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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 53 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.25% 1.90% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.85% 6.06% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 7
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +42.68%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +14.75%
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
113 165 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 25.45% 31.43% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 114 76
Average salary £41,375 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.21% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 26 May 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
3 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
4 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (82.14%) MCSE
6 21 (75.00%) MS Excel
6 21 (75.00%) MCITP
7 20 (71.43%) Windows 7
7 20 (71.43%) MCP
8 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
8 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (50.00%) VPN
9 14 (50.00%) DNS
9 14 (50.00%) DHCP
9 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 14 (50.00%) MS Office
10 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (39.29%) UNIX
11 11 (39.29%) Linux
11 11 (39.29%) Cisco
12 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (35.71%) CCNA
12 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
12 10 (35.71%) ITIL
13 9 (32.14%) MCTS
14 8 (28.57%) VMware
15 6 (21.43%) SQL
16 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (17.86%) CCDP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
2 14 (50.00%) VPN
2 14 (50.00%) DNS
2 14 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
1 11 (39.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
5 5 (17.86%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.86%) IT Support
6 4 (14.29%) IT Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) UNIX
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Security Management
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (82.14%) MCSE
3 21 (75.00%) MCITP
4 20 (71.43%) MCP
5 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (35.71%) CCNA
6 9 (32.14%) MCTS
7 5 (17.86%) CCENT
7 5 (17.86%) CCDP
7 5 (17.86%) CCIE
8 4 (14.29%) Degree
9 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) CCNP
9 1 (3.57%) MCDST
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell