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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 120 134 113
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.062% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.51% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Median salary £21,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-54.73% +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £33,992 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +3.70%
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
500 594 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.77% 31.40% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 415 482 383
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) A+ Certification
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) MCSE
6 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (50.00%) Office 365
7 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (41.67%) MCP
7 5 (41.67%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (33.33%) MCTS
9 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (25.00%) NETGEAR
9 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
9 3 (25.00%) Service Management
9 3 (25.00%) HP
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (25.00%) VPN
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco
9 3 (25.00%) CCNA
9 3 (25.00%) LAN
9 3 (25.00%) WAN
9 3 (25.00%) DHCP
9 3 (25.00%) ZyXEL
9 3 (25.00%) Draytek

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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) A+ Certification
3 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (41.67%) MCP
4 5 (41.67%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (33.33%) MCTS
6 3 (25.00%) CCENT
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) 3Com
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Draytek
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 3 (25.00%) ZyXEL
3 1 (8.33%) VMware