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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 161 168 142
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 18 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.54% 0.43% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 1.46% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 40
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £17,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £51,500 £41,850
UK excluding London median salary £34,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.94%
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
840 1095 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.35% 29.71% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 641 833 865
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +21 9 £26,000 -49.51%
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £24,000 -53.39% 1
Leicestershire +1 2 £22,000 -12.00%
Northamptonshire +4 1 £34,000 +100.00% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (81.97%) Windows
2 50 (81.97%) Windows Server
3 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
4 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
5 44 (72.13%) VMware
6 40 (65.57%) MCSE
7 36 (59.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (42.62%) MCP
8 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (36.07%) ITIL
10 21 (34.43%) MS Office
11 19 (31.15%) Cisco
11 19 (31.15%) MS Exchange
11 19 (31.15%) Hyper-V
12 18 (29.51%) SCCM
12 18 (29.51%) Office 365
13 17 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
14 16 (26.23%) DHCP
14 16 (26.23%) DNS
15 15 (24.59%) CCNA
15 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (24.59%) vSphere
16 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (21.31%) SAN
17 12 (19.67%) VoIP
18 10 (16.39%) WAN
18 10 (16.39%) LAN

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 19 (31.15%) MS Exchange
2 17 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Office
2 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) Office 365
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) DHCP
1 16 (26.23%) DNS
2 13 (21.31%) SAN
3 12 (19.67%) VoIP
4 10 (16.39%) LAN
4 10 (16.39%) WAN
5 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.84%) Firewall
7 4 (6.56%) Broadband
7 4 (6.56%) Internet
7 4 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.28%) Junos
8 2 (3.28%) Skype
8 2 (3.28%) VPN
9 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Games
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Field Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Active Directory Support
5 6 (9.84%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Exchange Support
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) IT Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (13.11%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) FMCG
3 4 (6.56%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.56%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (81.97%) Windows
1 50 (81.97%) Windows Server
2 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.11%) Linux
4 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.48%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 10 (16.39%) Migration
3 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.56%) BCP
4 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
4 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (6.56%) Data Security
5 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.92%) High Availability
5 3 (4.92%) ITSM
5 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) SDLC
5 3 (4.92%) Service Management
5 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C#
2 3 (4.92%) C++
2 3 (4.92%) Delphi
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) Pascal
2 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (65.57%) MCSE
3 26 (42.62%) MCP
4 15 (24.59%) CCNA
4 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (16.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (11.48%) Degree
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (11.48%) RHCSA
6 7 (11.48%) VCP5
7 5 (8.20%) CCA
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.92%) CCENT
8 3 (4.92%) CISM
8 3 (4.92%) MCAD
8 3 (4.92%) SSCP
9 1 (1.64%) CCNP
9 1 (1.64%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 36 (59.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (31.15%) Hyper-V
4 15 (24.59%) vSphere
5 7 (11.48%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
2 44 (72.13%) VMware
3 19 (31.15%) Cisco
4 10 (16.39%) Apple
5 8 (13.11%) Citrix
6 7 (11.48%) IBM
7 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.56%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.92%) HP
9 3 (4.92%) NetApp
10 2 (3.28%) Juniper
11 1 (1.64%) F5
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