Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - +44 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.56% - 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% - 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 - £31,500
10th Percentile £36,725 - £26,950
90th Percentile £56,375 - £33,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +1.35%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 127 160 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 28.22% 27.63% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 95 107 92
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £36,469 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.82% -14.19% +37.10%
10th Percentile £32,000 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £58,000 £65,480
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Shropshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Shropshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Shropshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Shropshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Telford - 7 £55,000 -
MCSA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) UAG
2 6 (85.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) WAP
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) WSUS
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) NAS
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Server Support
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Leader
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (85.71%) UAG
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
1 6 (85.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware