The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington 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 46 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.73% 0.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.83% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 0
Average salary £23,500 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
MCSA
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 150 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 34.43% 35.38% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 99 98
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MCSA
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Warrington

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Warrington

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

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 32 (96.97%) Windows
3 25 (75.76%) MCP
3 25 (75.76%) MCSE
3 25 (75.76%) MS Excel
3 25 (75.76%) MCITP
4 24 (72.73%) DNS
4 24 (72.73%) Windows 7
5 23 (69.70%) DHCP
5 23 (69.70%) TCP/IP
6 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (54.55%) Linux
8 17 (51.52%) UNIX
8 17 (51.52%) MS Office
8 17 (51.52%) VPN
8 17 (51.52%) Windows XP
9 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
10 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
10 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
10 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (33.33%) MCTS
11 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (21.21%) MCDST
12 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
12 7 (21.21%) User Experience
13 6 (18.18%) Thin Client
13 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (75.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (51.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) DNS
2 23 (69.70%) DHCP
2 23 (69.70%) TCP/IP
3 17 (51.52%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) SMTP
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) IT Support
8 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
9 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.03%) IT Support Technician
9 1 (3.03%) Support Team Leader
9 1 (3.03%) Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 6 (18.18%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (54.55%) Linux
5 17 (51.52%) UNIX
5 17 (51.52%) Windows XP
6 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.03%) Security Management
3 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (75.76%) MCP
2 25 (75.76%) MCSE
2 25 (75.76%) MCITP
3 11 (33.33%) MCTS
4 7 (21.21%) MCDST
5 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Dell
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) CommVault
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco