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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 230 213 212
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 33 28 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.39% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 1.35% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 68
Average salary £37,250 £24,646 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.14% -21.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
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
2377 2075 2719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.85% 28.76% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1853 1726 2355
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -8 11 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Bedfordshire -10 10 £51,500 +108.95%
Cambridgeshire -13 6 £34,750 +21.92% 3
Essex +8 4 £23,933 - 1
Suffolk +2 2 £35,000 +75.00%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 95 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (83.16%) Windows
3 63 (66.32%) MCSE
3 63 (66.32%) Microsoft
4 62 (65.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (64.21%) MS Exchange
6 56 (58.95%) VMware
7 46 (48.42%) Active Directory
7 46 (48.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (46.32%) MCP
9 42 (44.21%) ITIL
9 42 (44.21%) Hyper-V
10 41 (43.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 41 (43.16%) MS Excel
11 39 (41.05%) SQL
12 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
13 34 (35.79%) DNS
13 34 (35.79%) MCITP
14 32 (33.68%) TCP/IP
14 32 (33.68%) Cisco
15 31 (32.63%) MS Office
16 30 (31.58%) Firewall
17 28 (29.47%) SharePoint
17 28 (29.47%) Exchange Server 2007
18 27 (28.42%) SAN
18 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (27.37%) CCNA
19 26 (27.37%) LAN
19 26 (27.37%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 61 (64.21%) MS Exchange
2 41 (43.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (29.47%) SharePoint
3 28 (29.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (15.79%) IIS
5 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (12.63%) Lync
7 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (7.37%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.21%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (43.16%) MS Excel
2 31 (32.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.79%) Office 365
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.79%) DNS
2 32 (33.68%) TCP/IP
3 30 (31.58%) Firewall
4 27 (28.42%) SAN
5 26 (27.37%) LAN
6 25 (26.32%) DHCP
7 23 (24.21%) WAN
8 20 (21.05%) NAS
9 13 (13.68%) HTTP
10 12 (12.63%) VoIP
11 11 (11.58%) VPN
12 10 (10.53%) Internet
13 9 (9.47%) Wireless
13 9 (9.47%) Network Security
14 8 (8.42%) VLAN
14 8 (8.42%) SSL
15 7 (7.37%) HTTPS
16 6 (6.32%) NetScaler
17 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
18 4 (4.21%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.11%) MySQL
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Support Engineer
2 22 (23.16%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Administrator
5 12 (12.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (12.63%) Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Systems Support Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Service Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Systems Support
9 7 (7.37%) DBA
9 7 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) SQL DBA
10 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.26%) Pre Sales Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Blackberry
1 7 (7.37%) Clustering
2 6 (6.32%) Firmware
3 5 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.21%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 79 (83.16%) Windows
2 62 (65.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (25.26%) Windows 7
6 21 (22.11%) Windows XP
7 13 (13.68%) Windows Vista
8 7 (7.37%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.37%) Linux
9 6 (6.32%) UNIX
10 1 (1.05%) HPUX
10 1 (1.05%) NetWare
10 1 (1.05%) Debian
10 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) ITIL
2 15 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.53%) Project Management
4 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.26%) Change Control
7 5 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (5.26%) Database Security
7 5 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.26%) Refactoring
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.26%) Data Management
8 4 (4.21%) Network Design
8 4 (4.21%) Validation
8 4 (4.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (66.32%) MCSE
3 44 (46.32%) MCP
4 34 (35.79%) MCITP
5 26 (27.37%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (27.37%) CCNA
6 25 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (20.00%) MCTS
8 16 (16.84%) CCNP
9 7 (7.37%) CCIP
9 7 (7.37%) CCSP
10 6 (6.32%) CCA
10 6 (6.32%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (6.32%) Degree
11 5 (5.26%) NCDA
11 5 (5.26%) NCIE
12 4 (4.21%) MOS
13 3 (3.16%) VCP5
13 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
13 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) QA
3 4 (4.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (4.21%) GAMP
3 4 (4.21%) GCP
3 4 (4.21%) GMP
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (48.42%) Active Directory
1 46 (48.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (44.21%) Hyper-V
3 12 (12.63%) XenApp
4 11 (11.58%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.37%) Terminal Services
6 6 (6.32%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.32%) vSphere
6 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.16%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.11%) UAG
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.11%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.05%) XenServer
9 1 (1.05%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) Backup Exec
1 9 (9.47%) SCCM
2 5 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.21%) SCDPM
3 4 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.11%) WSUS
6 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 63 (66.32%) Microsoft
2 56 (58.95%) VMware
3 32 (33.68%) Cisco
4 23 (24.21%) Citrix
5 17 (17.89%) HP
6 9 (9.47%) NetApp
6 9 (9.47%) Veeam
6 9 (9.47%) Websense
7 6 (6.32%) AppSense
7 6 (6.32%) Apple
8 5 (5.26%) Symantec
8 5 (5.26%) Dell
9 4 (4.21%) IBM
10 3 (3.16%) Nokia
10 3 (3.16%) Remedy
10 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.11%) Veritas
11 2 (2.11%) Pegasus
11 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle
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