Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 75 90
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.31% 1.22% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 4.74% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £21,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.57% -41.67% -10.00%
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £21,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +78.57% -41.67% -10.00%

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 Leicester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 105 190 175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 16.23% 25.82% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 92 127 127
Leicester median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +7.14% -10.83%
10th Percentile £24,025 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,000 £54,841
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Leicester

MCSA
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Leicester region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec