The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 50 61 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.79% 0.43% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 1.77% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £25,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +4.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.61% +4.61%  

MCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 113 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 14.44% 24.46% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 54 105 54
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £46,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Bradford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA in Bradford.

Salary trend for MCSA in Bradford

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Bradford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Bradford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) MCP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (57.14%) CCEA
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Avaya
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Field Service Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCP
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) CCEA
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCENT
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 1 (14.29%) 3Com
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Draytek
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
5 1 (14.29%) ZyXEL
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago