Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 176 141
Rank change year-on-year +41 -35 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.45% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 0.46% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 9
Cambridge median annual salary £65,000 £22,950 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +183.22% -18.04% -34.12%
10th Percentile £62,500 £22,950 £19,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £28,218 £32,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.77% -5.45% +5.77%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 572 1,522 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 28.42% 47.82% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 452 1,133 772
Cambridge median annual salary £50,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,675
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Cambridge

MCSA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) A+ Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) Identity Management
2 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (88.89%) Wireless
2 8 (88.89%) Validation
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) Client/Server
2 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) SLA
2 8 (88.89%) Network+ Certification
2 8 (88.89%) ACTC
2 8 (88.89%) ACHDS
2 8 (88.89%) ACDT
2 8 (88.89%) MCDST
2 8 (88.89%) Requirements Management
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Time Management
2 8 (88.89%) MCSM
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (88.89%) Ticket Management
2 8 (88.89%) Server Management
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
1 8 (88.89%) Internet
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
1 8 (88.89%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Client/Server
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Change Management
1 8 (88.89%) Identity Management
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Requirements Management
1 8 (88.89%) Server Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ticket Management
1 8 (88.89%) Time Management
1 8 (88.89%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) A+ Certification
2 8 (88.89%) ACDT
2 8 (88.89%) ACHDS
2 8 (88.89%) ACTC
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (88.89%) MCDST
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) MCSM
2 8 (88.89%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft