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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 214 198 223
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 63 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.91% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 3.71% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 61 84
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
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
1273 1699 2707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.96% 24.59% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1475 2325
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (95.83%) Windows
3 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
3 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
4 27 (56.25%) ITIL
4 27 (56.25%) MCSE
5 23 (47.92%) VMware
5 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
6 21 (43.75%) Cisco
7 18 (37.50%) LAN
7 18 (37.50%) SCCM
7 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
8 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (35.42%) MCITP
9 16 (33.33%) WAN
10 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 14 (29.17%) Linux
11 14 (29.17%) Citrix
12 13 (27.08%) SLA
12 13 (27.08%) DNS
12 13 (27.08%) MS Office
12 13 (27.08%) Finance
13 12 (25.00%) DHCP
13 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (22.92%) Office 365
14 11 (22.92%) CCNA

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 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.33%) IIS
5 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (6.25%) Apache
6 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Office
2 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) LAN
2 16 (33.33%) WAN
3 13 (27.08%) DNS
4 12 (25.00%) DHCP
5 7 (14.58%) VPN
6 6 (12.50%) Internet
6 6 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (10.42%) Firewall
7 5 (10.42%) InfiniBand
8 4 (8.33%) MPLS
8 4 (8.33%) VPLS
9 3 (6.25%) Skype
9 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.17%) SAN
11 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.08%) Softphone
11 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Billing
2 5 (10.42%) Japanese Language
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Support
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) DBA
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.42%) EMC Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (10.42%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (10.42%) Storage Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.08%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 46 (95.83%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
5 14 (29.17%) Linux
6 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.50%) Mac OS X
9 5 (10.42%) HPUX
10 4 (8.33%) Windows 10
11 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
12 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
12 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.42%) Database Security
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Optimisation
3 5 (10.42%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (8.33%) ITSM
4 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.08%) Coaching
7 1 (2.08%) DRM
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (56.25%) MCSE
3 17 (35.42%) MCITP
4 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (22.92%) CCNA
6 10 (20.83%) MCTS
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (16.67%) MCP
8 6 (12.50%) Degree
9 5 (10.42%) EMC Certification
10 4 (8.33%) MOS
11 1 (2.08%) CCNP
11 1 (2.08%) CISM
11 1 (2.08%) CISSP
11 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
11 1 (2.08%) PMP
11 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.08%) VCP5
11 1 (2.08%) VCP6
11 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) GCP
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.50%) NFS
4 6 (12.50%) vSphere
5 5 (10.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.08%) Xen
7 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) SCCM
2 8 (16.67%) SCOM
2 8 (16.67%) WSUS
3 6 (12.50%) Nagios
4 5 (10.42%) Backup Exec
4 5 (10.42%) EMC VPLEX
5 4 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (8.33%) Puppet
6 2 (4.17%) Casper Suite
6 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) VMware
3 21 (43.75%) Cisco
4 14 (29.17%) Citrix
5 9 (18.75%) HP
5 9 (18.75%) Symantec
6 7 (14.58%) NetApp
7 6 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 5 (10.42%) Brocade
8 5 (10.42%) CA
8 5 (10.42%) EMC
8 5 (10.42%) Intel Security
8 5 (10.42%) Isilon
8 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.42%) SolidFire
9 4 (8.33%) BT
9 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.33%) LANDesk
9 4 (8.33%) Oracle
10 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
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