The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 58 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.48% 0.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
100 137 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.87% 23.22% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 78 125 159
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
East of England

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 31 July 2014. 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
Ipswich +14 2 £35,000 +75.00%
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server DBA
1 5 (71.43%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware