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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 86 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.72% 0.58% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 1.98% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
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
314 303 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.07% 29.08% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 271 267 183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,825 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Dover - 3 £60,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £34,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) ITIL
5 13 (68.42%) MCSE
6 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
6 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
8 8 (42.11%) VMware
8 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
9 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (31.58%) CCNA
10 6 (31.58%) Cisco
11 5 (26.32%) LAN
11 5 (26.32%) WAN
11 5 (26.32%) FTP
11 5 (26.32%) Citrix
11 5 (26.32%) MCP
11 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
12 4 (21.05%) XenApp
12 4 (21.05%) Lync
12 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (21.05%) MCITP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Lync
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
1 5 (26.32%) FTP
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Head of IT
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Head of Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) AS400
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) People Management
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Process Management
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Research
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) MCSE
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) CCNA
5 5 (26.32%) MCP
6 4 (21.05%) MCITP
6 4 (21.05%) CCDP
7 3 (15.79%) CCIE
7 3 (15.79%) CCNP
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (5.26%) CCA
9 1 (5.26%) MOS
9 1 (5.26%) CCEE
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) Foglight
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) F5
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 2 (10.53%) Lotus
7 1 (5.26%) Websense
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Sybase
7 1 (5.26%) Kronos
7 1 (5.26%) Wyse
7 1 (5.26%) Polycom
7 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
Kent/Surrey
Church International
Salary: Upon application
Posted: 7 days ago