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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 79 91 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.13% 1.28% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 3.55% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 2
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -24.32%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
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
139 310 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.87% 36.09% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 119 284 198
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 24 November 2014. 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
Coalville - 1 £28,000 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) BT
1 1 (33.33%) VMware