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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 41 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 30 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.59% 2.12% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.82% 8.00% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 13
Average salary £33,500 £22,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.27% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £22,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +12.50%
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
234 100 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 35.78% 26.53% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 213 95 195
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (95.59%) Microsoft
2 65 (95.59%) ITIL
3 61 (89.71%) Windows
4 58 (85.29%) MS Exchange
5 50 (73.53%) VMware
6 48 (70.59%) Active Directory
7 45 (66.18%) MCSE
8 43 (63.24%) TCP/IP
8 43 (63.24%) DNS
9 39 (57.35%) Hyper-V
10 37 (54.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (54.41%) CCNA
10 37 (54.41%) DHCP
10 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (52.94%) Firewall
11 36 (52.94%) Cisco
12 31 (45.59%) Retail
13 30 (44.12%) MCP
14 27 (39.71%) MCITP
15 26 (38.24%) ITIL V3
16 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
17 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
19 15 (22.06%) Windows 7
20 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 13 (19.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 13 (19.12%) MS Office
21 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
22 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 58 (85.29%) MS Exchange
2 37 (54.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (63.24%) TCP/IP
1 43 (63.24%) DNS
2 37 (54.41%) DHCP
3 36 (52.94%) Firewall
4 6 (8.82%) VPN
5 2 (2.94%) WAN
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
General
1 31 (45.59%) Retail
2 8 (11.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Network Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Team Leader
5 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 11 (16.18%) Exchange Specialist
6 10 (14.71%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (14.71%) Network Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (22.06%) Windows 7
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Vista
5 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (95.59%) ITIL
2 26 (38.24%) ITIL V3
3 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.41%) Workflow
5 2 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (66.18%) MCSE
3 37 (54.41%) CCNA
3 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (44.12%) MCP
5 27 (39.71%) MCITP
6 13 (19.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
7 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.82%) MCTS
9 5 (7.35%) HND
10 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 39 (57.35%) Hyper-V
3 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) WSUS
1 2 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (95.59%) Microsoft
2 50 (73.53%) VMware
3 36 (52.94%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) Altiris
4 3 (4.41%) Dell
5 2 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
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