The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 62 47
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.22% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.75% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +48.93%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
148 133 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.30% 29.62% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 138 122 96
Average salary £42,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,776 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
Leicestershire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) VMware

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) VMware