The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Lincolnshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 0.87% 4.42% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 12.82% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  

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 Lincolnshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lincolnshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 39 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 17.39% 34.51% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 16
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +75.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincolnshire citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Lincolnshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Lincolnshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln 0 1 £37,500 +87.50%
MCSA
East Midlands

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

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Escalation Management
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed