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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 39 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.88% 3.03% 5.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 8.70% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 24
Median salary £37,500 £22,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.45% -6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.61% +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 Warrington.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 68 115 159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 25.56% 34.85% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40 82 116
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,215 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Warrington over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Warrington

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

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

1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (86.67%) ITIL
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
4 11 (73.33%) MCSE
5 9 (60.00%) Process Improvement
5 9 (60.00%) MCITP
5 9 (60.00%) vSphere
6 7 (46.67%) vRealize
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) Time Management
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (13.33%) IBM
9 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
9 2 (13.33%) NetApp
9 2 (13.33%) Firmware
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management

MCSA
Top Related 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V2
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
5 2 (13.33%) Statistics
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (73.33%) MCSE
4 9 (60.00%) MCITP
5 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) MCTS
5 2 (13.33%) NCDA
6 1 (6.67%) CCA
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) vSphere
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Firmware
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) vRealize
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) HP