Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 133 149
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 20 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.98% 0.95% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 3.84% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 13
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% -13.27% +50.77%
10th Percentile £22,063 £23,480 £28,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £58,250
East Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -1.54% -3.70% +16.38%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 398 573 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 19.46% 24.73% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 352 424 585
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,425 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.72% +2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,150 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,650 £61,250 £60,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +7 18 £36,000 -12.73%
MCSA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 18 (90.00%) MCSE
4 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (60.00%) Office 365
5 12 (60.00%) Windows 10
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco
8 9 (45.00%) VMware
9 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (40.00%) SCCM
9 8 (40.00%) Presales
9 8 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (35.00%) High Availability
10 7 (35.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (35.00%) Firewall
11 5 (25.00%) CCNA
11 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (25.00%) Linux
11 5 (25.00%) IaaS
12 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
12 4 (20.00%) Skype
12 4 (20.00%) LAN
12 4 (20.00%) WAN
12 4 (20.00%) SQL
12 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Office 365
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) Skype
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 7
General
1 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (10.00%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (5.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) DBA
4 3 (15.00%) Multilingual Support
4 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Professional Services Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Presales
2 7 (35.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.00%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) MCSE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CCA
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCDBA
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.00%) MCP
5 2 (10.00%) RHCT
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) ECDL
6 1 (5.00%) MCT
6 1 (5.00%) MOS
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) HP