Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 55 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.40% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 1.68% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +34.62%
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +1.35%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 165 119 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 32.93% 25.65% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134 114 100
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,532
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.27% -18.67%
10th Percentile £21,568 £22,150 £20,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,250 £52,750
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Worcestershire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Worcestershire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Worcestershire

MCSA
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Worcester +3 3 £45,000 +100.00%
Kidderminster - 3 £32,500 -
MCSA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Presales
3 3 (42.86%) Power BI
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Veeam
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) iSCSI

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Power BI
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
1 3 (42.86%) IT Technical Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hardware Maintenance
1 3 (42.86%) Line Management
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
2 3 (42.86%) Veeam
2 3 (42.86%) VMware