The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 116 134 136
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 0.57% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 9
Median salary £20,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-51.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £42,500 £46,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
MCSA
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
586 700 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.58% 33.05% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 427 623 572
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,800
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,150 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 3 £34,000 -
Cambridge +1 1 £20,000 -41.81%
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (95.45%) MCSE
3 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
4 18 (81.82%) VMware
5 17 (77.27%) Citrix
6 16 (72.73%) SharePoint
6 16 (72.73%) MCITP
6 16 (72.73%) Office 365
7 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
8 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (45.45%) MCDST
9 10 (45.45%) Windows 8
10 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
11 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
11 7 (31.82%) Skype
11 7 (31.82%) Presales
11 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
12 4 (18.18%) SCCM
12 4 (18.18%) SCOM
12 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 4 (18.18%) HP
13 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
13 3 (13.64%) SAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 16 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
4 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) Office 365
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Skype
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Cloud Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365 Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 7 (31.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Azure Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.09%) Trainee
4 2 (9.09%) Trainee Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 8
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
1 7 (31.82%) Presales
2 1 (4.55%) B2B
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (95.45%) MCSE
3 16 (72.73%) MCITP
4 10 (45.45%) MCDST
5 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCA
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MOS
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.55%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.55%) SCSM
2 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 17 (77.27%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) Sage
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam