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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 227 191 240
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +49
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 37 80 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 1.04% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 3.50% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 70 50
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -7.14%
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
1960 2288 2565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.55% 29.69% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1814 2056
Median salary £42,500 £43,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.18% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Hertfordshire -6 16 £32,500 - 1
Essex -2 9 £25,000 -16.66%
Norfolk +20 4 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £41,500 +53.70% 1
Suffolk +4 3 £35,500 -17.44%
Bedfordshire -9 1 £35,000 -20.00%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (98.43%) Windows
3 95 (74.80%) Microsoft
4 94 (74.02%) MCSE
5 91 (71.65%) Active Directory
6 88 (69.29%) VMware
7 64 (50.39%) SQL Server
8 58 (45.67%) MS Exchange
9 51 (40.16%) Citrix
9 51 (40.16%) Windows Server
10 49 (38.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (36.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (33.86%) SAN
13 42 (33.07%) MS Excel
13 42 (33.07%) Office 365
14 41 (32.28%) SharePoint
14 41 (32.28%) Cisco
15 37 (29.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (29.13%) Hyper-V
16 34 (26.77%) MCITP
16 34 (26.77%) SQL
17 32 (25.20%) Firewall
17 32 (25.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 32 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
18 31 (24.41%) PowerShell
19 30 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2013
20 28 (22.05%) vSphere
21 26 (20.47%) MS Office
22 25 (19.69%) VPN
22 25 (19.69%) Windows 8

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 58 (45.67%) MS Exchange
2 41 (32.28%) SharePoint
3 32 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (18.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (12.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (7.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.36%) IIS
9 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.36%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 42 (33.07%) MS Excel
2 26 (20.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 42 (33.07%) Office 365
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (33.86%) SAN
2 32 (25.20%) Firewall
3 25 (19.69%) VLAN
3 25 (19.69%) VPN
4 24 (18.90%) SSL
5 17 (13.39%) VoIP
6 15 (11.81%) NAS
7 14 (11.02%) DNS
7 14 (11.02%) FTP
8 13 (10.24%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (9.45%) DHCP
10 11 (8.66%) LAN
10 11 (8.66%) WAN
11 10 (7.87%) TCP/IP
12 6 (4.72%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.36%) Skype
14 2 (1.57%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.57%) VRRP
15 1 (0.79%) POP3
15 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (50.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) MS Access
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Electronics
3 1 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Engineer
3 18 (14.17%) Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 14 (11.02%) Consultant
5 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (10.24%) Support Analyst
7 12 (9.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (9.45%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) Server Engineer
8 11 (8.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 11 (8.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (8.66%) DBA
9 10 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 10 (7.87%) SQL DBA
9 10 (7.87%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) HTML
2 13 (10.24%) CSS
3 1 (0.79%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Replication
2 17 (13.39%) Driving Licence
3 11 (8.66%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.09%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.09%) Clustering
4 9 (7.09%) FMCG
4 9 (7.09%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (7.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.72%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.72%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) CMDB
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 125 (98.43%) Windows
2 51 (40.16%) Windows Server
3 46 (36.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (29.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (19.69%) Windows 8
6 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (9.45%) Linux
8 9 (7.09%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.15%) Unix
9 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.79%) Android
10 1 (0.79%) Debian
10 1 (0.79%) SUSE
10 1 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) ITIL
2 15 (11.81%) Presales
3 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (10.24%) High Availability
4 13 (10.24%) Patch Management
4 13 (10.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 12 (9.45%) Data Security
5 12 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.09%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (7.09%) Database Mirroring
7 7 (5.51%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.72%) Migration
9 5 (3.94%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.94%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.94%) Software Asset Management
9 5 (3.94%) Software Delivery
10 4 (3.15%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.36%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.77%) SQL
2 31 (24.41%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.24%) VBScript
4 9 (7.09%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.09%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (74.02%) MCSE
3 34 (26.77%) MCITP
4 32 (25.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (18.90%) MCDST
6 18 (14.17%) MCP
7 16 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (7.09%) CCNA
9 6 (4.72%) CCNP
9 6 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.72%) MCTS
9 6 (4.72%) VCP5
10 3 (2.36%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.36%) Degree
10 3 (2.36%) Server+ Certification
11 2 (1.57%) CCA
11 2 (1.57%) CCIP
11 2 (1.57%) CCSP
11 2 (1.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (71.65%) Active Directory
2 49 (38.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (29.13%) Hyper-V
4 28 (22.05%) vSphere
5 23 (18.11%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (13.39%) XenApp
7 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (8.66%) Terminal Services
9 9 (7.09%) VMware ESX
9 9 (7.09%) Xen
10 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (74.80%) Microsoft
2 88 (69.29%) VMware
3 51 (40.16%) Citrix
4 41 (32.28%) Cisco
5 13 (10.24%) SonicWALL
6 12 (9.45%) 3PAR
6 12 (9.45%) EMC
6 12 (9.45%) NetApp
7 11 (8.66%) Veeam
8 10 (7.87%) Apple
8 10 (7.87%) HP
9 9 (7.09%) Dell
9 9 (7.09%) Fujitsu
9 9 (7.09%) RedGate
10 7 (5.51%) Intel
11 4 (3.15%) Juniper
12 1 (0.79%) Avaya
12 1 (0.79%) Sage
12 1 (0.79%) Toshiba
12 1 (0.79%) Veritas
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago