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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 56 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.53% 3.63% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.11% 11.69% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 8
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
131 154 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 25.00% 31.05% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 113 119 78
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (96.77%) Windows
3 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
4 28 (90.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (83.87%) MCSE
6 24 (77.42%) MCITP
7 23 (74.19%) MCP
7 23 (74.19%) Windows 7
8 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
9 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (64.52%) MS Exchange
11 17 (54.84%) CCNA
11 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
11 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (51.61%) VPN
12 16 (51.61%) DNS
12 16 (51.61%) Cisco
12 16 (51.61%) DHCP
12 16 (51.61%) MS Office
13 15 (48.39%) MCTS
14 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
15 13 (41.94%) VMware
16 12 (38.71%) ITIL
17 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
18 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
19 8 (25.81%) UNIX
19 8 (25.81%) Linux

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (64.52%) MS Exchange
1 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
2 16 (51.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
2 16 (51.61%) VPN
2 16 (51.61%) DNS
2 16 (51.61%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) IT Support
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (25.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Service Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (25.81%) Administrator
4 7 (22.58%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 6 (19.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
6 5 (16.13%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (12.90%) IT Administrator
8 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 28 (90.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (74.19%) Windows 7
4 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) Security Management
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (83.87%) MCSE
3 24 (77.42%) MCITP
4 23 (74.19%) MCP
5 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (54.84%) CCNA
6 15 (48.39%) MCTS
7 7 (22.58%) CCDP
7 7 (22.58%) CCIE
7 7 (22.58%) CCENT
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 1 (3.23%) CCNP
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
3 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Dell