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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 209 189 201
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 48 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 1.28% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 23
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £40,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +16.12%
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
1725 1324 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.63% 24.78% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1035 1052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -10 34 £43,750 +45.83% 3
East Yorkshire +7 10 - - 1
South Yorkshire -12 6 £59,250 +48.12%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (90.08%) Windows
3 108 (89.26%) MCSE
4 92 (76.03%) Microsoft
5 72 (59.50%) CCNA
5 72 (59.50%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (59.50%) SAN
6 66 (54.55%) Cisco
7 63 (52.07%) MS Excel
8 60 (49.59%) VMware
9 59 (48.76%) Active Directory
10 58 (47.93%) MS Exchange
11 57 (47.11%) Citrix
12 55 (45.45%) Firewall
13 54 (44.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 41 (33.88%) Cisco IOS
16 38 (31.40%) CCNP
17 36 (29.75%) SQL Server
17 36 (29.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 36 (29.75%) Windows Server 2012
18 34 (28.10%) SharePoint
19 33 (27.27%) ITIL
20 31 (25.62%) Linux
20 31 (25.62%) Clustering
20 31 (25.62%) MCITP
21 30 (24.79%) MCP
22 28 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2013
23 27 (22.31%) TCP/IP
24 26 (21.49%) Load Balancing

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 58 (47.93%) MS Exchange
2 34 (28.10%) SharePoint
3 28 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (13.22%) IIS
6 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (12.40%) Lync
7 6 (4.96%) Apache
8 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 63 (52.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) SaaS
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (59.50%) SAN
2 55 (45.45%) Firewall
3 41 (33.88%) Cisco IOS
4 27 (22.31%) TCP/IP
5 22 (18.18%) MPLS
5 22 (18.18%) OSPF
5 22 (18.18%) BGP
6 20 (16.53%) VPN
6 20 (16.53%) LAN
7 19 (15.70%) WAN
8 17 (14.05%) EIGRP
9 16 (13.22%) VoIP
10 15 (12.40%) Cisco PIX
10 15 (12.40%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (12.40%) NetScaler
11 12 (9.92%) DNS
12 6 (4.96%) SMTP
12 6 (4.96%) DHCP
13 4 (3.31%) PBX
13 4 (3.31%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (3.31%) Retail
2 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (19.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 21 (17.36%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Manager
5 15 (12.40%) Network Administrator
5 15 (12.40%) Administrator
6 12 (9.92%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.96%) Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Server Support
10 5 (4.13%) Operations Team Leader
10 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
10 5 (4.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Wintel Support
10 5 (4.13%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Data Centre Technician
11 4 (3.31%) Server Support Technician
11 4 (3.31%) Server Technician
11 4 (3.31%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) LAMP
2 2 (1.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) Clustering
2 15 (12.40%) EqualLogic
3 8 (6.61%) Social Media
4 5 (4.13%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.31%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (90.08%) Windows
2 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (29.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (25.62%) Linux
5 22 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) ITIL
2 26 (21.49%) Load Balancing
3 24 (19.83%) Change Control
4 22 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 19 (15.70%) Business Continuity
6 16 (13.22%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.26%) CRM
8 9 (7.44%) Capacity Management
9 8 (6.61%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.96%) Project Management
11 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (4.13%) ITIL V3
12 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.31%) Change Management
13 3 (2.48%) Migration
13 3 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
14 2 (1.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (1.65%) Service Management
14 2 (1.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.96%) Java
2 6 (4.96%) SQL
3 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.65%) VBScript
5 1 (0.83%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (89.26%) MCSE
3 72 (59.50%) CCNA
3 72 (59.50%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (31.40%) CCNP
5 36 (29.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 31 (25.62%) MCITP
7 30 (24.79%) MCP
8 21 (17.36%) CCSA
8 21 (17.36%) CCSE
9 17 (14.05%) RHCA
9 17 (14.05%) RHCE
10 9 (7.44%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (5.79%) MCTS
12 4 (3.31%) CCA
12 4 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (2.48%) NCDA
14 2 (1.65%) Degree
14 2 (1.65%) CCIE
15 1 (0.83%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (48.76%) Active Directory
2 54 (44.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (17.36%) Hyper-V
4 16 (13.22%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (10.74%) XenApp
6 11 (9.09%) XenServer
7 6 (4.96%) vSphere
8 4 (3.31%) UAG
9 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.48%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) SCCM
2 8 (6.61%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.79%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (76.03%) Microsoft
2 66 (54.55%) Cisco
3 60 (49.59%) VMware
4 57 (47.11%) Citrix
5 24 (19.83%) CheckPoint
6 22 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 15 (12.40%) Juniper
7 15 (12.40%) Veritas
8 9 (7.44%) Symantec
9 8 (6.61%) HP
9 8 (6.61%) Dell
10 4 (3.31%) NetApp
10 4 (3.31%) Siemens
10 4 (3.31%) Mitel
10 4 (3.31%) Polycom
11 3 (2.48%) Veeam
11 3 (2.48%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.65%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle
13 1 (0.83%) CommVault
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