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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 89 116 86
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
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 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
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
156 339 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 17.85% 26.38% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 98 307 197
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 £22,500 £25,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,613 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco