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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 135 174 170
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 43 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.35% 0.46% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 1.86% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 30
Median salary £29,000 £25,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £18,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -6.47%
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
835 912 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.16% 24.53% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 641 668 874
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Derbyshire +15 14 £29,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire +17 10 £32,500 +44.44%
Lincolnshire +7 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Leicestershire +12 6 £21,000 -41.66%
Northamptonshire +8 5 £44,500 +78.00% 2
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 74 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
3 47 (63.51%) Windows
4 45 (60.81%) VMware
4 45 (60.81%) Windows Server
5 43 (58.11%) MCSE
6 42 (56.76%) Active Directory
7 36 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (36.49%) ITIL
9 26 (35.14%) MCP
10 25 (33.78%) Cisco
11 24 (32.43%) MS Exchange
11 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (31.08%) Hyper-V
12 23 (31.08%) MS Office
13 19 (25.68%) SCCM
14 17 (22.97%) LAN
14 17 (22.97%) WAN
14 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (21.62%) Office 365
15 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
16 15 (20.27%) VoIP
16 15 (20.27%) CCNA
16 15 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (20.27%) SAN
17 14 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (18.92%) vSphere
18 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
18 13 (17.57%) DNS

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 24 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (12.16%) Skype for Business
5 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) MS Office
2 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) LAN
1 17 (22.97%) WAN
2 15 (20.27%) SAN
2 15 (20.27%) VoIP
3 13 (17.57%) DHCP
3 13 (17.57%) DNS
4 8 (10.81%) Broadband
4 8 (10.81%) Internet
4 8 (10.81%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (8.11%) Firewall
5 6 (8.11%) Junos
6 5 (6.76%) Skype
6 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.41%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.16%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Local Government
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (28.38%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) IT Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) IT Support
7 6 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Field Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Junior
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
1 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.76%) FMCG
2 5 (6.76%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.76%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 45 (60.81%) Windows Server
3 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
6 9 (12.16%) Linux
7 7 (9.46%) Windows 10
7 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Incident Management
3 11 (14.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 10 (13.51%) Migration
5 5 (6.76%) BCP
5 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity
5 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (6.76%) Data Security
5 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Change Management
6 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.05%) Game Development
6 3 (4.05%) ITSM
6 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) SDLC
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) C#
2 3 (4.05%) C++
2 3 (4.05%) Delphi
2 3 (4.05%) Java
2 3 (4.05%) Pascal
2 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (58.11%) MCSE
3 26 (35.14%) MCP
4 15 (20.27%) CCNA
4 15 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (13.51%) Degree
7 9 (12.16%) VCP5
8 8 (10.81%) RHCSA
9 6 (8.11%) CCA
9 6 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
12 3 (4.05%) CCENT
12 3 (4.05%) CISM
12 3 (4.05%) MCAD
12 3 (4.05%) SSCP
13 2 (2.70%) CCNP
13 2 (2.70%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 36 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (31.08%) Hyper-V
4 14 (18.92%) vSphere
5 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) XenApp
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (25.68%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (60.81%) VMware
3 25 (33.78%) Cisco
4 12 (16.22%) Apple
5 8 (10.81%) IBM
6 7 (9.46%) Citrix
7 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.11%) NetApp
8 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.76%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.41%) Oracle
10 3 (4.05%) HP
11 2 (2.70%) Juniper
12 1 (1.35%) Dell
12 1 (1.35%) F5
12 1 (1.35%) Intel
12 1 (1.35%) Remedy
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago