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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 93 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.20% 0.30% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 1.01% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £31,250 £26,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.19% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.93%
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
325 297 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.77% 30.12% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 280 257 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Email Management
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) UAG
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Email Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp