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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 96 100 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.44% 0.71% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 2.49% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
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
312 361 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.46% 28.49% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 275 319 190
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
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
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 21 November 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 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (50.00%) MCP
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (41.67%) MCITP
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) CCDP
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (33.33%) CCIE
7 4 (33.33%) COBIT
7 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 4 (33.33%) Lync
7 4 (33.33%) People Management
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (33.33%) Lync
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Head of IT
2 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Head of Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) AS400
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Database Security
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Research
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (41.67%) MCITP
3 5 (41.67%) CCDP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (8.33%) CCEE
6 1 (8.33%) MOS
6 1 (8.33%) CCA
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Meru Networks
6 1 (8.33%) Kronos
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) Sybase
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Websense
6 1 (8.33%) Wyse
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