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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 31 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 2.64% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £23,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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
60 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 24.69% 26.87% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 42
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,981
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5