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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 119 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.054% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 0.18% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Median salary £21,500 £47,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-54.73% +72.72%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
474 556 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.41% 29.78% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 380 443 424
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 £26,950 £28,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £58,225 £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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) A+ Certification
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) 3Com
6 3 (30.00%) Information Security
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) NETGEAR
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) ZyXEL

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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Support
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Junior
3 3 (30.00%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
4 2 (20.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Support
5 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CCENT
4 3 (30.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) 3Com
4 3 (30.00%) Draytek
4 3 (30.00%) NETGEAR
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) ZyXEL
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) arcserve
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Intel
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (10.00%) Sophos