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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 69 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.74% 1.19% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.91% 4.44% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 23
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
128 180 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.88% 26.75% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 99 134 228
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) EqualLogic
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) IT Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Senior IT Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (83.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 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
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM