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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 161 148 147
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 1.20% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 3.66% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 18
Average salary £31,750 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
949 1176 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.69% 32.78% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 787 930 807
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -18 7 £38,000 -36.66% 2
Derbyshire +19 2 £20,750 -58.50%
Leicestershire +10 1 £28,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £33,500 -11.84% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 41 (85.42%) Windows
4 40 (83.33%) ITIL
5 33 (68.75%) TCP/IP
6 32 (66.67%) MCSE
7 27 (56.25%) MCITP
8 25 (52.08%) DNS
9 23 (47.92%) MCP
9 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
10 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
10 21 (43.75%) VMware
11 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
12 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (35.42%) CCNA
14 16 (33.33%) SLA
14 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
15 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
15 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (29.17%) DHCP
16 14 (29.17%) Cisco
16 14 (29.17%) Firewall
17 12 (25.00%) Retail
18 11 (22.92%) HND
18 11 (22.92%) VPN
18 11 (22.92%) Legal
18 11 (22.92%) MCTS
18 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
19 8 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
19 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) Lync
4 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Office
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 25 (52.08%) DNS
3 14 (29.17%) Firewall
3 14 (29.17%) DHCP
4 11 (22.92%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) WAN
5 3 (6.25%) SAN
5 3 (6.25%) Intranet
5 3 (6.25%) Internet
5 3 (6.25%) Extranet
6 1 (2.08%) MPLS
6 1 (2.08%) DSL
6 1 (2.08%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
General
1 12 (25.00%) Retail
2 11 (22.92%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Team Leader
1 13 (27.08%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.08%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.50%) Coaching
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.17%) Email Management
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) CRM
8 1 (2.08%) ERP
8 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.08%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (66.67%) MCSE
3 27 (56.25%) MCITP
4 23 (47.92%) MCP
5 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (35.42%) CCNA
7 11 (22.92%) HND
7 11 (22.92%) MCTS
8 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (8.33%) Degree
11 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (2.08%) CCDA
11 1 (2.08%) CCSP
11 1 (2.08%) CCNP
11 1 (2.08%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Remedy
4 2 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) BT
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 24 days ago