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

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 124 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.73% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 2.30% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 10
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -38.18%
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.76% -5.00%
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
694 564 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.32% 31.47% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 460 427 468
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 1 June 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (91.89%) MCSE
3 30 (81.08%) Windows
3 30 (81.08%) VMware
4 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
5 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
6 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
8 19 (51.35%) Data Centre
9 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (45.95%) NetApp
11 15 (40.54%) Citrix
12 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
13 13 (35.14%) ITIL
14 12 (32.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (27.03%) SAN
15 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
15 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
15 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
16 9 (24.32%) WSUS
16 9 (24.32%) XenApp
17 8 (21.62%) XenDesktop
17 8 (21.62%) Veeam
17 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
17 8 (21.62%) MCTS
17 8 (21.62%) CCNA
17 8 (21.62%) Cisco
17 8 (21.62%) Firewall
17 8 (21.62%) 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 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (18.92%) WordPress
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) NetScaler
3 7 (18.92%) LAN
3 7 (18.92%) WAN
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.81%) IPsec
4 4 (10.81%) IPv4
4 4 (10.81%) L2TP
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security
4 4 (10.81%) VLAN
4 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.11%) Intranet
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) French Language
1 3 (8.11%) German Language
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Technician
4 3 (8.11%) Server Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (8.11%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Handset
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
2 8 (21.62%) Patch Management
3 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (10.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.70%) People Management
8 1 (2.70%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (91.89%) MCSE
3 12 (32.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (21.62%) CCNA
5 8 (21.62%) MCTS
6 7 (18.92%) MCDST
6 7 (18.92%) MCITP
7 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.81%) CCA
8 4 (10.81%) CCNP
8 4 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (10.81%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.70%) NCDA
9 1 (2.70%) NCIE
9 1 (2.70%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (24.32%) XenApp
5 8 (21.62%) XenDesktop
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
8 4 (10.81%) vSphere
8 4 (10.81%) XenServer
9 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) WSUS
2 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
2 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 3 (8.11%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
3 17 (45.95%) NetApp
4 15 (40.54%) Citrix
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco
5 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
5 8 (21.62%) Veeam
6 7 (18.92%) EMC
7 5 (13.51%) HP
7 5 (13.51%) Symantec
8 4 (10.81%) AVG
8 4 (10.81%) Juniper
8 4 (10.81%) Kaseya
8 4 (10.81%) Kaspersky
8 4 (10.81%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (10.81%) SonicWALL
8 4 (10.81%) Sophos
9 1 (2.70%) arcserve
9 1 (2.70%) Nokia
9 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago