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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 117 92 99
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 1.40% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 4.36% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 11
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +60.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £37,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £55,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +16.12%
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
517 505 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.56% 32.04% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 366 425 586
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
3 20 (86.96%) MCSE
4 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 16 (69.57%) VMware
5 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (56.52%) SAN
6 13 (56.52%) Firewall
7 12 (52.17%) Degree
7 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
7 12 (52.17%) vSphere
8 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (43.48%) DNS
10 9 (39.13%) HTML
10 9 (39.13%) MySQL
10 9 (39.13%) IIS
10 9 (39.13%) XML
10 9 (39.13%) SMTP
10 9 (39.13%) HTTP
10 9 (39.13%) VPN
10 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
11 7 (30.43%) SQL
11 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
11 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (26.09%) MCITP
13 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
14 4 (17.39%) Oracle
14 4 (17.39%) MCP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) IIS
2 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) SAN
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) DNS
3 9 (39.13%) HTTP
3 9 (39.13%) VPN
3 9 (39.13%) SMTP
4 2 (8.70%) PPTP
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.70%) Back Office
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Administrator
2 8 (34.78%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Database Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Database Security
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) MCSE
3 12 (52.17%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) MCITP
5 4 (17.39%) MCTS
5 4 (17.39%) MCP
5 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) CCNP
7 2 (8.70%) HNC
7 2 (8.70%) HND
7 2 (8.70%) MCDBA
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (4.35%) CISSP
8 1 (4.35%) CCENT
8 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (52.17%) vSphere
4 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago