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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 108 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.35% 0.64% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.93%
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
345 282 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.43% 35.83% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 305 263 345
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 22 August 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 -35 2 £42,500 +136.11%
Uckfield - 1 £40,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Progress