The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 44 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 26 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 5.02% 1.15% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.77% 4.04% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 2
Average salary £23,500 £24,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.09% -11.81%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
176 99 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 33.98% 28.37% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 138 74 169
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,996 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
Cheshire

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 29 July 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 27 (84.38%) Windows
4 24 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (71.88%) MS Exchange
6 22 (68.75%) MCP
6 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
7 18 (56.25%) MCSE
8 17 (53.13%) Windows XP
8 17 (53.13%) DNS
8 17 (53.13%) DHCP
8 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (50.00%) Windows 7
9 16 (50.00%) MCTS
9 16 (50.00%) MCITP
9 16 (50.00%) VPN
9 16 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 16 (50.00%) MS Office
10 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (37.50%) ITIL
12 11 (34.38%) Linux
12 11 (34.38%) VMware
13 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
13 10 (31.25%) UNIX
14 8 (25.00%) Thin Client
14 8 (25.00%) Fat Client

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) MS Exchange
2 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.38%) IIS
5 3 (9.38%) Apache
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Office
1 16 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (53.13%) DNS
2 17 (53.13%) DHCP
3 16 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (12.50%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) IT Support
4 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (53.13%) Windows XP
4 16 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (34.38%) Linux
7 10 (31.25%) UNIX
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (68.75%) MCP
3 18 (56.25%) MCSE
4 16 (50.00%) MCTS
4 16 (50.00%) MCITP
5 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CCNA
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco