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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 61 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.27% 0.77% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 4.49% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +78.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.04% -3.07%  

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 Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 91 89 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 24.14% 17.12% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 77 85 135
Median salary £30,500 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.23% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 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 30 April 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Service Design
3 4 (66.67%) Skype
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MCT
5 1 (16.67%) UDDI
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP

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 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) UDDI
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCT
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The White Company
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago