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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 219 194 209
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 43 69 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.92% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 4.02% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 50 17
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,900 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £47,600 £36,834
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
1660 1718 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.14% 22.89% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1418 1024
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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
West Yorkshire -7 29 £30,000 -25.00% 3
South Yorkshire -8 6 £24,150 -1.42% 1
North Yorkshire +22 5 £30,000 +27.65%
East Yorkshire -5 3 £27,500 -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (80.58%) Microsoft
3 75 (72.82%) Windows
3 75 (72.82%) VMware
4 71 (68.93%) MCSE
4 71 (68.93%) Active Directory
5 64 (62.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 61 (59.22%) SAN
7 60 (58.25%) MS Exchange
8 54 (52.43%) MS Excel
9 48 (46.60%) SQL Server
9 48 (46.60%) Cisco
10 47 (45.63%) Citrix
11 42 (40.78%) Hyper-V
12 38 (36.89%) vSphere
12 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (35.92%) ITIL
14 35 (33.98%) VoIP
15 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
16 33 (32.04%) MCP
16 33 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (32.04%) MCITP
17 32 (31.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 32 (31.07%) SharePoint
18 31 (30.10%) Exchange Server 2003
19 30 (29.13%) Dell
19 30 (29.13%) Firewall
20 28 (27.18%) Wireless
21 27 (26.21%) LAN
21 27 (26.21%) WAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 60 (58.25%) MS Exchange
2 32 (31.07%) SharePoint
3 31 (30.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (10.68%) IIS
7 8 (7.77%) Lync
8 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.94%) Apache
10 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (52.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (18.45%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.97%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Primavera
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (59.22%) SAN
2 35 (33.98%) VoIP
3 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
4 30 (29.13%) Firewall
5 28 (27.18%) Wireless
6 27 (26.21%) WAN
6 27 (26.21%) LAN
7 24 (23.30%) DNS
8 21 (20.39%) VPN
9 19 (18.45%) DHCP
10 14 (13.59%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (9.71%) MPLS
12 9 (8.74%) SSL
13 8 (7.77%) OSPF
13 8 (7.77%) BGP
13 8 (7.77%) EIGRP
14 7 (6.80%) IPsec
15 6 (5.83%) VPLS
15 6 (5.83%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (46.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (4.85%) Legal
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 23 (22.33%) Technical Support
3 16 (15.53%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 14 (13.59%) Server Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Windows Server Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Administrator
8 7 (6.80%) IT Administrator
9 6 (5.83%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) IT Support
10 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) Web Services
2 6 (5.83%) HTML
3 4 (3.88%) COM
3 4 (3.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Statistics
1 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.97%) CCTV
3 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 75 (72.82%) Windows
2 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (16.50%) Linux
5 15 (14.56%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (11.65%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.83%) Mac OS
9 5 (4.85%) UNIX
10 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.91%) AIX
12 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) ITIL
2 16 (15.53%) Change Management
3 12 (11.65%) Mentoring
4 11 (10.68%) Project Management
5 9 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.74%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.80%) Business Continuity
6 7 (6.80%) Network Design
6 7 (6.80%) High Availability
6 7 (6.80%) Coaching
6 7 (6.80%) Line Management
7 6 (5.83%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.83%) BCP
8 5 (4.85%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.85%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.97%) C
4 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (68.93%) MCSE
3 33 (32.04%) MCP
3 33 (32.04%) MCITP
4 32 (31.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (24.27%) CCA
5 25 (24.27%) Citrix Certification
6 21 (20.39%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (20.39%) CCNA
7 8 (7.77%) CCNP
8 6 (5.83%) CCDA
8 6 (5.83%) CCDP
8 6 (5.83%) CISSP
8 6 (5.83%) CCSA
8 6 (5.83%) CCSE
8 6 (5.83%) Degree
8 6 (5.83%) VCP5
9 4 (3.88%) MCTS
9 4 (3.88%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (68.93%) Active Directory
2 64 (62.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (40.78%) Hyper-V
4 38 (36.89%) vSphere
5 26 (25.24%) XenApp
5 26 (25.24%) XenServer
6 23 (22.33%) XenDesktop
7 15 (14.56%) Terminal Services
8 14 (13.59%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.91%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (22.33%) Backup Exec
2 12 (11.65%) WSUS
3 5 (4.85%) SCCM
4 4 (3.88%) SCOM
4 4 (3.88%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.97%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 83 (80.58%) Microsoft
2 75 (72.82%) VMware
3 48 (46.60%) Cisco
4 47 (45.63%) Citrix
5 30 (29.13%) Dell
6 23 (22.33%) Veeam
6 23 (22.33%) Riverbed
7 16 (15.53%) HP
8 15 (14.56%) NetApp
9 11 (10.68%) CheckPoint
10 8 (7.77%) CommVault
11 6 (5.83%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.91%) IBM
13 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.97%) Lotus
14 1 (0.97%) Symantec
14 1 (0.97%) Sophos
14 1 (0.97%) LANDesk
14 1 (0.97%) Adobe
14 1 (0.97%) Sun
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