Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 126 135
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 18 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.96% 0.99% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.08% 4.06% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 13
Nottingham median annual salary £36,000 £41,250 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% -15.82% +50.77%
10th Percentile £21,288 £23,400 £28,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £58,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -15.29% -13.27% +50.77%

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 354 493 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 18.84% 24.39% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 311 354 552
Nottingham median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,475 £23,525
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,125 £58,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,425 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -1.47% +1.30% -3.75%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Nottingham

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

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
3 16 (88.89%) MCSE
4 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (66.67%) Office 365
5 12 (66.67%) Windows 10
6 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (55.56%) Cisco
8 9 (50.00%) VMware
9 8 (44.44%) SCCM
9 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
9 8 (44.44%) Presales
9 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
9 8 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (38.89%) High Availability
10 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (38.89%) Firewall
11 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (27.78%) CCNA
11 5 (27.78%) IaaS
12 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
12 4 (22.22%) Skype
12 4 (22.22%) LAN
12 4 (22.22%) WAN
12 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
13 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language

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 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Office 365
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) IaaS
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Skype
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 7
General
1 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
2 2 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) IT Support
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Multilingual Support
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Presales
2 7 (38.89%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) CCA
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.11%) MCP
5 2 (11.11%) RHCT
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) ECDL
6 1 (5.56%) MCDBA
6 1 (5.56%) MCT
6 1 (5.56%) MOS
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) HP