The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 42 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.70% 5.81% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.72% 25.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Essex

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

Qualifications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 27.80% 22.58% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 69 34 30
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

MCSA
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Colchester

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
3 20 (90.91%) MS Exchange
3 20 (90.91%) MS Office
4 19 (86.36%) Windows 7
5 15 (68.18%) MCSE
6 14 (63.64%) Firewall
6 14 (63.64%) VMware
6 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
7 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
7 13 (59.09%) Veeam
7 13 (59.09%) Office 365
7 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (54.55%) Driving Licence
8 12 (54.55%) SAN
8 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
8 12 (54.55%) SonicWALL
8 12 (54.55%) MCITP
9 8 (36.36%) MCP
10 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
10 7 (31.82%) VoIP
10 7 (31.82%) Degree
10 7 (31.82%) Migration
11 6 (27.27%) Banking
11 6 (27.27%) Computer Science

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 20 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (90.91%) MS Office
2 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) SAN
3 7 (31.82%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) IMAP
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) POP3
5 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Engineer
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) IT Support
3 6 (27.27%) IT Support Technician
3 6 (27.27%) IT Technician
3 6 (27.27%) Support Technician
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Driving Licence
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows 7
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.55%) Android
7 1 (4.55%) Debian
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (68.18%) MCSE
3 12 (54.55%) MCITP
4 8 (36.36%) MCP
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
1 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SmoothWall
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 13 (59.09%) Veeam
4 12 (54.55%) SonicWALL
5 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Acronis
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) AVG
6 1 (4.55%) Draytek
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.55%) Pegasus
6 1 (4.55%) Sage
6 1 (4.55%) Synology
6 1 (4.55%) Toshiba
6 1 (4.55%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.55%) ZyXEL
Colchester
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago