The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 90 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.30% 1.79% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 6.99% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 3
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £19,366
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +62.65%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
MCSA
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
180 329 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.73% 25.62% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 133 240 208
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £23,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCSA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Essex

MCSA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Saffron Walden - 2 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (40.00%) SCSM
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Google
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Volume Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Front Office
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SCSM
1 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) VMware