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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 134 162 153
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 35 11 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.35% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.03% 1.29% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 27
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,600 £28,930
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £42,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
869 852 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.45% 26.81% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 639 668 884
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Leicestershire +15 13 £24,500 -12.50%
Derbyshire +11 12 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £25,000 -25.92%
Lincolnshire +3 4 £27,500 +61.76%
Northamptonshire -2 3 £32,500 -18.75% 3
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (79.66%) Microsoft
3 38 (64.41%) MCSE
4 26 (44.07%) Windows
5 23 (38.98%) VMware
6 22 (37.29%) MS Office
7 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
8 19 (32.20%) Office 365
8 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
9 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
10 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
10 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
10 16 (27.12%) ITIL
11 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
12 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
12 14 (23.73%) Cisco
13 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
14 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (20.34%) Skype for Business
14 12 (20.34%) SQL
15 11 (18.64%) SAN
15 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (16.95%) MCP
16 10 (16.95%) LAN
16 10 (16.95%) WAN
17 9 (15.25%) Unified Communications
17 9 (15.25%) Skype
18 8 (13.56%) vSphere
18 8 (13.56%) DHCP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
3 12 (20.34%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (37.29%) MS Office
2 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.20%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) SAN
2 10 (16.95%) LAN
2 10 (16.95%) WAN
3 9 (15.25%) Skype
3 9 (15.25%) Unified Communications
4 8 (13.56%) DHCP
4 8 (13.56%) DNS
5 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.47%) VoIP
6 4 (6.78%) Broadband
6 4 (6.78%) Internet
6 4 (6.78%) Junos
6 4 (6.78%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Local Government
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Support Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Office 365 Consultant
5 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) IT Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) IT Support
6 7 (11.86%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) SharePoint Specialist
8 5 (8.47%) Unified Communications Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Server Support
9 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
1 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.39%) FMCG
4 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.39%) Linux
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.08%) Game Development
3 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (5.08%) Migration
3 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (5.08%) SDLC
3 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.39%) BCP
4 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.39%) Data Security
4 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.39%) Presales
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.69%) ETL
5 1 (1.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) C#
2 3 (5.08%) C++
2 3 (5.08%) Delphi
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) Pascal
2 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (64.41%) MCSE
3 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.95%) MCP
5 8 (13.56%) Degree
5 8 (13.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (10.17%) CCNA
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.08%) CCNP
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.08%) MCAD
7 3 (5.08%) VCP5
8 2 (3.39%) CCA
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
8 2 (3.39%) MCT
8 2 (3.39%) MCTS
8 2 (3.39%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.56%) vSphere
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.98%) VMware
3 14 (23.73%) Cisco
4 8 (13.56%) NetApp
5 5 (8.47%) Apple
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle
7 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.08%) Dell
7 3 (5.08%) Remedy
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix
8 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.69%) F5
9 1 (1.69%) Intel
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