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

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 32
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.56% - 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% - 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  

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 Croydon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 82 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 35.20% 31.78% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 52
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £21,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

MCSA
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Croydon region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware