Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 167 188
Rank change year-on-year -23 +21 +84
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 44 104 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.80% 1.53% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 7.50% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 97 86
West Yorkshire median annual salary £29,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.56% +38.46% -11.56%
10th Percentile £21,700 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £41,000 £70,000 £43,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £29,900 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -29.65% +41.67% -16.67%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 921 1,386 1,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.83% 20.37% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 746 1,111 1,517
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,625 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSA in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Leeds +3 31 £27,750 -38.33% 7
Wakefield -15 4 £37,500 - 1
Bradford -4 2 - -
Huddersfield - 2 £31,500 - 1
Keighley - 1 £35,000 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
3 33 (75.00%) Windows
4 25 (56.82%) Windows Server
5 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.91%) ITIL
7 16 (36.36%) MCSE
7 16 (36.36%) SCCM
7 16 (36.36%) Office 365
8 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (34.09%) VMware
9 13 (29.55%) Degree
9 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
9 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 11 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (22.73%) SAN
13 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (20.45%) Cisco
13 9 (20.45%) CCNA
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 9 (20.45%) SQL
13 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 8 (18.18%) Antivirus Management

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Office 365
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (11.36%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.27%) IaaS
6 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) SAN
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 8 (18.18%) MPLS
2 8 (18.18%) VPN
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.64%) IPsec
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 5 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) DHCP
6 3 (6.82%) LAN
6 3 (6.82%) Network Security
6 3 (6.82%) VoIP
7 2 (4.55%) Skype
7 2 (4.55%) SMS
7 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) IT Support
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) IT Technician
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Technician
7 3 (6.82%) Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.36%) EPoS
2 5 (11.36%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.36%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.36%) HPUX
6 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.55%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (18.18%) Antivirus Management
5 7 (15.91%) Migration
6 6 (13.64%) Coaching
6 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (13.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
7 5 (11.36%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) ERP
7 5 (11.36%) Information Security
7 5 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (11.36%) Proactive Management
7 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
8 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.82%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (36.36%) MCSE
3 13 (29.55%) Degree
4 9 (20.45%) CCNA
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (11.36%) MCITP
5 5 (11.36%) VCP5
6 4 (9.09%) MCP
7 2 (4.55%) CCNP
8 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.27%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.82%) BitLocker
4 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) AirWatch
3 3 (6.82%) MaaS360
3 3 (6.82%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Veeam
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) Kaspersky
6 3 (6.82%) Sophos
7 2 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) Lotus
8 1 (2.27%) Mitel
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.27%) Zerto