The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 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 of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 117 123
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 1.54% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 12
Median salary £27,250 £41,500 £29,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.33% +41.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £41,500 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +23.80% -8.69%  

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 Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 664 649 749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 34.17% 34.65% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 472 542 620
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 7 £28,500 -28.75%
Peterborough 0 6 £29,250 -26.87%
MCSA
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
5 16 (69.57%) MCSE
6 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
6 15 (65.22%) VMware
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (47.83%) Office 365
8 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
9 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (39.13%) Citrix
10 9 (39.13%) DNS
10 9 (39.13%) DHCP
10 9 (39.13%) ITIL
10 9 (39.13%) SQL
11 8 (34.78%) IIS
12 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
13 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
13 5 (21.74%) LDAP
13 5 (21.74%) MCP
13 5 (21.74%) Linux
13 5 (21.74%) Cisco
13 5 (21.74%) RHCE
13 5 (21.74%) SAN
13 5 (21.74%) Project Management
13 5 (21.74%) Firewall

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 8 (34.78%) IIS
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Office 365
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DHCP
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) LDAP
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) IT Support
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Support
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) IT Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Support Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Line Management
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (69.57%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) LPIC
3 5 (21.74%) MCP
3 5 (21.74%) RHCE
4 3 (13.04%) RHCSA
4 3 (13.04%) VTSP
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCENT
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) Pegasus
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) AppSense
6 2 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) 3Com
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) Draytek
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.35%) ZyXEL
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago