The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 223 200 237
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 23 75 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.97% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 3.20% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 60 44
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1878 2346 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.72% 30.22% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1949 1944
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCSA
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the East of England region.

MCSA Salary Trend in the East of England

MCSA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in the East of England

MCSA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Cambridgeshire -1 10 £41,500 +41.27% 2
Hertfordshire -2 7 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Essex +1 2 £26,750 -46.50%
Bedfordshire -10 2 £43,750 -12.50%
Norfolk +6 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Suffolk - 1 £35,500 -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 of England region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (95.18%) Windows
3 72 (86.75%) Microsoft
4 62 (74.70%) Active Directory
4 62 (74.70%) MCSE
5 57 (68.67%) VMware
6 47 (56.63%) Windows Server
7 36 (43.37%) MS Exchange
8 35 (42.17%) Cisco
9 34 (40.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (39.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (37.35%) Hyper-V
12 30 (36.14%) SQL Server
13 28 (33.73%) MS Excel
13 28 (33.73%) Citrix
13 28 (33.73%) SAN
14 26 (31.33%) Office 365
15 25 (30.12%) Firewall
16 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (28.92%) PowerShell
17 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
18 22 (26.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 21 (25.30%) MCITP
19 21 (25.30%) VLAN
20 20 (24.10%) VPN
20 20 (24.10%) SQL
21 19 (22.89%) SSL
22 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
22 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2013
23 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 36 (43.37%) MS Exchange
2 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
3 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (8.43%) Skype for Business
7 6 (7.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.61%) IIS
9 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (33.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.33%) Office 365
2 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) SAN
2 25 (30.12%) Firewall
3 21 (25.30%) VLAN
4 20 (24.10%) VPN
5 19 (22.89%) SSL
6 12 (14.46%) FTP
6 12 (14.46%) VoIP
7 11 (13.25%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (13.25%) DNS
7 11 (13.25%) NAS
8 10 (12.05%) LAN
8 10 (12.05%) WAN
9 9 (10.84%) DHCP
10 7 (8.43%) Skype
10 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.41%) VRRP
13 1 (1.20%) IMAP
13 1 (1.20%) POP3
13 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) MS Access
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Support Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Consultant
4 13 (15.66%) Infrastructure Support
4 13 (15.66%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) Cloud Consultant
8 9 (10.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 9 (10.84%) Office 365 Consultant
8 9 (10.84%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (9.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) FMCG Analyst
9 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Engineer
10 7 (8.43%) Azure Consultant
10 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V Consultant
10 7 (8.43%) Server Engineer
10 7 (8.43%) SharePoint Consultant
11 6 (7.23%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) HTML
2 11 (13.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Driving Licence
1 8 (9.64%) FMCG
1 8 (9.64%) Replication
2 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (7.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.41%) Fintech
4 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 79 (95.18%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Windows Server
3 33 (39.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.05%) Linux
5 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Unix
8 1 (1.20%) Android
8 1 (1.20%) Debian
8 1 (1.20%) SUSE
8 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Presales
2 13 (15.66%) ITIL
3 11 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (13.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.23%) Patch Management
7 5 (6.02%) Data Security
8 4 (4.82%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.82%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.82%) High Availability
8 4 (4.82%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (4.82%) Software Delivery
8 4 (4.82%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.61%) Computer Security
9 3 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.41%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) PowerShell
2 20 (24.10%) SQL
3 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.25%) VBScript
4 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (74.70%) MCSE
3 22 (26.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (25.30%) MCITP
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (12.05%) MCP
7 9 (10.84%) MCDST
8 6 (7.23%) CCNA
8 6 (7.23%) CCNP
8 6 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (3.61%) CCA
11 2 (2.41%) CCIP
11 2 (2.41%) CCSP
11 2 (2.41%) MCTS
12 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (74.70%) Active Directory
2 34 (40.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (37.35%) Hyper-V
4 14 (16.87%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (16.87%) vSphere
5 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (13.25%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (9.64%) Terminal Services
6 8 (9.64%) XenApp
7 6 (7.23%) Xen
8 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.20%) Nagios
4 1 (1.20%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (86.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (68.67%) VMware
3 35 (42.17%) Cisco
4 28 (33.73%) Citrix
5 9 (10.84%) Veeam
6 8 (9.64%) HP
6 8 (9.64%) SonicWALL
7 7 (8.43%) Apple
8 6 (7.23%) 3PAR
8 6 (7.23%) Dell
8 6 (7.23%) Fujitsu
9 5 (6.02%) EMC
9 5 (6.02%) NetApp
10 4 (4.82%) Juniper
11 2 (2.41%) AppSense
11 2 (2.41%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.20%) Avaya
12 1 (1.20%) Sage
12 1 (1.20%) Toshiba
12 1 (1.20%) Veritas
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