The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 86 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.21% 0.20% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.95% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Median salary £53,750 £26,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.93% -46.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £22,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £30,550 £52,500
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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 278 210 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 29.11% 21.26% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 223 156 231
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +17.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

MCSA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Essex

MCSA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
MCSA
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification