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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 65 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.86% 0.53% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 2.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Median salary £39,000 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% -
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
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
173 183 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.68% 24.11% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139 155 142
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Coventry

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 11 (78.57%) NetApp
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (50.00%) XenApp
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (42.86%) MCITP
7 6 (42.86%) WSUS
7 6 (42.86%) Linux
7 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
8 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) CCA
8 5 (35.71%) XenServer
8 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
9 4 (28.57%) Symantec
9 4 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
9 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
9 4 (28.57%) SAN
10 3 (21.43%) IBM
10 3 (21.43%) HP
10 3 (21.43%) MS Excel

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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL
1 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (42.86%) MCITP
5 5 (35.71%) CCA
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) XenApp
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (35.71%) XenServer
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) WSUS
2 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 11 (78.57%) NetApp
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 2 (14.29%) Sophos
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) CommVault
7 1 (7.14%) EMC