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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 29 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.29% 1.38% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.28% 4.35% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
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
57 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 34.97% 31.65% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 51
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £73,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MS Office
2 13 (92.86%) MCP
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 12 (85.71%) MCITP
3 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (50.00%) MCTS
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 6 (42.86%) CCNP
6 6 (42.86%) CCNA
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCP
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
3 12 (85.71%) MCITP
4 7 (50.00%) MCTS
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) CCNA
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp