The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 71 57 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.88% 2.41% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 9.64% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 1
Median salary £28,000 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
MCSA
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 166 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.29% 25.00% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116 127 116
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Leicestershire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

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

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

MCSA
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -11 5 £28,000 +12.00%
Loughborough - 1 £50,000 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) NETGEAR
5 3 (37.50%) CCENT
5 3 (37.50%) 3Com
5 3 (37.50%) ZyXEL
5 3 (37.50%) Draytek
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) FortiGate

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Server Technician
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CCENT
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) NetVault Backup
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) 3Com
3 3 (37.50%) Draytek
3 3 (37.50%) NETGEAR
3 3 (37.50%) ZyXEL
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp