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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.79% 4.92% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.02% 14.61% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 3
Average salary £37,500 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,005
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.95%
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
127 178 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 25.35% 33.71% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 101 139 77
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 August 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (86.67%) MCSE
4 25 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (73.33%) Windows 7
5 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (73.33%) MCITP
6 21 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
7 20 (66.67%) MCP
8 19 (63.33%) MS Excel
8 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (60.00%) CCNA
9 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (53.33%) VMware
10 16 (53.33%) MCTS
11 15 (50.00%) DHCP
11 15 (50.00%) DNS
11 15 (50.00%) Cisco
12 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
12 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
13 13 (43.33%) VPN
13 13 (43.33%) MS Office
14 12 (40.00%) ITIL
15 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
16 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
17 7 (23.33%) CCDP
17 7 (23.33%) CCIE

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 21 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (63.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) DHCP
1 15 (50.00%) DNS
2 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (43.33%) VPN
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) IT Support
4 8 (26.67%) Administrator
5 7 (23.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 7 (23.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) IT Administrator
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.00%) Security Management
2 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Database Security
4 1 (3.33%) ETL
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (86.67%) MCSE
3 22 (73.33%) MCITP
4 20 (66.67%) MCP
5 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (60.00%) CCNA
6 16 (53.33%) MCTS
7 7 (23.33%) CCENT
7 7 (23.33%) CCDP
7 7 (23.33%) CCIE
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (3.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
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