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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 92 77
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.46% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.65% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.47%
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
169 243 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.32% 27.84% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 121 202 196
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware