The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 62 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.03% 0.50% -
As % of the Qualifications category 13.89% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £29,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.93%
MCSA
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Qualifications Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 110 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 14.63% 27.23% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 61 89 51
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

MCSA
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Bournemouth

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) MCP
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 12 (75.00%) DNS
4 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (68.75%) DHCP
5 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (56.25%) Firewall
6 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
6 9 (56.25%) ServiceNow
6 9 (56.25%) Degree
6 9 (56.25%) Remedy
6 9 (56.25%) ITIL
7 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
8 6 (37.50%) MS Office
8 6 (37.50%) MCSE
8 6 (37.50%) MCITP
9 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (25.00%) VMware
10 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (25.00%) WAN
11 3 (18.75%) LAN
11 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) DNS
2 11 (68.75%) DHCP
2 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Service Analyst
3 9 (56.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) MCP
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) MCSE
4 6 (37.50%) MCITP
5 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (6.25%) MCTS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CCNP
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) BlackBerry Internet Service
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) ServiceNow
2 9 (56.25%) Remedy
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Sophos
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco