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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 127 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.74% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% 2.24% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 9
Median salary £37,500 £36,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -33.18%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.15%
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
655 669 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.04% 32.96% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 426 527 515
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (91.18%) MCSE
3 29 (85.29%) VMware
4 26 (76.47%) Windows
5 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
5 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
5 23 (67.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
7 18 (52.94%) NetApp
8 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
10 13 (38.24%) Citrix
11 12 (35.29%) ITIL
11 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
12 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
13 10 (29.41%) SAN
14 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (26.47%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (23.53%) XenApp
15 8 (23.53%) WSUS
15 8 (23.53%) CCNA
15 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
16 7 (20.59%) EMC
16 7 (20.59%) Firewall
16 7 (20.59%) ITIL V3
16 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (20.59%) NetScaler

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (17.65%) WordPress
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) NetScaler
3 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) IPsec
4 4 (11.76%) L2TP
4 4 (11.76%) VLAN
4 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.82%) IPv4
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
6 2 (5.88%) Intranet
7 1 (2.94%) DHCP
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) French Language
1 3 (8.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Server Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Handset
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.82%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.71%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL V3
2 7 (20.59%) Patch Management
3 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Capacity Management
4 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Presales
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
6 3 (8.82%) Time Management
7 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.94%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (91.18%) MCSE
3 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (23.53%) CCNA
6 7 (20.59%) MCITP
6 7 (20.59%) MCTS
7 6 (17.65%) MCDST
8 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (8.82%) CCA
10 3 (8.82%) CCNP
10 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
11 1 (2.94%) NCDA
11 1 (2.94%) NCIE
11 1 (2.94%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
1 23 (67.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (26.47%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (23.53%) XenApp
5 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
6 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
7 3 (8.82%) vSphere
7 3 (8.82%) XenServer
8 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) WSUS
2 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
4 2 (5.88%) SCCM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) VMware
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (52.94%) NetApp
4 13 (38.24%) Citrix
5 7 (20.59%) EMC
5 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
5 7 (20.59%) Veeam
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco
7 5 (14.71%) Symantec
8 4 (11.76%) AVG
8 4 (11.76%) HP
8 4 (11.76%) Kaseya
8 4 (11.76%) Kaspersky
8 4 (11.76%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) SonicWALL
8 4 (11.76%) Sophos
9 3 (8.82%) Juniper
10 1 (2.94%) arcserve
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago