The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 78
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.70% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.05% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Median salary - £20,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.04% -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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 82 164 166
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 15.83% 23.10% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 149 245 241
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £20,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Leicestershire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Escalation Management

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Escalation Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware