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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 119 120 149
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +29
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.44% 0.44% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 1.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Average salary £27,000 £51,250 £12,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.31% +310.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
767 749 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.42% 36.24% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 568 613 782
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 10 £27,000 -61.42%
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 19 (86.36%) Windows
4 16 (72.73%) Citrix
5 15 (68.18%) MCSE
6 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
6 14 (63.64%) VMware
7 11 (50.00%) MCITP
8 10 (45.45%) MCDST
8 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
8 10 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (45.45%) Windows 8
9 7 (31.82%) Linux
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
12 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (13.64%) MOS
12 3 (13.64%) Nokia
12 3 (13.64%) Apple
12 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
12 3 (13.64%) Symantec
12 3 (13.64%) Remedy

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 10 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VoIP
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) IPv4
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) PBX
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) Graduate
3 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Debian
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.55%) CRM
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (68.18%) MCSE
3 11 (50.00%) MCITP
4 10 (45.45%) MCDST
5 3 (13.64%) MOS
5 3 (13.64%) MCP
5 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCTS
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) CCA
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Citrix
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Nokia
5 3 (13.64%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) Remedy
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) Mitel
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Kaseya
7 1 (4.55%) Dell KACE
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65k, Car Allowance and corporate benefits
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