Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 76 103
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 +30
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.51% 2.42% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 10.13% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 30
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% -31.25%
10th Percentile £23,150 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £39,000 £43,750 £53,750
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -1.32%

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 241 316 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.44% 23.90% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 213 290 430
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £24,225
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 November 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 16 November 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
Chatham - 3 £32,500 -
Maidstone -14 1 £40,000 +3.23% 1
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) SSCP
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) Email Filtering
3 3 (60.00%) Web Filtering
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (60.00%) GDPR
4 2 (40.00%) CSIRT
4 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) RHCE

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Data Security
2 3 (60.00%) Email Filtering
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) RHCE
3 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (20.00%) VCAP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) GDPR
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware