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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 71 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.05% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 0.46% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Median salary £31,080 £26,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.53% -52.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £26,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,124 £26,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,950 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +2.94%

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
169 216 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 22.27% 24.88% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 156 159 167
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Brighton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
4 7 (63.64%) MCP
4 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
5 6 (54.55%) MS Office
5 6 (54.55%) SLA
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
5 6 (54.55%) Software Packaging
6 5 (45.45%) Information Management
6 5 (45.45%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (45.45%) Change Control
6 5 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
6 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) EMC
8 3 (27.27%) Citrix
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification

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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Service Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 5 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (45.45%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 5 (45.45%) Change Control
3 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 5 (45.45%) Information Management
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam