The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Rochester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 8 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 13.33% 14.29% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 50.00% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £31,250 £20,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Kent

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

Qualifications Category
Rochester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 80.00% 28.57% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 20
Average salary £30,000 £20,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,583 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochester

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Rochester

MCSA
Salary Trend in Rochester

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Rochester

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochester 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Rochester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochester 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas