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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 93 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.03% 0.52% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 2.08% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 9
Average salary £25,500 £34,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.61% -22.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,350 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.79%
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
341 240 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.78% 24.92% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 296 204 363
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 29 April 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
Sittingbourne - 4 £24,000 -
Rochester +8 2 £31,250 +56.25%
Chatham -5 2 £26,500 -41.11%
Maidstone - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £25,500 - 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (84.21%) MCSE
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
5 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) CCNA
6 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco
8 8 (42.11%) DNS
8 8 (42.11%) DHCP
8 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
9 7 (36.84%) Citrix
10 6 (31.58%) SLA
10 6 (31.58%) A+ Certification
10 6 (31.58%) XenApp
11 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
11 5 (26.32%) Degree
11 5 (26.32%) HP
12 4 (21.05%) CCDA
12 4 (21.05%) LAN
12 4 (21.05%) WAN
12 4 (21.05%) SQL
12 4 (21.05%) ITIL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DHCP
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) ADSL
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) FWSM
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) OLTP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Server Technician
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (15.79%) IT Technician
2 3 (15.79%) Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Support
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Senior DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (84.21%) MCSE
3 10 (52.63%) CCNA
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) A+ Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) CCDA
7 3 (15.79%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (10.53%) MCITP
8 2 (10.53%) MCP
9 1 (5.26%) HNC
9 1 (5.26%) HND
9 1 (5.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) RedGate
6 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.26%) BMC
7 1 (5.26%) BT
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Openreach
7 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.26%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) Veritas
West Malling
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Shift
Posted: 9 days ago