%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 70 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.73%) VMware
3 26 (26.53%) Citrix
4 13 (13.27%) Cisco
5 9 (9.18%) Sage
6 7 (7.14%) Symantec
7 5 (5.10%) HP
8 3 (3.06%) Avaya
8 3 (3.06%) CommVault
8 3 (3.06%) Veeam
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
9 2 (2.04%) IBM
9 2 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.04%) Sophos
9 2 (2.04%) Sun
9 2 (2.04%) Tableau
10 1 (1.02%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.02%) Synology
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