The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - 32
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
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 Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.83% 27.51% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 37
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MCSA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

MCSA Salary Trend in the Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
1 1 (100.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade