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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England / East Midlands
Rank 131 145 162
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 30 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.94% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 3.39% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 9
Median salary £47,500 £26,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+77.57% -33.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £20,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,900 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,900 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +2.94%

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
665 885 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.81% 27.68% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 525 657 708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +4 15 £42,500 +54.54%
Derbyshire +20 14 £50,000 +70.93% 1
Northamptonshire +7 5 £45,000 +21.62%
Lincolnshire -8 2 £33,750 +68.75%
Leicestershire -17 2 £42,500 +70.00%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (89.83%) Microsoft
3 43 (72.88%) Windows
4 39 (66.10%) Windows Server
5 36 (61.02%) MCSE
6 33 (55.93%) Active Directory
7 31 (52.54%) VMware
8 26 (44.07%) Cisco
8 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (38.98%) ITIL
10 22 (37.29%) MCP
10 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
10 22 (37.29%) Office 365
11 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (32.20%) SCCM
11 19 (32.20%) CCNA
11 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
13 17 (28.81%) SAN
14 16 (27.12%) HP
15 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
15 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
16 14 (23.73%) Windows 10
17 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (22.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
18 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
18 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
19 11 (18.64%) Windows 8

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 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.29%) Office 365
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.39%) CloudFront
5 2 (3.39%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) SaaS
6 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) SAN
2 7 (11.86%) LAN
2 7 (11.86%) WAN
3 6 (10.17%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) Unified Communications
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
5 4 (6.78%) Skype
5 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) Wireless
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Consultant
1 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Consultant
3 12 (20.34%) IT Support
4 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (18.64%) Support Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) IT Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (8.47%) Administrator
8 5 (8.47%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Mobility Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.86%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.78%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Replication
7 1 (1.69%) CESG
7 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (72.88%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Windows Server
3 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (23.73%) Windows 10
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (18.64%) Windows 8
7 7 (11.86%) Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
3 9 (15.25%) ITIL V3
4 6 (10.17%) Service Design
5 5 (8.47%) High Availability
5 5 (8.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) BCP
6 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (6.78%) Data Security
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.39%) Presales
8 2 (3.39%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.69%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (61.02%) MCSE
3 22 (37.29%) MCP
4 19 (32.20%) CCNA
4 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
5 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
6 13 (22.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (15.25%) MCITP
8 5 (8.47%) A+ Certification
8 5 (8.47%) CCENT
9 4 (6.78%) MCTS
9 4 (6.78%) RHCSA
9 4 (6.78%) VCP5
10 2 (3.39%) CCNP
11 1 (1.69%) CCIP
11 1 (1.69%) CCSP
11 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (55.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
3 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX
4 10 (16.95%) vSphere
5 7 (11.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) SCCM
2 7 (11.86%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.39%) SCSM
4 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.69%) MIIS
4 1 (1.69%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 53 (89.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (52.54%) VMware
3 26 (44.07%) Cisco
4 16 (27.12%) HP
5 10 (16.95%) Apple
6 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.86%) Citrix
6 7 (11.86%) IBM
6 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.86%) Riverbed
7 5 (8.47%) 3Com
7 5 (8.47%) Draytek
7 5 (8.47%) NETGEAR
7 5 (8.47%) ZyXEL
8 4 (6.78%) Dell
9 2 (3.39%) Veeam
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Remedy
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