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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 179 187 215
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 88 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 1.04% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 3.48% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73 63 36
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
2067 2186 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.42% 29.84% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1743 1674
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Essex +1 26 £26,500 -17.18% 1
Hertfordshire +10 23 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 22 £20,500 -24.07% 2
Norfolk +9 10 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire -10 7 £46,250 +19.35% 2
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (96.86%) Windows
3 112 (70.44%) Microsoft
4 106 (66.67%) MCSE
4 106 (66.67%) VMware
5 90 (56.60%) Active Directory
6 82 (51.57%) SQL Server
7 70 (44.03%) MS Exchange
8 64 (40.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 63 (39.62%) MS Excel
10 62 (38.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (35.85%) Citrix
11 57 (35.85%) Windows Server
12 52 (32.70%) Office 365
13 49 (30.82%) SQL
14 47 (29.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 47 (29.56%) MCITP
15 46 (28.93%) MS Office
16 45 (28.30%) Hyper-V
17 43 (27.04%) Exchange Server 2010
17 43 (27.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 42 (26.42%) SAN
19 40 (25.16%) ITIL
20 37 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2013
21 36 (22.64%) Replication
21 36 (22.64%) Firewall
22 35 (22.01%) MCP
22 35 (22.01%) vSphere
23 33 (20.75%) PowerShell
23 33 (20.75%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 70 (44.03%) MS Exchange
2 43 (27.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (20.75%) SharePoint
5 27 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (14.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.26%) IIS
10 2 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 63 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 46 (28.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 52 (32.70%) Office 365
2 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.42%) SAN
2 36 (22.64%) Firewall
3 23 (14.47%) VPN
4 21 (13.21%) SSL
4 21 (13.21%) VLAN
4 21 (13.21%) VoIP
5 20 (12.58%) DNS
6 18 (11.32%) DHCP
7 17 (10.69%) TCP/IP
8 16 (10.06%) NAS
9 15 (9.43%) LAN
9 15 (9.43%) WAN
10 11 (6.92%) FTP
11 10 (6.29%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (4.40%) iSCSI
13 5 (3.14%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (2.52%) ADSL
14 4 (2.52%) VDSL
15 2 (1.26%) NetScaler
16 1 (0.63%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (51.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 25 (15.72%) SQL Server 2000
2 25 (15.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 25 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (15.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (10.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (16.98%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (17.61%) Support Engineer
2 27 (16.98%) DBA
2 27 (16.98%) Microsoft Engineer
2 27 (16.98%) SQL DBA
3 21 (13.21%) SQL Server DBA
4 17 (10.69%) Analyst
5 16 (10.06%) Consultant
5 16 (10.06%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 15 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (8.18%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 12 (7.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) IT Support
8 12 (7.55%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (6.29%) IT Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) HTML
2 10 (6.29%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.64%) Replication
2 25 (15.72%) Clustering
3 24 (15.09%) Driving Licence
4 11 (6.92%) Data Centre
4 11 (6.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (6.29%) Blackberry
5 10 (6.29%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.77%) FMCG
8 5 (3.14%) Fat Client
8 5 (3.14%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.52%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.26%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 154 (96.86%) Windows
2 62 (38.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (35.85%) Windows Server
4 47 (29.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (18.87%) Windows 8
6 28 (17.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (15.72%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.29%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.66%) Linux
10 3 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.26%) Android
11 2 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.63%) Debian
12 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.63%) SUSE
12 1 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 26 (16.35%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (15.72%) Capacity Planning
3 25 (15.72%) Database Mirroring
4 18 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (11.32%) High Availability
5 16 (10.06%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.81%) Presales
7 11 (6.92%) Migration
8 10 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.03%) Data Security
9 8 (5.03%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.03%) Patch Management
9 8 (5.03%) Server Building
9 8 (5.03%) Time Management
10 5 (3.14%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.14%) Software Asset Management
10 5 (3.14%) Software Delivery
11 4 (2.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.82%) SQL
2 33 (20.75%) PowerShell
3 26 (16.35%) T-SQL
4 10 (6.29%) Bash Shell
4 10 (6.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.29%) VBA
4 10 (6.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 159 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (66.67%) MCSE
3 47 (29.56%) MCITP
4 43 (27.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 35 (22.01%) MCP
6 24 (15.09%) MCDST
7 15 (9.43%) VCP5
8 13 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (5.66%) CCNA
10 8 (5.03%) CCA
10 8 (5.03%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (5.03%) Degree
10 8 (5.03%) MCTS
11 6 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.52%) CCNP
12 4 (2.52%) VCAP
13 3 (1.89%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.89%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.89%) Server+ Certification
14 1 (0.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 64 (40.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (28.30%) Hyper-V
4 35 (22.01%) vSphere
5 25 (15.72%) XenApp
6 23 (14.47%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (10.69%) VMware ESX
8 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (5.03%) Terminal Services
10 6 (3.77%) Xen
11 4 (2.52%) XenServer
12 1 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (70.44%) Microsoft
2 106 (66.67%) VMware
3 57 (35.85%) Citrix
4 32 (20.13%) Cisco
5 25 (15.72%) Red Gate
6 22 (13.84%) SonicWALL
7 18 (11.32%) Veeam
8 16 (10.06%) Intel
9 15 (9.43%) HP
10 11 (6.92%) Apple
11 10 (6.29%) Dell
11 10 (6.29%) Fujitsu
12 8 (5.03%) 3PAR
12 8 (5.03%) EMC
12 8 (5.03%) NetApp
13 5 (3.14%) AVG
13 5 (3.14%) Draytek
14 4 (2.52%) Sophos
15 1 (0.63%) Intel Security
15 1 (0.63%) Toshiba
Bedford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago