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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 22 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.22% 3.43% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 10.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £32,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.21% -
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
42 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 25.30% 32.00% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 34
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 21 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) VoIP
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Service Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft