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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 40 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.45% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 1.54% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £23,626 £21,500 £39,461
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.88% -45.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,500 £31,030
10% offered a salary of more than £29,252 £21,500 £47,892
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +4.61%
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
117 65 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 35.89% 30.37% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 70 59 93
Average salary £37,846 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) MCSE
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) SharePoint
4 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
4 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
4 14 (73.68%) Office 365
5 9 (47.37%) MS Office
5 9 (47.37%) Skype for Business
5 9 (47.37%) Unified Communications
5 9 (47.37%) Skype
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) Apple
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Games
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) MCP
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.79%) Local Government
7 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Game Development

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (73.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (47.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Skype
1 9 (47.37%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
1 3 (15.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Consultant
2 9 (47.37%) Office 365 Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) SharePoint Specialist
3 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) IT Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Game Development
1 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) MCSE
3 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) MCP
6 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
6 2 (10.53%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) VMware