MCSA Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 643 612 662
Rank change year-on-year -31 +50 -123
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 137 116 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.17% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.55% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 86 100 180
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,725 £26,188
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +6.25%
75th Percentile £50,250 £53,419 £52,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £60,250 £65,375
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% -2.30% +8.75%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

MCSA falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20,605 20,946 25,343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.72% 37.91% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12,346 7,921 10,596
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +0.20%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in the UK excluding London

MCSA
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSA in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for MCSA in the UK excluding London

MCSA
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for MCSA in the UK excluding London

MCSA
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +4 62 £39,000 +5.41% 6
North of England +22 29 £37,500 -21.88% 4
Yorkshire +79 18 £37,500 -21.88% 3
Midlands -65 14 £43,227 +30.01% 5
East of England -8 13 £42,500 +21.43% 4
South West -38 11 £33,000 -19.51% 3
North West -28 8 £45,000 -3.74% 1
West Midlands -22 7 £43,227 +63.12% 1
East Midlands -45 7 £34,000 -24.44% 4
Scotland -65 6 £48,500 +14.12% 1
North East - 3 £29,500 - 1
Isle of Man - 2 £50,000 -
MCSA
UK

MCSA
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (31.39%) Microsoft Exchange
2 22 (16.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.92%) IIS
4 2 (1.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Shopify
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 82 (59.85%) Azure
2 56 (40.88%) Microsoft 365
3 40 (29.20%) Azure AI
3 40 (29.20%) Azure DevOps
3 40 (29.20%) IBM Cloud
4 12 (8.76%) AWS
5 11 (8.03%) Entra ID
6 8 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.38%) Twilio
8 5 (3.65%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.92%) Azure Stack
9 4 (2.92%) GCP
9 4 (2.92%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.46%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (1.46%) Azure AKS
10 2 (1.46%) Google Workspace
10 2 (1.46%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.73%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.73%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (31.39%) Firewall
2 22 (16.06%) DHCP
3 20 (14.60%) DNS
3 20 (14.60%) VPN
4 18 (13.14%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.22%) VLAN
6 13 (9.49%) LAN
7 11 (8.03%) Internet
7 11 (8.03%) SAN
8 10 (7.30%) VoIP
9 9 (6.57%) WAN
9 9 (6.57%) Wireless
10 8 (5.84%) NAS
11 6 (4.38%) Network Security
11 6 (4.38%) WLAN
12 4 (2.92%) SSL
12 4 (2.92%) VSAN
12 4 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (2.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) JIRA
1 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (29.20%) Public Sector
2 37 (27.01%) Social Skills
3 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.38%) Finance
5 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (2.92%) Police
7 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.46%) Banking
8 2 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.73%) Back Office
9 1 (0.73%) Law
9 1 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.73%) Marketing
9 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (13.14%) IT Support
2 17 (12.41%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (7.30%) IT Engineer
5 8 (5.84%) Analyst
5 8 (5.84%) IT Manager
6 7 (5.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) IT Technician
8 5 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (3.65%) Network Manager
8 5 (3.65%) Senior
8 5 (3.65%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Support Technician
8 5 (3.65%) Systems Manager
9 4 (2.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (2.92%) Network Security Manager
9 4 (2.92%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.73%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 42 (30.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 40 (29.20%) Blockchain
2 40 (29.20%) Distributed Systems
3 15 (10.95%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.84%) Replication
6 5 (3.65%) PKI
7 4 (2.92%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.19%) CCTV
8 3 (2.19%) Clustering
8 3 (2.19%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.19%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.73%) Educational Technology
Operating Systems
1 77 (56.20%) Windows
2 65 (47.45%) Linux
3 50 (36.50%) Windows Server
4 46 (33.58%) CentOS
5 44 (32.12%) Debian
6 40 (29.20%) Alpine Linux
7 11 (8.03%) Windows 10
8 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (5.11%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (3.65%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.19%) Android
13 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.46%) VMS
13 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.66%) Task Automation
2 40 (29.20%) Artificial Intelligence
2 40 (29.20%) CI/CD
2 40 (29.20%) Co-Creation
2 40 (29.20%) Data Science
2 40 (29.20%) DevOps
2 40 (29.20%) Functional Testing
2 40 (29.20%) Separation of Concerns
2 40 (29.20%) Technology Transformation
3 32 (23.36%) ITIL
4 30 (21.90%) Customer Service
5 28 (20.44%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (9.49%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (8.03%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (8.03%) Proactive Monitoring
9 11 (8.03%) Web Filtering
10 10 (7.30%) Email Filtering
11 9 (6.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
1 10 (7.30%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) C#
2 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.73%) Swift
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (70.80%) MCSE
3 44 (32.12%) Azure Certification
4 29 (21.17%) CCNA
4 29 (21.17%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (18.25%) MCP
6 23 (16.79%) Degree
7 12 (8.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (7.30%) A+ Certification
8 10 (7.30%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
10 6 (4.38%) CCNP
10 6 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.92%) RHCT
12 3 (2.19%) AWS Certification
13 2 (1.46%) DBS Check
13 2 (1.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) GDPR
2 5 (3.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.73%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 59 (43.07%) Active Directory
2 42 (30.66%) Docker
3 34 (24.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (18.25%) Hyper-V
5 13 (9.49%) vSphere
6 4 (2.92%) KVM
6 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.73%) Firmware
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.73%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 42 (30.66%) Kubernetes
1 42 (30.66%) Terraform
2 8 (5.84%) SCCM
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.92%) WSUS
5 3 (2.19%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.73%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 77 (56.20%) Microsoft
2 47 (34.31%) Red Hat
3 40 (29.20%) IBM
4 39 (28.47%) VMware
5 17 (12.41%) Cisco
6 11 (8.03%) Veeam
7 10 (7.30%) Draytek
8 9 (6.57%) Apple
8 9 (6.57%) HP
9 8 (5.84%) Citrix
9 8 (5.84%) Dell
9 8 (5.84%) Google
10 5 (3.65%) Sophos
11 4 (2.92%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (2.92%) LogicMonitor
11 4 (2.92%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.92%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.19%) Datto
12 3 (2.19%) Ubiquiti