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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 84 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.53% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.02% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £27,500 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,250 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £42,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Nottinghamshire

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
263 394 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 28.01% 38.07% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 173 302 255
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) VCP5
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp