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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 45 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.57% - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.90% - 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £24,500 - £29,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 - £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £30,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
101 65 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.96% 16.46% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87 46 131
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,550 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leicester

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) MS Office
3 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) Junos
7 4 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Broadband
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) NetApp
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) MCP
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) VB.NET

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Broadband
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) Junos
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Junior
5 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Delphi
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Pascal
2 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCP
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) MCAD
4 2 (13.33%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco