MCSA Jobs in the Midlands

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England > Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 306 255 344
Rank change year-on-year -51 +89 -85
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 19 32 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.15% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 1.03% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 27
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,725 £24,950
25th Percentile £33,000 £30,688 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,227 £41,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.16% -12.63% +9.20%
75th Percentile £53,000 £53,640 £59,375
90th Percentile £57,000 £57,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +6.25%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands

MCSA falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the Midlands.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,298 3,120 3,953
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.54% 39.71% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,672 1,286 2,096
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £35,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,425 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.39% +13.97% -3.16%
75th Percentile £62,200 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £77,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in the Midlands

MCSA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSA in the Midlands.

Salary trend for MCSA in the Midlands

MCSA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for MCSA in the Midlands

MCSA
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands -16 11 £43,227 +35.08% 2
East Midlands -40 8 £34,000 -24.44%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (52.63%) Azure
3 4 (21.05%) Power Platform
4 3 (15.79%) AWS
4 3 (15.79%) Entra ID
4 3 (15.79%) OneDrive
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Stack
5 2 (10.53%) Cohesity
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (10.53%) Google Workspace
5 2 (10.53%) Mimecast
5 2 (10.53%) Power Automate
5 2 (10.53%) PowerApps
6 1 (5.26%) GCP
6 1 (5.26%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VSAN
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) FTP
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) WLAN
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) SSH
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Power BI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Social Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 4 (21.05%) Police
3 2 (10.53%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Dynamics 365 Developer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Lead
3 2 (10.53%) Power Apps Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.26%) Educational Technology
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
5 2 (10.53%) VMS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Customer Service
3 6 (31.58%) Agile
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) Security Hardening
5 4 (21.05%) Tech Ops
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) Data Security
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Meraki
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) Freshdesk