The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 189 189 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 57 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 2.18% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 19
Average salary £42,500 £29,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.29% +4.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1704 1373 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.03% 25.80% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1046 1057
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -11 45 £37,500 +25.00% 3
East Yorkshire +2 8 - -
South Yorkshire -15 6 £54,000 +132.25% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (89.23%) Windows
3 112 (86.15%) MCSE
4 99 (76.15%) Microsoft
5 73 (56.15%) CCNA
5 73 (56.15%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (54.62%) SAN
6 71 (54.62%) Cisco
7 66 (50.77%) MS Excel
8 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
9 62 (47.69%) VMware
10 60 (46.15%) Citrix
11 58 (44.62%) MS Exchange
11 58 (44.62%) Firewall
12 55 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (33.85%) Cisco IOS
15 39 (30.00%) SQL Server
16 38 (29.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 38 (29.23%) MCITP
17 37 (28.46%) ITIL
17 37 (28.46%) CCNP
18 36 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (26.92%) Clustering
20 34 (26.15%) Linux
20 34 (26.15%) SharePoint
21 30 (23.08%) TCP/IP
22 29 (22.31%) MCP
22 29 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2013
23 27 (20.77%) Change Control

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (44.62%) MS Exchange
2 34 (26.15%) SharePoint
3 29 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (15.38%) IIS
5 18 (13.85%) Lync
5 18 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.62%) Apache
8 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 66 (50.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.08%) SaaS
2 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (54.62%) SAN
2 58 (44.62%) Firewall
3 44 (33.85%) Cisco IOS
4 30 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 23 (17.69%) LAN
6 22 (16.92%) MPLS
6 22 (16.92%) OSPF
6 22 (16.92%) BGP
7 21 (16.15%) VPN
8 19 (14.62%) WAN
9 18 (13.85%) VoIP
9 18 (13.85%) NetScaler
10 17 (13.08%) EIGRP
11 15 (11.54%) DNS
12 14 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (10.77%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (6.92%) DHCP
14 6 (4.62%) SMTP
14 6 (4.62%) Wireless
15 4 (3.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (3.08%) Retail
2 3 (2.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.15%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 21 (16.15%) Team Leader
3 19 (14.62%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (10.77%) Network Administrator
4 14 (10.77%) Administrator
5 13 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.15%) Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Services Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Wintel Support
8 5 (3.85%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Operations Team Leader
8 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
8 5 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) LAMP
2 2 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.92%) Clustering
2 18 (13.85%) EqualLogic
3 8 (6.15%) Social Media
4 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.08%) PKI
6 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.77%) Replication
7 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 116 (89.23%) Windows
2 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (26.15%) Linux
5 22 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.85%) CentOS
8 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.46%) ITIL
2 27 (20.77%) Change Control
3 26 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 25 (19.23%) Problem Management
5 21 (16.15%) Business Continuity
6 16 (12.31%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.00%) CRM
8 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.15%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (5.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.62%) Project Management
11 5 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.85%) ITIL V3
11 5 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.08%) Change Management
12 4 (3.08%) Service Management
13 3 (2.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.38%) SQL
3 6 (4.62%) Java
3 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 130 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (86.15%) MCSE
3 73 (56.15%) CCNA
3 73 (56.15%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (29.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 38 (29.23%) MCITP
5 37 (28.46%) CCNP
6 29 (22.31%) MCP
7 21 (16.15%) CCSE
7 21 (16.15%) CCSA
8 17 (13.08%) RHCA
8 17 (13.08%) RHCE
9 7 (5.38%) MCTS
9 7 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (4.62%) Degree
11 5 (3.85%) NCDA
12 4 (3.08%) CCA
12 4 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.54%) CCIE
14 1 (0.77%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.92%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
2 55 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.62%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (10.77%) XenApp
5 14 (10.77%) XenServer
6 7 (5.38%) vSphere
7 4 (3.08%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.08%) UAG
8 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.54%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.77%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (15.38%) SCCM
2 10 (7.69%) ZABBIX
3 8 (6.15%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.77%) Puppet
5 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 99 (76.15%) Microsoft
2 71 (54.62%) Cisco
3 62 (47.69%) VMware
4 60 (46.15%) Citrix
5 25 (19.23%) CheckPoint
6 22 (16.92%) Red Hat
7 18 (13.85%) Juniper
8 16 (12.31%) Veritas
9 10 (7.69%) Dell
10 9 (6.92%) Symantec
11 7 (5.38%) HP
12 6 (4.62%) NetApp
13 4 (3.08%) Siemens
13 4 (3.08%) Polycom
13 4 (3.08%) Mitel
14 3 (2.31%) Veeam
15 2 (1.54%) SonicWALL
15 2 (1.54%) LANDesk
16 1 (0.77%) F5
16 1 (0.77%) Google
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