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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 185 225 191
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 58 31 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.47% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 1.93% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 53
Median salary £26,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,791 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.28%
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
1316 1604 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.76% 24.17% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1288 1364
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 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 31 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
West Yorkshire +22 42 £26,000 -27.09% 4
South Yorkshire +22 7 £26,000 +7.66%
North Yorkshire +5 5 £26,000 -11.86% 1
East Yorkshire -1 5 £24,750 -10.00% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 69 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (91.30%) Windows
3 53 (76.81%) MCSE
4 50 (72.46%) Active Directory
5 49 (71.01%) Microsoft
6 48 (69.57%) Windows Server
7 38 (55.07%) MS Exchange
8 36 (52.17%) MS Excel
9 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (40.58%) Hyper-V
10 28 (40.58%) ITIL
10 28 (40.58%) VMware
11 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (34.78%) VPN
13 23 (33.33%) Citrix
14 22 (31.88%) Windows XP
15 21 (30.43%) MCP
16 20 (28.99%) MS Office
16 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
17 18 (26.09%) SLA
18 17 (24.64%) MCITP
19 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
20 14 (20.29%) Terminal Services
20 14 (20.29%) DameWare
21 12 (17.39%) Firewall
21 12 (17.39%) Cisco
21 12 (17.39%) Windows 8
22 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
22 11 (15.94%) WAN

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 38 (55.07%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.25%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 20 (28.99%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) VPN
2 12 (17.39%) Firewall
3 11 (15.94%) WAN
4 10 (14.49%) LAN
5 9 (13.04%) DHCP
5 9 (13.04%) DNS
6 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) WebEx
7 3 (4.35%) MPLS
7 3 (4.35%) SAN
8 2 (2.90%) DSL
8 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.90%) VPLS
8 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.45%) Internet
9 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) IT Support
2 18 (26.09%) Analyst
3 16 (23.19%) Support Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) IT Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) IT Support Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Service Desk Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) Server Support
7 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server Support
8 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) Replication
3 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.90%) iPad
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.45%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 63 (91.30%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Windows Server
3 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (31.88%) Windows XP
5 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 8 (11.59%) Windows 10
8 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (14.49%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (7.25%) Time Management
4 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.35%) Information Security
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE
5 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.90%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (2.90%) Email Filtering
6 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.90%) OpenUP
6 2 (2.90%) Power Management
6 2 (2.90%) Presales
6 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.90%) Project Management
6 2 (2.90%) Web Filtering
7 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (76.81%) MCSE
3 21 (30.43%) MCP
4 17 (24.64%) MCITP
5 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (10.14%) CCNA
7 6 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (8.70%) Degree
8 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (7.25%) VCP5
9 3 (4.35%) CCA
10 2 (2.90%) CCEE
10 2 (2.90%) CCENT
10 2 (2.90%) CCNP
10 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.45%) CCEA
11 1 (1.45%) CCIA
11 1 (1.45%) MCDST
11 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (72.46%) Active Directory
2 28 (40.58%) Hyper-V
3 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (20.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.35%) XenServer
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) DameWare
2 10 (14.49%) SCCM
3 8 (11.59%) Backup Exec
3 8 (11.59%) SCOM
4 4 (5.80%) Perfmon
5 3 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (71.01%) Microsoft
2 28 (40.58%) VMware
3 23 (33.33%) Citrix
4 12 (17.39%) Cisco
5 9 (13.04%) Sage
6 7 (10.14%) Symantec
7 4 (5.80%) HP
8 3 (4.35%) Avaya
9 2 (2.90%) Apple
9 2 (2.90%) CommVault
9 2 (2.90%) Veeam
10 1 (1.45%) Dell
10 1 (1.45%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.45%) EMC
10 1 (1.45%) IBM
10 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.45%) Sophos
10 1 (1.45%) Synology
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