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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 85 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.27% 0.36% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.25% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Average salary £19,366 £28,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.04% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,073 £23,700 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £26,673 £28,500 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
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
279 320 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.41% 28.93% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 206 250 212
Average salary £49,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.47% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Chelmsford -2 1 £19,366 -32.04%
Colchester - 1 £28,500 -
Harlow - 1 £19,000 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) MCSE
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) MCP
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (18.18%) UNIX
8 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Pegasus
4 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Siemens
Essex
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