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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 73 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.63% 0.28% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 1.21% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +94.02%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
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
149 165 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.77% 22.85% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 124 142 134
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £22,500 -
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MCSE
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 7 (58.33%) DHCP
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 7 (58.33%) Dell
5 7 (58.33%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (58.33%) MCITP
5 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) MCP
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) EqualLogic
8 3 (25.00%) C#
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) .NET

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (58.33%) MCITP
4 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Dell
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos