Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 86 70
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.35% 0.74% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 4.35% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 14
Leicester median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £23,800 £21,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £26,600 £50,000 £37,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year -28.57% +33.33% -6.25%

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 Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 137 138 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 24.04% 17.02% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 129 128 165
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -2.21%
10th Percentile £27,300 £21,425 £22,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 January 2018, 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%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

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
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
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
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 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
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
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%) Symantec