The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 221 235 247
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 49 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 0.90% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 23
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -44.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £28,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2366 2226 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.55% 28.39% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1840 2213
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
England

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 July 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 10 July 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 -5 16 £45,000 +95.65%
Essex +7 10 £28,500 +10.67%
Bedfordshire -7 8 £34,750 +20.86% 2
Norfolk - 7 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £21,750 -20.90% 3
Suffolk +12 2 £35,000 +34.61%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (83.00%) Windows
3 67 (67.00%) MS Exchange
4 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 63 (63.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (59.00%) MCSE
7 55 (55.00%) VMware
8 47 (47.00%) Hyper-V
9 46 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (46.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 45 (45.00%) ITIL
10 45 (45.00%) MCP
11 41 (41.00%) SQL
12 40 (40.00%) Active Directory
13 39 (39.00%) TCP/IP
13 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
13 39 (39.00%) MS Excel
14 38 (38.00%) MS Office
14 38 (38.00%) DNS
15 35 (35.00%) MCITP
16 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (33.00%) Firewall
18 31 (31.00%) LAN
18 31 (31.00%) Exchange Server 2007
19 30 (30.00%) SharePoint
20 29 (29.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 28 (28.00%) DHCP
21 28 (28.00%) Cisco
22 26 (26.00%) CCNA
22 26 (26.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 67 (67.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (46.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (31.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 19 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (17.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (13.00%) IIS
8 12 (12.00%) Lync
9 8 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (7.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (7.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (39.00%) MS Excel
2 38 (38.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Office 365
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.00%) TCP/IP
2 38 (38.00%) DNS
3 33 (33.00%) Firewall
4 31 (31.00%) LAN
5 28 (28.00%) DHCP
6 26 (26.00%) SAN
7 25 (25.00%) WAN
8 19 (19.00%) NAS
9 11 (11.00%) VoIP
9 11 (11.00%) Internet
9 11 (11.00%) HTTP
10 9 (9.00%) SSL
10 9 (9.00%) ADSL
10 9 (9.00%) VPN
10 9 (9.00%) Wireless
10 9 (9.00%) VLAN
11 8 (8.00%) Network Security
12 7 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
13 6 (6.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.00%) MySQL
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.00%) Back Office
2 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
2 21 (21.00%) Support Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Analyst
4 15 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Administrator
6 10 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Systems Support
8 8 (8.00%) DBA
8 8 (8.00%) SQL DBA
8 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Firmware
2 7 (7.00%) Replication
2 7 (7.00%) Clustering
3 6 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.00%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.00%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.00%) CCTV
7 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (83.00%) Windows
2 63 (63.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (29.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 19 (19.00%) Windows XP
7 14 (14.00%) Windows Vista
8 8 (8.00%) UNIX
9 7 (7.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.00%) Linux
11 1 (1.00%) HPUX
11 1 (1.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) ITIL
2 13 (13.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (9.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (8.00%) High Availability
5 7 (7.00%) Validation
5 7 (7.00%) Project Management
6 6 (6.00%) Network Design
6 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.00%) Change Control
7 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.00%) Data Management
8 4 (4.00%) Migration
9 3 (3.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.00%) Change Management
10 2 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (59.00%) MCSE
3 45 (45.00%) MCP
4 35 (35.00%) MCITP
5 26 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (26.00%) CCNA
6 24 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (14.00%) MCTS
8 13 (13.00%) CCNP
9 8 (8.00%) CCIP
9 8 (8.00%) CCSP
9 8 (8.00%) Degree
10 6 (6.00%) CCA
10 6 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (6.00%) NCDA
11 5 (5.00%) NCIE
12 3 (3.00%) VCP5
12 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
13 2 (2.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 7 (7.00%) QA
2 7 (7.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (7.00%) GAMP
2 7 (7.00%) GCP
2 7 (7.00%) GMP
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (47.00%) Hyper-V
2 46 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (12.00%) XenApp
5 11 (11.00%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.00%) vSphere
6 8 (8.00%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.00%) XenServer
7 6 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
9 4 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (3.00%) UAG
10 3 (3.00%) ISA Server
11 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 8 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 7 (7.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.00%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.00%) WSUS
5 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.00%) Cacti
6 1 (1.00%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 55 (55.00%) VMware
3 28 (28.00%) Cisco
4 22 (22.00%) Citrix
5 20 (20.00%) HP
6 12 (12.00%) Veeam
7 9 (9.00%) Websense
7 9 (9.00%) NetApp
8 6 (6.00%) Oracle
8 6 (6.00%) Sophos
8 6 (6.00%) AppSense
9 5 (5.00%) Draytek
9 5 (5.00%) AVG
9 5 (5.00%) Dell
10 4 (4.00%) IBM
11 3 (3.00%) Apple
11 3 (3.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (3.00%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.00%) Symantec
12 2 (2.00%) Pegasus
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