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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 77 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.14% 0.64% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 2.61% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,425
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.91%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%
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
140 230 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.86% 24.65% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 96 214 169
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
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 2 June 2015. 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 +13 1 £36,000 -10.00%
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware