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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 120 134 131
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.84% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £24,646
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,100 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
706 829 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.81% 33.51% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 628 597 647
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 3 September 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
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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 +14 3 £26,250 -31.81%
Huntingdon -2 1 £47,500 +35.71%
St Neots - 1 £35,000 - 1
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Office 365
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) CCNA
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) MCP
7 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (26.67%) Lync
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
7 4 (26.67%) Skype
8 3 (20.00%) vSphere
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) NHS
8 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (26.67%) Lync
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Field Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Database Security
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) MCP
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
6 2 (13.33%) MCDBA
7 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday