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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 94 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.43% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £31,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.35% -10.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
277 292 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.00% 28.49% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 208 260 315
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,773 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
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
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -4 5 £52,500 +69.35%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) MCITP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) MCSE
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (20.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Progress