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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 91 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.83% 1.01% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 3.67% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 7
Median salary £29,500 £25,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.83% -36.87%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
300 381 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.60% 27.55% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 266 324 229
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 - 6 £29,500 -
Gatwick -5 1 £42,500 +84.78%
Horsham - 1 £45,000 -
Worthing - 1 £30,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (66.67%) Firewall
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco
7 6 (50.00%) CCNA
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (50.00%) DHCP
7 6 (50.00%) DNS
7 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (41.67%) MCSE
9 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (33.33%) HP
9 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
10 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
10 3 (25.00%) WSUS
10 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
10 3 (25.00%) MS Office
10 3 (25.00%) SQL

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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) IT Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
4 1 (8.33%) MCDST
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) AppSense
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) Qualys
6 1 (8.33%) Tripwire
6 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard