The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 216 244 300
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +56
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 44 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 2.33% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 54
Median salary £45,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
MCSA
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1556 2535 3096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.54% 25.26% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 2167 2617
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCSA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MCSA Salary Trend in the City of London

MCSA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 106 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (78.30%) MCSE
3 74 (69.81%) Microsoft
4 73 (68.87%) Windows
5 63 (59.43%) ITIL
6 54 (50.94%) Active Directory
7 50 (47.17%) VMware
8 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
9 46 (43.40%) Windows Server
10 43 (40.57%) Cisco
11 32 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (29.25%) Citrix
12 31 (29.25%) MCP
13 30 (28.30%) MS Exchange
13 30 (28.30%) LAN
13 30 (28.30%) MS Office
13 30 (28.30%) SQL
14 29 (27.36%) MS Excel
15 28 (26.42%) MCITP
16 27 (25.47%) CCNA
17 26 (24.53%) WAN
17 26 (24.53%) HP
17 26 (24.53%) Dell
17 26 (24.53%) Finance
18 25 (23.58%) DNS
18 25 (23.58%) MCTS
18 25 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (22.64%) Windows 7
19 24 (22.64%) SAN
20 23 (21.70%) Firewall

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 30 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (16.04%) IIS
3 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.83%) Drupal
6 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.89%) Apache
7 2 (1.89%) nginx
8 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.94%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (28.30%) MS Office
2 29 (27.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.94%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Bankmaster
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.30%) LAN
2 26 (24.53%) WAN
3 25 (23.58%) DNS
4 24 (22.64%) SAN
5 23 (21.70%) Firewall
6 22 (20.75%) DHCP
7 17 (16.04%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
9 13 (12.26%) VPN
10 9 (8.49%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (8.49%) NAS
11 7 (6.60%) Internet
12 6 (5.66%) FTP
12 6 (5.66%) IPsec
12 6 (5.66%) iSCSI
12 6 (5.66%) LDAP
13 5 (4.72%) IP Telephony
13 5 (4.72%) SSL
13 5 (4.72%) VoIP
14 4 (3.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.77%) MySQL
6 3 (2.83%) GIS
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) ProC
2 1 (0.94%) Grunt
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Back Office
2 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Japanese Language
4 3 (2.83%) Advertising
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) French Language
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Administrator
2 21 (19.81%) Support Engineer
3 20 (18.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (16.98%) Analyst
4 18 (16.98%) DBA
4 18 (16.98%) SQL DBA
4 18 (16.98%) SQL Server DBA
5 15 (14.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (9.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (9.43%) Support Analyst
9 9 (8.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Applications Support
10 7 (6.60%) Applications Support Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Service Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) .NET
2 3 (2.83%) LAMP
2 3 (2.83%) Ultra Messaging
3 2 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.94%) CSS
4 1 (0.94%) HTML
4 1 (0.94%) jQuery
4 1 (0.94%) MDX
4 1 (0.94%) Sass
4 1 (0.94%) StructureMap
4 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Replication
2 15 (14.15%) Blackberry
3 12 (11.32%) Fat Client
3 12 (11.32%) Thin Client
4 11 (10.38%) Clustering
5 9 (8.49%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.60%) iPhone
7 4 (3.77%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.89%) iPad
8 2 (1.89%) PKI
8 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 73 (68.87%) Windows
2 46 (43.40%) Windows Server
3 24 (22.64%) Windows 7
4 23 (21.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (13.21%) Android
7 10 (9.43%) Linux
8 8 (7.55%) Windows 8
9 7 (6.60%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (6.60%) Windows Phone
10 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (59.43%) ITIL
2 19 (17.92%) ITIL V3
3 18 (16.98%) Data Protection
4 17 (16.04%) Database Theory
4 17 (16.04%) Relational Database Theory
5 16 (15.09%) Time Management
6 15 (14.15%) Change Management
6 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
7 12 (11.32%) ITSM
8 10 (9.43%) Problem Management
9 9 (8.49%) Service Management
10 8 (7.55%) CRM
10 8 (7.55%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (5.66%) Patch Management
13 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.77%) PRINCE
13 4 (3.77%) Procure-to-Pay
14 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
14 3 (2.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.30%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.83%) PHP
4 2 (1.89%) VBScript
5 1 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.94%) Delphi
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (78.30%) MCSE
3 32 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (29.25%) MCP
5 28 (26.42%) MCITP
6 27 (25.47%) CCNA
7 25 (23.58%) MCTS
8 17 (16.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 17 (16.04%) MCDBA
9 12 (11.32%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (9.43%) CCNP
11 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (5.66%) Degree
12 6 (5.66%) MCDST
13 5 (4.72%) CCA
14 4 (3.77%) A+ Certification
14 4 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (2.83%) CCEE
15 3 (2.83%) MOS
16 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.04%) Solvency II
2 8 (7.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.98%) vSphere
4 16 (15.09%) XenDesktop
5 12 (11.32%) XenServer
6 9 (8.49%) XenApp
7 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
7 7 (6.60%) Terminal Server
7 7 (6.60%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.72%) NFS
9 4 (3.77%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.83%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.89%) Varnish
12 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (4.72%) SCCM
2 5 (4.72%) WSUS
3 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.83%) vRealize
5 2 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.89%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.89%) Webmin
6 1 (0.94%) DameWare
6 1 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 74 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 50 (47.17%) VMware
3 43 (40.57%) Cisco
4 31 (29.25%) Citrix
5 26 (24.53%) Dell
5 26 (24.53%) HP
6 12 (11.32%) Veeam
7 9 (8.49%) SolarWinds
8 8 (7.55%) Avaya
9 6 (5.66%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (5.66%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.66%) Splunk
10 4 (3.77%) EMC
11 3 (2.83%) Brocade
11 3 (2.83%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (2.83%) Isilon
11 3 (2.83%) Juniper
11 3 (2.83%) Mitel
12 2 (1.89%) Google
12 2 (1.89%) Percona
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago