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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 80 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 41 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.02% 4.88% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.59% 16.14% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 40 10
Average salary £17,000 £38,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.26% +68.88%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%
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
196 254 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.17% 30.24% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 171 237 121
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -31 8 £17,000 -55.26% 1
Kettering - 1 £40,000 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) MCP
4 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 11 (73.33%) Service Delivery
5 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
6 8 (53.33%) SCCM
7 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (46.67%) MS Office
7 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
8 5 (33.33%) MCSE
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco
10 3 (20.00%) ITIL
11 2 (13.33%) LAN
11 2 (13.33%) WAN
11 2 (13.33%) SAN
11 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (13.33%) MCITP
11 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
12 1 (6.67%) Firewall
12 1 (6.67%) Finance
12 1 (6.67%) Law
12 1 (6.67%) Degree
12 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
12 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Support Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Support Technician
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) MCP
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
Northampton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago