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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 117 129 116
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.88% 0.10% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 0.35% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.98% -3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +4.61%
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
637 572 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.14% 29.41% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 552 445 356
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 13 (76.47%) MCSE
4 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) SAN
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) MCITP
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
8 4 (23.53%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
8 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (23.53%) MS Access
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) VB
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) Application Performance Management
8 4 (23.53%) Skype
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) A+ Certification

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) Skype
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MS Access
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Application Performance Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) MCSE
3 5 (29.41%) MCITP
4 3 (17.65%) A+ Certification
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCTS
4 3 (17.65%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
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Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago