The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 49 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.42% 2.29% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.69% 7.32% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 164 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 22.63% 31.30% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 106 153 92
Average salary £34,750 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £43,845 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCSA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Dorset

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Dorset

MCSA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -6 6 £23,500 -2.08% 1
Poole -3 5 £55,000 +107.54%
Ferndown - 3 £35,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (60.00%) MCSE
6 14 (56.00%) MCITP
6 14 (56.00%) Hyper-V
6 14 (56.00%) Office 365
7 11 (44.00%) SCVMM
8 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) Lync
9 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (36.00%) Migration
9 9 (36.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (32.00%) Degree
11 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
11 7 (28.00%) Firewall
11 7 (28.00%) DNS
11 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 7 (28.00%) MCP
11 7 (28.00%) Remedy
11 7 (28.00%) ServiceNow
12 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (20.00%) SCCM
13 5 (20.00%) SCOM
13 5 (20.00%) PKI
13 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (36.00%) Lync
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (12.00%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Consultant
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.00%) PDA
2 3 (12.00%) Handset
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (12.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (60.00%) MCSE
3 14 (56.00%) MCITP
4 8 (32.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (56.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) SCVMM
2 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) SCOM
2 5 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 5 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (12.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Remedy
2 7 (28.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Panasonic
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Lotus
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 3 (12.00%) Clearswift
4 3 (12.00%) Avaya
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
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