The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 440 420 392
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 191 264 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 2.17% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 180 244 179
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11146 12157 11182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.15% 25.22% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9069 9755 9044
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the London region.

MCSA Salary Trend in London

MCSA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in London

MCSA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London +5 36 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Bromley +16 1 £27,000 -43.15%
Croydon - 1 £44,000 -
Southall - 1 £22,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £41,500 -
Wembley - 1 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £33,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 485 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 387 (79.79%) Windows
3 367 (75.67%) MCSE
4 349 (71.96%) Microsoft
5 256 (52.78%) Active Directory
6 223 (45.98%) VMware
7 178 (36.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 164 (33.81%) Citrix
8 164 (33.81%) ITIL
9 160 (32.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 148 (30.52%) MCITP
11 142 (29.28%) Cisco
12 141 (29.07%) MS Exchange
13 135 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 134 (27.63%) MCP
15 125 (25.77%) CCNA
15 125 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
16 123 (25.36%) Windows 7
17 121 (24.95%) MS Excel
18 116 (23.92%) MS Office
19 107 (22.06%) Finance
20 97 (20.00%) Firewall
21 91 (18.76%) SQL
21 91 (18.76%) SQL Server
22 90 (18.56%) Windows Server 2003
23 87 (17.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 86 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
25 84 (17.32%) DNS
26 82 (16.91%) HP
27 73 (15.05%) DHCP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 141 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 86 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (13.61%) SharePoint
4 53 (10.93%) Lync
5 48 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (6.39%) IIS
8 30 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 26 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (3.92%) Apache
11 9 (1.86%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.44%) WorkSite
13 5 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.62%) nginx
14 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.21%) CMS
16 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
16 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
16 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 121 (24.95%) MS Excel
2 116 (23.92%) MS Office
3 8 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) SAP CCM
2 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.41%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.01%) Office 365
2 17 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.86%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.82%) Yammer
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 97 (20.00%) Firewall
2 84 (17.32%) DNS
3 73 (15.05%) DHCP
4 64 (13.20%) SAN
5 61 (12.58%) WAN
6 47 (9.69%) LAN
7 45 (9.28%) TCP/IP
8 43 (8.87%) VPN
9 31 (6.39%) VoIP
10 16 (3.30%) VLAN
11 15 (3.09%) Network Security
12 13 (2.68%) Internet
13 12 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (2.27%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.06%) NAS
15 10 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (2.06%) Wireless
16 9 (1.86%) SSL
17 6 (1.24%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.47%) MySQL
6 12 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.21%) Big Data
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.89%) MSI
1 14 (2.89%) InstallShield
2 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
2 6 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.62%) Subversion
4 2 (0.41%) JIRA
4 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) MSTest
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 107 (22.06%) Finance
2 31 (6.39%) Law
2 31 (6.39%) Legal
3 26 (5.36%) Advertising
4 21 (4.33%) Retail
5 17 (3.51%) Banking
6 12 (2.47%) Marketing
7 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
9 2 (0.41%) Games
9 2 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (19.18%) Support Engineer
2 77 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 74 (15.26%) Analyst
4 50 (10.31%) Support Analyst
5 41 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 34 (7.01%) Desktop Support
7 33 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 32 (6.60%) IT Support
9 30 (6.19%) Administrator
10 28 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (4.54%) Support Technician
13 21 (4.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (4.12%) DBA
14 20 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
15 19 (3.92%) Consultant
16 16 (3.30%) Technical Support
16 16 (3.30%) Desktop Engineer
16 16 (3.30%) SQL DBA
17 15 (3.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.12%) Application Packaging
2 15 (3.09%) .NET
3 7 (1.44%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.03%) Web Services
5 3 (0.62%) MDX
5 3 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.41%) COM
6 2 (0.41%) WAP
7 1 (0.21%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.21%) REST
7 1 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 36 (7.42%) Blackberry
4 23 (4.74%) Thin Client
4 23 (4.74%) Fat Client
5 15 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.89%) Replication
6 14 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.47%) EqualLogic
7 12 (2.47%) Clustering
8 10 (2.06%) iPhone
8 10 (2.06%) PDA
9 8 (1.65%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.24%) HP Storage
10 6 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.82%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 387 (79.79%) Windows
2 178 (36.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 135 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 123 (25.36%) Windows 7
5 90 (18.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (11.55%) Windows XP
7 55 (11.34%) Linux
8 45 (9.28%) Windows 8
9 25 (5.15%) Windows Vista
9 25 (5.15%) Mac OS X
10 24 (4.95%) Debian
11 20 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.51%) UNIX
13 15 (3.09%) Mac OS
14 10 (2.06%) Android
15 7 (1.44%) CentOS
16 6 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (1.24%) Solaris
17 3 (0.62%) SUSE
17 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (33.81%) ITIL
2 38 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 28 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (5.36%) Service Management
4 26 (5.36%) Mentoring
5 21 (4.33%) Migration
5 21 (4.33%) Information Security
6 20 (4.12%) Project Management
7 18 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (3.30%) Change Control
9 15 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (2.89%) Information Security Management
10 14 (2.89%) Security Management
11 13 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (2.47%) Database Security
12 12 (2.47%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.47%) Load Balancing
12 12 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (2.27%) Change Management
14 10 (2.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (18.76%) SQL
2 35 (7.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.06%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.65%) C#
5 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.82%) C++
7 3 (0.62%) Java
7 3 (0.62%) VBA
8 2 (0.41%) C
8 2 (0.41%) VBScript
8 2 (0.41%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.21%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 485 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 367 (75.67%) MCSE
3 148 (30.52%) MCITP
4 134 (27.63%) MCP
5 125 (25.77%) CCNA
5 125 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (17.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 73 (15.05%) Degree
8 67 (13.81%) MCTS
9 42 (8.66%) CCNP
10 38 (7.84%) Citrix Certification
11 36 (7.42%) CCA
12 20 (4.12%) MOS
13 19 (3.92%) MCDST
14 13 (2.68%) CCSA
14 13 (2.68%) CCSE
15 12 (2.47%) VCP5
16 11 (2.27%) CCEA
17 10 (2.06%) CISSP
18 9 (1.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.55%) SLA
2 26 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.86%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) BS25999
4 3 (0.62%) BS7799
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 256 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 160 (32.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (13.81%) Hyper-V
4 64 (13.20%) XenApp
5 27 (5.57%) XenDesktop
6 25 (5.15%) vSphere
7 23 (4.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (4.12%) VMware Server
9 12 (2.47%) XenServer
10 11 (2.27%) Xen
11 8 (1.65%) Terminal Server
12 7 (1.44%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.44%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.03%) vCloud
14 3 (0.62%) Varnish
15 2 (0.41%) KVM
16 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 66 (13.61%) SCCM
2 28 (5.77%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.47%) SCOM
4 10 (2.06%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.24%) Puppet
6 6 (1.24%) Casper Suite
7 5 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
8 4 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.82%) Nagios
9 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.62%) WSUS
9 3 (0.62%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.62%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 349 (71.96%) Microsoft
2 223 (45.98%) VMware
3 164 (33.81%) Citrix
4 142 (29.28%) Cisco
5 82 (16.91%) HP
6 46 (9.48%) Apple
7 41 (8.45%) Dell
8 31 (6.39%) Symantec
9 26 (5.36%) CheckPoint
10 24 (4.95%) NetApp
10 24 (4.95%) Red Hat
11 20 (4.12%) Veeam
12 16 (3.30%) Oracle
13 15 (3.09%) Juniper
13 15 (3.09%) Reuters
14 14 (2.89%) Mitel
15 13 (2.68%) Avaya
16 12 (2.47%) Adobe
16 12 (2.47%) McAfee
17 11 (2.27%) EMC
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + £4000 bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: £43,000 - 48,000 (inc. bonus) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25850 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Senior Enterprise Management Tools E
Posted: 7 days ago
London
ASOS
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, certified training, overtime
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Tech UK
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago