Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 65 102
Rank change year-on-year -6 +37 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.11% 2.15% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.57% 9.48% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 2
Sheffield median annual salary £75,000 £26,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +188.46% +20.93% -52.22%
South Yorkshire median annual salary £53,750 £26,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +106.73% +15.56% -50.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 137 232 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 16.89% 22.72% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 115 191 230
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.91% +11.00%
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £60,000 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +8.84%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Sheffield

MCSA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Sheffield

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) SLA
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
8 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (11.11%) Presales
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (11.11%) PaaS
8 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 1 (11.11%) PKI
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (11.11%) Presales
1 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam