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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 74 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.78% - 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% - 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Median salary £45,000 - £39,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 - £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 - £41,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
207 146 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 26.99% 19.76% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 174 128 119
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Coventry

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Coventry region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (27.27%) MCITP
7 3 (27.27%) WSUS
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Intranet
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Wintel Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Server Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) MCITP
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) CCSA
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
5 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
6 1 (9.09%) CCNP
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) CommVault
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec