The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 86 91
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.14% 0.56% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 2.34% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £28,750 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.47% -20.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +23.80% -10.00%  

MCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 123 214 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 17.25% 23.96% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 110 171 99
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Brighton

MCSA
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware