The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 96 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.36% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £53,750 £31,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.38% -10.14%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
MCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
276 278 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.62% 28.08% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 200 241 308
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MCSA
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the East Sussex region.

MCSA Salary Trend in East Sussex

MCSA
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Brighton -5 4 £53,750 +73.38%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Progress
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix