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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 215 207 256
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +49
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 47 45 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.64% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 2.11% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 24
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,275 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
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
2334 2131 2830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.43% 30.08% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 1686 2344
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 23 £31,000 +16.98% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 14 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Essex -9 8 £31,250 +38.88%
Bedfordshire -15 2 £33,750 -28.94% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (81.48%) Windows
3 65 (80.25%) Microsoft
4 57 (70.37%) MCSE
5 56 (69.14%) Active Directory
6 44 (54.32%) VMware
7 42 (51.85%) MS Excel
8 39 (48.15%) MS Exchange
9 36 (44.44%) MCITP
10 33 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (34.57%) Hyper-V
12 27 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (33.33%) ITIL
12 27 (33.33%) Cisco
12 27 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (32.10%) MCP
13 26 (32.10%) Exchange Server 2010
14 24 (29.63%) CCNA
15 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
15 23 (28.40%) MS Office
16 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (25.93%) Citrix
18 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
19 18 (22.22%) MCTS
20 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (20.99%) CCNP
20 17 (20.99%) SQL
20 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
21 16 (19.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (48.15%) MS Exchange
2 27 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (32.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
5 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.64%) Lync
6 7 (8.64%) IIS
6 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 42 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 23 (28.40%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) VoIP
2 11 (13.58%) Firewall
3 10 (12.35%) SAN
4 8 (9.88%) VPN
4 8 (9.88%) DNS
5 7 (8.64%) DHCP
6 6 (7.41%) Network Security
6 6 (7.41%) NAS
7 5 (6.17%) Wireless
7 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.70%) WAN
8 3 (3.70%) LAN
8 3 (3.70%) VLAN
8 3 (3.70%) IPv4
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.47%) HTTP
10 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.23%) PBX
10 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Local Government
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Support Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Administrator
3 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.17%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) DBA
8 4 (4.94%) Graduate
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.94%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.47%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) CCTV
4 2 (2.47%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (81.48%) Windows
2 33 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (13.58%) Linux
7 11 (13.58%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.17%) UNIX
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.23%) CentOS
10 1 (1.23%) HPUX
10 1 (1.23%) Debian
10 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Project Management
3 11 (13.58%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.41%) Change Control
8 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.94%) Refactoring
9 4 (4.94%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (4.94%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.94%) ITIL V2
9 4 (4.94%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (4.94%) Database Security
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.94%) Service Management
9 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (70.37%) MCSE
3 36 (44.44%) MCITP
4 27 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (32.10%) MCP
6 24 (29.63%) CCNA
7 18 (22.22%) MCTS
8 17 (20.99%) CCNP
9 16 (19.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (12.35%) MCDST
11 5 (6.17%) MOS
11 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
11 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
12 4 (4.94%) A+ Certification
13 3 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (3.70%) VCP5
14 2 (2.47%) Degree
14 2 (2.47%) CCA
14 2 (2.47%) Linux+ Certification
15 1 (1.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (69.14%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (34.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.17%) vSphere
3 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.23%) UAG
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.23%) Firmware
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
6 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (4.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 2 (2.47%) Cacti
3 2 (2.47%) Opsview
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (80.25%) Microsoft
2 44 (54.32%) VMware
3 27 (33.33%) Cisco
4 21 (25.93%) Citrix
5 7 (8.64%) Symantec
6 5 (6.17%) HP
7 4 (4.94%) Dell
7 4 (4.94%) Nokia
7 4 (4.94%) Apple
7 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.94%) Remedy
8 3 (3.70%) Veeam
8 3 (3.70%) Meraki
9 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.47%) NetApp
9 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.47%) IBM
9 2 (2.47%) Intel
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle
10 1 (1.23%) EMC
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago