The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 35 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.20% - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% - 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £56,250 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
MCSA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 90 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 42.77% 36.14% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 54 75 57
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MCSA
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Croydon region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Croydon

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VCP5
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) VCP5
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP