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

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 219 180 237
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +57
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 22 99 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 1.32% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 4.19% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 80 37
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,225 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1859 2364 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.57% 31.40% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 2004 1911
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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 31 July 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 31 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
Cambridgeshire +4 8 £40,000 +52.38%
Hertfordshire -8 8 £26,250 -12.50% 1
Bedfordshire -4 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Essex -8 1 £31,500 -38.53%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 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 of England region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (88.52%) Windows
3 51 (83.61%) Microsoft
4 47 (77.05%) MCSE
5 43 (70.49%) Active Directory
6 39 (63.93%) VMware
7 37 (60.66%) Windows Server
8 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (42.62%) Hyper-V
10 25 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (36.07%) Cisco
11 22 (36.07%) Citrix
12 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
12 21 (34.43%) MS Exchange
13 19 (31.15%) Office 365
13 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (27.87%) SharePoint
15 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
15 16 (26.23%) MCITP
15 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (24.59%) Presales
16 15 (24.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
18 13 (21.31%) SAN
19 12 (19.67%) Firewall
20 11 (18.03%) MCP
20 11 (18.03%) VLAN
20 11 (18.03%) VMware ESXi
20 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
21 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013

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 21 (34.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (27.87%) SharePoint
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (11.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (11.48%) Skype for Business
6 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.64%) IIS
9 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Office 365
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) SAN
2 12 (19.67%) Firewall
3 11 (18.03%) VLAN
4 9 (14.75%) SSL
4 9 (14.75%) VPN
5 8 (13.11%) LAN
5 8 (13.11%) WAN
6 7 (11.48%) DNS
6 7 (11.48%) Skype
7 6 (9.84%) DHCP
7 6 (9.84%) NAS
8 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.92%) FTP
9 3 (4.92%) VoIP
10 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Support Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Consultant
3 10 (16.39%) Cloud Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Office 365 Consultant
5 8 (13.11%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (11.48%) Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Azure Consultant
6 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 7 (11.48%) Server Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) SharePoint Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (8.20%) Project Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) CSS
1 3 (4.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
1 6 (9.84%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.20%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.20%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (8.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.92%) Fintech
3 3 (4.92%) FMCG
4 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (88.52%) Windows
2 37 (60.66%) Windows Server
3 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.48%) Linux
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.20%) Unix
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Presales
2 10 (16.39%) ITIL
3 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
4 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.56%) Application Packaging
6 4 (6.56%) Data Security
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.92%) Computer Security
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.92%) High Availability
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.64%) Database Security
9 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.64%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.39%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.20%) VBA
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (77.05%) MCSE
3 16 (26.23%) MCITP
4 15 (24.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (18.03%) MCP
6 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (8.20%) CCNA
7 5 (8.20%) CCNP
8 4 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (6.56%) MCDST
8 4 (6.56%) MCTS
9 3 (4.92%) CCA
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.64%) CCIP
10 1 (1.64%) CCSP
10 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.64%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.64%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (70.49%) Active Directory
2 26 (42.62%) Hyper-V
3 25 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (18.03%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (14.75%) vSphere
6 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (11.48%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (11.48%) XenApp
8 6 (9.84%) Terminal Services
9 5 (8.20%) Xen
10 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
11 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (83.61%) Microsoft
2 39 (63.93%) VMware
3 22 (36.07%) Cisco
3 22 (36.07%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) 3PAR
5 5 (8.20%) Apple
5 5 (8.20%) Dell
5 5 (8.20%) Fujitsu
5 5 (8.20%) SonicWALL
6 4 (6.56%) EMC
6 4 (6.56%) Intel Security
6 4 (6.56%) Juniper
6 4 (6.56%) NetApp
7 3 (4.92%) Veeam
8 2 (3.28%) AppSense
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) Google
9 1 (1.64%) Veritas
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Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
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