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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 77
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.48% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.94% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Median salary - £21,500 £24,150
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.97%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +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 Sheffield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 107 102 177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 23.06% 16.16% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 82 79 149
Median salary £52,500 £46,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% +32.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,100 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server

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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft