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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 95 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.25% 0.95% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 3.37% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £42,500 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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
354 356 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 29.87% 28.32% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 285 275 330
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 1 October 2014. 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
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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 -2 3 £32,500 +18.18%
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Email Management
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Lync

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix