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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 78 80
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 2.21% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.00% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 11
Median salary - £27,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.06%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

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
224 400 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.97% 31.57% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 152 284 300
Median salary £45,000 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (50.00%) SCSM
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Desktop Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) SCSM
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe