Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 59 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 32 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.36% 2.27% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.48% 9.32% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 25
Warrington median annual salary £23,500 £38,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.96% +67.39% -2.13%
10th Percentile £14,500 £35,045 £21,500
90th Percentile £41,000 £45,025 £39,050
Cheshire median annual salary £23,000 £26,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year -13.21% +15.22% -2.13%

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 Warrington with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warrington
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 149 161 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 24.96% 24.32% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 109 115 195
Warrington median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £23,900 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £55,000 £58,325
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 24 (75.00%) VMware
5 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) Citrix
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (50.00%) CCNA
7 15 (46.88%) Degree
8 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
9 13 (40.63%) SQL
9 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
10 12 (37.50%) MCITP
11 11 (34.38%) WSUS
11 11 (34.38%) CCENT
11 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
11 11 (34.38%) EqualLogic
11 11 (34.38%) Symantec
11 11 (34.38%) CommVault
11 11 (34.38%) NetApp
11 11 (34.38%) DHCP
11 11 (34.38%) DNS
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco
11 11 (34.38%) Dell
12 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
12 9 (28.13%) Change Management
12 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
12 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
12 9 (28.13%) Office 365
13 8 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DHCP
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) Skype
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Support Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Junior
5 5 (15.63%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Junior Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 8 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 7 (21.88%) Life Science
5 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Change Management
2 4 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNA
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (46.88%) Degree
4 12 (37.50%) MCITP
5 11 (34.38%) CCENT
6 4 (12.50%) MCSE
7 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) WSUS
2 8 (25.00%) SCOM
2 8 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Citrix
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco
3 11 (34.38%) CommVault
3 11 (34.38%) Dell
3 11 (34.38%) EqualLogic
3 11 (34.38%) NetApp
3 11 (34.38%) Symantec
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft