The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 63 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.38% 0.37% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 1.72% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £26,000 £28,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £28,500 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,500 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +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 Devon region.

Qualifications Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
163 58 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 30.81% 21.32% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 135 53 53
Average salary £29,500 £34,250 £31,663
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.86% +8.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,675 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

MCSA
Salary Trend in Devon

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Devon

MCSA
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Devon region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 1 £29,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £22,500 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) VMware