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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 106 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 23 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 1.35% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 4.11% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 1
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
508 584 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.25% 32.79% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 393 508 351
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
3 31 (88.57%) MCSE
4 25 (71.43%) Windows
5 22 (62.86%) VMware
5 22 (62.86%) Windows Server
6 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
7 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
8 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (37.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (28.57%) NetApp
11 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (25.71%) Cisco
11 9 (25.71%) Citrix
12 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
12 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
12 8 (22.86%) WSUS
13 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (20.00%) MS Office
13 7 (20.00%) SAN
13 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 7 (20.00%) Firewall
13 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
14 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
14 6 (17.14%) Office 365
14 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
14 6 (17.14%) ITIL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Lync
2 4 (11.43%) WordPress
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (17.14%) IPv4
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
2 6 (17.14%) Network Security
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) Intranet
3 2 (5.71%) Skype
3 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) FMCG
2 2 (5.71%) Handset
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (88.57%) MCSE
3 13 (37.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) CCA
6 6 (17.14%) CCNA
6 6 (17.14%) CCNP
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (17.14%) MCDST
6 6 (17.14%) MCTS
7 3 (8.57%) MCITP
8 2 (5.71%) VCP4
9 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (17.14%) vSphere
4 6 (17.14%) XenApp
4 6 (17.14%) XenDesktop
4 6 (17.14%) XenServer
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.86%) UAG
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) WSUS
2 2 (5.71%) MOM
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) NetApp
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
4 9 (25.71%) Citrix
5 6 (17.14%) Juniper
6 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 5 (14.29%) Veeam
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) Nokia
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
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