The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 65 69 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.35% 1.06% 5.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 3.61% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 35
Median salary £35,750 £17,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+110.29% -49.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £17,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £24,200 £43,600
UK excluding London median salary £33,992 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +3.70%
MCSA
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
163 194 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.65% 29.31% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 124 179 204
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,080 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MCSA
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Northampton

MCSA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) SSCP
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) CCENT
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) SIEM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CCENT
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp