Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 251 148 234
Rank change year-on-year -103 +86 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 17 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.60% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 3.69% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 49
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,250
25th Percentile £36,500 £31,250 £30,410
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +33.78%
75th Percentile " £41,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,150 £57,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £38,318
% change year-on-year +4.88% +7.00% -4.21%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,033 461 1,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.22% 16.27% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 850 380 1,213
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,925 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.75% -3.61%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,563 £51,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSA in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for MCSA in Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -96 8 £40,000 +45.45% 1
North Yorkshire -10 2 £37,000 -9.76% 2
MCSA
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Social Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Azure
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) CCNP
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (60.00%) Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) VSAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2019
General
1 6 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Server Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) Server Support
4 4 (40.00%) Field Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Field Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) IT Support
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft 365 Administrator
5 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Data Security
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) IT Audit
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (20.00%) EMC Certification
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Veeam
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) HP