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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 165 142 125
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.97% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 3.36% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 37
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £23,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £39,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
1184 1071 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.68% 28.99% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 888 869 676
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,152 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire -7 7 £49,000 +56.80%
Derbyshire - 6 £49,000 -
Northamptonshire -21 3 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Leicestershire +11 1 £25,000 +13.63% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) MCSE
4 19 (61.29%) Windows
5 16 (51.61%) MS Office
6 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
6 15 (48.39%) Office 365
7 13 (41.94%) MCP
8 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
9 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
9 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
9 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
10 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
11 8 (25.81%) MCITP
11 8 (25.81%) SCCM
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (25.81%) Lync
12 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
12 7 (22.58%) ITIL
12 7 (22.58%) WAN
12 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
13 6 (19.35%) VMware
13 6 (19.35%) Skype
14 5 (16.13%) LAN
15 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
15 4 (12.90%) DNS
15 4 (12.90%) DHCP
15 4 (12.90%) CCNA
15 4 (12.90%) Firewall
15 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.81%) Lync
4 2 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) WAN
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) Skype
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.45%) VLAN
5 2 (6.45%) DMZ
5 2 (6.45%) PBX
5 2 (6.45%) PSTN
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) Office 365 Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 1 (3.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL V2
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.23%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) CRM
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (70.97%) MCSE
3 13 (41.94%) MCP
4 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) MCITP
6 4 (12.90%) CCNA
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.45%) MCTS
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (3.23%) CCENT
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (3.23%) CCAA
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.23%) CCA
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CCDP
8 1 (3.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Veeam
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oakham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago