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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 48 72
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.63% 2.97% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.68% 15.85% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 1
Median salary £45,000 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.07% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +23.80% -7.35%  

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 91 82 146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 19.44% 18.72% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 77 134
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (60.00%) MCSE
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (45.00%) ETL
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (15.00%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (15.00%) SCCM
11 3 (15.00%) Citrix
11 3 (15.00%) Cisco

MCSA
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) DBA
1 10 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 10 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 10 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 9 (45.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (45.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Server Hardening
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCENT
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) 3Com
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Draytek
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) ZyXEL
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago