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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 65 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.96% - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% - 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £31,250 - £29,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 - £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
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
108 142 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.36% 20.49% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72 122 141
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £25,263
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £32,500 - 1
Stafford - 1 £31,000 -
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) SaaS
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) Database Tuning
3 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Database Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
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