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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 213 224 195
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 43 40 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.56% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 2.43% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 52
Median salary £26,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,465 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,650 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
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
1434 1644 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.99% 23.18% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1293 1399
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +20 31 £26,000 -13.33% 6
North Yorkshire +2 8 £50,000 +66.66%
South Yorkshire +12 2 £31,500 +30.43%
East Yorkshire -3 2 £24,750 -10.00% 3
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (91.84%) Windows
3 41 (83.67%) Active Directory
4 39 (79.59%) MCSE
5 34 (69.39%) MS Exchange
6 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
7 32 (65.31%) Windows Server
8 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (46.94%) MS Excel
9 21 (42.86%) VMware
10 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (40.82%) ITIL
10 20 (40.82%) Hyper-V
11 19 (38.78%) VPN
12 17 (34.69%) Citrix
13 15 (30.61%) MS Office
13 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
13 15 (30.61%) Windows XP
14 14 (28.57%) MCP
14 14 (28.57%) MCITP
15 12 (24.49%) SLA
16 10 (20.41%) Terminal Services
16 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (20.41%) DameWare
17 9 (18.37%) Firewall
17 9 (18.37%) Cisco
17 9 (18.37%) Trend Analysis
17 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
18 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (69.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (46.94%) MS Excel
2 15 (30.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) VPN
2 9 (18.37%) Firewall
3 7 (14.29%) DHCP
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (12.24%) LAN
5 4 (8.16%) SAN
6 3 (6.12%) MPLS
7 2 (4.08%) DSL
7 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) VPLS
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
8 1 (2.04%) Internet
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) IT Support
2 11 (22.45%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) IT Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) PlayStation
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Windows Server
3 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (30.61%) Windows XP
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.08%) Email Filtering
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.08%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.04%) High Availability
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) Presales
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.04%) Speech Recognition
7 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (79.59%) MCSE
3 14 (28.57%) MCITP
3 14 (28.57%) MCP
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (10.20%) VCP5
5 3 (6.12%) CCA
5 3 (6.12%) CCNA
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 2 (4.08%) CCEE
6 2 (4.08%) CCNP
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.04%) MCDST
7 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (83.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.82%) Hyper-V
2 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.41%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.12%) XenServer
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) DameWare
2 8 (16.33%) SCCM
3 6 (12.24%) SCOM
4 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.08%) WSUS
6 1 (2.04%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 17 (34.69%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) Sage
6 4 (8.16%) Symantec
7 3 (6.12%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) Apple
8 2 (4.08%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) IBM
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.04%) Sophos
9 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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Salary: From £25,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £33991.50 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
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Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Life assura
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car + certs + bonus + pension
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus+ Benefits
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