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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 153 166 154
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 20 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.50% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 1.65% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 32
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £19,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £51,500 £41,350
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
811 1155 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.46% 30.45% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 620 862 874
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,152 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Nottinghamshire +13 9 £40,000 -18.36% 1
Derbyshire +15 5 £26,000 -48.25%
Leicestershire -4 2 £22,000 -12.00% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £28,000 -
Northamptonshire +3 1 £34,000 +30.76% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 49 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 44 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 43 (76.79%) Microsoft
5 40 (71.43%) VMware
6 39 (69.64%) MCSE
7 34 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (48.21%) MCP
9 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
11 20 (35.71%) SCCM
11 20 (35.71%) ITIL
11 20 (35.71%) Cisco
12 16 (28.57%) MS Office
12 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 15 (26.79%) DHCP
13 15 (26.79%) DNS
13 15 (26.79%) Office 365
14 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (23.21%) SAN
15 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (21.43%) Apple
15 12 (21.43%) CCNA
15 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
15 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (19.64%) vSphere
16 11 (19.64%) Migration

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 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) MS Office
2 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Office 365
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) DHCP
1 15 (26.79%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) SAN
3 10 (17.86%) VoIP
4 9 (16.07%) LAN
4 9 (16.07%) WAN
5 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.93%) Firewall
7 4 (7.14%) Broadband
7 4 (7.14%) Internet
7 4 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.57%) Junos
8 2 (3.57%) VPN
9 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.79%) Wireless
General
1 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Field Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (8.93%) Exchange Support
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) FMCG
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.36%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (87.50%) Windows
1 49 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.86%) Windows 10
4 10 (17.86%) Windows 8
5 8 (14.29%) Linux
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) ITIL
2 11 (19.64%) Migration
3 10 (17.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.14%) BCP
5 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (7.14%) Data Security
5 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.36%) High Availability
6 3 (5.36%) ITSM
6 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.36%) Service Management
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.79%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (69.64%) MCSE
3 27 (48.21%) MCP
4 12 (21.43%) CCNA
4 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (12.50%) RHCSA
5 7 (12.50%) VCP5
6 4 (7.14%) CCA
6 4 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (7.14%) Degree
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.14%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) CCENT
7 2 (3.57%) MCTS
8 1 (1.79%) CISM
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) SSCP
8 1 (1.79%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 34 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 11 (19.64%) vSphere
5 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) MIIS
3 1 (1.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Microsoft
2 40 (71.43%) VMware
3 20 (35.71%) Cisco
4 12 (21.43%) Apple
5 9 (16.07%) Citrix
6 7 (12.50%) IBM
7 6 (10.71%) HP
8 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.14%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.36%) NetApp
10 2 (3.57%) Juniper
11 1 (1.79%) 3Com
11 1 (1.79%) Dell
11 1 (1.79%) Draytek
11 1 (1.79%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.79%) ZyXEL
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