Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 62 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 32 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.94% 2.40% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.08% 10.56% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 26
Warrington median annual salary £23,500 £38,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.96% +67.39% -2.13%
10th Percentile £15,500 £35,305 £21,500
90th Percentile £41,000 £53,750 £39,250
Cheshire median annual salary £23,250 £36,900 £24,000
% change year-on-year -36.99% +53.75% +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 177 142 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 27.31% 22.68% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126 115 203
Warrington median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,875 £26,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £56,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 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 Warrington region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
4 24 (75.00%) VMware
5 22 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (59.38%) Citrix
7 18 (56.25%) Degree
8 17 (53.13%) Data Centre
9 14 (43.75%) WSUS
9 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
9 14 (43.75%) EqualLogic
9 14 (43.75%) Dell
9 14 (43.75%) Cisco
9 14 (43.75%) DHCP
9 14 (43.75%) DNS
9 14 (43.75%) CommVault
9 14 (43.75%) NetApp
9 14 (43.75%) Symantec
10 13 (40.63%) CCNA
10 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
11 12 (37.50%) Change Management
11 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
12 11 (34.38%) Thin Client
12 11 (34.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 11 (34.38%) MCITP
12 11 (34.38%) Fat Client
12 11 (34.38%) SCOM
13 10 (31.25%) CCENT
13 10 (31.25%) SQL

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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) DHCP
1 14 (43.75%) 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 9 (28.13%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (43.75%) Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Support Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Junior
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Data Centre
2 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (34.38%) Fat Client
3 11 (34.38%) Thin Client
4 9 (28.13%) Life Science
5 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Change Management
2 2 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (56.25%) Degree
3 13 (40.63%) CCNA
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (34.38%) MCITP
5 10 (31.25%) CCENT
6 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 22 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) WSUS
2 11 (34.38%) SCOM
2 11 (34.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) VMware
2 19 (59.38%) Citrix
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) CommVault
3 14 (43.75%) Dell
3 14 (43.75%) EqualLogic
3 14 (43.75%) NetApp
3 14 (43.75%) Symantec
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft