The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 80 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.67% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £60,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
MCSA
East Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
214 158 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 24.04% 17.61% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 172 99 312
Median salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £52,613
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MCSA
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Brighton

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Brighton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Brighton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) EMC
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) MCP
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) Change Control
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) Handset
2 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) BYOD
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam