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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 150 136 152
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 32 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.85% 1.07% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 4.14% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 26
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £60,000 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.93%
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
1079 845 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.58% 25.86% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 880 690 938
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,547
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +9 28 £33,500 +52.27% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £31,250 -5.30%
Leicestershire -19 2 £22,000 -48.23% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (86.59%) Windows
2 71 (86.59%) Microsoft
3 69 (84.15%) ITIL
4 63 (76.83%) MS Exchange
5 58 (70.73%) VMware
6 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
7 53 (64.63%) MCSE
8 45 (54.88%) DNS
9 44 (53.66%) TCP/IP
10 42 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
11 41 (50.00%) CCNA
11 41 (50.00%) Hyper-V
12 40 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 39 (47.56%) DHCP
14 38 (46.34%) Cisco
14 38 (46.34%) Firewall
15 31 (37.80%) Retail
15 31 (37.80%) MCP
16 30 (36.59%) MCITP
17 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
18 26 (31.71%) ITIL V3
19 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
21 19 (23.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
22 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
22 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
23 13 (15.85%) MS Office
23 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (76.83%) MS Exchange
2 40 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (54.88%) DNS
2 44 (53.66%) TCP/IP
3 39 (47.56%) DHCP
4 38 (46.34%) Firewall
5 7 (8.54%) SAN
6 6 (7.32%) VPN
7 3 (3.66%) WAN
8 2 (2.44%) LAN
8 2 (2.44%) MPLS
9 1 (1.22%) BGP
9 1 (1.22%) DSL
9 1 (1.22%) OSPF
9 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 31 (37.80%) Retail
2 8 (9.76%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Analyst
3 16 (19.51%) Network Analyst
4 15 (18.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (14.63%) Team Leader
5 12 (14.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 11 (13.41%) Exchange Specialist
6 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (12.20%) Network Manager
7 10 (12.20%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Network Support
9 3 (3.66%) Network Support
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Kindle
2 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 71 (86.59%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Vista
4 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (84.15%) ITIL
2 26 (31.71%) ITIL V3
3 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.66%) Workflow
5 2 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.22%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.22%) Email Management
6 1 (1.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (64.63%) MCSE
3 42 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (50.00%) CCNA
5 31 (37.80%) MCP
6 30 (36.59%) MCITP
7 19 (23.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
8 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
8 9 (10.98%) MCTS
9 5 (6.10%) HND
10 4 (4.88%) VCAP
10 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.66%) HNC
12 2 (2.44%) CCNP
13 1 (1.22%) CCA
13 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.22%) CCIP
13 1 (1.22%) CCSP
13 1 (1.22%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
2 41 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) XenApp
5 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.22%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) WSUS
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
1 3 (3.66%) SCOM
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 71 (86.59%) Microsoft
2 58 (70.73%) VMware
3 38 (46.34%) Cisco
4 6 (7.32%) NetApp
5 5 (6.10%) Hitachi
5 5 (6.10%) EMC
6 4 (4.88%) Altiris
6 4 (4.88%) Citrix
7 3 (3.66%) Dell
8 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.22%) Juniper
9 1 (1.22%) Sun
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) BT
9 1 (1.22%) F5
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Paension, Private Healthcare.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22 - £26 per annum + Car + Overtime + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £13.5k - 14.5k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cobham
Salary: Competitive subject to experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Lincoln
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago