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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 78 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.47% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.85% 1.32% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 2
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%

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
219 303 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 21.41% 29.53% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 171 189 316
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,857
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Nottinghamshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +2 13 £46,250 +68.18%
Mansfield - 1 £35,000 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (79.31%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) MCSE
4 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
5 18 (62.07%) ITIL
5 18 (62.07%) VMware
5 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
7 14 (48.28%) Cisco
7 14 (48.28%) Office 365
7 14 (48.28%) Windows 10
7 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
8 13 (44.83%) SCCM
8 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (44.83%) MCP
9 12 (41.38%) HP
10 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
10 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (34.48%) VMware ESX
11 10 (34.48%) Apple
12 9 (31.03%) SAN
12 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
12 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
12 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (31.03%) ITIL V3
13 8 (27.59%) MCITP
13 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Office 365
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (6.90%) CloudFront
5 2 (6.90%) PaaS
5 2 (6.90%) SaaS
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.34%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Support
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Support Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) IT Support
4 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) IT Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (20.69%) Consultant
7 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (17.24%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (48.28%) Windows 10
5 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
3 9 (31.03%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) Service Design
5 2 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) Escalation Management
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Presales
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (79.31%) MCSE
3 13 (44.83%) MCP
4 8 (27.59%) MCITP
4 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (24.14%) CCNA
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) MCTS
8 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CCENT
8 1 (3.45%) CCIP
8 1 (3.45%) CCNP
8 1 (3.45%) CCSP
8 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
3 10 (34.48%) VMware ESX
4 7 (24.14%) XenApp
5 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (10.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) SCSM
4 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) MIIS
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 12 (41.38%) HP
5 10 (34.48%) Apple
6 7 (24.14%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 2 (6.90%) Veeam
9 1 (3.45%) 3Com
9 1 (3.45%) Draytek
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
9 1 (3.45%) ZyXEL