The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 70 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.19% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 0.89% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £22,000 £20,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £36,900 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +2.94%

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

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 112 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.41% 19.02% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 77 104 95
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 1 £22,000 -
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft