The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 49 45
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.64% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £23,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.36%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
MCSA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 61 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.28% 23.64% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 52 59
Median salary £40,000 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Worcestershire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Worcestershire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) MCITP
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
3 7 (77.78%) Backup Exec
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Veeam
3 7 (77.78%) Driving Licence
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (66.67%) IIS
4 6 (66.67%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Presales
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 6 (66.67%) IIS
1 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCITP
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Veeam
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) HP