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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 78 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.40% 0.54% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.73% 2.41% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 12
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £37,600 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
173 166 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.35% 22.25% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 142 152 210
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
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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 -10 2 £29,250 -26.87% 2
Kettering - 1 £41,500 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) SCOM
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: Salary Competitive / Dependant on Experience
Posted: 12 days ago