The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 158 173 173
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 30 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% 2.53% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 18
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £21,100 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
MCSA
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
828 908 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.25% 23.59% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 690 737 733
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCSA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Manchester

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCSA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale - 2 £23,000 - 1
Altrincham +7 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £20,500 -
MCSA
North West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (84.21%) Windows
3 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
5 36 (63.16%) MCSE
6 28 (49.12%) MS Excel
7 26 (45.61%) Citrix
8 25 (43.86%) ITIL
9 24 (42.11%) Windows 7
10 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
10 22 (38.60%) SCCM
10 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (36.84%) Degree
12 20 (35.09%) VBScript
12 20 (35.09%) VPN
12 20 (35.09%) MS Office
12 20 (35.09%) VMware
13 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
14 18 (31.58%) MCP
15 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
15 17 (29.82%) DHCP
16 16 (28.07%) Cisco
16 16 (28.07%) Blackberry
16 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
17 15 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
17 15 (26.32%) MCT
17 15 (26.32%) Hyper-V
17 15 (26.32%) Software Deployment
17 15 (26.32%) Enterprise Software

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (19.30%) CMS
5 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (8.77%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (49.12%) MS Excel
2 20 (35.09%) MS Office
3 12 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) VPN
2 17 (29.82%) DHCP
3 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.05%) DNS
4 12 (21.05%) SAN
5 10 (17.54%) WAN
6 9 (15.79%) LAN
7 5 (8.77%) DDNS
7 5 (8.77%) Firewall
7 5 (8.77%) IPsec
8 4 (7.02%) MPLS
8 4 (7.02%) VoIP
9 3 (5.26%) ADSL
9 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.26%) Internet
9 3 (5.26%) ISDN
9 3 (5.26%) PSTN
9 3 (5.26%) SMTP
9 3 (5.26%) VLAN
9 3 (5.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
1 13 (22.81%) Legal
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Applications Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Applications Support
3 16 (28.07%) Applications Support Engineer
4 12 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (19.30%) Analyst
6 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) IT Manager
8 6 (10.53%) IT Operations Manager
8 6 (10.53%) Operations Manager
8 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
9 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Server Analyst
9 5 (8.77%) Server Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 4 (7.02%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Blackberry
2 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.77%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (8.77%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 10
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) VMS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) ITIL
2 15 (26.32%) Software Deployment
3 12 (21.05%) Document Management
4 11 (19.30%) Expense Management
4 11 (19.30%) Workflow
5 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.53%) High Availability
7 5 (8.77%) Line Management
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Application Virtualisation
9 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.75%) Data Management
10 1 (1.75%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) Project Management
10 1 (1.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) VBScript
2 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (63.16%) MCSE
3 21 (36.84%) Degree
4 18 (31.58%) MCP
5 15 (26.32%) MCT
6 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (21.05%) CCNA
8 9 (15.79%) MCITP
9 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.77%) CCA
10 5 (8.77%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (5.26%) MCTS
12 2 (3.51%) HNC
12 2 (3.51%) HND
12 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.75%) CCIE
13 1 (1.75%) CCNP
13 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 11 (19.30%) Terminal Server
4 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.26%) XenApp
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (7.02%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.02%) SCVMM
3 4 (7.02%) WSUS
4 3 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.75%) MIIS
5 1 (1.75%) SCOM
5 1 (1.75%) SCSM
5 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 26 (45.61%) Citrix
3 20 (35.09%) VMware
4 16 (28.07%) Cisco
5 12 (21.05%) iManage
6 11 (19.30%) Interwoven
7 9 (15.79%) HP
8 5 (8.77%) 3PAR
8 5 (8.77%) NetApp
9 4 (7.02%) Intel Security
9 4 (7.02%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (7.02%) Proofpoint
10 3 (5.26%) Apple
10 3 (5.26%) Symantec
11 1 (1.75%) F5
11 1 (1.75%) Juniper
11 1 (1.75%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
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