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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 89 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.44% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 1.33% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 2
Average salary £30,000 £28,250 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% +5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £27,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,700 £31,350
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
353 300 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 31.86% 26.67% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 300 260 271
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 - 7 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £40,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (65.22%) VMware
5 14 (60.87%) MCP
5 14 (60.87%) SharePoint
5 14 (60.87%) Citrix
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (56.52%) Office 365
7 12 (52.17%) MCSE
7 12 (52.17%) XenApp
8 11 (47.83%) ITIL
9 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
9 9 (39.13%) CRM
9 9 (39.13%) Websense
9 9 (39.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
11 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
11 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
12 5 (21.74%) MS Office
12 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
13 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (17.39%) VoIP
13 4 (17.39%) Cisco
13 4 (17.39%) Symantec
13 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
14 3 (13.04%) MOS
14 3 (13.04%) Management Information System

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (60.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) VoIP
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) OS/400
5 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (60.87%) MCP
3 12 (52.17%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) MOS
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) XenApp
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Citrix
4 9 (39.13%) Websense
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.35%) 3PAR