The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 42 61
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.51% 2.41% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 9.68% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Median salary £22,000 £45,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.11% +48.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £45,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £48,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +23.80% -7.35%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 111 62 130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 28.32% 24.90% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 86 57 117
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

MCSA
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 26 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 Warrington region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (28.57%) MCTS
6 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
6 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
6 2 (28.57%) Time Management
6 2 (28.57%) CCENT
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCENT
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) NCDA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp