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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 153 244 224
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 83 12 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.45% 0.18% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.60% 0.74% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 11 39
Median salary £30,000 £24,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -34.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £18,400 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
1258 1620 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.01% 24.57% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 1281 1300
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +66 60 £32,750 +35.33% 4
South Yorkshire +21 14 £26,000 +6.12% 1
East Yorkshire - 7 £24,875 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £26,000 -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (86.93%) Windows
3 108 (70.59%) Windows Server
4 99 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 90 (58.82%) MCSE
6 86 (56.21%) Active Directory
7 84 (54.90%) MS Excel
8 71 (46.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (43.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 64 (41.83%) VMware
11 59 (38.56%) ITIL
12 56 (36.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (31.37%) MS Exchange
14 46 (30.07%) MCP
15 45 (29.41%) VPN
16 42 (27.45%) Hyper-V
17 37 (24.18%) MS Office
17 37 (24.18%) Windows 7
18 33 (21.57%) Firewall
19 32 (20.92%) SQL Server
20 31 (20.26%) MCITP
21 30 (19.61%) SQL
21 30 (19.61%) Cisco
21 30 (19.61%) Citrix
22 28 (18.30%) SLA
22 28 (18.30%) Windows XP
23 27 (17.65%) Degree
24 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2003
25 24 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
25 24 (15.69%) LAN

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 48 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.27%) IIS
5 4 (2.61%) SAS
6 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.96%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 84 (54.90%) MS Excel
2 37 (24.18%) MS Office
3 11 (7.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.11%) Office 365
2 7 (4.58%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.41%) VPN
2 33 (21.57%) Firewall
3 24 (15.69%) LAN
3 24 (15.69%) WAN
4 18 (11.76%) DNS
5 17 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 16 (10.46%) DHCP
7 15 (9.80%) SAN
8 13 (8.50%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (5.88%) MPLS
10 8 (5.23%) WebEx
11 7 (4.58%) ADSL
11 7 (4.58%) Internet
11 7 (4.58%) VLAN
12 5 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (2.61%) VoIP
14 2 (1.31%) DSL
14 2 (1.31%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.31%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.31%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.61%) Biml
5 4 (2.61%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.61%) Power BI
5 4 (2.61%) QlikView
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.61%) JIRA
General
1 18 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Games
3 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.61%) Legal
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.31%) German Language
6 2 (1.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (26.80%) IT Support
2 39 (25.49%) Analyst
3 31 (20.26%) Windows Engineer
4 25 (16.34%) Support Engineer
5 22 (14.38%) Support Analyst
6 20 (13.07%) IT Engineer
7 18 (11.76%) Server Engineer
8 17 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (10.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (10.46%) IT Analyst
9 16 (10.46%) Windows Server Engineer
10 14 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (9.15%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (9.15%) Server Support
10 14 (9.15%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (9.15%) Windows Server Support
11 13 (8.50%) Service Analyst
11 13 (8.50%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) MDX
2 3 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.23%) Replication
3 7 (4.58%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.58%) IVR
4 5 (3.27%) Clustering
4 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.27%) Online Games
4 5 (3.27%) Social Network
4 5 (3.27%) Web 2.0
5 4 (2.61%) Statistics
5 4 (2.61%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.31%) iPad
7 2 (1.31%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 133 (86.93%) Windows
2 108 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 71 (46.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (43.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (24.18%) Windows 7
6 28 (18.30%) Windows XP
7 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (9.80%) Windows 8
9 12 (7.84%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.61%) Linux
11 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.56%) ITIL
2 24 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (13.73%) Time Management
4 11 (7.19%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (6.54%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 9 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
7 8 (5.23%) OpenUP
8 7 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (4.58%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (4.58%) Supplier Management
8 7 (4.58%) Web Filtering
9 6 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.27%) Machine Learning
10 5 (3.27%) Test Planning
11 4 (2.61%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (2.61%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (2.61%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.61%) SQL
2 5 (3.27%) Perl
2 5 (3.27%) Python
2 5 (3.27%) R
3 4 (2.61%) C#
3 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 153 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (58.82%) MCSE
3 46 (30.07%) MCP
4 31 (20.26%) MCITP
5 27 (17.65%) Degree
6 23 (15.03%) CCNA
6 23 (15.03%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (8.50%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (6.54%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (6.54%) MCDST
9 7 (4.58%) CCEA
9 7 (4.58%) CCNP
10 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.61%) CCENT
11 4 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (1.31%) NCDA
13 2 (1.31%) NCIE
14 1 (0.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.30%) SLA
2 8 (5.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (56.21%) Active Directory
2 56 (36.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (27.45%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.15%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.96%) XenServer
6 2 (1.31%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.31%) vSphere
6 2 (1.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (11.11%) DameWare
2 15 (9.80%) SCCM
3 8 (5.23%) Perfmon
3 8 (5.23%) SCOM
4 7 (4.58%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.61%) WSUS
6 2 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.31%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 99 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 64 (41.83%) VMware
3 30 (19.61%) Cisco
3 30 (19.61%) Citrix
4 19 (12.42%) HP
5 15 (9.80%) Avaya
6 10 (6.54%) Sophos
7 9 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 9 (5.88%) Sage
8 7 (4.58%) Symantec
9 6 (3.92%) SonicWALL
10 4 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.61%) Sun
10 4 (2.61%) Tableau
11 3 (1.96%) CommVault
11 3 (1.96%) IBM
11 3 (1.96%) Veeam
12 2 (1.31%) Altiris
12 2 (1.31%) NetApp
12 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds
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