The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 71 53
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.45% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.60% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £29,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.86%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
MCSA
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
90 125 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.73% 27.90% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 79 116 104
Average salary £43,401 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,490 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MCSA
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Leicester region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Leicester

MCSA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) VCAP
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware