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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England / East of England
Rank 220 177 194
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 25 92 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 1.34% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 4.62% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 72 58
Median salary £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,950 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +2.94%

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
1653 1992 2187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.06% 28.99% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1535 1734
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -6 11 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Hertfordshire -15 6 £31,750 +5.83% 1
Bedfordshire +6 4 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Suffolk - 3 £30,000 -
Norfolk -19 1 £30,000 -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (86.89%) Microsoft
3 41 (67.21%) Windows
4 37 (60.66%) MCSE
5 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
6 23 (37.70%) Office 365
7 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
7 20 (32.79%) CCNA
7 20 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
7 20 (32.79%) VMware
8 18 (29.51%) MCP
9 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (26.23%) Citrix
11 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
12 14 (22.95%) A+ Certification
12 14 (22.95%) SCCM
13 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (21.31%) DNS
13 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
14 12 (19.67%) Cisco
14 12 (19.67%) MCITP
14 12 (19.67%) Windows 8
14 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (18.03%) MS Office
15 11 (18.03%) ITIL
15 11 (18.03%) HP
16 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
17 9 (14.75%) MCDST
17 9 (14.75%) Firewall

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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (13.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.70%) Office 365
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.28%) SaaS
6 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) DNS
2 9 (14.75%) Firewall
3 8 (13.11%) DHCP
4 7 (11.48%) VPN
5 5 (8.20%) LAN
5 5 (8.20%) SAN
6 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 4 (6.56%) SMTP
6 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.92%) HTTP
7 3 (4.92%) HTTPS
7 3 (4.92%) IMAP
7 3 (4.92%) Wireless
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Support Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) IT Support
3 11 (18.03%) IT Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 8 (13.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) IT Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) IT Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Server Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) Fintech
4 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (19.67%) Windows 8
6 8 (13.11%) Linux
6 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.92%) Unix
8 2 (3.28%) Android
8 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.20%) High Availability
4 4 (6.56%) Software Deployment
4 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.92%) Presales
5 3 (4.92%) Ticket Management
6 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.28%) Data Security
6 2 (3.28%) Database Security
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.28%) Logistics
6 2 (3.28%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.84%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) C
4 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (60.66%) MCSE
3 20 (32.79%) CCNA
3 20 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (29.51%) MCP
5 14 (22.95%) A+ Certification
6 12 (19.67%) MCITP
7 9 (14.75%) MCDST
8 6 (9.84%) MCTS
9 5 (8.20%) CCENT
10 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (4.92%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (3.28%) CCNP
12 2 (3.28%) Degree
12 2 (3.28%) MCDBA
12 2 (3.28%) MOS
12 2 (3.28%) VCP6
13 1 (1.64%) CCIP
13 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (1.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.20%) XenApp
3 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.92%) SCDPM
4 3 (4.92%) SCSM
4 3 (4.92%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (86.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) Citrix
4 12 (19.67%) Cisco
5 11 (18.03%) HP
6 7 (11.48%) 3Com
7 5 (8.20%) Draytek
7 5 (8.20%) NETGEAR
7 5 (8.20%) ZyXEL
8 4 (6.56%) Intel Security
8 4 (6.56%) Symantec
9 3 (4.92%) Adobe
9 3 (4.92%) Google
10 2 (3.28%) Apple
10 2 (3.28%) EMC
11 1 (1.64%) IBM
11 1 (1.64%) Meraki
11 1 (1.64%) Sage
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Posted: Yesterday
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