The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 44 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.03% 1.73% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 5.83% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £21,500 £23,750 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 103 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.65% 29.68% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60 85 79
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCSA
Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MCSA
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Peterborough

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
5 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
4 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (20.00%) NCDA
4 1 (20.00%) VCAP
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp