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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 49 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.25% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.49% 1.16% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £22,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £30,791 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.28%
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
89 86 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 27.73% 19.63% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 130
Median salary £45,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) Broadband
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (57.14%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Pascal
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) MCAD
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Delphi

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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Broadband
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Junior
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior IT Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Delphi
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Pascal
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MCAD
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper