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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 97 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.092% 0.54% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 1.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £33,500 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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
258 251 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 23.71% 34.20% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 231 241 269
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Progress
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Progress
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix