The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 75 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 3 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.15% 0.33% 3.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 1.21% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 31
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
MCSA
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
191 247 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.01% 26.76% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 130 221 269
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +9 1 £34,000 +30.76%
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp