Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 - +48
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 7.20% 0.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 0
Maidstone median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% - -
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -31.25% -31.91%

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 Maidstone with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 31.20% 11.79% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 22
Maidstone median annual salary £34,000 £47,500 £48,087
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.42% -1.22% +13.15%
10th Percentile £22,100 £21,400 £19,975
90th Percentile £52,750 £61,250 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -12.94%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Maidstone

MCSA
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
3 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) MCSD
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Deskside Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCP
2 4 (44.44%) MCSD
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
2 1 (11.11%) VMware