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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 147 179 146
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 26 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.82% 0.42% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 1.36% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 37
Median salary £29,750 £37,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.59% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
774 1173 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.35% 30.81% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 576 871 891
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,030 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +10 12 £27,750 -43.36% 1
Lincolnshire - 7 £32,500 - 3
Leicestershire +1 5 £18,000 -28.00% 3
Derbyshire +21 1 £23,500 -52.04%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (85.00%) Windows
3 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 50 (83.33%) Windows Server
4 43 (71.67%) Active Directory
5 40 (66.67%) VMware
6 36 (60.00%) MCSE
7 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (50.00%) Cisco
9 29 (48.33%) MCP
10 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
12 19 (31.67%) CCNA
12 19 (31.67%) ITIL
12 19 (31.67%) SAN
12 19 (31.67%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
13 17 (28.33%) SCCM
14 15 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (25.00%) MS Office
14 15 (25.00%) Office 365
15 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
15 13 (21.67%) HP
15 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (21.67%) vSphere
16 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
16 12 (20.00%) LAN
16 12 (20.00%) DNS
16 12 (20.00%) WAN

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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Office
2 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Office 365
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) SAN
2 12 (20.00%) DHCP
2 12 (20.00%) DNS
2 12 (20.00%) LAN
2 12 (20.00%) WAN
3 7 (11.67%) VoIP
4 5 (8.33%) Firewall
5 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.00%) Broadband
6 3 (5.00%) Internet
6 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 2 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.67%) Junos
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Field Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) Server Technician
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Driving Licence
2 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 8 (13.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.67%) FMCG
5 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (85.00%) Windows
2 50 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 12 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 11 (18.33%) Linux
7 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.67%) Migration
4 6 (10.00%) BCP
4 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (10.00%) Data Security
4 6 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.00%) High Availability
6 3 (5.00%) ITSM
6 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (60.00%) MCSE
3 29 (48.33%) MCP
4 19 (31.67%) CCNA
4 19 (31.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (13.33%) RHCSA
6 8 (13.33%) VCP5
7 5 (8.33%) A+ Certification
7 5 (8.33%) CCENT
7 5 (8.33%) MCITP
8 4 (6.67%) CCA
8 4 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (6.67%) MCTS
9 2 (3.33%) Degree
9 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CCNP
10 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 43 (71.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
4 13 (21.67%) vSphere
5 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.33%) XenApp
6 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.67%) MIIS
3 1 (1.67%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 40 (66.67%) VMware
3 30 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (21.67%) HP
5 12 (20.00%) Citrix
6 11 (18.33%) Apple
6 11 (18.33%) IBM
7 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (13.33%) Riverbed
8 5 (8.33%) 3Com
8 5 (8.33%) Draytek
8 5 (8.33%) NETGEAR
8 5 (8.33%) ZyXEL
9 3 (5.00%) NetApp
10 1 (1.67%) Dell
10 1 (1.67%) Juniper
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