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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.04% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.21% -
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
270 290 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.50% 26.20% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 229 262 405
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 - 8 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) MCSE
2 25 (86.21%) VMware
3 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
4 22 (75.86%) ITIL
5 20 (68.97%) Citrix
6 13 (44.83%) CCNA
6 13 (44.83%) MCP
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (41.38%) Cisco
8 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
8 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
11 7 (24.14%) HP
11 7 (24.14%) CCNP
11 7 (24.14%) NetApp
11 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
11 7 (24.14%) Firewall
11 7 (24.14%) VCAP
12 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (20.69%) Office 365
12 6 (20.69%) Line Management
12 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
12 6 (20.69%) DHCP
12 6 (20.69%) DNS
13 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
13 5 (17.24%) CRM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (13.79%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) SAS
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (13.79%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Line Management
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) MCSE
3 13 (44.83%) CCNA
3 13 (44.83%) MCP
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (24.14%) CCNP
4 7 (24.14%) VCAP
5 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (10.34%) MCITP
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) XenApp
3 5 (17.24%) UAG
4 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) VMware
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (68.97%) Citrix
4 12 (41.38%) Cisco
5 7 (24.14%) NetApp
5 7 (24.14%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) Websense
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 3 (10.34%) EMC
8 3 (10.34%) BT
9 2 (6.90%) Sophos
9 2 (6.90%) Symantec
9 2 (6.90%) LANDesk
10 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
10 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.45%) Remedy
10 1 (3.45%) Apple