Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 142 152
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -30
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.71% 0.53% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 2.04% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 19
West Sussex median annual salary £33,750 £42,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.59% +51.79% -25.33%
10th Percentile £25,600 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £44,625 £53,750 £47,500
South East median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% +21.21%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 539 638 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.57% 26.20% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 482 579 539
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in West Sussex

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for MCSA in West Sussex

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in West Sussex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in West Sussex

MCSA
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Burgess Hill -7 5 £35,000 +18.64%
Crawley +24 3 £41,000 -21.90%
Horsham -27 2 £33,875 -24.72%
Gatwick +15 1 £26,000 -50.48%
Worthing -24 1 £32,500 +8.33%
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (46.67%) DHCP
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) MCSE
8 5 (33.33%) DNS
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) MCITP
8 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
8 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (33.33%) vCenter Server
9 4 (26.67%) Office 365
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) MCP
9 4 (26.67%) SQL
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (20.00%) Validation
10 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (20.00%) SCCM

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) IT Support
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (26.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (6.67%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) UAG
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard