The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Leicestershire 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 90 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.11% 0.42% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 1.45% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £27,500 £35,425 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.37% +1.21%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
235 207 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.68% 28.71% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 221 185 161
Average salary £40,500 £35,425 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.32% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,776 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
East Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) MCP
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Symantec
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (22.22%) VMware

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CCA
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) MetaFrame
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
2 1 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
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