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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 91 103
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.27% 0.95% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.44% 2.99% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 2
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -38.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -4.54%  

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 Nottinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 202 335 409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 19.71% 31.69% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 168 233 286
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Nottingham +7 13 £42,500 +53.15%
MCSA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (96.30%) MCSE
2 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
3 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 19 (70.37%) Office 365
5 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (59.26%) High Availability
6 16 (59.26%) Windows 10
7 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (51.85%) SCCM
9 13 (48.15%) Hyper-V
10 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
10 11 (40.74%) VMware
11 10 (37.04%) Cisco
11 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
12 9 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (29.63%) Firewall
13 8 (29.63%) Presales
13 8 (29.63%) IaaS
14 7 (25.93%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (22.22%) Spanish Language
15 6 (22.22%) HP
16 5 (18.52%) Apple
16 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
16 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
16 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
16 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (18.52%) Skype

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (70.37%) Office 365
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) IaaS
5 3 (11.11%) PaaS
6 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) Skype
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless Security
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Spanish Language
2 4 (14.81%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (7.41%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Polish Language
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) IT Support
2 8 (29.63%) Multilingual Support
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (59.26%) Windows 10
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
5 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Unix
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) High Availability
2 8 (29.63%) Presales
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.70%) Escalation Management
6 1 (3.70%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (96.30%) MCSE
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.11%) CCDA
5 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 2 (7.41%) MCITP
6 2 (7.41%) RHCT
7 1 (3.70%) CCNA
7 1 (3.70%) MCP
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) SCSM
3 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) Apple
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) iManage
7 1 (3.70%) Interwoven
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL