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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 93 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.59% 0.87% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 4.03% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 10
Median salary £29,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
341 298 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.75% 21.52% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 317 242 227
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burgess Hill - 4 £29,500 -
Crawley +7 1 £50,000 +29.87%
Gatwick -3 1 £47,500 +106.52%
Horsham - 1 £45,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Intel Security
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) WSUS
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (30.00%) NetBackup

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) IT Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (20.00%) Server Support
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) High Availability
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft