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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 167 175 173
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 34 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 0.38% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 1.44% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 30
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,700 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £35,000
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
811 970 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.39% 26.58% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 681 722 904
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Wigan - 4 £20,000 -
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £23,000 -
Stockport - 1 £26,000 -
MCSA
North West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 64 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (76.56%) Windows
3 45 (70.31%) Active Directory
4 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
5 34 (53.13%) Cisco
6 32 (50.00%) Degree
7 31 (48.44%) MCSE
8 30 (46.88%) Citrix
8 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
9 28 (43.75%) VMware
10 26 (40.63%) VPN
11 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (37.50%) VBScript
13 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
14 22 (34.38%) ITIL
14 22 (34.38%) Hyper-V
15 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
15 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
16 19 (29.69%) SCCM
16 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (28.13%) HP
18 17 (26.56%) MS Office
18 17 (26.56%) SAN
18 17 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
20 15 (23.44%) DHCP
20 15 (23.44%) MCITP
20 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
21 14 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
21 14 (21.88%) Software Deployment

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 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (15.63%) IIS
3 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.81%) CMS
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Office
2 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) PaaS
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.63%) VPN
2 17 (26.56%) SAN
3 15 (23.44%) DHCP
4 14 (21.88%) WAN
5 13 (20.31%) LAN
6 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 10 (15.63%) DDNS
7 10 (15.63%) IPsec
8 5 (7.81%) DNS
9 4 (6.25%) Firewall
9 4 (6.25%) VLAN
10 3 (4.69%) ADSL
10 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.69%) Internet
10 3 (4.69%) ISDN
10 3 (4.69%) MPLS
10 3 (4.69%) PSTN
10 3 (4.69%) SMTP
10 3 (4.69%) VoIP
10 3 (4.69%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Legal
1 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) Applications Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Applications Support
3 14 (21.88%) Applications Support Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Server Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Server Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) IT Manager
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
10 4 (6.25%) Operations Manager
10 4 (6.25%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (15.63%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (15.63%) RSA SecurID
4 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.69%) Clustering
6 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.69%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.69%) iPad
6 3 (4.69%) Statistics
7 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.56%) NHS
8 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
8 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (21.88%) Software Deployment
4 13 (20.31%) High Availability
5 9 (14.06%) Application Virtualisation
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.81%) Document Management
7 5 (7.81%) Expense Management
7 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.81%) Workflow
8 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (4.69%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Data Management
9 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.69%) Line Management
9 3 (4.69%) Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.69%) QMS
9 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) VBScript
2 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) VB
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (50.00%) Degree
3 31 (48.44%) MCSE
4 15 (23.44%) MCITP
5 14 (21.88%) MCT
6 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (18.75%) CCNA
7 12 (18.75%) MCP
8 8 (12.50%) CCA
8 8 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (9.38%) MCTS
9 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (7.81%) VCP5
11 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
12 3 (4.69%) CCNP
12 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (1.56%) CCIE
13 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.69%) QA
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (70.31%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.38%) Hyper-V
3 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (14.06%) XenApp
5 6 (9.38%) vSphere
6 5 (7.81%) Terminal Server
6 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) SCCM
2 10 (15.63%) ServiceCenter
2 10 (15.63%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.56%) MIIS
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (53.13%) Cisco
3 30 (46.88%) Citrix
4 28 (43.75%) VMware
5 18 (28.13%) HP
6 10 (15.63%) 3PAR
7 9 (14.06%) Intel Security
8 8 (12.50%) Dell
9 5 (7.81%) EMC
9 5 (7.81%) iManage
9 5 (7.81%) Interwoven
10 4 (6.25%) Apple
10 4 (6.25%) NetApp
11 2 (3.13%) Juniper
12 1 (1.56%) F5
12 1 (1.56%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
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