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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 157 135 142
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 1.27% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.95% 4.71% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 45 24
Average salary £30,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.73% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
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
870 998 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.56% 26.94% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 631 855 672
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Northamptonshire -31 8 £17,000 -55.26%
Derbyshire +15 4 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £51,500 +24.84%
Lincolnshire - 2 £45,000 -
Leicestershire +14 1 £36,000 -10.00%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (79.31%) Windows
4 18 (62.07%) MCSE
4 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
5 15 (51.72%) MCP
6 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
7 11 (37.93%) Service Delivery
8 10 (34.48%) MCITP
9 9 (31.03%) VMware
9 9 (31.03%) MS Office
10 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (27.59%) Office 365
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL
11 7 (24.14%) WAN
11 7 (24.14%) CCNA
11 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (20.69%) Cisco
12 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
12 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 6 (20.69%) SCCM
12 6 (20.69%) Firewall
12 6 (20.69%) Lync
13 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
13 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
13 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
13 5 (17.24%) DNS
13 5 (17.24%) DHCP
13 5 (17.24%) LAN
14 4 (13.79%) Internet

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) Lync
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.90%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) Extranet
5 3 (10.34%) Intranet
6 2 (6.90%) DMZ
6 2 (6.90%) PBX
6 2 (6.90%) PSTN
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) VLAN
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Star Schema
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Support Technician
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Service Delivery
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Security Management
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (62.07%) MCSE
3 15 (51.72%) MCP
4 10 (34.48%) MCITP
5 7 (24.14%) CCNA
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) MCTS
7 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.45%) MCDST
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (3.45%) CCENT
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) CCAA
8 1 (3.45%) CCNP
8 1 (3.45%) CCA
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CCDP
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Red Gate
6 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.45%) Veeam
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
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