The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.58% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.79%
MCSA
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 52 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.90% 24.64% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 59
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £31,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MCSA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Chester

MCSA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware