The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 97 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.19% 0.30% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.07% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% +38.29%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
289 280 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 27.09% 28.37% 34.28%
Number of salaries quoted 226 250 334
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,495 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
Nottinghamshire

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 17 April 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) MCTS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) UAG
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) PowerPivot
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Business Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) LINC
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) MCTS
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (42.86%) UAG
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) IBM