The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 123 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.65% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 0.74% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 5
Average salary £35,250 £27,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
869 948 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.25% 34.93% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 687 794 945
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
East of England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 12 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Huntingdon - 2 £35,000 -
Peterborough -2 1 £70,000 +194.73%
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) ITIL
3 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 14 (58.33%) LAN
6 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) HP
8 9 (37.50%) MCSE
9 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 8 (33.33%) DHCP
9 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 8 (33.33%) DNS
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco
9 8 (33.33%) MCITP
9 8 (33.33%) SAN
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (33.33%) NAS
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (33.33%) SCCM
10 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (29.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (29.17%) Veeam
10 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2010

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (29.17%) Lync
5 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (20.83%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) DHCP
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) NAS
3 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) VoIP
4 6 (25.00%) VLAN
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Server Support
3 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (4.17%) IT Technician
3 1 (4.17%) Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Firmware
2 6 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (29.17%) Validation
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Network Design
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (37.50%) MCSE
3 8 (33.33%) MCITP
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (25.00%) MCP
4 6 (25.00%) CCNA
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) MCDST
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (12.50%) HP AIS
6 3 (12.50%) HP ASE
7 2 (8.33%) CCDA
7 2 (8.33%) CCDP
7 2 (8.33%) CCNP
8 1 (4.17%) CCA
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.17%) NCDA
8 1 (4.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (29.17%) GAMP
1 7 (29.17%) GCP
1 7 (29.17%) GMP
2 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) HP
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Veeam
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) Nimsoft
6 5 (20.83%) SolarWinds
6 5 (20.83%) CA
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) Websense
8 1 (4.17%) AppSense
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon
IT HR
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Premier Group
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago