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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 62 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.82% 0.14% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.10% 0.71% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
Average salary £24,500 £28,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
183 141 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.56% 19.89% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 152 101 220
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,425 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

MCSA
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 10 £24,500 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
4 9 (47.37%) MS Office
4 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) NetApp
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) MCP
9 4 (21.05%) MCSE
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) Broadband
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) VoIP
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Junos
9 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (47.37%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Broadband
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 4 (21.05%) Junos
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server Support
5 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Junior
6 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) SDLC
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Presales
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) Delphi
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Pascal
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) MCAD
4 2 (10.53%) MCTS
5 1 (5.26%) HND
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle