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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 81 90 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.35% 0.20% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.86% 0.63% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 1
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -10.44%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
239 319 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 22.98% 31.37% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 162 194 308
Median salary £42,500 £41,674 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.98% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 6 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (83.33%) MCSE
3 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (66.67%) VMware
6 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
8 13 (54.17%) ITIL
9 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
9 12 (50.00%) Windows 10
10 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
10 11 (45.83%) Office 365
10 11 (45.83%) MCP
10 11 (45.83%) Cisco
10 11 (45.83%) SCCM
11 10 (41.67%) HP
11 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (37.50%) SAN
12 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
13 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
13 8 (33.33%) Apple
13 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
13 8 (33.33%) ITIL V3
13 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (29.17%) XenApp
14 7 (29.17%) MCITP
14 7 (29.17%) MS Excel

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 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Office 365
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (8.33%) CloudFront
6 1 (4.17%) IaaS
6 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) IT Support
4 6 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Consultant
5 5 (20.83%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Escalation Management
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (83.33%) MCSE
3 11 (45.83%) MCP
4 7 (29.17%) MCITP
5 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) CCNA
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (12.50%) MCTS
9 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (4.17%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 7 (29.17%) XenApp
5 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) SCSM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.17%) MIIS
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 10 (41.67%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) Apple
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) Veeam
9 1 (4.17%) 3Com
9 1 (4.17%) Draytek
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
9 1 (4.17%) ZyXEL