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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 89 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.57% 0.25% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 1.46% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 13
Average salary £29,750 £27,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.17% -13.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,650 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
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
274 137 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 39.03% 17.17% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 197 111 163
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
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 28 April 2016. 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 +10 4 £29,750 +65.27%
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 4 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Network Support
3 4 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) MCITP
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) MCTS
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) CCA
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (8.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Intel