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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 48 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.95% 3.91% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 9.95% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 1
Average salary £37,500 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
144 201 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 28.29% 39.33% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 113 150 66
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (91.67%) Windows
3 21 (87.50%) MCSE
4 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
5 19 (79.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (79.17%) MS Exchange
6 18 (75.00%) MCITP
7 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (66.67%) MCP
7 16 (66.67%) CCNA
8 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (62.50%) MCTS
8 15 (62.50%) VMware
9 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
10 13 (54.17%) DHCP
10 13 (54.17%) DNS
11 12 (50.00%) Cisco
11 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
12 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
12 10 (41.67%) VPN
12 10 (41.67%) MS Office
12 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
13 9 (37.50%) ITIL
13 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
14 6 (25.00%) SQL
14 6 (25.00%) CCDP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (79.17%) MS Exchange
1 19 (79.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (41.67%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) DHCP
1 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) IT Support
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (33.33%) Administrator
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) IT Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
7 2 (8.33%) DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 2 (8.33%) Database Security
3 2 (8.33%) ETL
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (87.50%) MCSE
3 18 (75.00%) MCITP
4 16 (66.67%) CCNA
4 16 (66.67%) MCP
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (62.50%) MCTS
6 6 (25.00%) CCENT
6 6 (25.00%) CCDP
6 6 (25.00%) CCIE
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Dell