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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 80 91 97
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.37% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 2.67% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £39,400 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +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 Nottinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 189 337 429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 18.55% 30.44% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 133 225 297
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £53,458 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 March 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 25 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
Nottingham +15 14 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Mansfield 0 1 £37,500 +50.00%
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (80.65%) MCSE
4 20 (64.52%) Windows
5 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
6 17 (54.84%) Office 365
7 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
8 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (45.16%) VMware
10 13 (41.94%) SCCM
10 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
11 12 (38.71%) Cisco
11 12 (38.71%) Windows 10
12 11 (35.48%) HP
12 11 (35.48%) ITIL
12 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (32.26%) High Availability
14 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
15 8 (25.81%) Apple
15 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
16 7 (22.58%) CCNA
16 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
16 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
16 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
17 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
17 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (19.35%) Citrix
17 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX

MCSA
Top Related 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) Office 365
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (6.45%) CloudFront
5 2 (6.45%) SaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) IaaS
6 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) Wireless
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless Security
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) Skype
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (9.68%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Polish Language
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) IT Support
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) IT Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (12.90%) Multilingual Support
7 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Management Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (38.71%) Windows 10
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) High Availability
3 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
4 5 (16.13%) Presales
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Escalation Management
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Service Design
5 2 (6.45%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (3.23%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (80.65%) MCSE
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (22.58%) CCNA
4 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) MCITP
5 5 (16.13%) MCP
6 4 (12.90%) CCNP
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.68%) CCDA
7 3 (9.68%) CCIE
8 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CCENT
8 1 (3.23%) CCIP
8 1 (3.23%) CCSP
8 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.23%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco
4 11 (35.48%) HP
5 8 (25.81%) Apple
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Veeam
8 1 (3.23%) 3Com
8 1 (3.23%) Draytek
8 1 (3.23%) iManage
8 1 (3.23%) Interwoven
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) NETGEAR
8 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.23%) ZyXEL