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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 73 53 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.31% 2.22% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 9.15% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 1
Median salary £42,500 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £36,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.85% +2.94%

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
158 164 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.27% 24.30% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 135 136 108
Median salary £47,000 £40,000 £43,401
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -7.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £61,500 £50,000
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -15 2 £42,500 +70.00%
Loughborough - 2 £42,500 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) 3Com
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) ZyXEL
4 3 (42.86%) Draytek
4 3 (42.86%) CCENT
4 3 (42.86%) NETGEAR
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP

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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Server Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Escalation Management
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (14.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCENT
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) 3Com
3 3 (42.86%) Draytek
3 3 (42.86%) NETGEAR
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) ZyXEL
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp