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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.55% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £26,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.18%
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
125 108 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 34.53% 31.76% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 88 97 43
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 2015. 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 - 2 £26,250 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) MCP
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (37.50%) VoIP
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (25.00%) MCTS
7 2 (25.00%) MCITP
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Lync
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (25.00%) Android
7 2 (25.00%) Mentoring

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) MCTS
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) VCAP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) RHCE
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) VMware