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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 115 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.89% 0.90% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 2.78% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 8
Median salary £32,750 £20,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.75% -24.07%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.87%

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
667 683 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 39.51% 32.32% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 490 512 600
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £62,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridge - 11 £32,750 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
St Neots - 1 £37,500 - 1
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (81.48%) Windows
4 18 (66.67%) MCSE
4 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
6 16 (59.26%) VMware
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (40.74%) Office 365
8 10 (37.04%) Citrix
9 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (29.63%) DHCP
10 8 (29.63%) DNS
11 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
11 7 (25.93%) ITIL
12 6 (22.22%) Cisco
12 6 (22.22%) HP
12 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 6 (22.22%) XenApp
12 6 (22.22%) SCCM
13 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (18.52%) CCNA
13 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification
14 4 (14.81%) SAN
14 4 (14.81%) MCP

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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Office 365
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DHCP
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) IT Support
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Server Technician
7 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 3 (11.11%) Line Management
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (66.67%) MCSE
3 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification
3 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) MCP
5 3 (11.11%) CCENT
5 3 (11.11%) LPIC
5 3 (11.11%) MCDST
5 3 (11.11%) MCITP
5 3 (11.11%) RHCE
5 3 (11.11%) RHCSA
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (22.22%) XenApp
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.70%) SCSM
4 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) 3Com
5 3 (11.11%) Draytek
5 3 (11.11%) NETGEAR
5 3 (11.11%) Pegasus
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.11%) ZyXEL
6 2 (7.41%) AppSense
7 1 (3.70%) CommVault
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago