The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 87 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.42% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 1.71% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
MCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
238 469 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.00% 38.13% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 209 377 233
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £26,478
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCSA
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Kent region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Kent

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Kent

MCSA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Chatham - 2 £45,000 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £20,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Websense
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) CCSA
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Advertising
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Websense
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) LogRhythm
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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