Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 90 107
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.73% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% 2.27% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Northampton median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +73.08% -8.77%
Northamptonshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +38.46% +8.33%

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 Northampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 159 220 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 23.35% 24.36% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 137 171 317
Northampton median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Northampton

MCSA
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Service Design
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware