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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 226 207 228
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 25 71 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.96% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 3.17% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 55
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
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
1829 2240 2493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.03% 30.16% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1799 1991
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,038 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 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 24 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 -5 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £41,500 +66.00% 2
Essex -8 3 £22,000 -26.66%
Norfolk +21 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Bedfordshire -14 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Suffolk - 1 £35,500 -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (97.27%) Windows
3 88 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 84 (76.36%) MCSE
5 81 (73.64%) Active Directory
6 78 (70.91%) VMware
7 55 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 50 (45.45%) MS Exchange
9 49 (44.55%) Windows Server
10 45 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (39.09%) Cisco
12 42 (38.18%) Citrix
13 41 (37.27%) SAN
14 40 (36.36%) MS Excel
14 40 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 40 (36.36%) Office 365
15 37 (33.64%) Hyper-V
16 36 (32.73%) SharePoint
17 33 (30.00%) Firewall
18 32 (29.09%) SQL
18 32 (29.09%) PowerShell
19 31 (28.18%) MCITP
20 30 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
21 29 (26.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 28 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
23 27 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2013
24 26 (23.64%) VLAN
24 26 (23.64%) VPN
25 25 (22.73%) SSL
26 21 (19.09%) MS Office

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 50 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 36 (32.73%) SharePoint
3 28 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (17.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (4.55%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.73%) IIS
10 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 40 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 21 (19.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 40 (36.36%) Office 365
2 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) IaaS
3 1 (0.91%) PaaS
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (37.27%) SAN
2 33 (30.00%) Firewall
3 26 (23.64%) VLAN
3 26 (23.64%) VPN
4 25 (22.73%) SSL
5 16 (14.55%) NAS
6 15 (13.64%) DNS
7 14 (12.73%) FTP
7 14 (12.73%) VoIP
8 13 (11.82%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (11.82%) DHCP
9 12 (10.91%) LAN
9 12 (10.91%) WAN
10 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (5.45%) iSCSI
12 5 (4.55%) Skype
13 2 (1.82%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.82%) VRRP
14 1 (0.91%) POP3
14 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) MS Access
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Support Engineer
2 17 (15.45%) Analyst
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
4 14 (12.73%) Consultant
4 14 (12.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (11.82%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) Project Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 9 (8.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (8.18%) FMCG Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Server Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.73%) HTML
2 13 (11.82%) CSS
3 1 (0.91%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Replication
2 14 (12.73%) Driving Licence
3 10 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 10 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (8.18%) FMCG
5 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.45%) Clustering
6 6 (5.45%) Fat Client
6 6 (5.45%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) CMDB
8 1 (0.91%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 107 (97.27%) Windows
2 49 (44.55%) Windows Server
3 40 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 14 (12.73%) Linux
7 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.64%) Unix
10 1 (0.91%) Android
10 1 (0.91%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) SUSE
10 1 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.64%) Presales
2 13 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (11.82%) ITIL
2 13 (11.82%) Server Virtualisation
3 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.09%) High Availability
4 10 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 9 (8.18%) Data Security
5 9 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.45%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.55%) Software Asset Management
8 5 (4.55%) Software Delivery
9 4 (3.64%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.73%) Application Packaging
10 3 (2.73%) Computer Security
10 3 (2.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.09%) PowerShell
1 32 (29.09%) SQL
2 13 (11.82%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.82%) VBScript
3 10 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 10 (9.09%) VBA
4 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (76.36%) MCSE
3 31 (28.18%) MCITP
4 29 (26.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (18.18%) MCDST
6 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (9.09%) MCP
8 7 (6.36%) CCNA
9 6 (5.45%) CCNP
9 6 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.73%) VCP5
11 2 (1.82%) CCIP
11 2 (1.82%) CCSP
11 2 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.82%) MCTS
12 1 (0.91%) CCA
12 1 (0.91%) CCAA
12 1 (0.91%) CCEA
12 1 (0.91%) CCENT
12 1 (0.91%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (73.64%) Active Directory
2 45 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (33.64%) Hyper-V
4 21 (19.09%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (19.09%) vSphere
5 15 (13.64%) XenApp
6 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (10.91%) Terminal Services
7 10 (9.09%) Xen
8 5 (4.55%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.82%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.91%) Nagios
3 1 (0.91%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 78 (70.91%) VMware
3 43 (39.09%) Cisco
4 42 (38.18%) Citrix
5 14 (12.73%) SonicWALL
6 11 (10.00%) Apple
6 11 (10.00%) HP
6 11 (10.00%) Veeam
7 10 (9.09%) Dell
7 10 (9.09%) Fujitsu
8 9 (8.18%) 3PAR
8 9 (8.18%) EMC
8 9 (8.18%) NetApp
9 6 (5.45%) RedGate
10 4 (3.64%) Juniper
11 3 (2.73%) Intel
12 1 (0.91%) Avaya
12 1 (0.91%) Sage
12 1 (0.91%) Toshiba
12 1 (0.91%) Veritas
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