The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 55 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.90% 0.53% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 2.68% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Median salary £44,500 £49,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.18% +96.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.61% +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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 121 149 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 21.80% 19.84% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 105 127 159
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Northamptonshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Northampton +24 2 £45,250 -7.65% 1
Kettering - 1 - -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) Service Design
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) SCCM
5 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
6 4 (44.44%) Office 365
6 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 4 (44.44%) Project Management
6 4 (44.44%) MCP
6 4 (44.44%) MCSE
6 4 (44.44%) Skype
7 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (33.33%) SQL
8 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 2 (22.22%) CCNP
8 2 (22.22%) CCNA
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (22.22%) Degree
9 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) UDDI
1 1 (11.11%) WSDL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Service Design
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCP
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCT
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
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