The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 27 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.77% 0.86% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £29,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.76% 17.24% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 48 18 16
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Shropshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Telford +6 4 £29,500 -
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) SAN
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) DHCP
4 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) MCITP
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (72.73%) NAS
5 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) CCA
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (18.18%) IPsec
9 2 (18.18%) MCDST

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) VPN
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) NAS
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 8 (72.73%) MCITP
4 4 (36.36%) CCA
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MCDST
5 2 (18.18%) CCENT
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco