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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 225 182 176
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 23 73 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 1.03% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 4.45% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 31
Average salary £35,661 £44,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.95% +50.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,120 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +11.29%
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
1591 1642 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.58% 23.23% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1329 1068
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -28 17 £37,500 - 3
South Yorkshire -5 4 £24,150 -50.20%
East Yorkshire -1 1 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (77.92%) Microsoft
2 60 (77.92%) Windows
3 53 (68.83%) VMware
4 51 (66.23%) Active Directory
5 45 (58.44%) MCSE
5 45 (58.44%) MS Exchange
6 38 (49.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (46.75%) SAN
8 35 (45.45%) MS Excel
8 35 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (37.66%) Citrix
10 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
11 27 (35.06%) TCP/IP
12 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (32.47%) ITIL
14 24 (31.17%) Cisco
14 24 (31.17%) VoIP
15 22 (28.57%) SharePoint
15 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (27.27%) vSphere
16 21 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
16 21 (27.27%) Firewall
17 20 (25.97%) WAN
17 20 (25.97%) LAN
17 20 (25.97%) Dell
18 19 (24.68%) DNS
18 19 (24.68%) MCP
18 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
19 18 (23.38%) DHCP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (58.44%) MS Exchange
2 22 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.09%) IIS
6 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.49%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.58%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.75%) SAN
2 27 (35.06%) TCP/IP
3 24 (31.17%) VoIP
4 21 (27.27%) Firewall
5 20 (25.97%) WAN
5 20 (25.97%) LAN
6 19 (24.68%) DNS
7 18 (23.38%) DHCP
8 16 (20.78%) VPN
9 13 (16.88%) Wireless
10 9 (11.69%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.90%) SSH
12 3 (3.90%) MPLS
12 3 (3.90%) OSPF
12 3 (3.90%) BGP
12 3 (3.90%) EIGRP
12 3 (3.90%) FTP
12 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
12 3 (3.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.19%) Legal
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (16.88%) Technical Support
3 12 (15.58%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Server Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) IT Administrator
7 7 (9.09%) Administrator
7 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.19%) Support Manager
9 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) IT Support
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) LAMP
3 2 (2.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Statistics
2 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 60 (77.92%) Windows
2 35 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.58%) Linux
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.69%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.69%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.49%) UNIX
7 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.19%) AIX
9 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Change Management
3 7 (9.09%) Line Management
3 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.49%) Project Management
5 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.19%) High Availability
6 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.19%) Security Management
6 4 (5.19%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.60%) Network Management
8 1 (1.30%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.30%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (58.44%) MCSE
3 19 (24.68%) MCP
4 17 (22.08%) MCITP
5 15 (19.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (14.29%) CCA
6 11 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (11.69%) CCNA
8 7 (9.09%) Degree
9 4 (5.19%) MCTS
9 4 (5.19%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.90%) CCNP
11 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.30%) CCSA
12 1 (1.30%) CCSE
12 1 (1.30%) CCDA
12 1 (1.30%) CCDP
12 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 51 (66.23%) Active Directory
2 38 (49.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (27.27%) vSphere
4 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
5 16 (20.78%) XenApp
5 16 (20.78%) XenServer
6 12 (15.58%) VMware ESX
7 11 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 9 (11.69%) Terminal Services
9 4 (5.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 11 (14.29%) WSUS
2 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.30%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 60 (77.92%) Microsoft
2 53 (68.83%) VMware
3 29 (37.66%) Citrix
4 24 (31.17%) Cisco
5 20 (25.97%) Dell
6 16 (20.78%) NetApp
7 15 (19.48%) HP
8 11 (14.29%) Veeam
8 11 (14.29%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.79%) WatchGuard
9 6 (7.79%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.19%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (3.90%) EMC
11 3 (3.90%) CommVault
12 2 (2.60%) IBM
13 1 (1.30%) Juniper
13 1 (1.30%) Symantec
13 1 (1.30%) Sophos
13 1 (1.30%) Clearswift
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