The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 62 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.64% - 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% - 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £30,750 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
162 152 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.96% 21.97% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 137 133 108
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
West Midlands

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 1 August 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) CCEE
4 1 (25.00%) CCAA
4 1 (25.00%) CCIA
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCEE
3 1 (25.00%) CCAA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Veeam