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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 177 225 206
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 52 25 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.98% 0.40% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.38% 1.73% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 53
Median salary £33,500 £36,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £18,440 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1188 1448 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.35% 23.33% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1111 1407
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +47 37 £33,500 -6.94% 3
East Yorkshire - 9 - -
South Yorkshire +5 5 £31,500 +53.65%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (83.33%) Windows
3 93 (70.45%) Windows Server
4 82 (62.12%) Microsoft
5 72 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 69 (52.27%) MCSE
6 69 (52.27%) Active Directory
7 53 (40.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (39.39%) VMware
9 48 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (34.09%) ITIL
11 41 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (28.79%) MCP
13 37 (28.03%) VPN
14 35 (26.52%) Windows 7
15 34 (25.76%) SQL
16 33 (25.00%) Degree
17 32 (24.24%) Hyper-V
18 31 (23.48%) Cisco
19 30 (22.73%) LAN
19 30 (22.73%) WAN
20 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
21 26 (19.70%) Firewall
21 26 (19.70%) MS Office
22 24 (18.18%) MS Exchange
23 23 (17.42%) CCNA
23 23 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
24 22 (16.67%) MCITP
25 19 (14.39%) SAN
26 18 (13.64%) HP

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 24 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.03%) IIS
3 4 (3.03%) SAS
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 72 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 26 (19.70%) MS Office
3 7 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) Office 365
2 8 (6.06%) Mimecast
3 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.03%) VPN
2 30 (22.73%) LAN
2 30 (22.73%) WAN
3 26 (19.70%) Firewall
4 19 (14.39%) SAN
5 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 15 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (7.58%) DNS
8 8 (6.06%) ADSL
8 8 (6.06%) DHCP
8 8 (6.06%) MPLS
8 8 (6.06%) VLAN
9 7 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.79%) Internet
10 5 (3.79%) VoIP
11 3 (2.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.30%) QlikView
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.03%) Biml
6 4 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.03%) Power BI
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.03%) JIRA
2 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Games
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (23.48%) Windows Engineer
2 27 (20.45%) Analyst
3 20 (15.15%) IT Support
3 20 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 18 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 18 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
5 17 (12.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (12.88%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (11.36%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 14 (10.61%) IT Engineer
7 14 (10.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (9.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (8.33%) Architect
10 11 (8.33%) Support Analyst
11 10 (7.58%) Installations Engineer
11 10 (7.58%) Service Analyst
11 10 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (7.58%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) MDX
2 3 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 8 (6.06%) IVR
3 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.79%) Online Games
3 5 (3.79%) Social Network
3 5 (3.79%) Web 2.0
4 4 (3.03%) Clustering
4 4 (3.03%) Statistics
4 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.27%) Replication
6 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 110 (83.33%) Windows
2 93 (70.45%) Windows Server
3 53 (40.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (26.52%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.58%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.58%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.82%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.09%) ITIL
2 18 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.36%) Time Management
4 13 (9.85%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (7.58%) Information Security
5 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
6 9 (6.82%) Software Testing
7 8 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance
7 8 (6.06%) Supplier Management
8 6 (4.55%) High Availability
9 5 (3.79%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.79%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.79%) Machine Learning
9 5 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.79%) OpenUP
9 5 (3.79%) Service Management
9 5 (3.79%) Test Planning
9 5 (3.79%) Web Filtering
10 4 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.76%) SQL
2 5 (3.79%) Perl
2 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.79%) Python
2 5 (3.79%) R
3 4 (3.03%) C#
3 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (52.27%) MCSE
3 38 (28.79%) MCP
4 33 (25.00%) Degree
5 23 (17.42%) CCNA
5 23 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (16.67%) MCITP
7 12 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (8.33%) MCDST
9 10 (7.58%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (6.82%) CCEA
11 8 (6.06%) CCNP
12 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
13 4 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
15 2 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (1.52%) NCDA
15 2 (1.52%) NCIE
16 1 (0.76%) CCA
16 1 (0.76%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.64%) SLA
2 9 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.06%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.52%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.52%) vSphere
6 2 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) SCCM
2 6 (4.55%) WSUS
3 5 (3.79%) DameWare
4 3 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.27%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.52%) SCOM
5 2 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 82 (62.12%) Microsoft
2 52 (39.39%) VMware
3 31 (23.48%) Cisco
4 18 (13.64%) HP
5 16 (12.12%) Citrix
6 14 (10.61%) Avaya
7 10 (7.58%) Forcepoint
7 10 (7.58%) Sophos
8 7 (5.30%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (3.03%) Sun
9 4 (3.03%) Tableau
10 3 (2.27%) IBM
11 2 (1.52%) Altiris
11 2 (1.52%) EMC
11 2 (1.52%) NetApp
11 2 (1.52%) Oracle
11 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.52%) Veeam
12 1 (0.76%) WatchGuard
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