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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.48% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +23.80% -8.69%  

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 Worcestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 88 73 84
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 32.47% 23.03% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 77 64 66
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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
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 3 months to 27 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
Worcester - 4 £37,500 -
MCSA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (91.67%) IIS
2 11 (91.67%) Backup Exec
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (91.67%) MCITP
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Veeam
2 11 (91.67%) vSphere
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Driving Licence
4 8 (66.67%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista

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 11 (91.67%) IIS
1 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) IT Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Technical Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 3 (25.00%) Line Management
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (25.00%) Presales
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCITP
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Veeam
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) SAP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago