The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 23 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.83% 1.27% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.61% 3.45% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
MCSA
London

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

Qualifications Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
66 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 45.52% 36.94% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60 50 50
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

MCSA
Salary Trend in Uxbridge

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Uxbridge

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Uxbridge

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
3 14 (87.50%) MCTS
3 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 14 (87.50%) MCP
4 13 (81.25%) MCSE
5 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (68.75%) MCITP
7 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (62.50%) MS Office
7 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
8 8 (50.00%) CCNA
8 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
9 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
9 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
9 7 (43.75%) CCNP
9 7 (43.75%) Cisco
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (31.25%) Citrix
11 4 (25.00%) SAN
11 4 (25.00%) Document Management
11 4 (25.00%) Law

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) MPLS
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (25.00%) Law
1 4 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) IT Support
2 6 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Document Management
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) MCTS
2 14 (87.50%) MCP
3 13 (81.25%) MCSE
4 11 (68.75%) MCITP
5 8 (50.00%) CCNA
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) IBM