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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 79 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 26 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.18% 1.65% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 5.40% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 11
Average salary £26,500 £32,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
368 389 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.92% 30.51% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 266 317 180
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 - 12 £25,500 - 2
Colchester -18 7 £34,000 +6.25% 1
Witham - 3 £25,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £24,000 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (96.83%) Windows
3 37 (58.73%) MS Excel
3 37 (58.73%) Microsoft
4 34 (53.97%) MS Office
5 31 (49.21%) MCSE
6 29 (46.03%) MS Exchange
7 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 28 (44.44%) VMware
8 27 (42.86%) SQL
9 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (39.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (39.68%) Capacity Planning
10 25 (39.68%) Clustering
10 25 (39.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 25 (39.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (39.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (39.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 25 (39.68%) Finance
10 25 (39.68%) Replication
10 25 (39.68%) T-SQL
10 25 (39.68%) ITIL
10 25 (39.68%) Red Gate
10 25 (39.68%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (39.68%) Database Mirroring
11 21 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 20 (31.75%) Windows 7
13 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (28.57%) Veeam
14 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (46.03%) MS Exchange
2 17 (26.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (26.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (58.73%) MS Excel
2 34 (53.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) SAN
2 14 (22.22%) Firewall
3 9 (14.29%) VoIP
4 6 (9.52%) iSCSI
4 6 (9.52%) NAS
5 4 (6.35%) ADSL
5 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.35%) VDSL
6 2 (3.17%) VPN
7 1 (1.59%) DHCP
7 1 (1.59%) DNS
7 1 (1.59%) FTP
7 1 (1.59%) IMAP
7 1 (1.59%) LAN
7 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.59%) POP3
7 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.59%) WAN
7 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (39.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 25 (39.68%) SQL Server 2000
2 25 (39.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 25 (39.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (39.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.59%) MS Access
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) DBA
1 26 (41.27%) SQL DBA
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server DBA
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) IT Support
6 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Senior DBA
6 8 (12.70%) Senior SQL DBA
6 8 (12.70%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 8 (12.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (9.52%) IT Technician
7 6 (9.52%) Support Technician
8 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
8 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Classic ASP
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Clustering
1 25 (39.68%) Replication
2 12 (19.05%) Driving Licence
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.94%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.94%) Thin Client
5 4 (6.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) Windows 7
3 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) Debian
8 1 (1.59%) Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Capacity Planning
1 25 (39.68%) Database Mirroring
1 25 (39.68%) ITIL
1 25 (39.68%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (26.98%) High Availability
3 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.94%) Software Asset Management
5 5 (7.94%) Software Delivery
6 3 (4.76%) Presales
7 1 (1.59%) Data Management
7 1 (1.59%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) SQL
2 25 (39.68%) T-SQL
3 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (49.21%) MCSE
3 17 (26.98%) MCITP
4 11 (17.46%) MCP
5 7 (11.11%) Degree
6 6 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCA
8 1 (1.59%) CCAA
8 1 (1.59%) CCEA
8 1 (1.59%) CCENT
8 1 (1.59%) CCIA
8 1 (1.59%) CCNA
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
4 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (9.52%) vSphere
6 4 (6.35%) XenServer
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Microsoft
2 28 (44.44%) VMware
3 25 (39.68%) Red Gate
4 18 (28.57%) Veeam
5 12 (19.05%) SonicWALL
6 8 (12.70%) Citrix
7 5 (7.94%) AVG
7 5 (7.94%) Draytek
8 4 (6.35%) Sophos
9 1 (1.59%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.59%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.59%) Progress
9 1 (1.59%) Sage
9 1 (1.59%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.59%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.59%) ZyXEL
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