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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 62 78
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.83% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £70,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +108.95%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
113 164 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 16.79% 26.97% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 91 139 148
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 January 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) MCITP
5 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (50.00%) Dell
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) MCP
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Senior IT Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
3 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (50.00%) MCITP
4 2 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Dell
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos