The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 75 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.38% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.63% 1.54% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 2
Median salary £46,250 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.18% -35.29%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

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

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
196 260 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.78% 28.92% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 155 177 283
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MCSA
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Nottingham

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) MCSE
4 18 (69.23%) VMware
5 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
5 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
6 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (57.69%) ITIL
8 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
8 14 (53.85%) Windows 10
9 13 (50.00%) Office 365
9 13 (50.00%) Cisco
9 13 (50.00%) SCCM
10 12 (46.15%) HP
11 11 (42.31%) MCP
11 11 (42.31%) Incident Management
11 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (42.31%) Windows 8
12 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
12 10 (38.46%) Apple
13 9 (34.62%) SAN
14 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (30.77%) ITIL V3
14 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
14 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
14 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (26.92%) MCITP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Office 365
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (7.69%) CloudFront
6 1 (3.85%) IaaS
6 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Support
1 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) IT Support
3 8 (30.77%) IT Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Consultant
6 5 (19.23%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
9 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (53.85%) Windows 10
5 11 (42.31%) Windows 8
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Incident Management
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.85%) Escalation Management
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (3.85%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (76.92%) MCSE
3 11 (42.31%) MCP
4 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (26.92%) MCITP
6 6 (23.08%) CCNA
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) MCTS
8 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 7 (26.92%) XenApp
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) SCSM
4 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.85%) MIIS
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (46.15%) HP
5 10 (38.46%) Apple
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Dell
8 2 (7.69%) Veeam
9 1 (3.85%) 3Com
9 1 (3.85%) Draytek
9 1 (3.85%) NetApp
9 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
9 1 (3.85%) ZyXEL