The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Warwickshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 59 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.68% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.00% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £31,500 £15,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
200 216 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 28.01% 25.26% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 164 193 119
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £19,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stratford-upon-Avon - 5 £30,000 -
Rugby +12 3 £31,250 +101.61%
Leamington Spa - 2 £31,500 -
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) MCSE
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) SAN
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Replication
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) MCITP
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) VoIP
7 4 (28.57%) Dell
7 4 (28.57%) CCNA
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) HP AIS
8 3 (21.43%) HP ASE

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) Intranet
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (64.29%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) MCSE
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) MCITP
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) HP AIS
5 3 (21.43%) HP ASE
6 2 (14.29%) CCDA
6 2 (14.29%) CCDP
6 2 (14.29%) CCNP
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) NCDA
7 1 (7.14%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) DFS Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Veeam
5 2 (14.29%) Acronis
5 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp