The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 84 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 24 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.81% 0.23% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.96% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
345 398 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.06% 30.04% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 287 309 373
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Gatwick - 9 £37,500 -
Horsham - 2 £18,000 -
Crawley - 2 £34,250 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 30 (90.91%) VMware
4 27 (81.82%) Windows
5 26 (78.79%) ITIL
6 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
7 20 (60.61%) Citrix
8 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (45.45%) SCCM
9 15 (45.45%) CCNA
9 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
9 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (45.45%) Firewall
10 14 (42.42%) Linux
11 13 (39.39%) Cisco
12 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
12 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (33.33%) SAN
13 11 (33.33%) MCP
13 11 (33.33%) DHCP
13 11 (33.33%) DNS
14 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (30.30%) IaaS
15 9 (27.27%) HP
16 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
16 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
16 8 (24.24%) UAG

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (18.18%) IIS
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) 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 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 11 (33.33%) DHCP
2 11 (33.33%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (18.18%) Internet
5 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.12%) LAN
6 4 (12.12%) WAN
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.03%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) IT Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Network Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) IT Support
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) PKI
2 5 (15.15%) EqualLogic
3 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
1 5 (15.15%) VB
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (93.94%) MCSE
3 15 (45.45%) CCNA
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (33.33%) MCP
5 7 (21.21%) VCAP
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) CCNP
6 5 (15.15%) VCP5
6 5 (15.15%) JNCIS
6 5 (15.15%) MCDST
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (9.09%) CCA
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) MCITP
9 1 (3.03%) MOS
9 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (24.24%) UAG
4 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 3 (9.09%) MetaFrame
5 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
4 3 (9.09%) WSUS
5 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) VMware
2 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 20 (60.61%) Citrix
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco
5 9 (27.27%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) NetApp
7 6 (18.18%) Dell
7 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 6 (18.18%) Juniper
8 5 (15.15%) Mitel
8 5 (15.15%) WatchGuard
9 4 (12.12%) EMC
10 3 (9.09%) Altiris
10 3 (9.09%) ProCurve
11 2 (6.06%) Sophos
11 2 (6.06%) Symantec
11 2 (6.06%) BT
11 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
11 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
11 2 (6.06%) Veeam