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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 160 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.47% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 3.69% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 35
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
1087 1058 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.81% 28.14% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 823 885 682
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -28 7 £17,000 -49.25%
Nottinghamshire - 7 £50,250 -
Derbyshire - 4 £51,500 -
Leicestershire +10 1 £25,000 -37.50% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 22 (64.71%) MCSE
4 18 (52.94%) MCP
4 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 15 (44.12%) MS Office
5 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
6 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
7 11 (32.35%) Office 365
8 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (29.41%) MCITP
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
9 9 (26.47%) SCCM
10 8 (23.53%) WAN
10 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
11 7 (20.59%) CCNA
11 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
11 7 (20.59%) Firewall
11 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Lync
12 6 (17.65%) LAN
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco
12 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.71%) DNS
13 5 (14.71%) DHCP
13 5 (14.71%) ITIL
13 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.65%) Lync
5 2 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) WAN
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) LAN
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) DNS
5 4 (11.76%) Skype
6 2 (5.88%) DMZ
6 2 (5.88%) VLAN
6 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.88%) PBX
6 2 (5.88%) PSTN
6 2 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Law
2 2 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Support Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Support Technician
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 4 (11.76%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
4 1 (2.94%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL V2
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (64.71%) MCSE
3 18 (52.94%) MCP
4 10 (29.41%) MCITP
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (20.59%) CCNA
6 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) MCTS
8 2 (5.88%) Degree
8 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.94%) MCDST
9 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.94%) CCENT
9 1 (2.94%) CCDP
9 1 (2.94%) CCA
9 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.94%) CCNP
9 1 (2.94%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe
6 1 (2.94%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.94%) Veeam
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago