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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 134 118 141
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 38 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.40% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 5.17% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 32
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +84.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £60,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +18.11%
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
1060 871 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.97% 27.10% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 867 707 936
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £50,000 £55,579
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014. 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 +6 33 £30,750 +39.77% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 2 £31,250 -7.40%
Leicestershire -13 2 £22,000 -48.23%
Lincolnshire +4 1 £20,000 -55.55% 2
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (89.66%) Microsoft
3 75 (86.21%) Windows
4 72 (82.76%) ITIL
5 63 (72.41%) MS Exchange
6 56 (64.37%) MCSE
6 56 (64.37%) VMware
7 54 (62.07%) Active Directory
8 50 (57.47%) TCP/IP
9 48 (55.17%) DNS
10 42 (48.28%) Hyper-V
11 41 (47.13%) Cisco Certification
12 40 (45.98%) CCNA
13 39 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 38 (43.68%) DHCP
15 37 (42.53%) Cisco
15 37 (42.53%) Firewall
16 36 (41.38%) MCP
16 36 (41.38%) MCITP
17 31 (35.63%) Retail
18 29 (33.33%) SQL Server
19 25 (28.74%) ITIL V3
20 24 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (25.29%) Windows 7
22 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
23 17 (19.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
24 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
25 14 (16.09%) MS Office
26 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 63 (72.41%) MS Exchange
2 39 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (57.47%) TCP/IP
2 48 (55.17%) DNS
3 38 (43.68%) DHCP
4 37 (42.53%) Firewall
5 10 (11.49%) VPN
6 6 (6.90%) SAN
7 3 (3.45%) WAN
8 2 (2.30%) LAN
9 1 (1.15%) MPLS
9 1 (1.15%) DSL
9 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.15%) DB2
General
1 31 (35.63%) Retail
2 12 (13.79%) Legal
3 4 (4.60%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (20.69%) Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Team Leader
3 16 (18.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 15 (17.24%) Network Analyst
5 14 (16.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (16.09%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Exchange Specialist
6 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (10.34%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (10.34%) Network Manager
8 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Network Support
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Network Support
9 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) Kindle
2 1 (1.15%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 75 (86.21%) Windows
2 24 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (25.29%) Windows 7
4 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.49%) Windows XP
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (82.76%) ITIL
2 25 (28.74%) ITIL V3
3 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.45%) Workflow
5 2 (2.30%) Migration
5 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.15%) CRM
6 1 (1.15%) ERP
6 1 (1.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.15%) Email Management
6 1 (1.15%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.15%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (64.37%) MCSE
3 41 (47.13%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (45.98%) CCNA
5 36 (41.38%) MCP
5 36 (41.38%) MCITP
6 17 (19.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (13.79%) MCTS
8 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
8 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
9 9 (10.34%) HND
10 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.60%) VCAP
11 3 (3.45%) HNC
12 1 (1.15%) CCDA
12 1 (1.15%) CCSP
12 1 (1.15%) CCNP
12 1 (1.15%) CCIP
12 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 42 (48.28%) Hyper-V
3 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) SCOM
2 2 (2.30%) WSUS
2 2 (2.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 56 (64.37%) VMware
3 37 (42.53%) Cisco
4 5 (5.75%) Hitachi
4 5 (5.75%) NetApp
4 5 (5.75%) EMC
5 3 (3.45%) Altiris
5 3 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (2.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.15%) BT
7 1 (1.15%) Sun
7 1 (1.15%) HP
7 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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