The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 99 107 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.70% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 1.73% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
MCSA
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
549 693 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.58% 40.48% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 468 591 654
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,255 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MCSA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Cambridge region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Cambridge

MCSA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (100.00%) MCSE
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) MCITP
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 8
2 12 (92.31%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (92.31%) MCDST
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Dell KACE
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
1 12 (92.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Graduate
1 12 (92.31%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
1 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) MCSE
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) MCITP
2 12 (92.31%) MCDST
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Dell KACE
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
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Salary: From £35,300 to £46,500 per annum
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