The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 142 172
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.60% 1.08% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 4.10% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 12
Median salary £36,250 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.19% -18.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,100 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £37,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +23.80% -7.35%  

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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 565 854 984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 21.14% 26.38% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 475 664 746
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

MCSA
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for MCSA in the East Midlands

MCSA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in the East Midlands

MCSA
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Nottinghamshire +4 14 £42,500 +34.92%
Northamptonshire +5 1 £30,000 -16.08%
Derbyshire -1 1 £28,000 -1.75%
MCSA
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 40 (86.96%) MCSE
4 33 (71.74%) Windows
5 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
6 27 (58.70%) Office 365
7 24 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
9 21 (45.65%) High Availability
10 20 (43.48%) SCCM
11 19 (41.30%) Windows 10
12 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
13 14 (30.43%) VMware
14 13 (28.26%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
15 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
15 11 (23.91%) Cisco
16 10 (21.74%) Firewall
16 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
17 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
17 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (19.57%) ITIL
17 9 (19.57%) Skype
17 9 (19.57%) Presales
17 9 (19.57%) IaaS
18 8 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
19 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
19 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 6 (13.04%) Spanish Language

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (58.70%) Office 365
2 24 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (28.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (19.57%) IaaS
5 3 (6.52%) PaaS
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) Skype
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) Wireless
4 3 (6.52%) Wireless Security
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (13.04%) Spanish Language
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Polish Language
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) French Language
5 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) IT Support
4 8 (17.39%) Multilingual Support
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Build Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) REST
1 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
1 1 (2.17%) UDDI
1 1 (2.17%) WSDL
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (13.04%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
4 19 (41.30%) Windows 10
5 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.35%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) High Availability
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Presales
3 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.70%) Service Design
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (4.35%) Server Building
6 1 (2.17%) Analytics
6 1 (2.17%) Escalation Management
6 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (86.96%) MCSE
3 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.04%) CCNP
6 5 (10.87%) MCP
7 4 (8.70%) CCNA
8 3 (6.52%) CCDA
8 3 (6.52%) CCIE
8 3 (6.52%) Degree
8 3 (6.52%) MCITP
9 2 (4.35%) RHCT
10 1 (2.17%) CISSP
10 1 (2.17%) MCT
10 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (43.48%) SCCM
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (10.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.35%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) SCSM
4 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Apple
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) iManage
7 1 (2.17%) Interwoven
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
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