The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 64 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.34% 1.05% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 4.14% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
MCSA
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 145 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.01% 25.44% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 109 113 119
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,016 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MCSA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Suffolk

MCSA
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
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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
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP