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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 79 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.32% 3.47% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 10.32% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 5
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +52.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
250 310 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.74% 33.59% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 224 271 142
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -33 2 £26,000 -22.38%
Kettering - 1 £40,000 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCP
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
4 8 (72.73%) SCCM
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
5 7 (63.64%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) MCITP
7 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 1 (9.09%) XenApp
8 1 (9.09%) vSphere
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) LAN
8 1 (9.09%) WAN
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) SLA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Support Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) 1st Line Support
1 7 (63.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) CCDP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago