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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 60 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.49% 2.98% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 13.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 0
Median salary £42,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.85% +2.94%

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
76 90 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.54% 22.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 80 59
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £24,500 £21,442
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leicester

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) ZyXEL
4 2 (33.33%) Draytek
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) CCENT
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) NETGEAR
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) 3Com
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Server Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (16.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCENT
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (16.67%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) 3Com
3 2 (33.33%) Draytek
3 2 (33.33%) NETGEAR
3 2 (33.33%) ZyXEL
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp