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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 40 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.86% 3.58% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.04% 10.08% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 15
Median salary £38,500 £22,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% +15.78%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.87%

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
71 129 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 26.39% 35.54% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 101 119
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of job ads across the Warrington region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) MCSE
3 11 (78.57%) Data Centre
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) Process Improvement
4 9 (64.29%) MCITP
4 9 (64.29%) vSphere
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) vRealize
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) Firmware
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (14.29%) NCDA
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (78.57%) MCSE
4 9 (64.29%) MCITP
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) NCDA
6 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) CCA
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
6 1 (7.14%) MCTS
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) Firmware
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) vRealize
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) HP