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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 85 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.57% 0.35% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 0.95% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £25,000 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,250 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
311 422 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 29.56% 36.92% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 197 327 269
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +4 5 £27,500 -18.51%
Mansfield - 1 £25,000 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) VCP5
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle