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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 112 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.58% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.92% 0.91% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 2
Median salary £30,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,125 £36,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,875 £53,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.63% -10.00%  

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 West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 287 330 326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 26.70% 25.54% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 535 658 656
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £30,875 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,150 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 6 £20,250 -
Burgess Hill - 5 £35,000 - 1
Crawley +15 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Gatwick +4 1 £26,000 -50.47%
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) MCITP
6 9 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (50.00%) MCP
6 9 (50.00%) MCSE
6 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (44.44%) SQL
7 8 (44.44%) DHCP
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
9 6 (33.33%) ITIL
9 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 6 (33.33%) MCTS
9 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
10 5 (27.78%) vCenter Server
10 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
11 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
12 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (16.67%) Validation

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) IT Support
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Applications Support
2 5 (27.78%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) IT Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) IT Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
5 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (55.56%) MCITP
3 9 (50.00%) MCP
3 9 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (33.33%) MCTS
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) UAG
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) vCenter Server
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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