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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 104 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.094% 0.17% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.65% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 14
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +20.68%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +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 West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 249 307 332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 23.42% 26.60% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 229 271 280
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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

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

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (37.50%) WSUS
6 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
6 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) CCNA
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
4 1 (12.50%) MCDST
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
1 3 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) Qualys
5 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
5 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and rewards
Posted: 11 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago