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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 96 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.25% 0.097% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.31% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
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
391 325 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 32.29% 31.49% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 276 244 247
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) MCITP
5 5 (50.00%) Office 365
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Lync
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) MCTS
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) Law
8 2 (20.00%) Replication
8 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Security Management
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) DMZ
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) PBX
1 2 (20.00%) PSTN
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) DMZ
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) ETL
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) Security Management
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) MCITP
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) MCTS
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Red Gate
5 1 (10.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco