The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 83 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.48% 2.33% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 8.76% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 12
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
MCSA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
148 194 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.60% 26.54% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 124 158 226
Average salary £33,665 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £25,080 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Warwickshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Warwickshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Senior IT Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) Zenoss
1 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
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