Period
to 29 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 86 118
Rank change year-on-year 0 +32 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 22 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.72% 2.08% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.03% 7.78% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 22
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £19,975 £23,363
90th Percentile £75,000 £47,625 £75,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +17.24% -9.38%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 274 334 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 21.41% 26.76% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 233 255 257
Nottingham median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% +16.25% -
10th Percentile £26,450 £26,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,800 £62,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% +13.21% -0.63%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Nottingham

MCSA
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Nottingham

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Nottingham over the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (100.00%) Azure
2 18 (81.82%) Office 365
2 18 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 18 (81.82%) Citrix
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) ITIL
4 14 (63.64%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) SCCM
4 14 (63.64%) Windows 10
5 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 9 (40.91%) MCSE
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 8 (36.36%) AWS
7 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
7 8 (36.36%) Public Sector
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Service Management
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco
8 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 5 (22.73%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (22.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (22.73%) XenApp

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Azure
2 18 (81.82%) Office 365
3 8 (36.36%) AWS
4 5 (22.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) VoIP
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
1 8 (36.36%) Public Sector
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
1 14 (63.64%) Windows 10
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) Presales
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Project Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) MCSE
3 5 (22.73%) CCA
3 5 (22.73%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (22.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) SCCM
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Citrix
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) IBM