The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 89 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.69% 0.63% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 2.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
MCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
282 317 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.23% 28.58% 31.14%
Number of salaries quoted 229 285 404
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Sussex region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Sussex

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Sussex

MCSA
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Crawley 0 4 £36,250 -9.37%
Horsham - 2 £17,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £35,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) MCSE
3 28 (90.32%) ITIL
3 28 (90.32%) VMware
4 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
5 22 (70.97%) Citrix
6 16 (51.61%) MCP
6 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (45.16%) SCCM
7 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
7 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
8 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
8 12 (38.71%) CCNA
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (38.71%) DHCP
8 12 (38.71%) DNS
8 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
8 12 (38.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (38.71%) UAG
9 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (35.48%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (32.26%) Cisco
10 10 (32.26%) IaaS
11 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
11 9 (29.03%) Linux
11 9 (29.03%) IIS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
1 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (38.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
3 9 (29.03%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) SAS
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) IaaS
2 7 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (19.35%) Office 365
4 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) DHCP
1 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (29.03%) Internet
4 7 (22.58%) Firewall
5 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 5 (16.13%) LAN
6 5 (16.13%) WAN
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
3 7 (22.58%) Line Management
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.13%) Coaching
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (93.55%) MCSE
3 16 (51.61%) MCP
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (38.71%) CCNA
5 7 (22.58%) CCNP
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) VCAP
6 4 (12.90%) MCITP
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) UAG
3 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) VMware
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) Citrix
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco
5 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
6 7 (22.58%) NetApp
6 7 (22.58%) HP
7 4 (12.90%) EMC
8 3 (9.68%) BT
9 2 (6.45%) Sophos
9 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
9 2 (6.45%) Veeam
9 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.45%) Symantec
10 1 (3.23%) Remedy
10 1 (3.23%) Dell