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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 77 66 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.15% 1.39% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 5.63% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Median salary £20,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
164 160 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.15% 24.65% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 134 111 115
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent -23 1 £20,000 -33.33%
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Presales
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) PDA
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix