The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 109 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.75% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 1.18% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £55,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +11.29%
MCSA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
649 592 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.34% 31.03% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 519 536
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MCSA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Birmingham

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 27 (84.38%) MCSE
4 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 22 (68.75%) VMware
5 15 (46.88%) Cisco
6 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 14 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
7 13 (40.63%) Firewall
8 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (37.50%) CCNA
9 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
9 11 (34.38%) Citrix
9 11 (34.38%) SAN
9 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
10 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
11 9 (28.13%) ITIL
11 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (25.00%) MCITP
12 8 (25.00%) HP
13 7 (21.88%) CCNP
13 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
13 7 (21.88%) MCP
13 7 (21.88%) SQL
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
14 6 (18.75%) NetApp
14 6 (18.75%) Internet

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Lync
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) SAN
3 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.75%) Internet
5 5 (15.63%) DNS
6 4 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (9.38%) WAN
7 3 (9.38%) LAN
8 2 (6.25%) IPv4
8 2 (6.25%) IPsec
9 1 (3.13%) VLAN
9 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Network Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Technician
3 3 (9.38%) IT Support
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Data Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (84.38%) MCSE
3 14 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (37.50%) CCNA
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (25.00%) MCITP
6 7 (21.88%) MCP
6 7 (21.88%) CCNP
7 4 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (9.38%) CCDP
8 3 (9.38%) CCA
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (6.25%) CCDA
9 2 (6.25%) CCENT
9 2 (6.25%) HP ASE
9 2 (6.25%) HP MASE
9 2 (6.25%) VCP4
9 2 (6.25%) NCIE
9 2 (6.25%) MCTS
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) vSphere
4 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.50%) XenApp
5 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (6.25%) MetaFrame
7 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) MOM
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Cisco
3 11 (34.38%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
6 5 (15.63%) Dell
7 4 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (12.50%) Veeam
7 4 (12.50%) Red Gate
8 3 (9.38%) SonicWALL
8 3 (9.38%) Symantec
9 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.25%) CommVault
9 2 (6.25%) Intel
10 1 (3.13%) EMC
10 1 (3.13%) Sophos
10 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
10 1 (3.13%) AVG
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago