The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 106 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.16% 0.53% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 1.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+136.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Qualifications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
318 230 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 26.09% 30.67% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 282 205 261
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
East Sussex

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 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Progress

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Progress