Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 67 112
Rank change year-on-year -26 +45 +29
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 3.17% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 12.84% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 24
Kent median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +45.45% -31.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £53,750
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 296 327 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.22% 24.72% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 255 288 509
Kent median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,225 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Kent

MCSA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Kent

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Kent over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Kent

MCSA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sevenoaks -2 1 £29,500 +31.11%
Chatham - 1 £32,500 - 1
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) CSIRT
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Apple