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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 211 195 229
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 30 67 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.92% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 2.93% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 54 33
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £26,075 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
1688 2289 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.53% 31.28% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1950 1828
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 24 September 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 September 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 +21 11 £20,500 -21.90%
Hertfordshire +2 11 £27,000 -16.92% 2
Bedfordshire +8 5 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Essex -13 3 £40,000 +26.98%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (92.45%) Microsoft
3 39 (73.58%) Windows
4 34 (64.15%) MCSE
4 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
5 28 (52.83%) VMware
6 23 (43.40%) Citrix
7 22 (41.51%) Office 365
8 21 (39.62%) Windows Server
8 21 (39.62%) MCITP
9 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
11 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
12 16 (30.19%) SharePoint
13 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
13 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (26.42%) MCP
15 12 (22.64%) SCCM
15 12 (22.64%) Windows 8
16 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
16 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (18.87%) MCDST
18 9 (16.98%) Presales
18 9 (16.98%) SharePoint 2013
19 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
19 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (15.09%) ITIL
19 8 (15.09%) Cisco
20 7 (13.21%) HP
20 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange

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 16 (30.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) Office 365
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) DHCP
1 7 (13.21%) DNS
1 7 (13.21%) Skype
2 5 (9.43%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) SAN
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.77%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) NAS
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Support Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Consultant
3 10 (18.87%) Cloud Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Office 365 Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (13.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Azure Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) DBA
7 5 (9.43%) SQL DBA
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.55%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.66%) Fintech
2 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows Server
3 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (22.64%) Windows 8
6 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.77%) Android
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.89%) Unix
9 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
2 9 (16.98%) Presales
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
5 3 (5.66%) Database Security
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
5 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
6 2 (3.77%) High Availability
7 1 (1.89%) B2B
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Power Management
7 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (1.89%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (64.15%) MCSE
3 21 (39.62%) MCITP
4 14 (26.42%) MCP
5 10 (18.87%) MCDST
6 7 (13.21%) A+ Certification
6 7 (13.21%) MCTS
7 6 (11.32%) CCNA
7 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.66%) CCA
9 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (5.66%) MCDBA
10 2 (3.77%) CCENT
10 2 (3.77%) CCNP
11 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.89%) MOS
11 1 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.55%) XenApp
7 3 (5.66%) vSphere
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) SCCM
2 5 (9.43%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (9.43%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.77%) SCSM
3 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 49 (92.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (52.83%) VMware
3 23 (43.40%) Citrix
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco
5 7 (13.21%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.66%) Apple
7 3 (5.66%) Symantec
8 2 (3.77%) 3Com
8 2 (3.77%) Adobe
8 2 (3.77%) AppSense
8 2 (3.77%) Draytek
8 2 (3.77%) NETGEAR
8 2 (3.77%) ZyXEL
9 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.89%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.89%) Google
9 1 (1.89%) Sage
9 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.89%) Veeam
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