The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 104 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.29% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.61% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £22,500 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
MCSA
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
409 330 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 30.07% 27.71% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 278 262 267
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Nottinghamshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -1 4 £22,500 -45.45%
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Law
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Red Gate
5 2 (28.57%) Lync
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Resource Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) PBX
1 2 (28.57%) PSTN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) DMZ
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Red Gate
4 1 (14.29%) Cognizant