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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 72 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.38% 0.72% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 2.69% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 12
Median salary £37,000 £26,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £24,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
125 186 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 23.63% 26.65% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 97 171 218
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 8 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy