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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 60 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.78% 1.08% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 4.55% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 25
Median salary £44,500 £25,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+78.00% -25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £30,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -7.14%
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
95 154 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.45% 23.69% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 91 138 185
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) CISM
5 2 (33.33%) CCENT
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (33.33%) SSCP
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Dell
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) SIEM
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

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 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CCENT
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) SSCP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy