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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 135 171 145
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 38 16 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.22% 0.44% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 1.76% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 47
Median salary £29,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £17,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
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
822 911 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.31% 24.82% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 639 667 868
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 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 29 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 +10 14 £29,000 -43.68%
Nottinghamshire +13 10 £32,500 -36.89%
Lincolnshire +2 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Leicestershire +18 4 £22,000 -38.88%
Northamptonshire +14 2 £43,250 +154.41%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 47 (72.31%) Windows
3 47 (72.31%) Windows Server
4 44 (67.69%) MCSE
5 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
6 42 (64.62%) VMware
7 36 (55.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (36.92%) ITIL
10 23 (35.38%) MCP
11 22 (33.85%) MS Office
11 22 (33.85%) Hyper-V
11 22 (33.85%) Office 365
12 21 (32.31%) MS Exchange
12 21 (32.31%) Cisco
13 19 (29.23%) SCCM
14 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (26.15%) vSphere
16 14 (21.54%) CCNA
16 14 (21.54%) SAN
16 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
16 14 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (20.00%) VoIP
17 13 (20.00%) DHCP
17 13 (20.00%) DNS
17 13 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 11 (16.92%) WAN

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 21 (32.31%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (16.92%) Skype for Business
5 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (33.85%) MS Office
2 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.85%) Office 365
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) SAN
2 13 (20.00%) DHCP
2 13 (20.00%) DNS
2 13 (20.00%) VoIP
3 11 (16.92%) LAN
3 11 (16.92%) WAN
4 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.23%) Firewall
6 5 (7.69%) Skype
7 4 (6.15%) Broadband
7 4 (6.15%) Internet
7 4 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.15%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.08%) Junos
8 2 (3.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) IT Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Field Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Active Directory Support
5 6 (9.23%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Support
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
1 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (12.31%) Driving Licence
2 7 (10.77%) FMCG
3 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.69%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (72.31%) Windows
1 47 (72.31%) Windows Server
2 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.85%) Linux
4 9 (13.85%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 8 (12.31%) Migration
4 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.69%) BCP
6 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (7.69%) Data Security
7 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.62%) High Availability
7 3 (4.62%) ITSM
7 3 (4.62%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) SDLC
7 3 (4.62%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) C#
3 3 (4.62%) C++
3 3 (4.62%) Delphi
3 3 (4.62%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) Pascal
3 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (67.69%) MCSE
3 23 (35.38%) MCP
4 14 (21.54%) CCNA
4 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (13.85%) Degree
6 9 (13.85%) VCP5
7 8 (12.31%) RHCSA
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (9.23%) CCA
9 6 (9.23%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
10 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.62%) CCENT
11 3 (4.62%) CISM
11 3 (4.62%) MCAD
11 3 (4.62%) SSCP
12 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
12 2 (3.08%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
2 36 (55.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (33.85%) Hyper-V
4 17 (26.15%) vSphere
5 7 (10.77%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.08%) XenApp
8 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 55 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 42 (64.62%) VMware
3 21 (32.31%) Cisco
4 10 (15.38%) Apple
5 9 (13.85%) Citrix
6 8 (12.31%) IBM
7 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.69%) Riverbed
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle
10 3 (4.62%) HP
10 3 (4.62%) NetApp
11 2 (3.08%) Juniper
12 1 (1.54%) Dell
12 1 (1.54%) F5
12 1 (1.54%) Intel
12 1 (1.54%) Remedy