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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 74 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.35% 0.82% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 3.56% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 6
Median salary £26,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £38,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £53,250 £38,640
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
278 253 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.87% 23.13% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 253 212 345
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £53,000 £52,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Kent

MCSA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne - 5 £22,500 -
Chatham -10 2 £27,500 -47.61%
Maidstone +10 1 £52,500 -
West Malling - 1 £25,500 -
Whitstable - 1 £25,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
4 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
5 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
6 16 (69.57%) MCSE
6 16 (69.57%) CCNA
6 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
8 14 (60.87%) Cisco
8 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
9 13 (56.52%) DHCP
9 13 (56.52%) DNS
9 13 (56.52%) VMware
10 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
11 9 (39.13%) LAN
11 9 (39.13%) WAN
12 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (30.43%) Citrix
14 6 (26.09%) A+ Certification
14 6 (26.09%) Firewall
14 6 (26.09%) SLA
14 6 (26.09%) HP
14 6 (26.09%) SAN
14 6 (26.09%) XenApp
15 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
15 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
15 5 (21.74%) ITIL
16 4 (17.39%) SQL Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DHCP
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) ADSL
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) FWSM
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Server Technician
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) IT Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (69.57%) CCNA
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (69.57%) MCSE
3 6 (26.09%) A+ Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCDA
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (8.70%) MCITP
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.35%) HNC
7 1 (4.35%) HND
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.35%) MOS
7 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (26.09%) XenApp
5 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.35%) BMC
7 1 (4.35%) BT
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Infor
7 1 (4.35%) ION Trading
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) MAPICS
7 1 (4.35%) Openreach
7 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas
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