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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 166 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% 1.22% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 4.41% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 28
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
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
955 1042 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.36% 27.53% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 722 876 659
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 10 £17,000 -54.96%
Derbyshire - 4 £51,500 -
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £51,500 +3.00%
Leicestershire +16 1 £36,000 -10.00% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
3 24 (75.00%) Windows
4 19 (59.38%) MCSE
5 18 (56.25%) MCP
5 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
7 13 (40.63%) MS Office
7 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
8 11 (34.38%) MCITP
9 10 (31.25%) VMware
9 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (28.13%) SCCM
11 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 8 (25.00%) WAN
12 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (21.88%) CCNA
12 7 (21.88%) Office 365
13 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
13 6 (18.75%) Firewall
13 6 (18.75%) LAN
13 6 (18.75%) Cisco
13 6 (18.75%) SQL
14 5 (15.63%) ITIL
14 5 (15.63%) DNS
14 5 (15.63%) DHCP
14 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.63%) MCTS
14 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
14 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Lync
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) PBX
4 2 (6.25%) PSTN
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) DMZ
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Law
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) Support Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) ETL
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) Security Management
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (6.25%) Analytics
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (59.38%) MCSE
3 18 (56.25%) MCP
4 11 (34.38%) MCITP
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (21.88%) CCNA
6 5 (15.63%) MCTS
7 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.13%) MCDST
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (3.13%) CCENT
8 1 (3.13%) CCDP
8 1 (3.13%) CCA
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Red Gate
7 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe
7 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Midlands
Vodafone
Salary: £28K - £33K + great benefits
Posted: 15 days ago