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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 63 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.83% - 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% - 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Average salary £35,500 - £33,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 - £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
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
129 152 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.54% 29.86% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 116 139 154
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) CCEE
4 1 (16.67%) CCAA
4 1 (16.67%) CCIA
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
5 2 (33.33%) Veeam
6 1 (16.67%) Sophos
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago