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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 129 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.79% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 3.02% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 20
Median salary £44,250 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.23% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
647 496 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.84% 26.20% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 420 387 691
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (94.44%) MCSE
3 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
4 27 (75.00%) Windows
5 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (50.00%) VMware
7 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
8 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
10 14 (38.89%) Cisco
11 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
11 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
12 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (33.33%) NetApp
13 11 (30.56%) Citrix
13 11 (30.56%) Firewall
13 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (27.78%) SAN
14 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
14 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
15 9 (25.00%) LAN
15 9 (25.00%) WAN
15 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (25.00%) Office 365
16 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (19.44%) VLAN

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 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (11.11%) IIS
6 4 (11.11%) JBoss
6 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.00%) Office 365
3 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) SAN
3 9 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) VLAN
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.89%) IPv4
5 5 (13.89%) Network Security
5 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) DHCP
6 4 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.56%) Skype
7 2 (5.56%) SNMP
7 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (11.11%) French Language
1 4 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 9 (25.00%) IT Support
1 9 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 9 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 5 (13.89%) IT Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) Private Cloud
2 5 (13.89%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.67%) High Availability
2 6 (16.67%) Time Management
3 5 (13.89%) Presales
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Records Management
7 1 (2.78%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (94.44%) MCSE
3 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 7 (19.44%) CCNA
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (19.44%) MCP
6 5 (13.89%) CCNP
6 5 (13.89%) MCITP
7 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CCA
8 1 (2.78%) CCENT
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.78%) NCDA
8 1 (2.78%) NCIE
8 1 (2.78%) NCSA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (19.44%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (13.89%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) Docker
6 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Backup Exec
1 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco
4 12 (33.33%) NetApp
5 11 (30.56%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) Juniper
6 5 (13.89%) Kaspersky
6 5 (13.89%) Sophos
6 5 (13.89%) Symantec
6 5 (13.89%) Veeam
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) 3Com
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Draytek
8 1 (2.78%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.78%) ZyXEL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago