The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 107 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.58% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 0.86% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Median salary £25,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +54.54%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
MCSA
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
410 583 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.33% 31.14% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 300 479 481
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCSA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Bristol

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) VMware
5 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (53.33%) MCSE
6 8 (53.33%) MCP
7 7 (46.67%) Firewall
7 7 (46.67%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 6 (40.00%) HP
8 6 (40.00%) Citrix
9 5 (33.33%) Cisco
10 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (26.67%) CCNA
10 4 (26.67%) Service Management
10 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (20.00%) Office 365
11 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 2 (13.33%) Blackberry

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
1 7 (46.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
5 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Junior IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Service Design
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCP
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCENT
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) 3Com
5 2 (13.33%) Draytek
5 2 (13.33%) NETGEAR
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) ZyXEL
6 1 (6.67%) arcserve
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Intel
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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