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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 254 209 193
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 60 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.095% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 3.71% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 54 46
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +4.61%
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
1532 1616 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.37% 22.66% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1381 1131
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Yorkshire 0 3 £20,000 -17.18% 1
North Yorkshire +24 2 £57,500 +43.75%
West Yorkshire -32 1 £42,000 +29.23% 3
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) MCSE
3 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 25 (69.44%) MS Exchange
5 24 (66.67%) VMware
6 21 (58.33%) MS Excel
6 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
8 17 (47.22%) SAN
9 16 (44.44%) ITIL
10 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
11 14 (38.89%) Firewall
12 12 (33.33%) SQL
13 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
13 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (27.78%) Skype for Business
14 10 (27.78%) vSphere
14 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
15 9 (25.00%) Office 365
15 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
15 9 (25.00%) VLAN
15 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (69.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
3 10 (27.78%) Skype for Business
4 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) IIS
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) SAN
2 14 (38.89%) Firewall
3 9 (25.00%) VLAN
4 8 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (19.44%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) DHCP
6 4 (11.11%) DNS
7 3 (8.33%) SSL
8 2 (5.56%) HTTP
8 2 (5.56%) WAN
9 1 (2.78%) LAN
9 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) DBA
4 6 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LAMP
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
4 6 (16.67%) High Availability
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.89%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.78%) BCP
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Data Security
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (16.67%) MCDBA
3 6 (16.67%) MCP
4 5 (13.89%) MCITP
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.56%) VCP5
7 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.78%) vSphere
4 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (13.89%) Terminal Services
6 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.78%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) DameWare
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 8 (22.22%) NetApp
5 7 (19.44%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) AppSense
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Water
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + pension + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago