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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 42 47 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.92% 3.82% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 11.69% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 6
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.79%
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
93 154 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 29.81% 32.70% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 124 131
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 April 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) MCITP
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (77.78%) MCTS
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 14 (77.78%) MCP
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (77.78%) CCNA
2 14 (77.78%) MS Office
2 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 14 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 14 (77.78%) DHCP
2 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 14 (77.78%) VPN
2 14 (77.78%) DNS
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
1 14 (77.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) DHCP
1 14 (77.78%) DNS
1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 14 (77.78%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Support
2 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 14 (77.78%) IT Engineer
2 14 (77.78%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (77.78%) IT Support
2 14 (77.78%) IT Support Engineer
2 14 (77.78%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Technician
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (77.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) MCITP
1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (77.78%) CCNA
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (77.78%) MCP
2 14 (77.78%) MCTS
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix