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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 88 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.30% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 1.32% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
380 380 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.08% 34.70% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 289 277 206
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 January 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
5 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Law
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Email Management
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Red Gate
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp