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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 73 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.35% 0.36% 0.091%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.41% 1.50% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £33,250 £23,933 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
314 267 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.86% 24.36% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 244 188 266
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 - 9 £52,500 - 2
Colchester +4 4 £31,500 +5.88%
Harlow -6 1 - -
Chelmsford -14 1 £23,000 +18.76%
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (90.63%) Windows
3 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
4 24 (75.00%) SQL
5 23 (71.88%) ITIL
6 19 (59.38%) T-SQL
6 19 (59.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 19 (59.38%) Replication
6 19 (59.38%) Clustering
6 19 (59.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (59.38%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (59.38%) Database Mirroring
7 18 (56.25%) MS Excel
8 16 (50.00%) Red Gate
8 16 (50.00%) High Availability
9 12 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (37.50%) Service Delivery
10 10 (31.25%) MCSE
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
11 9 (28.13%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
12 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
12 7 (21.88%) Office 365
12 7 (21.88%) VMware

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) VoIP
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) SNMP
5 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (15.63%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) DBA
2 18 (56.25%) SQL DBA
3 14 (43.75%) Senior DBA
4 13 (40.63%) Senior SQL DBA
5 12 (37.50%) Administrator
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 6 (18.75%) Server Administrator
9 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (6.25%) Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
10 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (3.13%) IT Assistant
10 1 (3.13%) IT Support
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Replication
1 19 (59.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Life Science
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
5 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) ITIL
2 19 (59.38%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (59.38%) Database Mirroring
3 16 (50.00%) High Availability
4 12 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.25%) OOD
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (31.25%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) MOS
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Red Gate
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Sophos
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter
7 1 (3.13%) AVG
7 1 (3.13%) Draytek
7 1 (3.13%) Pegasus
7 1 (3.13%) Sage
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