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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 148 151 152
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.78% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 2.68% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 10
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,069 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £62,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
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
988 1043 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.87% 28.88% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 770 847 715
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,274 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -1 6 £25,000 -40.47% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £33,750 -6.89% 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Derbyshire +13 1 - -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) MCSE
4 16 (51.61%) MCP
5 15 (48.39%) ITIL
6 14 (45.16%) MCITP
7 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
7 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
8 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
8 11 (35.48%) VMware
9 10 (32.26%) DNS
10 9 (29.03%) SLA
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
11 8 (25.81%) CCNA
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (25.81%) MCTS
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
12 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
13 6 (19.35%) VPN
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco
13 6 (19.35%) Firewall
13 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
13 6 (19.35%) Coaching
14 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
14 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (16.13%) Degree
14 5 (16.13%) Legal
14 5 (16.13%) LAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Lync
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (32.26%) DNS
3 6 (19.35%) VPN
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) LAN
4 5 (16.13%) WAN
4 5 (16.13%) DHCP
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) Extranet
6 3 (9.68%) Intranet
7 2 (6.45%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Star Schema
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (12.90%) Support Technician
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) CCTV
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
3 6 (19.35%) Coaching
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) ETL
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Email Management
7 1 (3.23%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (67.74%) MCSE
3 16 (51.61%) MCP
4 14 (45.16%) MCITP
5 8 (25.81%) CCNA
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (25.81%) MCTS
6 5 (16.13%) HND
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Red Gate
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
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