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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 49 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 21 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.14% 0.58% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.88% 2.06% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 6
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +17.46%
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
193 97 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 38.07% 28.28% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 144 71 151
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 August 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%) TCP/IP
3 27 (84.38%) Windows
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
7 20 (62.50%) DNS
7 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
8 19 (59.38%) DHCP
9 18 (56.25%) MS Excel
9 18 (56.25%) VPN
9 18 (56.25%) MS Office
9 18 (56.25%) Windows 7
9 18 (56.25%) MCTS
10 17 (53.13%) MCSE
11 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
11 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (46.88%) MCITP
13 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (43.75%) Linux
14 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
15 12 (37.50%) UNIX
16 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (28.13%) VMware
17 9 (28.13%) Network Security
17 9 (28.13%) ITIL
18 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (25.00%) Fat Client

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.50%) 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 18 (56.25%) MS Office
1 18 (56.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) TCP/IP
2 20 (62.50%) DNS
3 19 (59.38%) DHCP
4 18 (56.25%) VPN
5 9 (28.13%) Network Security
6 4 (12.50%) LAN
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) SMTP
7 1 (3.13%) SAN
7 1 (3.13%) Internet
7 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Support Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) IT Support
4 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (6.25%) 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 18 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) UNIX
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) 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%) MCTS
4 17 (53.13%) MCSE
5 15 (46.88%) MCITP
6 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCNA
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago