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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 83 103 74
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.12% 0.16% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.68% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +136.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
177 294 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 20.77% 23.88% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 116 263 220
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow