Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 87 116
Rank change year-on-year +8 +29 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.81% 1.80% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 7.89% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 3
South Yorkshire median annual salary £75,000 £26,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +188.46% +15.56% -50.00%
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +41.67% -16.67% +10.77%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 191 317 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.15% 22.87% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 155 252 298
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £20,650 £26,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 8 £75,000 +188.46%
Doncaster +11 1 £32,500 -27.78%
MCSA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (11.11%) PaaS
7 1 (11.11%) HIPAA
7 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 1 (11.11%) PKI
7 1 (11.11%) Degree

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) 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 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 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%) IT Manager
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 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
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%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) 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