The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 93 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.14% 0.33% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 1.28% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Average salary £45,000 £33,140 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.78% -0.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £26,807 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
444 312 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.19% 25.39% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 366 278 193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,390 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
South East

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -10 6 £50,000 +79.98%
Dartford - 1 £40,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (100.00%) MCSE
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 17 (77.27%) ITIL
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
5 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (63.64%) VMware
7 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (59.09%) CCNA
7 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
7 13 (59.09%) Citrix
8 12 (54.55%) Cisco
8 12 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (50.00%) LAN
9 11 (50.00%) WAN
9 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
10 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
10 10 (45.45%) CCNP
10 10 (45.45%) MPLS
10 10 (45.45%) OSPF
10 10 (45.45%) BGP
10 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
10 10 (45.45%) Firewall
10 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
10 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (45.45%) F5
10 10 (45.45%) SolarWinds

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
1 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LAN
1 11 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (45.45%) MPLS
2 10 (45.45%) OSPF
2 10 (45.45%) BGP
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (40.91%) BIG-IP
4 5 (22.73%) FTP
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Network Support
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Network Support
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Service Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 7 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) MCSE
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNA
3 12 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (45.45%) CCNP
5 4 (18.18%) MCP
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (9.09%) CCEA
6 2 (9.09%) CCIA
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) XenApp
2 10 (45.45%) XenDesktop
2 10 (45.45%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 9 (40.91%) SCOM
2 9 (40.91%) Backup Exec
2 9 (40.91%) Foglight
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) Citrix
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) F5
4 10 (45.45%) SolarWinds
5 9 (40.91%) Veeam
6 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
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