The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 40 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 0.43% 0.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 1.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +17.46%
MCSA
Norfolk

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

Qualifications Category
Norwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 63 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 19.31% 20.52% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 85
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Norwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

MCSA
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Norwich

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) MCP
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) NAS
4 8 (61.54%) XenApp
4 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
4 8 (61.54%) Wireless
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) Websense
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
2 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) Wireless
4 8 (61.54%) NAS
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
5 4 (30.77%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Systems Support
2 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (69.23%) MCP
3 4 (30.77%) CCA
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (30.77%) NCDA
3 4 (30.77%) NCIE
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
2 8 (61.54%) XenApp
2 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
2 4 (30.77%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Websense
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 4 (30.77%) AppSense
4 4 (30.77%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco