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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 86 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.15% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 2.51% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £30,000 £26,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
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
317 319 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.03% 22.83% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 242 244 241
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,998 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 May 2015. 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
Basildon - 8 £50,000 -
Brentwood - 4 £30,000 -
Harlow - 1 £20,000 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (86.84%) ITIL
3 27 (71.05%) Windows
4 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 18 (47.37%) VoIP
6 18 (47.37%) Finance
7 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
8 16 (42.11%) MS Office
9 15 (39.47%) Citrix
10 14 (36.84%) SQL
11 13 (34.21%) MCSE
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
13 8 (21.05%) High Availability
13 8 (21.05%) Office 365
13 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (21.05%) Database Mirroring
13 8 (21.05%) Cisco
13 8 (21.05%) SAN
13 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
13 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (21.05%) Replication

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (42.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) VoIP
2 8 (21.05%) SAN
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) SNMP
5 4 (10.53%) SCCP
6 3 (7.89%) Wireless
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) IPsec
7 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.63%) NAS
7 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (15.79%) MySQL
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Games
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Administrator
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Service Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) DBA
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (15.79%) Security Administrator
5 6 (15.79%) IT Administrator
5 6 (15.79%) Senior DBA
5 6 (15.79%) Senior SQL DBA
5 6 (15.79%) IT Security Administrator
6 5 (13.16%) Server Administrator
6 5 (13.16%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
8 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Support
8 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Replication
1 8 (21.05%) Clustering
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
4 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) High Availability
2 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (21.05%) Database Mirroring
3 7 (18.42%) Security Management
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 7 (18.42%) Information Security
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL V2
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (34.21%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) CISA
3 4 (10.53%) MCP
3 4 (10.53%) CISSP
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
3 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Backup Exec
1 5 (13.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Citrix
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Sophos
4 5 (13.16%) Red Gate
4 5 (13.16%) WatchGuard
5 3 (7.89%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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