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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 82 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.37% 0.64% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.67% 2.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 0
Average salary £37,000 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
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
282 319 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.14% 28.95% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 232 277 382
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +5 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Gatwick - 4 £37,500 -
Horsham - 3 £17,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (93.94%) MCSE
3 29 (87.88%) ITIL
3 29 (87.88%) Windows
3 29 (87.88%) VMware
4 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
5 22 (66.67%) Citrix
6 16 (48.48%) MCP
6 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (45.45%) SCCM
7 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
8 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (42.42%) CCNA
8 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
8 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (39.39%) DHCP
9 13 (39.39%) DNS
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco
10 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
10 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
10 12 (36.36%) UAG
10 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (33.33%) Linux
12 10 (30.30%) Firewall
12 10 (30.30%) IaaS
13 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (27.27%) Red Hat

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (42.42%) MS Exchange
1 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 9 (27.27%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) SAS
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) IaaS
2 7 (21.21%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DHCP
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
2 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (30.30%) Firewall
4 9 (27.27%) Internet
5 7 (21.21%) SAN
6 5 (15.15%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) WAN
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security
9 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.03%) FWSM
9 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 6 (18.18%) Line Management
4 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Coaching
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) VB
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (93.94%) MCSE
3 16 (48.48%) MCP
4 14 (42.42%) CCNA
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (21.21%) CCNP
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) VCAP
6 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (9.09%) MCITP
7 3 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (3.03%) MOS
9 1 (3.03%) CCA
9 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
9 1 (3.03%) MCDST
9 1 (3.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) UAG
2 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.03%) MetaFrame
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) SCOM
3 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) VMware
2 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) Citrix
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco
5 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 8 (24.24%) HP
7 7 (21.21%) NetApp
8 4 (12.12%) EMC
9 3 (9.09%) BT
10 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
10 2 (6.06%) Dell
10 2 (6.06%) Symantec
10 2 (6.06%) Juniper
10 2 (6.06%) Sophos
10 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
10 2 (6.06%) Veeam
11 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
11 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
11 1 (3.03%) Mitel