The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 52 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk - 0.27% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £22,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
MCSA
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 54 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 22.83% 14.71% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 50 45 144
Average salary £27,750 £28,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.89% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,150 £20,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

MCSA
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Norfolk

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Websense
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) NCDA
3 1 (25.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Websense
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam