The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 66 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.63% 0.35% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 1.53% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £37,750 £41,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.03% +23.88%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
MCSA
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 131 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 20.63% 23.23% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 114 104 152
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,881
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MCSA
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Coventry

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (57.14%) Line Management
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) COM
6 2 (28.57%) VBScript
6 2 (28.57%) VB

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Team Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Server Support
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) VB
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCEE
5 1 (14.29%) CCAA
5 1 (14.29%) CCIA
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) CCA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) AppDNA
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago