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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 69 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.64% 0.33% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.72% 1.64% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 12
Average salary £37,750 £41,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.03% +25.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £50,300 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
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
147 122 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.44% 20.37% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 134 99 156
Average salary £38,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £63,800 £55,000
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 17 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) CCNA
4 6 (66.67%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Symantec
4 6 (66.67%) NetBackup
4 6 (66.67%) vSphere
5 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 5 (55.56%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
5 5 (55.56%) MCITP
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (44.44%) Line Management
7 3 (33.33%) COM
7 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
1 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Team Leader
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) COM
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
1 2 (22.22%) VB
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCEE
5 1 (11.11%) CCAA
5 1 (11.11%) CCIA
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (11.11%) CCA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
4 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) Symantec
5 5 (55.56%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Veeam
6 1 (11.11%) Sophos
6 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday