The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 43 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.84% 0.94% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 2.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £20,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
MCSA
Derbyshire

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

Qualifications Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 114 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 31.51% 35.74% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 70 103 72
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

MCSA
Salary Trend in Derby

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Derby

MCSA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft