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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 79 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.63% 0.56% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 2.47% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Median salary £23,000 £52,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-56.19% +52.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £54,000 £43,224
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.15%
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
276 243 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.11% 22.48% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 245 202 370
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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
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 June 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 - 4 £22,500 -
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 June 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) MCSE
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) CCNA
4 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) DHCP
6 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
7 7 (41.18%) LAN
7 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) SLA
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix
10 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
10 4 (23.53%) XenApp
10 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
10 4 (23.53%) CCDA
10 4 (23.53%) ITIL
11 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 3 (17.65%) HP
11 3 (17.65%) SAN
11 3 (17.65%) Firewall

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 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DHCP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) ADSL
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) FWSM
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Server Technician
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Support
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) CCNA
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
4 4 (23.53%) CCDA
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.76%) MCITP
7 1 (5.88%) HNC
7 1 (5.88%) HND
7 1 (5.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) XenApp
5 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Infor
6 1 (5.88%) ION Trading
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) MAPICS
6 1 (5.88%) Openreach
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas
Tenterden, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +BUPA, Pension, Death in service, company mobi
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago