The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 141 155 163
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 33 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.05% 0.92% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.25% 3.30% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 19
Median salary £33,750 £29,252 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.37% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,100 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
MCSA
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
776 999 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.60% 27.94% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 586 730 897
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCSA
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSA Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MCSA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

MCSA
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +19 16 £42,500 +41.66%
Derbyshire +14 8 £50,000 +70.93% 1
Lincolnshire - 7 £32,500 -
Leicestershire -14 6 £28,000 +12.00%
Northamptonshire 0 1 £29,000 -21.62% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 42 (77.78%) Windows
4 40 (74.07%) Windows Server
5 34 (62.96%) MCSE
6 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
7 30 (55.56%) VMware
8 25 (46.30%) Cisco
9 21 (38.89%) MCP
10 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (35.19%) CCNA
11 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (33.33%) SAN
12 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 17 (31.48%) Hyper-V
14 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (29.63%) ITIL
15 14 (25.93%) HP
15 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
15 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (25.93%) SCCM
16 13 (24.07%) Windows 8
16 13 (24.07%) Office 365
17 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (20.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
19 10 (18.52%) vSphere
19 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
19 10 (18.52%) Apple
20 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.07%) Office 365
3 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.70%) CloudFront
5 2 (3.70%) PaaS
5 2 (3.70%) SaaS
6 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) SAN
2 7 (12.96%) DNS
2 7 (12.96%) LAN
2 7 (12.96%) WAN
3 6 (11.11%) DHCP
4 5 (9.26%) Firewall
5 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.56%) Wireless
6 2 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Support
3 10 (18.52%) Consultant
4 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) IT Support
4 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) IT Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
2 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
3 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 40 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.07%) Windows 8
5 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
7 7 (12.96%) Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.41%) BCP
4 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
4 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (7.41%) Data Security
4 4 (7.41%) Migration
5 3 (5.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (5.56%) High Availability
5 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.70%) Presales
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (62.96%) MCSE
3 21 (38.89%) MCP
4 19 (35.19%) CCNA
4 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (20.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.81%) MCITP
8 5 (9.26%) A+ Certification
8 5 (9.26%) CCENT
9 4 (7.41%) MCTS
9 4 (7.41%) RHCSA
9 4 (7.41%) VCP5
10 2 (3.70%) CCNP
10 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.85%) CCIP
11 1 (1.85%) CCSP
11 1 (1.85%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 17 (31.48%) Hyper-V
3 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (18.52%) vSphere
5 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
6 7 (12.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) SCSM
4 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.85%) MIIS
4 1 (1.85%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (55.56%) VMware
3 25 (46.30%) Cisco
4 14 (25.93%) HP
5 10 (18.52%) Apple
6 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.96%) Citrix
6 7 (12.96%) IBM
6 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.96%) Riverbed
7 5 (9.26%) 3Com
7 5 (9.26%) Draytek
7 5 (9.26%) NETGEAR
7 5 (9.26%) ZyXEL
8 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) Veeam
10 1 (1.85%) Remedy
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